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

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Job Information

State of Tennessee Job Information
Opening Date/Time
Wed 06/09/2021 12:00AM Central Time

Closing Date/Time
Tue 06/15/2021 11:59PM Central Time

Salary (Monthly)

Salary (Annually)

Job Type

City, State Location
Rocky Top, TN

Environment and Conservation


Minimum Qualifications

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.

Other Requirements

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.

Job Overview

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.

Work Activities

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.
Getting 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.

Competencies (KSA'S)

  • Integrity and Trust
  • Problem Solving
  • Approachability
  • Decision Quality
  • Learning on the Fly
  • Composure
  • Standing Alone
  • Dealing with Ambiguity
  • Innovation Management
  • Humor
  • Technical Learning
  • Delegation
  • Informing
  • Perseverance
  • Organizational Agility
  • Patience
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Mechanical
  • Education and Training
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Clerical
  • Building and Construction
  • Operation and Control
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Critical Thinking
  • Installation
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Equipment Selection
  • Troubleshooting
  • Active Learning
  • Active Listening
  • Coordination
  • Operation Monitoring
  • Repairing
  • Speaking
  • Instructing
  • 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
  • Stamina
  • Static Strength
  • Hearing Sensitivity

Tools and Equipment Used

  • Personal Computer
  • Fax Machine
  • Copy machine
  • Hand Tools
  • Welders
  • Augers
  • Pipe Cutters and Threaders
  • Log Splitters
  • Cash Register
  • Tillers
  • Tractors and Attachments
  • Chippers
  • Floor Scrubber
  • Cement Mixer
  • Sump Pump
  • Vacuum
  • Sign Maker
  • Utility Vehicles
  • Skid Steer
  • Bat Wing Mower
  • Explosives
  • Telephone
  • Printer
  • Two–Way Radio
  • Power Tools
  • Torch
  • Multi-Meters
  • Chain Saws
  • Pressure Washer
  • Mowers
  • Back Hoe
  • Bucket Trucks
  • Gas and Diesel Pumps
  • Floor Buffer
  • Compacter
  • Credit Card Machine
  • Tile Cutter
  • Trucks
  • Stump Grinder
  • Bulldozer
  • Side Mount

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