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WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: Open to all qualified U.S. citizens. You do not have to be a current or former government employee to be considered for this position.

This announcement is being advertised under delegated examining procedures and is open to all U.S. citizens. The vacancy is also concurrently advertised under merit promotion procedures under announcement number IMSF-14-215 1130038SQ. Candidates who wish to be considered under both procedures MUST apply and submit complete application packages to both vacancies.


Will perform all associated inspections and repairs to the water and waste water system infrastructure in the park. Will perform all inspections and testing of equipment, meters, valves, lift stations, chlorinators, etc, associated with water and waste water systems. Will perform testing of water and waste water systems to ensure EPA and/or State Environmental standards are kept in compliance. Will perform minor electrical work to ensure equipment and other associated appurtenances are functioning properly.  For additional information regarding this position, please contact Juan Gomez at 830-775-7492.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:  Will be required to do considerable walking and standing on concrete floors and climb stairways and ladders.  Moderate physical effort is necessary to turn valves and controls, and to frequently lift and carry items weighing up to 40 pounds.  Work is usually indoors and occasionally outside for short periods and could be subject to prevailing weather conditions.  Exposed to infections or diseases such as typhoid and dysentery while cleaning equipment or shoveling sludge, and the presence of hazardous gases such as methane, chlorine, hydrogen sulfide, and carbon monoxide.  Subject to electrical shock, loud noises, and hydraulic fluids.  Must wear safety equipment such as face shields, gloves etc. 

AREA INFORMATION/HOUSING INFORMATION:  Situated on the United States-Mexico border, Amistad National Recreation Area is known primarily for excellent year-round water-based recreation including boating, fishing, swimming, scuba diving, and water-skiing.  Amistad NRA also provides opportunities for picnicking, camping and hunting.  Amistad Dam created the reservoir, at the confluence of the Rio Grande, Devils and Pecos rivers, in 1969.  In addition to excellent recreation, this area is rich in archeology and rock art, and contains a wide variety of plant and animal life.  Headquarters is located in Del Rio, Texas, population 35,000.  Del Rio offers all amenities.  The nearest cities of any size are San Angelo (150 miles), Laredo (180 miles, and San Antonio (153 miles).  This part of South Texas has sunny, humid and hot summers and mild winters.  July and August are the hottest months with average high temperatures in the mid-90’s and overnight lows in the 70’s.  Coolest months are December and January when average lows are around 40 degrees.  GOVERNMENT HOUSING IS NOT AVAILABLE.  Houses for sale and rent are available in Del Rio as well as the surrounding communities.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • One to two trips per year

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • As allowed per Agency regulations