NOTE: Reposted position on January 22, 2013. Now open to External applicants. Previous applicants will be considered and need not reapply.
Under the direction of the Lead Maintenance Specialist, this position is responsible for the proper operation, maintenance, and repair of the water treatment plant and wastewater facilities for Lake Somerville State Park-Nails Creek Unit. Responsible for regulatory compliance in all utility operations to include completion of required forms and reports as required by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD). Conducts water laboratory testing procedures and general maintenance and cleaning of water facilities. Performs general maintenance and repairs of facilities, equipment, and grounds. Responsible for pool maintenance, customer service, collecting revenue and issuing permits. Provides leadership to volunteers, community service workers, and seasonal part-time employees. Performs routine cleaning, maintenance, and repair of park facilities, buildings, and equipment. Performs additional duties as assigned. Complies with all Agency, Division and Branch rules, regulations and procedures. POSTING NUMBER: 13-00646
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education:Graduation from High School or GED. Experience:
Four years facility, equipment, or grounds maintenance experience. Licensure: Must possess or be able to obtain, within one year of employment, a class "C" Water and Wastewater license issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). NOTE: Retention of position contingent upon obtaining and maintaining required license. Must possess a valid class “C” Texas driver’s license or obtain one within 30 days of employment and convert to a class “A” Commercial driver’s license within 6 months of employment. NOTE: Required to pass the air brake component of a class “A” Commercial driver’s license standard examination. Retention of position is contingent upon obtaining and maintaining required licenses and compliance with State and Federal regulations, including the Department of Transportation (DOT) required drug and alcohol testing. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience:
Two years experience with water and wastewater treatment facilities.
Four years general maintenance experience in repairing buildings, equipment, plumbing, or electrical systems or grounds maintenance experience such as operating lawn mowers, tractors, trucks, power or hand tools.
Experience working with the public. Licensure:
A current class "C" Wastewater license issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).
A current class "C" Groundwater Operators license issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of TCEQ rules and regulations on the proper operation and performance standards for ground water treatment plants and wastewater systems;
Knowledge of wastewater and water testing and analysis procedures and associated reporting requirements and procedures;
Knowledge of extended aeration treatment plants and community drinking water treatment;
Knowledge of basic plumbing, carpentry, electrical, masonry, janitorial and mechanical maintenance and repair task;
Knowledge of general custodial duties;
Knowledge of revenue collection;
Skill in effective verbal and written communication;
Skill in providing quality customer service in a courteous and professional manner;
Skill in using MS Word, Excel and Outlook;
Skill in using hand and power tools, mowers, trimmers, chain saws, tractors, vehicles, generators and other mechanical equipment;
Ability to work independently with little or no supervision;
Ability to work as a member of a team;
Ability to accurately handle cash and account for revenue collected;
Ability to perform duties in accordance with Department safety requirements;
Ability to perform routine cleaning and maintenance of buildings and grounds;
Ability to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.
Required to work in a public park with overnight camping and day use;
Required to work 40 hours per week, includes various schedules with hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and days off other than Saturdays, Sundays and holidays;
Required to respond to emergency situations;
Required to perform manual labor, including lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs;
Required to perform work outdoors, occasionally in adverse weather conditions;
Required to travel;
Required to operate a State vehicle;
Non-smoking environment in State buildings and vehicles. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Submit online application: http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/jobs ;
Work history experience MUST be completed in the online application in order to be considered;
Resume and professional references may be attached to the online application, but not in place of the completed application;
A scanned copy of official college transcript(s) issued from the registrar must be provided at time of interview (if applicable);
A skills test may be conducted at time of interview.