The Maintenance Assistant is responsible for grounds maintenance and general labor activities. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical FunctionsPerforms grounds maintenance by mowing, edging, weeding, and trimming lawns and bushes, planting trees, and sodding yards. Collects and removes trash from lawn. Operates light to medium lawn equipment.
Assists with work orders for special events and exhibits. Inspects tools and equipment. Performs minor equipment and vehicle repairs.
Maintains equipment by oiling, greasing, sharpening blades, and performing other minor repairs and services vehicles which includes: filling with gas, changing oil, tune-ups, and washing. Assists with minor electrical repairs, remodeling of buildings, and performs minor carpentry duties such as hanging ceilings, replacing walls, and other carpentry duties. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job DimensionsKnowledge, Abilities, and SkillsKnowledge of methods and practices in skilled and unskilled trades. Ability to operate and perform routine maintenance on various types of grounds keeping tools and equipment.
Ability to receive, assign, and coordinate work activities.
Minimum Education and/or ExperienceCompletion of sufficient education or training to read and write; plus one year of experience or on-the-job training performing grounds keeping and/or maintaining lawn-care equipment.
Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE. Preferred QualificationsCertificates, Licenses, RegistrationsAgency Specific InformationMaintenance Assistant
Location:Lake Ouachita State Park, Mountain Pine, AR
This position performs general maintenance on facilities, grounds, and equipment. Duties include facility maintenance (housekeeping), litter pickup, mowing, weed trimming, operating and maintaining lawn equipment and park vehicles, and performing carpentry, electrical, and plumbing repairs.
This position will also supervise seasonal maintenance staff. Must have a valid drivers license, be able to traverse rough terrain in all weather conditions, lift up to 50 lbs., and be able to work weekends and holidays. A drivers record check will be performed
This position offers a full benefit package including paid holidays, annual and sick leave, health insurance, and retirement pension.
Applicants must meet or exceed the following qualifications: Completion of sufficient education or training to read and write; plus one year of experience or on-the-job training performing grounds keeping and/or maintaining lawn-care equipment.
Applications accepted online ONLY: www.arstatejobs.com
State Of Arkansas