*Operate heavy power equipment such as lawn mowers, chain saws, brush cutters, brush chippers, portable snow blowers, and all types of light hand and light power tools (such as shovels, rakes, axes, chainsaws, etc) to maintain buildings, grounds, roads, trails, etc.
*Loads and unloads supplies.
*Digs ditches, cuts trees, or performs other duties requiring moderate to very physical effort.
*Transports personnel, material, or equipment to work sites.
*Performs janitorial duties.
Physical demands The work performed requires the exertion of moderate to very heavy physical effort. The work involves lifting and moving objects over 50 pounds, and in some cases, carrying 80 to 100 pounds (or more) with assistance.
Working conditions Outside work is usually performed under all kinds of weather conditions and/or extreme temperatures. Indoor work is often accomplished in office building or in well-lighted, heated, and ventilated areas such as warehouses, loading docks, or trade shops. Frequently exposed to weather and temperature extremes, drafts, noise, dust, and dirt with the possibility of bruises, muscle, strains, cuts, and scrapes. Work requires the employee to follow proper safety procedures, and use standard safety equipment such as gloves, ear protection, safety glasses, and steel toe shoes to avoid possible hazards.
AREA INFORMATION: http://www.nps.gov/vafo - Of all the places associated with the American War for Independence, perhaps none has come to symbolize perseverance and sacrifice more than Valley Forge. The hardships of the encampment claimed the lives of one in ten, nearly all from disease. Despite the privations suffered by the army at Valley Forge, Washington and his generals built a unified professional military organization that ultimately enabled the Continental Army to triumph over the British.