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State of Massachusetts Seasonal Recreation Facilities Repairer, DCR Forest Fire Control in Brimfield, Massachusetts

_Position Information_: /Position: Recreation Facilities Repairer, DCR Forest Fire Control/ /Location: Brimfield State Forest/ /Start Date: 3/26/2023/ /End date: 11/4/2023/ About the Department of Conservation and Recreation: The Department of Conservation and Recreation manages one of the largest and most diverse state parks systems in the nation and protects and enhances natural resources and outdoor recreational opportunities throughout Massachusetts. The DCR system includes over 450,000 acres of parks, forests, water supply protection lands, beaches, lakes, ponds, playgrounds, campgrounds, swimming pools, golf courses, skating rinks, trails and parkways. The Department of Conservation and Recreation seeks qualified applicants for the position Seasonal Recreation Facilities Repairer. *Duties:* * Inspects recreation facilities to determine the need for repair work and performs maintenance and repair of all facilities and infrastructure including but not limited to painting, mowing, brush trimming, tree removal and building and equipment maintenance. * Reviews blueprints, plans, schematics and/or technical manuals for maintenance purposes. * Operates hand power tools, generators, tractors, mowers and associated equipment in connection with repair work and maintenance of bicycle trails, fire lanes, gates, fencing and buildings. * Picks up supplies needed for maintenance and repair work. * Performs related duties as assigned. *Preferred Qualifications:* * Knowledge of the types and uses of hand-held power tools such as drills and electric hand saws and small hand tools such as hammers and wrenches. * Knowledge of the types and uses of small measurement devices such as calipers, levels, rulers, steel squares and gauges. * Skill in using small measurement devices such as calipers, levels, rulers, steel squares and gauges. * Skill in the use of hand-held power tools such as drills and chain saws, and small hand tools such as hammers and wrenches. * Ability to read, write and comprehend the English language. * Ability to give oral instructions in a precise, understandable manner. * Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with others. * Ability to read and interpret documents such as plans, specifications, blueprints and drawings. * Ability to understand and apply the policies, procedures, specifications, standards and guidelines governing assigned unit activities. * Ability to lift and carry heavy objects. * Ability to exercise sound judgment. * Ability to follow oral and written instructions. * Mechanical aptitude and manual dexterity. * Physical stamina and endurance. First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. Minimum Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have at least (A) one year of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience in the maintenance, repair and/or installation of heating, electrical and/or plumbing systems or in the maintenance and/or repair of swimming pool or ice skating rink equipment, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below. Substitutions: I. A certificate issued by a recognized technical institute indicating proficiency in a related trade or craft may be substituted for the required experience. Special Requirements: Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Operator's License may be required. *Comprehensive Benefits* When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future. Want the specifics? Explore our Employee Benefits and Rewards! Executive Order #595:As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for exemption. An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role. Job: Equipment, Facilities & Services* *Organization: Department of Conservation & Recreation *Title: *Seasonal Recreation Facilities Repairer, DCR Forest Fire Control Location: Massachusetts-Brimfield-Dearth Hill Road Requisition ID: 230003SB