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State of Massachusetts Seasonal Rec Facilities Repairer-Playgrounds - Summer 2020 in Boston, Massachusetts

Position Information: Seasonal Recreation Facility Repairer Playgrounds, Boston 7/12/21 - 10/29/21 1 opening(s) About the Department of Conservation and Recreation: The Department of Conservation and Recreation manages one of the largest and most diverse state parks systems in the nation and protects and enhances natural resources and outdoor recreational opportunities throughout Massachusetts. The DCR system includes over 450,000 acres of parks, forests, water supply protection lands, beaches, lakes, ponds, playgrounds, campgrounds, swimming pools, golf courses, skating rinks, trails and parkways. The Department of Conservation and Recreation seeks qualified applicants for the position of Seasonal Recreation Facilities Repairer. Working with the agency playground planner this position performs general maintenance repairs to ensure the delivery of services to the public and other duties as assigned. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Inspects all buildings, grounds and facilities for safety issues and needed repairs. • Makes frequent maintenance and system checks of equipment • Makes repairs to the facility mechanical systems including plumbing, electrical, heat and septic. • Performs light carpentry repairs as needed. • Performs preparation and painting work as needed. • Operates chain saws, power mowers, etc and performs grounds maintenance as needed. • Prepares buildings for appropriate seasonal use. • Performs preventative maintenance and light repairs to power mowers, chain saws, string trimmers UTV’s and other power equipment. • Responsible for vehicle scheduled maintenance and records * Understands blueprints, schematics and technical manuals. • Keeps accurate logs and files for repairs and maintenance. • Keeps accurate inventory of all maintenance tools and supplies. • Keeps workshop, supply room and tool room area clean, orderly and in good condition. • Makes sure safety equipment is in place and is in good condition. • Has knowledge of Park and Department policies/ regulations and communicates same to seasonal staff and the public in a polite and efficient manner. • Other Duties as assigned QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED AT HIRE 1) Knowledge of tools, care and operation procedures 2) Knowledge of plumbing, carpentry, electrical, small engine repair and associated trades 3) Knowledge of vehicle maintenance 4) Ability to assess mechanical problems in a timely fashion 5) Ability to understand blueprints, technical manuals etc. This requisition will remain open until filled; however, first consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. Minimum Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have at least (A) one year of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience in the maintenance, repair and/or installation of heating, electrical and/or plumbing systems or in the maintenance and/or repair of swimming pool or ice skating rink equipment, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below. Substitutions: I. A certificate issued by a recognized technical institute indicating proficiency in a related trade or craft may be substituted for the required experience. Special Requirements: Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Operator's License may be required. An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Job: Equipment, Facilities & Services* *Organization: Department of Conservation & Recreation *Title: *Seasonal Rec Facilities Repairer-Playgrounds - Summer 2020 Location: Massachusetts-Boston - 251 Causeway Street Requisition ID: 2100056K