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  Job posted:   Tue Apr 17, 2018
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Buildings & Grounds Worker
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# Job Summary
This seasonal, part time 80% position will be responsible for building and grounds maintenance at Split Rock Creek State Park. Days and hours of work will vary and will include evenings, weekends, and holidays. Season dates are typically April 18th - September 4th, each year
* Custodial Maintenance: Perform cleaning tasks in all public use buildings, restrooms, grounds facilities, re-stock supplies, use cleaning materials/equipment safely, keep shop and service area clean and orderly.
* Building and Facility Maintenance: Clean, repair and or replace, picnic tables, wood and metal signs, and similar small structures. Repair damaged windows/doors. Scrape, caulk, and paint buildings and facilities.
* Grounds Maintenance: Mow, rake, trim bushes, treat weeds, pick up and dispose of trash, litter, recycle materials, ash, and other debris throughout the park, including grills and fire rings; inspect and clean dumpsters, garbage cans and recycling barrels as needed; seed, sod, plant and transplant vegetation as directed.
* Equipment Maintenance and Operation: Service, maintain, and perform minor repairs on equipment, tools and shop facilities so they are safe and dependable; Perform routine and basic maintenance on vehicles and other park equipment per manufacturer or maintenance schedule; clean equipment and tools and store where appropriate at the end of each day; lead other seasonal staff in the safe and efficient use of tools, vehicles and equipment; complete equipment and repair reports and daily unit diaries and keep maintenance schedules current. Operate all equipment safely per department policies, state laws, manufacturers recommendations, OSHA requirements and as directed by supervisor.
* Communication, Interpersonal Skills and Cooperative Teamwork: participate in a work environment free from harassment, seek out and use other's expertise; demonstrate respect for others, contribute to decision-making processes
* Safety: Participate in day to day safety discussions, and work according to established safety procedures to reduce and eliminate personal injuries and damage to equipment.
## Minimum Qualifications:
* Ability to operate a motor vehicle, lawn mower, small hand tools, and other equipment and tools sufficient to perform assigned duties.
* Ability to read, comprehend, and follow instructions on labels, in manuals and procedures; sufficient to use materials/chemicals correctly and safely.
* Ability to effectively communicate with the public and other employees.
* Ability to become certified in Basic Chain Saw use.
* Ability to operate a tractor, ATV, and chain saw.
## Preferred Qualifications:
* Experience performing routine maintenance on small engines, vehicles, and other equipment and tools.
* Basic chainsaw certification.
* Basic Wildland firefighting certification
* Work experience safely loading and pulling a utility tractor on public roadways.
* Experience repairing equipment such as chainsaws, vehicles, tractor, ATV, lawn mowers and small hand tools.
* First aid and CPR training.
## Physical Requirements
Requires occasionally lifting articles such as 50 pound bags maximum and frequently lifting and/or carrying objects such as heavy tools and file boxes. This job may require walking or standing to a significant degree on rough terrain or may involve sitting most of the time with pushing and pulling of arm and/or leg controls.
## Additional Requirements
*This position requires an unrestricted Class D Driver's License with a clear driving record*
It is our policy that all candidates submit to a background check prior to employment. The background check may consist of the following components:
Employment Reference Check
SEMA4 Records Check
Criminal History Check
Education/license verification
Application Details
## Why Work For Us
The Department of Natural Resources is proud to operate within a Culture of Respect that provides a healthy, safe, and productive work environment for all employees. This means that our employees are supportive of a diverse workplace, are respectful to one another and to our customers. We believe that promoting a Culture of Respect allows our employees to do their best work in support of the agency's mission.
## How to Apply
Click "Apply" at the bottom of this page and submit an application/resume that clearly describes how you meet the qualifications listed above. If you are unable to apply online, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637.
For additional information about the application process, go to
**_If you are a Connect 700 applicant, please submit your certificate to Erin Tappan at_********_ or fax to 651/296-6494 by the job posting close date._**
## Contact
If you have questions about the position, contact Thomas Sawtelle at _****_ or 507.283.6054.
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The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) encourages participation in all its programs, services and activities and does not discriminate against qualified applicants with disabilities. Anyone who believes they may need a reasonable accommodation in order to fully participate in the job application, interview or selection processes may contact any agency official with whom applicant has contact in the processing of their employment application to request an accommodation. Applicants may also contact the DNR's Affirmative Action office to request an accommodation by: or by calling Sarah Spence-Koivisto at 651.259.5016; or using MN Relay 711.
We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637 or email Please indicate what assistance you need.
*Job Title:* Buildings & Grounds Worker
*Location:* Luverne
*Job ID:* 21600
*Regular/Temporary:* Seasonal
*Full/Part Time:* Part-Time
*Who May Apply:* Open to all qualified applicants
*Date Posted:* 04/16/2018
*Closing Date:* 04/26/2018
*Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit:* Department of Natural Resources
*Hiring Agency:* Department of Natural Resources
*Division/Unit:* Parks and Trails / Split Rock Creek State Park
*Work Shift:* Rotating Shift
*Work Hours:* Rotating Shift
*Work Shift/Work Hours:* Rotating Shift
*Days of Work:* Varies
*Travel Required:* No
*Salary Range:* $14.67 - $19.29/hourly
*Classified Status:* Classified
*Bargaining Unit/Union:* 203-AFSCME
*Work Area:* Jasper, MN
*Connect 700 Program Eligible:* Yes
*Job Class:* Buildings & Grounds Worker

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