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    Temporary positions not-to-exceed 1039 regular hours in a service year may be terminated sooner or extended depending on management needs. The typical seasonal entry-on-duty period is April through October, but can be variable during these months due to weather conditions, project needs, or funding. Anticipated Entry on Duty: April 2020

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    Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks WG-07- The primary purpose of these positions are to perform work involving the maintenance and repair of park buildings and their associated utilities, grounds, trails and other assets. Constructs, installs, repairs and replaces items such as doors, hardware, frame structures, windows, trim and cabinets. Replaces defective siding, steps, windowsills and thresholds; replaces glass panes and damaged portions of concrete or wooden walks and/or steps. Patches and repairs roofs consisting of built up tar and paper, metal, as well as foam roofs and asphalt shingles. Applies premixed paints or stains to masonry, gypsum board or wood surfaces using brushes or rollers. Performs a variety of trades and practices such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting, grounds, and equipment operation.

    Glacier & Yellowstone National Park WG-05 - Performs simple and routine maintenance and repair of grounds, exterior structures, buildings, equipment and related utilities. Performs minor carpentry repairs using simple measures and tools on such tasks as: replacing broken planks on picnic tables; replacing broken windows using precut stock; and minor adjustments or replaces hinges, latches, and catches. Performs minor plumbing such as tightening or replacing in-kind fittings and fixtures which do not require custom fitting or solder joints; replaces faucet washers; unplugs drains using a plunger. Performs minor painting using brush and roller according to specific instructions on projects where appearances are not critical such as staining picnic tables and trash barrels. Performs routine maintenance on campground sites and park grounds. Operates a light truck to pick up supplies to transport materials to and from work sites while assisting on project work. Assists higher graded maintenance workers or tradesmen in the performance of their work.

    Physical Effort - is heavy to moderate and requires occasional lifting or handling of object or materials up to 50 pounds (40 pounds for WG-05 positions), unassisted, following proper lifting procedures to avoid injury. Frequently required to stand while working, climb ladders or scaffolding, and bend, stoop, climb, and work in awkward positions.

    Work Environment - Work is performed inside and outside where dirt, spray and fumes are present. Also required to work in inclement weather and/or wear protective equipment and clothing that is sometimes heavy and uncomfortable.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    4749 Maintenance Mechanic

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