New job CONSERVATION WORKER 2 - 06092021-18818 in Tennessee
CONSERVATION WORKER 2 - 06092021-18818
Company : State of Tennessee
Salary : $20,412 a year
Location : Tennessee
State of Tennessee Job Information
Wed 06/09/2021 12:00AM Central Time
Tue 06/15/2021 11:59PM Central Time
City, State Location
Rocky Top, TN
Environment and Conservation
LOCATION OF (1) POSITION TO BE FILLED: DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND CONSERVATION, TENNESSEE STATE PARKS, ANDERSON COUNTY
Education and Experience: Experience equivalent to three years of increasingly responsible and skilled fulltime labor and trades experience including, at least two years of building, grounds heating and refrigeration maintenance and/or equipment operations work.
Necessary Special Qualifications: A valid motor vehicle operator's license may be required for employment in some positions.
Examination Method: Education and Experience, 100%, for Preferred Service positions.
Summary: Under general supervision, performs semiskilled and skilled maintenance work of average difficulty; and performs related work as required.
Distinguishing Features: This is the working level class in the Conservation Worker sub-series. An employee in this class performs a wide variety of semi-skilled and skilled maintenance related work in such areas as building maintenance, grounds maintenance, and equipment operations. This class differs from that of Conservation Worker 1 in that an incumbent of the latter performs more routine work under closer supervision. This class differs from that of Conservation Worker 3 in that an incumbent of the latter acts in a lead or supervisory capacity and performs skilled grounds and building maintenance work.
Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment:
- Replaces defective breakers and perform minor electric repairs.
- Performs tasks such as wiring switches, outlets and fixtures.
Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment:
- Operates and utilizes a variety of heavy equipment such as back hoes, large tractors, bob cats, specialty attachments, and stump grinders.
- Utilizes back hoes, tractors and accessories to repair roads, access areas, hiking, bicycle, horse and other types of trails.
- Operates and utilizes a variety of equipment including mowers, trimmers, small trucks, and tractors to perform of daily duties.
- Utilizes backhoes and dump trucks to move heavy loads of mulch and top soil for large landscaping jobs.
- Performs grounds maintenance work including cutting and trimming grass and obstructive tree limbs.
Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge:
- Obtains training for mowers, chain saws and other specialty equipment.
- Obtains training for chemical safety regarding the use of janitorial cleaning materials.
Training and Teaching Others:
- Trains less experienced employees on proper and safe use of various equipment and tools.
- Instructs other employees on the proper use of safety apparel and gear examples, hard hats, steel toe shoes, respirators, gloves, safety glasses, etc.
Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment:
- Installs and repair plumbing fixtures water lines, septic lines and tanks.
- Performs routine maintenance and minor repair of equipment.
- Unstops drains and repairs faucets, toilets and showers for proper facility operation.
- Replaces broken windows to ensure public safety and maintain park appearance.
Controlling Machines and Processes:
- Performs logging operations including chain saw operation for cutting down dead trees to manageable size for removal.
- Cuts firewood as needed for inns, cabins, villas, recreation lodges campgrounds and park residences.
- Constructs and erects signs to provide public information and safety.
- Operates and utilizes assorted hand tools to perform daily duties.
- Vacuums and shampoos carpets to maintain park appearance and cleanliness.
Monitoring and Controlling Resources:
- Accepts on line reservations.
- Accepts cash, credit cards, money orders, checks, etc. as payment for rentals of campgrounds, group camps, cabins, shelters, and recreation lodges.
Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others:
- Handles complaints and resolves conflicts with park visitors.
Performing General Physical Activities:
- Assists in suppressing forest fires at assigned work location to protect natural resources, facilities and the general public.
- Removes, repairs or replaces shingles, decking, tin roofing, fiberglass, or tiles.
- Assists with controlled burning of wildflower plots and spillway dams utilizing various hand tools, flappers and fire rakes to allow return of native plants and wildflowers.
- Patches holes in roads and sidewalks to ensure public safety.
- Removes brush for fire prevention and safety.
- Cleans floors, walls, ceilings, and restrooms to maintain proper sanitary conditions.
- Paints interior and exterior of buildings to ensure proper maintenance and appearance.
- Changes exterior and interior light bulbs as needed on park grounds and facilities.
Handling and Moving Objects:
- Removes old drywall; installs and finishes new drywall.
- Installs bulletin boards and signs to provide public information.
- Inspects grounds for trash, safety hazards, maintenance issues and general appearance to ensure public safety in the park(s).
Communicating with Persons Outside Organization:
- Communicates with persons outside agencies and government by two way radio, telephone, e-mail or in person.
Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information:
- Keeps simple records and makes routine reports such as time expended and materials used.
Performing Administrative Activities:
- Completes incident reports as required by park policy for accidents, vehicle incidents and personal injuries or damage to park visitors' vehicles.
- Completes work orders for all tagged equipment for submittal to Motor Vehicle Management (MVM).
- Completes mileage logs and fuel tickets for daily operation of vehicle(s).
- Maintains credit cards for purchasing supplies and reconciles statement weekly.
Performing for or Working Directly with the Public:
- Checks visitors into campgrounds, group camps, cabins, shelters, and recreation lodges.
- Performs routine clerical work including answering phones, opening mail, etc.
- Integrity and Trust
- Problem Solving
- Decision Quality
- Learning on the Fly
- Standing Alone
- Dealing with Ambiguity
- Innovation Management
- Technical Learning
- Organizational Agility
- Public Safety and Security
- Education and Training
- Customer and Personal Service
- Building and Construction
- Operation and Control
- Equipment Maintenance
- Critical Thinking
- Judgment and Decision Making
- Equipment Selection
- Active Learning
- Active Listening
- Operation Monitoring
- Deductive Reasoning
- Gross Body Equilibrium
- Speech Clarity
- Speech Recognition
- Selective Attention
- Gross Body Coordination
- Control Precision
- Trunk Strength
- Depth Perception
- Peripheral Vision
- Sound Localization
- Dynamic Strength
- Problem Sensitivity
- Dynamic Flexibility
- Arm-Hand Steadiness
- Multilimb Coordination
- Static Strength
- Hearing Sensitivity
Tools and Equipment Used
- Personal Computer
- Fax Machine
- Copy machine
- Hand Tools
- Pipe Cutters and Threaders
- Log Splitters
- Cash Register
- Tractors and Attachments
- Floor Scrubber
- Cement Mixer
- Sump Pump
- Sign Maker
- Utility Vehicles
- Skid Steer
- Bat Wing Mower
- Two–Way Radio
- Power Tools
- Chain Saws
- Pressure Washer
- Back Hoe
- Bucket Trucks
- Gas and Diesel Pumps
- Floor Buffer
- Credit Card Machine
- Tile Cutter
- Stump Grinder
- Side Mount