Site Technician II (upward Mobility) - 4113200
State of Illinois
On-Site Technician Job in Hutsonville, IL
Closing Date/Time: 12/13/2022
Salary: $3,856 - $5,404 per month
Job Type: Salaried Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1
This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.
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Posting Identification Number 12-32-21526
Under General direction, performs a variety of tasks associated with the operation and maintenance of Crawford County Conservation Area: Creates, maintains, and installs signs; makes major repairs to vehicles and/or equipment by utilizing a welding machine: Performs routine maintenance of vehicles and equipment: Assist with a variety of routine semi-skilled and unskilled task.
1. Under general direction, performs a variety of tasks associated with the operation and maintenance of Crawford County Conservation Area:
* Mows grass, trims shrubs and trees using such equipment as hand mowers, bushhogs, and chain saws
* Paints site facilities
* Operates trucks and tractors for the collection of trash and the maintenance and improvement of grounds, trails, waterways, spillways, wildlife habitats
* Assists with prescribed burns as needed
* Plows snow; patches roads
* Applies pesticides as needed
* Cleans and polishes floors
* Cleans and disinfects washrooms
2. Creates, maintains, and installs signs; makes major repairs to vehicles and/or equipment by utilizing a welding machine
3. Performs routine maintenance of vehicles and equipment:
* Operates and maintains vehicles and equipment by changing oil, fluids, filters, and spark plugs
* Washing vehicles
* Sharpening mower blades and changing belts
* Prepares vehicle maintenance schedules
4. Assist with a variety of routine semi-skilled and unskilled task:
* Makes minor repairs to plumbing/heating/air conditioning equipment and/or electrical systems
* Builds wooden fences
* Installs and maintains wire boundary fences
* Re-roofs buildings and picnic shelters
* Repairs and paints picnic tables, stoves, and grills
5. Inspects public use areas and buildings:
* Checks for hazards such as flooding, fallen trees and erosion
* Clears litter and storm debris
* Ensure buildings and gates are properly locked
* Informs visitors of rules and regulations
* Assists in the rescue of injured or stranded site visitors
* Contacts proper authorities in the event of an emergency or disturbance
6. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above
* Requires education and experience equivalent to high school graduation.
* Requires two years maintenance or farming experience preferably associated with the building trades and/or the operation of heavy equipment and machinery.
* One (1) year of working knowledge of tools and equipment used in the trades and/or the operation of heavy equipment or farm machinery and implements and/or warehousing
* One (1) year of experience following written and oral instructions
* One (1) year of experience informing visitors of site facilities, programs, rules, and regulations
All applicants must be able to meet the following Conditions of Employment, with or without reasonable accommodation, to be considered for this position.
* Ability to pass background check
* Valid driver's license
* Ability to withstand exposure to the elements on a year-round basis
* Physical ability to operate and maintain tools, equipment, and materials utilized in the maintenance, repair, and care of site resources, buildings, and grounds
* Ability to lift, carry, and transport loads exceeding sixty pounds
* Ability to walk over rough and broken terrain
* Ability to attain herbicide and pesticide license within 6 months of hire
Charged with preserving, protecting, and promoting Illinois' natural resources, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) employees oversee water, wildlife, wetlands and oil wells, parks, historic sites - and everything in between. Employment opportunities vary greatly, often providing employees the chance to work indoors and out in a dynamic yet relaxed environment. Working for the State of Illinois, IDNR employees receive excellent benefits, including health, vision and dental insurance; a retirement plan and deferred compensation options; state holidays and other time off; as well as pre-tax benefit programs.
The Office of Land Management (OLM) oversees nearly 400 individual parcels of land and institutes a wide variety of programs and activities advocating outdoor recreation through sustainable use, conservation, and preservation. The Historic Sites Division of the Office of Land Management oversees 57 Historic Sites, Monuments, and Memorials. OLM facilitates activities from small group interpretive programming at Historical Sites, to hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, and camping.
Work Hours: Mon. - Fri. 7:30AM - 3:30PM with half hr. lunch
Work Location: Crawford County State Fish & Wildlife Area, 12609 E 1700th Ave Hutsonville, IL 62433-2417
Phone #: 217-785-5387
Job Family: Sciences and Natural Resources
This position DOES NOT contain "Specialized Skills" (as that term is used in CBAs).
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