Job Listing: Maintenance Ranger

Job Postings,

Sweet Run State Park - Hillsboro, VA

Closes - Open until filled

Position Title – Maintenance Ranger

Salary - $13 - $15/hour

Job Type - Full Time

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Position Number: SP016 

Responsible, result-oriented individual needed who can work as part of a team and is able to work at times without direct supervision. Individual must be able to effectively prioritize tasks and positively interact with the public. Duties include assisting with the daily operation and maintenance of park facilities, equipment, and grounds to include custodial duties of restrooms and picnic areas. Daily responsibilities include a variety of tasks, which change according to the day of the week, park visitation, seasonality and special events. Other tasks may include, trail work, carpentry, vehicle and equipment maintenance, assisting with interpretive programs and natural resource management projects. Applicants must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds unassisted and work in outdoor conditions. Previous operation of commercial mowers, chainsaws, or tractors and knowledge of basic carpentry, small engine repair, plumbing, electrical, and masonry is not required, but preferred.

Special Requirements: May be required to perform other duties on a non-recurring basis. Valid driver’s license is required. Variable work schedule to frequently include weekends and holidays required. Must be willing to work weekends, evenings, and holidays. There are no health benefits or paid vacation leave associated with this job. Employment in all positions within Virginia State Parks is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check. Employer participates in e-Verify. This is a year-round wage position that is limited to 1476 hours in a 12-month period from May 1 to April 30.

Applications may be submitted online or in-person. For in-person submissions, a completed, signed, and dated Virginia Application for Employment form should be delivered to:

Sweet Run State Park

11661 Harpers Ferry Road

Hillsboro, VA 20132

A blank application form may be downloaded from the following link:

The Department of Conservation & Recreation is an E-Verify and Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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