Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource. For additional information about the BLM, please visit our website.This position can be located in either Kanab or Escalante, UT.
Information about Kanab and the surrounding area can be found at here.
Information about Escalante and the surrounding area can be found at here.
This position serves as a Maintenance Worker within the Paria River District. The incumbent will perform generally reoccurring tasks independently and without additional instruction. Typical project and/or duties may include, but are not limited to: Conduct upkeep of recreation and administrative sites including cleaning and maintenance of facilities and routine site landscaping work, including clearing weeds, restoring native vegetation, and installing and operating supplemental watering systems as necessary to keep recreation sites and facilities in good condition and safe for public use.
Perform corrective maintenance for buildings and facilities (such as replacement and/or repair of buildings, water and sewer/septic systems, and other facilities and infrastructure.
Assist with construction and installation of facilities at recreation sites; such as campgrounds, trailheads, parking areas, group shelters and toilet structures; information kiosks and information boards; and concrete walkways, tent pads, pipe safes, fire grills, picnic tables, and signs.
Operate and assists in maintaining various types of equipment including heavy duty 4X4 pickups; forklift; skid-steer loader with bucket, auger, and mixer attachments; and a hydraulic lift dump trailer.
Provide assistance with maintenance and operation of public drinking water systems and solar systems at administrative and recreation sites. Physical Effort:The work requires walking stooping, bending, lying flat and repeated lifting. The incumbent must have good vision, reaction reflexes and depth perception. Physical demands require coordination for hand, eye and body. The incumbent must exert physical effort related to actions such as lifting and carrying heavy loads (10-100 pounds), pushing, pulling, carrying objects of various weights, sizes and shapes, walking climbing, crawling and bending.
Work Conditions: Work is performed in all kinds of environments from office setting to project sites in rough and steep terrain. Field work involves vehicular and foot access and may involve accessing remote areas. Temperatures may range from below zero to over 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Weather may include periods of rain, snow and heavy winds. Wearing of the authorized BLM uniform is optional during field work.
Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship is required.
Be sure to read the "How to Apply" and "Required Documents" Sections.
You cannot hold an active real estate license
nor can you
have an interest or hold stocks in firms with interest in Federal Land.
Direct Deposit Required.
Background Investigation Required.
You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
OPM Job Qualifications System for Trades and Labor Occupations will be used in determining applicant’s qualifications. There is no specific length of training or experience required,however, the applicant must be able to demonstrate through experience shown in the resume materials, that they possess the skill level that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of Engineering Equipment Operator without more than normal supervision.Selective Placement Factors: This position requires special qualifications that have been determined to be essential to perform the duties and will be used as screen out elements. Those who do not provide evidence they possess the following selective factor(s) will be rated not qualified:1) Ability to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision. This must be verifiable on your application.2) This position will require you obtain and maintain a valid state drivers license.
If selected you will berequired to wear all applicable Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) associated with the job.This position mayrequire completion of a one year probationary period.This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid by the Department of the Interior. Any travel, transportation and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the responsibility of the selected employee.Telework: The Bureau of Land Management has determined that the duties of this position are not suitable for telework.
Minimum Age Requirement: Employees required to operate a motor vehicle must be at least 18; otherwise, you must be at least 16 at the time you report for work.Selective Service: Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. To register or verify your registration go to the Selective Service System website.Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP): CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. Information about CTAPeligibility is available from OPM's Career Transition Resources website at CTAP. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration or that you are a displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) This vacancy is within your CTAPeligibility; 2) You apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) You are found well-qualified for this vacancy. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of CTAPeligibility, or a copy of your separation personnel action form.CTAP and ICTAP eligibles will be considered well qualified if they fall within the Well or Best Qualified categories on the rating criteria for this position.