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Maintenance Worker – Pipestone, Minnesota
National Park Service, Department of the Interior
Job ID: 366365Start Date: 12/02/2020End Date: 01/06/2021
To qualify for this position, you must have sufficient knowledge and ability in the following job-related factors:
Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision (SCREEN OUT)Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (includes blueprints reading)Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and EquipmentKnowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation Repair, etc.Knowledge of materialsTechnical Practices (theoretical precise, artistic)Use of Measuring Instruments SCREEN OUT: Have performed elementary carpentry repairs such as replacing broken planks on picnic tables; repairing siding or wooden chairs with nails, reapplying/repairing molding, or installing shelving, signage or items like whiteboards. Repaired minor wood structures, such as park benches, waste baskets, and signs. Used circular or hand saw to make straight and routine cuts. Used simple measuring devices such as tape measures and squares; and hand and power tools such as hammers, bars, handsaws, screw drivers, and skill saws. Replaced toilet seats, installed soap and paper towel dispensers, unplugged sinks and toilets using a plunger. Tightened simple connections to stop leaks. Cleaned and prepared buildings, walls, trim, and floor surfaces for painting by sanding, scraping, or wire brushing. Performed touch-up painting on tools and equipment, wood or metal surfaces. Stained slats in park benches or on waste baskets. Painted garbage cans, gates, signposts and other features. Inspected, maintained, and replaced light bulbs in a variety of fixtures both inside and outside. Mowed lawns using large, complex industrial-type (walking and riding type) power mowers and a small domestic power mowers. Performed routine maintenance and repair on equipment. Operated power edger and trims along walkways and curbs. Cut and removed brush; dug and filled trenches with pick and shovel. Hauled materials with wheelbarrow. Cleaned and serviced restrooms, other visitor facilities and/or office areas, employee break rooms, exhibit areas. Loaded trash and debris into trash packers, dump trucks, and other vehicles and receptacles. Performed asphalt work and road maintenance by repairing pavement surfaces. Used, cared for, and accounted for various hand tools and equipment. Picked up tools and equipment after completion of project or assignment. Cleans work area and returns tools to designated compartments, racks, carts, or toolboxes. Swept sawdust, cleaned spills, gathers scrap, and remove trash to keep work area clean and orderly. Spread sand on ice from the back of moving truck during inclement weather; shoveled walkways; applied ice control chemicals to sidewalks, plazas, steps, and parking lots. My work is supervised throughout completion. Orally received and carried out detailed assignments. If your knowledge and ability in the SCREEN OUT factor above is not sufficient, you will receive no further consideration. In preparing your application, describe in detail the experience and training which you have had that specifically prepared you for this job and to perform the duties described for this job. Experience should be clearly described and documented in your resume. The qualifications reviewer will not assume performance of such duties by Job Titles alone. Address your knowledge, skills and/or abilities in the areas shown in the job-related factors. Volunteer Experience: 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.
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