Assistant Maintenance Specialist

  • Full Time
  • Utah County, UT
  • $18.92 - $21.97 an hour USD / YEAR
  • Salary: $18.92 - $21.97 an hour

State of Utah

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Job Description



Job Description
Are you looking for an opportunity to expand your knowledge, skills and abilities and work in a rewarding career? The Division of Wildlife Resources is looking for an individual to fill the Journey Maintenance/Construction specialist position. This position will assist in managing and maintaining the Regions buildings, grounds and Wildlife Management Areas in the Central Region.

Principal Duties

Manage the Region’s seasonal noxious weed crew
Construct and maintain wildlife guzzlers
Assist in maintaining buildings and grounds
Assist in habitat restoration projects
Assist in managing Wildlife Management Areas
Supervise and train subordinate staff

The Ideal CandidatePossess a non commercial pesticide applicators permit
Possess a commercial drivers license
Experience in operating heavy equipment
Experience in welding and fabrication
Experience in building and maintaining wildlife guzzlers
Working knowledge of the Wildlife Inventory Maintenance System (WIMS)

Why You Should Join Our Team
Join our team in a rewarding career working for the Division of Wildlife Resources. You will be helping improve habitat for wildlife and making sure Utah maintains abundant wildlife populations for years to come. Enjoy a flexible work schedule with generous paid time off and great health benefits. To view the State of Utah’s generous benefits package, click here.


Typical Qualifications

Must possess a current commercial drivers license.
Experience in towing heavy loads.
Experience in operating heavy equipment including a backhoe, bulldozer, tractors.
Experience in fence building, basic welding and fabrication.
Basic knowledge and ability in carpentry, framing, and general plumbing.
General knowledge of herbicides and their application.
Good communication skills and ability to supervise seasonal employees.
Preferences:Understanding and operation of rangeland restoration techniques and equipment.
Understanding and experience with the Wildlife Inventory Maintenance System (WIMS).
Possesses a non commercial pesticide applicators permit.
Knowledge and experience working with and mixing herbicides.
Understanding of remote water systems (guzzlers and drinkers).
Ability to write basic reports and use of word processing software.
Knowledge and understanding of Global Positioning Systems (GPS).
Knowledge and experience with weed mapping.


Supplemental Information
Working Conditions:
Work outside in remote locations in extreme weather conditions. Operating a variety of equipment including; Trucks, ATVs, UTVs. Some hiking and travel required. Work requires physical exertion. Requires the ability to stand, walk over rough surfaces, bend, crouch, stretch, lift moderately heavy items (up to 50 lbs) in a recurring manner and/or long periods of time. Some travel and occasional overnight trips required.

Typical Work Schedule: 40 hours per week

Certifications/Licenses required at time of hire or must obtain during probationary period or designated timeframe:
Commercial Drivers license
Non commercial pesticide application permit

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