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    Colorado NM Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will not be paid. All travel, transportation, and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the sole responsibility of the selected employee.

    Mesa Verde NP- Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will be paid if the selectee lives outside of the local commuting area and is otherwise eligible for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with the Federal Travel Regulation.

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    Responsibilities

    These are Career-Seasonal positions and subject to release and recall procedures. A permanent career-seasonal positions includes all the benefits of permanent employment, but does not provide employment on a full year-round basis. As such, selectees will be in a non-pay/non-duty status for at least 2 weeks to 6 months per year based on project requirements or weather conditions. Selectees are guaranteed to work at least 6 months per year but not more than 50 weeks per year, with the work schedule to be determined upon appointment.

    The typical period of non-pay status for Colorado National Monument is December thru February, but can be variable during these months due to project requirements or weather conditions.

    The typical period of non-pay status for Mesa Verde National Park is, September thru October but can be variable during these months due to project requirements or weather conditions.

    Work on park-wide trails construction and maintenance projects. May lead (train) Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) employees, volunteers and conservation crews in new trail construction or maintenance projects in the front and back country. Projects include foot trails in wilderness, front country paths, footbridge construction and maintenance, re-vegetation work and general maintenance and cleaning tasks. With guidance from the supervisor, survey and mark trails prior to construction, procure materials, tools and equipment for the crews and assist writing detailed construction specifications. Responsible for the quality, quantity and safety of work performed under his/her leadership. Assist in development of job hazard analysis documents and training, holding regular tailgate safety meetings and ensuring that crews work safely.

    Must possess a broad knowledge of the specialized tools, skills and techniques associated with new trail construction and maintenance including sustainable trail design, general trail maintenance practices, masonry and log carpentry work. Work also includes moving a variety of materials (stone, logs, fill, etc.) to work sites, maintaining and (re)constructing trail tread, hauling materials, rehabilitating project sites, cleaning drainages, installing signs, transplanting vegetation and brushing trail segments.

    May be required to safely operate and maintain a variety of equipment, power tools and hand tools such as skid steer loaders, trucks with GVWR up to 26,000 pounds or over, towing trailers up to 10,000 pounds, power wheelbarrows, chain saws, generators, rigging equipment, shovels, rock bars, picks, axes, crosscut saws, single-jack hammers, transit levels, clinometers, tape measures and more.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    4749 Maintenance Mechanic

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