Maintenance/Construction Technician II - Rutherfordton - job 635800

State of North Carolina

Date: 02/23/2021

City: Rutherfordton, North Carolina

Employment type: Full-time

Description of Work

Description of Work:

This position participates in the general upkeep of grounds, facilities, and equipment and assists park rangers and additional maintenance staff with the maintenance requirements of Chimney Rock State Park. This will include, but not be limited to, basic custodial responsibilities, boundary line trimming, prescribed burn assistance, trail construction and maintenance, auto mechanics, HVAC, carpentry, plumbing and electrical repairs and complete equipment maintenance. This position must operate large tools and small equipment, work with and be familiar with all small and large tools and make purchases in accordance with state purchasing policies. This position is also responsible for preventative maintenance on all tools, equipment and facilities, as well as assigned administrative responsibilities such as record keeping, recording work hours, performance management, and basic operational forms. This position may serve as the safety coordinator for the park. This position may supervise temporary maintenance staff, volunteers, and prison crews. This position must assist other maintenance staff in the operation and maintenance of wastewater and drinking water treatment systems and pesticide use. Maintenance projects are carried out during all seasons and in all types of weather conditions. This position requires physical stamina to carry out a variety of tasks.

May be required to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.

GN07; Recruitment Salary: $32,703 - $38,928

Position # 65031775

This position will be located at:

Chimney Rock State Park

743 Chimney Rock Park Road

Chimney Rock, NC 28720

Park Information:

Chimney Rock State Park

Located in Rutherford County 25 miles southeast of Asheville, Chimney Rock State Park offers some of North Carolina's most dramatic mountain scenery, overlooking Hickory Nut Gorge and Lake Lure. At the fee-based Chimney Rock attraction, hike to Hickory Nut Falls and take an elevator or climb to the top of the park's namesake, a 315-foot freestanding rock spire. It also has the most facilities, including riverside areas, interpretive exhibits, and gift shops. The free Rumbling Bald and Eagle Rock accesses provide a more rugged backcountry experience.

Division Mission:

The North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreationexists to inspire all its citizens and visitors through conservation, recreation and education.

Conservation: To conserve and protect representative examples of North Carolina's natural beauty, ecological features, recreational and cultural resources within the state parks system;

Recreation: To provide and promote safe, healthy and enjoyable outdoor recreational opportunities throughout the state; and

Education: To provide educational opportunities that promote stewardship of the state's natural and cultural heritage.

Department Mission:

The North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (NCDNCR) vision is to be the leader in using the state's natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational and economic future of North Carolina. Our mission is to improve quality of life by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries, and nature throughout North Carolina. The Department works to stimulate learning, inspire creativity, preserve the state's history, conserve the state's natural heritage, encourage recreation and cultural tourism, and promote economic development. Our goal is to promote equity and inclusion among our employees and our programming to reflect and celebrate our state's diverse population, culture, and history by expanding engagement with diverse individuals and communities. We encourage you to apply to become a part of our team.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must provide the information on the application form. Any information omitted from the application form, listed as general statements, listed under the text resume section, or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit.

  • Working knowledge and skill performing maintenance construction technician II level trades in at least oneof the following: carpentry, plumbing, electrical and/or auto mechanics.

  • Working knowledge and skillperforminglandscaping and grounds keeping work.

  • Working knowledge andskill in the operation and care of grounds keeping equipment such as tractors, lawn mowers and bobcats.

  • Working knowledge andskill in performing preventative building facility and equipment maintenance.

  • Physical strength sufficient to move relatively heavy objects and to work at heavy manual tasks for considerable periods of times in all types of weather.

  • Must meet DOA Motor Fleet Management Safety Guidelines and have ability to obtain and maintain a valid Driver's License.

Within 90 days of hire date, must have the ability to obtain and maintain:

  • A valid Class A-Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

Within 12 months of hire date, must have the ability to:

  • Successfully complete CPR Certification;

  • Successfully complete Wildland Fire Suppression;

  • Successfully complete Division Sponsored Chainsaw Training

  • Incident Management Training Certification and pass ICS 100, ICS 200, ICS 700

Within 24 months of hire date, must have the ability to:

  • Successfully complete Pesticide Certification

Within 30 months of hire date, must have the ability to:

  • Successfully complete Emergency Medical Responder (EMR);

  • Successfully complete Fundamentals of Search and Rescue (FUNSAR)

A skills assessment might be conducted during interview. Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

High school or General Educational Development (GED) diploma and one (1) year of progressive experience in the assigned trade areas; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Supplemental and Contact Information

The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) selects applicants for employment based on required education and experience and job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, political affiliation or political influence.

Please be sure to complete the application in full. Resumes may be uploaded with your application, but will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed application and will not be considered for qualifying credit. "See Resume" or "See Attachment" will NOT be accepted.

Information should be provided in the appropriate areas, to include the following: Education, including high school and all degrees obtained, Work Experience, and Certificates & Licenses. It is critical to our screening and salary determination process that applications contain comprehensive candidate information.

Answers to Supplemental Questions are not a substitute for providing all relevant information within the body of your application. To receive credit for the supplemental questions, you must provide supporting information within the "Work Experience" section of the application, to support your answers.

Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Transcripts, and degree evaluations may be uploaded with your application.

To obtain veterans preference, you must scan and upload a copy of your DD-214 or discharge orders.

Applicants requesting and receiving an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are eligible to submit paper applications via mail or by fax. Please call the human resources office for assistance.

If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the closing date will be accepted. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM on the closing date.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account. Upon the closing date, applications are "Under Review" and will be screened by Human Resources for the qualified applicants. The hiring process may take an average of 6 – 8 weeks.

It is the policy of the State of North Carolina and the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources that all employees provide proof of employment eligibility (immigration and naturalization) on the first day of employment. We participate in E-Verify (Employment Eligibility Verification System).


N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources

Division of Human Resources

Division Address: 121 W. Jones Street, Raleigh, NC 27601

Phone: 919-707-9354

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