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Job Listing: Maintenance Assistant

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Position Title: Maintenance Assistant
Status: Part-time, hourly
Hourly Rate Range: $10.10 to $10.40 per hour depending on experience
Primary Duties:

The Maintenance Assistant is directly responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of Pamplin
Historical Park's buildings and grounds.

The Maintenance Assistant will:
 Perform general janitorial maintenance of all Park buildings.
 Participate in cutting and trimming of lawns and meadows.
 Maintain trees and shrubbery.
 Perform leaf and litter removal.
 Perform trail construction and repair.
 Safely operate electrical hand tools and grounds equipment, including chainsaws, weed
eaters, blowers, and tractors.
 Possess the ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and
holidays as needed.
 Respond to after-hours emergencies related to weather events, equipment failures, or any
other facilities problems.
 Assist other departments and participate in special events as needed.
 Perform other duties as assigned.

Rating Factors:
 A high school diploma or equivalent.
 Two years of relevant hands-on experience.
 A positive work record demonstrating reliability.
 Effective verbal communications skills.
 Ability to lift 50 pounds repeatedly
 Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions.
 A valid Virginia Driver’s License.
 Reliable transportation.
 Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays.

How to Apply:
Applicants should complete the standard Pamplin Historical Park application available on the
Park’s web site,, or by calling the Park at 804-861-2408. In addition,
each applicant should submit a written narrative elaborating on his/her specific qualifications for
the position. Narrative statements must not exceed two pages. Submit applications to Pamplin
Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road, Petersburg, VA 23803, Attn: Amanda Jones,
Director of Administration. Highly qualified applicants will be interviewed by telephone. The
best candidates will be invited to participate in a personal interview at Pamplin Historical Park at
their own expense.

About Pamplin Historical Park: Pamplin Historical Park is located on a 424-acre campus in
Dinwiddie County, Virginia, six miles from Petersburg and 31 miles south of Richmond. The
Park contains three museums, features an extensive costumed interpretive program, and
preserves the site of a major Civil War battlefield. Pamplin Historical Park, a privately owned
501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, and is a major historical attraction. For more information,
please visit our website at