Responsible to the park manager, the park ranger, or maintenance supervisor of park facilities and grounds. Your duties help ensure the park and facilities showcase the beauty of the North Dakota landscape, maintain the integrity of the building and grounds, and may include working in a marina or around horses. You may be required to work evening, weekend, and holiday shifts. Assist in the maintenance and repair of park facilities such as comfort stations, vault toilets, shelters, shops, visitor centers, and cabins. Perform general labor and grounds keeping, assist in trail upkeep, operating maintenance equipment, etc. Plant, fertilize, spray, water, prune, seed, propagate, and cultivate grasses, flowers, bushes, trees, and other plants and shrubbery. Prepare surfaces for finish painting by using, scrapers, sandpaper, primers, sealers, etc. Cleaning and maintenance of park equipment such as mowers, power tools, and vehicles. The proper use personal safety equipment in maintenance operations with equipment, tools, etc. is required.
Applicant must be at least 16 years of age. Must have related work experience in general maintenance, including tasks such as janitorial, painting, landscaping, grounds keeping, etc. Ability to use general maintenance equipment such as ladders, hand tools, etc. Ability to withstand exposure to varying weather conditions/temperatures for extended periods, and work effectively during daylight and evening hours. Ability to move 50 to 100 lbs. on a regular basis. Ability to operate and use power tools and equipment. Possess and maintain a valid driver's license with the ability to operate motor vehicles to include cars, pickups, and grounds maintenance equipment. Requires satisfactory completion of the interview process and a verifiable record of satisfactory performance in previous employment.
750 Park & Recreation App Procedures
All applications for open North Dakota Parks & Recreation Department positions must be made online through the state of North Dakota's Job Seekers website. Paper submissions will no longer be accepted. Application information package must be submitted online by 11:59 PM on the closing date listed on the job posting.Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The Parks & Recreation Department regrets it does not provide Sponsorships.Application must clearly explain the experience in previous employment positions held if applicable. Additional documents to be submitted: Resume; Three (3) references.Applicants who experience difficulties during the application process should contact email@example.com or 701-328-3290.Applicants are screened based on qualifications, successful completion of the interview process and a possible background and criminal investigation so it is very important to be thorough and detailed on all the application sections.Applicants should contact Lynn Spomer at 701-328-5357 or firstname.lastname@example.org in advance of the position closing date if the applicant is requiring accommodations during the application, recruitment, or selection processes.TTY users may use Relay North Dakota at 711 or 1-800-366-6888.Learn more about Parks & Recreation Department at: http://www.parkrec.nd.govLearn more about Employment Benefits at: https://www.nd.gov/omb/public/careers/team-nd-benefitsVisit North Dakota State government: http://www.nd.gov
Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. Sect. 23-12-10.