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    This is a Temporary appointment NTE 1039 hours (six months) during the work year. Under this type of appointment, selectee(s) may be eligible for rehire in future seasons. 

    We expect to fill TWO vacancies at this time; however, this announcement may be used to fill additional similar vacancies.

    Full Performance Level: 04

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    Major Duties: 

    Incumbent will perform laboring duties at the Oakland or Magnolia Plantation that require moderately heavy physical effort requiring the use of common hand tools and power equipment. In order to accomplish the laborer duties the incumbent must on a regular and recurring basis also operate light duty motor vehicles weighing up to 10,000 pounds (such as pick-up trucks, panel trucks, flatbed trucks, etc...) to transport personnel, material, or equipment to work sites located on the park.  Operates heavy power equipment such as lawn mowers, chain saws, brush cutters, brush chippers, portable blowers, and all types of hand and light power tools (such as shovels, , picks, digging bars, rakes, lawn edging equipment, electric drills, etc.), to maintain buildings, grounds, roads, trails, etc.

    Loads and unloads supplies and materials from trucks, trailers, dollies, etc. Moves furniture, removes and sets signs, paints picnic tables and signs, rakes and waters lawns, trims trees and shrubbery, picks up litter, cleans and repairs fire pits.

    Digs ditches and trenches with shovel where soil is hard and compact and must grade or slope; occasionally breaks up pavement, soil, or concrete; mixes and pours concrete, mortar; fills and levels holes in trails, grounds, or damaged roads. Moves heavily loaded wheelbarrows and hand trucks; uses heavy type power mowers including adjusting blades, cleaning and oiling. Cuts trees and heavy vegetation with axe, chainsaw/pole chainsaw, or powered brush cutters; stacks logs, lumber, and sacks of cement, etc., or performs other duties requiring similar judgment and comparable physical effort.  Performs janitorial duties for buildings and grounds.  This position may work weekends and holidays.

    ADDITIONAL DUTY LOCATION INFORMATION: Position Location: Cane River Creole National Historic Park, Natchitoches, LA.  Duties frequently performed at Oakland Plantation (Natchez, LA) and Magnolia Plantation (Derry, LA). Please visit http://www.nps.gov/cari for area information.

    For specific area and housing information, or information directly pertaining to vacancy status, contact: Eric Z. Ford, Facility Manager, 318-356-8441.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    3502 Laboring

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