Requires a high school diploma or GED.
Must be 16 years of age.
Preference given to those who have completed or are enrolled in a Parks and Recreation education program, natural resource management, or related field.
Ability to interpret aerial photography and topographical maps is preferred. Experience with GPS and GIS is also desired.
Ability to withstand exposure to varying weather conditions/temperatures for extended periods.
Able to traverse steep, uneven terrain for long distances.
Ability to move 50 to 100 lbs. on a regular basis.
Required to wear necessary safety equipment.
Ability to operate power tools and equipment.
Able to operate motor vehicles with automatic and manual transmissions to include cars, tractor, riding mower, and off-road vehicles.
Good skills working with the public and interacting with people of all ages, interests, viewpoints and backgrounds.
Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
Requires satisfactory completion of the interview process and a verifiable record of satisfactory performance in previous employment.
Housing may be provided.
For more information, assistance or accommodation, contact Renae Gall at 701-328-5360 in advance of applying to discuss any special provisions needed for applying or interviewing.
- Provide supplement information such as a resume, cover letter with a brief summary of work experience.
- Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
- Background checks will be conducted.
ND Relay Service 1-800-366-6888.
Summary of Work
Responsible to the recreation area manager for operations, equipment, facility and grounds maintenance, and visitor service and safety in a state recreation area.
- Assist in trail construction, maintenance, and natural resource management of recreation area lands.
- Assist in noxious weed monitoring and control.
- Collects data using GPS and GIS.
- Assist in the maintenance of the recreation area and its facilities such as grounds upkeep, facility maintenance and cleaning, and equipment servicing and repairs.
- Assist in the administration of park operations including preparation and submission of required reports and records.
- Work schedule is typically Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM with occasional evenings and weekends required.
Position is generally 40 hours per week for a duration of up to 6 months. Ending and starting dates of the position will vary dependent on the seasonal operation.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act .
As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.