Maintenance Worker

National Park Service | Scranton, PA

Posted Date 9/12/2019
Description Career-Seasonal appointments are permanent positions and include the same benefits as Career appointments, but do not provide work on a year-round basis. You will work from February to January (11 months), and you will be in a non-pay status from January to February (2 pay periods per year).

Open to the first 50 applicants or until 09/18/2019 whichever comes first. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration.Cleaning duties such as sweeping, mopping, stripping, scrubbing, waxing and polishing floors. Making minor repairs such as cleaning clogged drains, changing air filters, tightening screws, bolts and doorknobs. Servicing railroad passenger coaches both inside and out, including; cleaning windows, cleaning toilets and assisting in pumping out sewage, cleaning seats, floors, sinks and removing trash. Packing, unpacking, moving, arranging and storing furniture, materials and equipment. Assisting journeyman with railroad track repairs using basic hand and power tools. Performing and assisting in making repairs to buildings and equipment, including; plumbing, HVAC and electrical. Performing general grounds maintenance, including; mowing, weed whacking, edging, shoveling snow, operating snow plows and snow blowers. Moving heavy objects, furniture, supplies and equipment. Routinely lifting and moving objects and materials weighing 40 pounds. Occasionally lifting and moving objects and materials weighing 50 or more pounds.
To qualify for this position, you must have sufficient knowledge and ability in the following job-related factors:
  1. Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision (Screen Out).
  2. Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.
  3. Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)
  4. Use of Measuring Instruments
  5. Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (includes blueprinting reading)
  6. Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment
  7. Knowledge of Materials
If your knowledge and ability in the SCREEN OUT factor above is not sufficient, you will receive no further consideration. In preparing your application, describe in detail the experience and training which you have had that specifically prepared you for this job and to perform the duties described for this job. Experience should be clearly described and documented in your resume. The qualifications reviewer will not assume performance of such duties by Job Titles alone. Address your knowledge, skills and/or abilities in the areas shown in the job-related factors.

Volunteer Experience: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

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