These positions are located in Yellowstone National Park, in the Maintenance Division, Utilities Branch. Please visit find a park for additional park information.Learn more about this agency
THIS IS A REQUIRED OCCUPANT POSITION. INCUMBENT WILL BE REQUIRED TO RESIDE IN GOVERNMENT ASSIGNED HOUSING. HOUSING IS GENERALLY LIMITED TO SMALL APARTMENTS WITH LIMITED STORAGE OR GARAGE SPACE. We strongly suggest you thoroughly investigate the winter lifestyle characteristics in Yellowstone National Park interior sites.
Incumbent will serves as primary operator for primary, secondary, and tertiary wastewater treatment facilities. Must be familiar with all aspects of operating, test, compliance, plant evaluation and efficiency. Accurately records and reports results of testing. Incumbent is also responsible as the backup operator for the water treatment plant and distribution system as well as backup operator for the other plants and systems in the other areas throughout Yellowstone as the need dictates. The incumbent will be required to do other duties as directed by the District Maintenance Supervisor to keep continuity of ongoing operations. This includes, but is not limited to, operating snowmobiles, and their related attachments, operation of standby generator systems, emergency repairs to buildings, shoveling roofs, and work's on heating units, activating and deactivating quarters, and performs janitorial duties.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The incumbent of this position will be fully engaged with all aspects of water and wastewater treatment operations, and must be able to perform strenuous physical labor at elevations
from 6500 to 12,000 feet, like walking, bending, kneeling, reaching, twisting and sitting for long periods of time, and lift and carry loads up to 100 pounds.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The individual will be required to work inside and outside in all types of weather. Winter time temperature can often dip to -40 degrees Fahrenheit, must be able to operate a snowmobile. Summer time temperature will can reach 80+ degrees. There is a potential for falls, electrical shock, burns, cuts, and the exposure to hazards such as chemicals, wastewater, machines, equipment, and noise. Operates vehicles and equipment in all types of weather extremes (sun, rain, snow, ice, fog, and strong wind), is exposed to traffic hazards through vehicle and equipment operation and hand labor type projects.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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