Job Overview


Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission.  They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations.  The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the position:

This position is located at Lower Granite Natural Resources Office, operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and situated in Clarkston, Washington. The Natural Resources Office maintains and oversees multiple recreation sites and resources consisting of parks, boat ramps, camping facilities and wildlife habitat units; assists the general public with recreational licenses and permits; and provides law enforcement services for sites within its jurisdiction. Clarkston, WA is known as the Gateway to Hells Canyon. Located at the confluence of the Snake and Clearwater Rivers, surrounded by gentle rolling hills, the Lewis-Clark Valley is located 465 river miles from the Pacific Ocean and is at the head of the navigation system of the Columbia/Snake River. You can choose from an array of activities such as water skiing, sailing, fishing, swimming, walking or riding along miles of paved levee pathways, or camping
at a riverside park.

Incumbent will work Mondays thru Thursdays, 10 hours per day.




As a Maintenance Worker Helper you perform a variety of semi-skilled and laborer tasks related to the operation and maintenance of the dam structure and appurtenant equipment; administrative, shop and storage buildings; and recreation sites. Specific facilities include, but are not limited to, building structures, potable water and irrigation systems, intake gate hoists and other water discharge equipment, roadways and parking lots, fences, picnic tables, grills, playground equipment, bulletin boards, signs, and shelters. Performs equipment servicing and minor maintenance. The work requires sufficient knowledge of a variety of trade and craft work processes and techniques so as to permit regular performance of a variety of sub-journeyman skill level trade tasks in the following skills: carpentry, painting, plumbing, metal work, concrete work and mechanical maintenance. Performs a variety of landscaping and grounds maintenance.   Properly handles and cares for the hand and power tools that are used.  As required, operates pickup trucks, wheeled tractor with front-end loader.