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State of Montana Maintenance Worker 1 in Billings, Montana

/THEOUTSIDEIS IN US ALL./ Please remember to attach the required documents(Cover Letter and Resume)listed in this announcement. Applications missing the requested documents will be considered incomplete and may not progress further in the process. Documents not requested will not be considered in the recruitment process. The State Application is not a substitute for a Resume. This position closes at 11:59 PM Mountain Time on May 22, 2022. You must apply through the State of Montana Career site. Special Information: The position reports to a Maintenance Team Supervisor and performs a wide variety of semi-skilled or manual work. This may include repairing, maintaining, and improving existing habitat areas and vegetation as well as grounds and facilities at state parks, fishing access sites, wildlife management areas, and administrative facilities. This position will report to the FWP Region 5 Headquarters Building in Billings, MT and will travel with teams throughout the Region to assist at various recreation sites as needed. This position occasionally uses computer and office space but frequently requires field work under adverse weather and environmental conditions. This position will work a 4 – 10hr workday schedule, may be required to work some weekends and some holidays and occasionally overtime. Frequent exertion, often for extended periods, including lifting, carrying, digging, and pounding can be expected. This position would require working knowledge of methods and practices of general maintenance and construction work as related to buildings, facilities and grounds, use and care of tools, and operation of a variety of heavy and light construction equipment but also computer skills for data input on spreadsheets or other reporting programs with the ability to use tablets, computers, etc. This position frequently works independently without a direct supervisor being present; must be able to take initiative; be able to achieve and maintain a high level of quality work performance; must be able to recognize and accept authority. Job Duties: This position will perform basic repairs to building structures (including historic preservation at certain locations) including windows, doors, floors, walls, and fences. Operates equipment such as mowers, powered weed trimmers, pick-ups, ATVs, chainsaws, power, and hand tools. Scrape, paint, stain or treat building and structural surfaces including windows doors, picnic tables, and shelters. Install, repair, and maintain wood, steel, wire and other types of fencing, signs, posts, kiosks, etc. Performs landscaping activities that include mowing, tree pruning, hazardous tree/sagebrush removal, irrigation and general care and planting of lawns, shrubs, and trees to provide the site with safe and appropriate vegetation to reduce weed problems. This work includes the use of chain saws, pruning saws, mowers, tractors, weed trimmers and backhoe. Assists with comprehensive weed control and maintenance including grounds, campgrounds, habitat/grazing areas, picnic areas, roads, trails, and parking areas; responsibilities may include specialized training and work in weed control, chemical use, hydrogeology, wetland management and permitting. Assists with weed maintenance tasks including with the County spray crews/contractors while monitoring work performed. Makes site assignments and sets priorities for work. Gathers and removes garbage, debris, litter and performs janitorial and cleaning tasks. Performs basic preventative maintenance for equipment such as checking fluids, belts, hoses, and filters and notifies others when significant repairs are required. Records and files paperwork associated with daily maintenance activities, requesting supplies and materials, and completing vehicle reports other personnel logs and time reporting within required timeframes. Performs manual work to construct and/or repair property boundary fences, using permanent fences to minimize trespass by livestock. Performs manual work in maintaining roads, culverts, and bridges by using a variety of heavy and light equipment such as backhoes, dump trucks, and hand tools. Performs habitat development and maintenance projects such as tree planting, grazing programs, mowing, farming, waterfowl nesting structures, and management of irrigation systems. Monitor FWP sites and makes public contacts, documents incidents and events related to public safety and resource impacts. May collect fees and occasionally educate visitors on rules and regulations where applicable and report violations observed to superiors for follow up. May evaluate and familiarize all staff on equipment operation and maintenance. Assists with major maintenance construction and stabilization projects on site. The employee will determine the correct procedures to complete a wide variety of skilled, semi-skilled or manual work repairing, constructing, and maintaining buildings, land, water, grounds, and related facilities. May monitor maintenance needs for fire suppression and detection systems through routine inspection and periodic tests. Responds to malfunctions. May monitor maintenance needs on visitor center security system through routine inspection and periodic tests. Responds to malfunctions and notifies others when extensive troubleshooting or repairs are required. Participates in and may lead safety trainings and ensure proper use of personal protective equipment on all job duties. Always conscientious of equipment use and demonstrates good leadership to other staff by paying extra attention to visitor use areas and cultural and environmental resources while performing job duties. Physical and Environmental Demands: This position occasionally uses computer and office space but frequently requires field work under adverse weather and environmental conditions that may include: * Temperature extremes, snow and rain, dust and mosquito infested areas. * Confined areas, sometimes for extended periods, including attics, cellars and excavated areas. * Waste water and sewage disposal systems with potential for contact with disease, virus and bacteria. * Areas frequented by rodents with the potential for contact with disease such as Hantavirus. * Hazardous chemicals, including various pesticides, solvents, paints and fuels. Exposed to welding fumes. * 110 and 220-volt electrical systems and in close proximity to buried and overhead power lines. * Heights, including roofs and scaffolding. * Weekend, evening, and holiday hours including occasional overtime. * Occasional time away from home or permanent workstation. * Frequent exertion, often for extended periods, including lifting, carrying, digging and pounding. Special Information: Identity of applicants who become finalists may be released to the public if the Department deems it necessary. Employees who exceed 1,040 hours in a calendar year are also provided health, dental and life insurance. Other benefits include retirement, paid vacation, sick and holidays. This position may be covered by a VEBA (Voluntary EmployeeBeneficiaryAssociation). A successful applicant will be subject to a background investigation. Women and minorities are under-represented in this job category and are encouraged to apply. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:__ * Working knowledge of methods and practices of general maintenance and construction work as related to buildings, facilities and grounds, use and care of tools, and operation of a variety of heavy and light construction and farm equipment. * General knowledge of carpentry, woodworking, plumbing, welding, electrical and masonry work, engine repair and maintenance, and acknowledged industry standards required. Ability to perform some combination thereof preferred. * Knowledge of operations and maintenance of water and boiler systems preferred. * Frequently works independently without a direct supervisor being present; able to take initiative; ability to achieve and maintain a high level of quality work performance as interpreted by the supervisor; recognize and accept authority. * Ability to maintain weed control training at an appropriate level in coordination with Maintenance Worker 2, Maintenance Team Supervisor and Regional Maintenance Manager. * In certain situations, awareness skills must be applied to situations where other factors may require a degree of sensitivity and restraint such as in riparian areas or historic and cultural sites (i.e. historic preservation work at Bannack town site). * Must behave ethically and appropriately when serving visitors, providing accurate information about site facilities, regulations, fees, and recreational opportunities. * Working knowledge of methods and practices of general maintenance and construction work as related to buildings, facilities and grounds, use and care of tools, and operation of a variety of heavy and light construction equipment. * Ability to safely follow all traffic and state laws and ability to tow trailer with proper towing and safety protocols. * Participates in and if qualified, provides training in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). * Must possess or have the ability to obtain Basic First Aid/CPR certification.Effective communication and computer skills, both verbal and written. * Computer skills for data input on spreadsheets or other reporting programs with the ability to use tablets, computers, etc. for maintenance reporting purposes. Minimum Qualifications: The knowledge, skills, and abilities of this position are normally attained through a combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma or equivalency and 1 year of job-related experience. Other combinations of education and experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis. *Job: Building/Grounds Maintenance *Title: *Maintenance Worker 1 Location: Billings Requisition ID: 22141528

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