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    NOTE: Position is career-seasonal and does not provide for employment on a full-time year round basis. The employee will work or be in pay status at least 26 weeks (13 pay periods), but not more than 48 weeks (24 pay periods) in a service year. When your services are not required due to lack of work, lack of funds, weather conditions or other reasons, you will be placed in a non-work/non-pay status.

    ADDITIONAL DUTY LOCATION INFORMATION:   Position Locations: see listing below. Please visit: http://www.nps.gov/blri for general Blue Ridge Parkway area information; http://virginia.hometownlocator.com/va/bedford/big-island.cfm  for information on the Big Island, VA area; and http://www.downtownsprucepine.com/  for information on the Spruce Pine, NC area.

    You may apply to one or both locations listed below with this announcement. You must enter each location code (indicated below) that you wish to apply to in #21 on the Assessment Questionnaire. You will be considered only for the location code(s) you select.

    510000019 - RIDGE DISTRICT (Bedford County, Big Island, VA)

    370000121 - PISGAH DISTRICT (Mitchell County, Spruce Pine, NC)

    For specific area and housing information, or information directly pertaining to vacancy status, contact: Michael Molling, Chief, Division of Maintenance and Engineering,  Michael_Molling@nps.gov,  (828)348-3445.

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    Employee performs a variety of park maintenance and repair duties on buildings, structures, facilities, roads, and grounds.  Makes repairs to buildings and structures; prepares surfaces for painting by sanding; paints ceilings, walls, and doors.  Repairs and replaces standard plumbing fittings, clears simple stoppages, replaces washers in faucets.  Replaces fuses, light bulbs.  The incumbent of this position also serves as the Operator-in-Charge (ORC) of the Class C-Well water treatment facilities and the area Class I through Class VI sewage systems.  Will also perform other duties as assigned which will include removal of trash and debris from roadway and roadsides; operation of a variety of motor vehicles, farm-type tractors and heavy riding and walking-type lawn mowers; cutting downed trees in developed areas with chainsaws.  Will be required to obtain a CDL motor vehicle operator's license and pass level one chainsaw certification.  

    Employee selected for the Ridge District - Bedford County, Big Island(James River), VA position will perform listed duties at Otter Creek Campground, James River Visitor Center, and James River Maintenance Area.

    Employee selected for the Pisgah District - Mitchell County, Spruce Pine(Gillespie Gap), NC position will perform listed duties at Crabtree Falls Campground and picnic area and Gillespie Gap developed area.


    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


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    4749 Maintenance Mechanic

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/413783600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.