Department Of Agriculture Mccall , ID 83638
This positions is located within a National Forest, to perform a variety of duties involved in the upkeep of buildings, grounds, and related structures, fixtures, and utilities. Assignments include general carpentry, painting, plumbing, roofing, operation of tools and equipment, and other general laborer tasks.
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Conducts visual examinations and operational tests to determine the need for, and the performance of, repair work on a level of difficulty and responsibility of trades such as carpentry, painting, plumbing, roofing, etc.
Maintains and repairs facilities including but not limited to: comfort stations, fee booths, fish cleaning stations, information boards, reservation boards, information signs, campsites, parking lots, picnic shelters, shower buildings, administration buildings, and visitor centers.
Responsible for potable water system sampling, testing, and record-keeping as required by regulations for all administrative and recreation sites.
Performs plumbing duties including responding to water system outages and diagnoses water loss problems, repairs leaks, pumps, pipes, and fixtures or related issues, and restores system functionality. Responsible for water system maintenance including monitoring leak location, testing wells, pumps, leak repair, and adding line replacements. Conducts routine system monitoring, valve exercising, and evaluation.
Performs general carpentry work such as measuring, cutting, constructing, installing, repairing and modifying wood, composite, and wood substitute items where specific fit and accuracy are within allowable limits to produce a serviceable product. Applies standard measurements, specifications, and instructions when constructing, installing, or repairing items, such as frame structures, decking, partitions, shelving, doors, forms, siding, and scaffolds.
Responsible for conducting safety inspections of facilities, documenting safety hazards, working condition of facilities, and functionality. Responsible for maintaining facility maintenance records and inputting maintenance data into a national database.
Develops annual maintenance schedule and maintains records for owned equipment, such as trailers, welders, saws, tractors, and other equipment. Moves, installs, repairs and replaces campground related fixtures, including wood and concrete tables, stairs, pads, cans, fire rings, etc. Answers maintenance and repair related questions by visitors or refers them to the appropriate authority.
Occasionally works on facility rehabilitation projects. May have to repair/replace roofs and paint interior and/or exterior of buildings or projects.
Operates both hand held and mobile radios, as well as a variety of hand and power tools such as hammers, sanders, grinders, saws, pliers, wrenches, drills, etc.
May also perform a variety of laborer tasks such as clearing brush, seeding and sodding, clearing timber, policing grounds, waste disposal, mowing, repairing damaged roadways, cleaning ditches, and assisting other trade positions.
Job family (Series)
4749 Maintenance Mechanic
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
You must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. National
Males born after 12/31/59 must be Selective Service registered or exempt
Satisfactory background investigation and/or fingerprint check
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION AND FINGERPRINT CHECK: Selection and retention in this position is contingent on a successfully adjudicated FBI National Criminal History Check (fingerprint check) and a background investigation.
E-Verify: Federal law requires agencies to use the E-Verify system to confirm the employment eligibility of all new hires.
If you are selected as a newly hired employee, the documentation you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 on your entry-on-duty date will be verified through the DHS E-VERIFY' system. Under the system, the new hire is required to resolve any identified discrepancies as a condition of continued employment.
No additional requirements
You must possess the Basic Requirements identified below to be considered eligible for this position. Your application or resume must clearly show that you possess the appropriate experience requirements.
Applicants will be evaluated on their ability to perform the duties of the position rather than length of experience. Eligibility will be determined by the relevance, scope and quality of all experience and training, regardless of where or how acquired.
Applicants will be ranked and rated based on their knowledge of the job elements identified in this announcement.
Ability to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision. Knowledge of equipment assembly, installation, repair, etc.
Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic).
Use of measuring instruments.
Ability to interpret instructions, specification, etc. (includes blueprinting reading).
Ability to use and maintain tools and equipment.
Knowledge of Materials.
There is no substitution of education for this position.
To receive consideration for this position, you must meet all qualification requirements on the closing date of the announcement.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.