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Maintenance Worker II (Park/Historic Sites)

  • Maintenance Worker II (Park/Historic Sites)
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Class Number: 
Annual Salary Range:
$26,316.00 – $41,736.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$1,096.50 – $1,739.00
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This is semi-skilled work in the construction, repair, and maintenance of structures and equipment, and assisting with water/wastewater systems at a state park and/or historic site.

Job Duties

Performs general maintenance and repairs for a state park/historic site; constructs and/or renovates structures; assists skilled tradesmen with more complex projects; maintains grounds; and assists with the operation and maintenance of water/wastewater systems.

Repairs and/or replaces electrical outlets, light fixtures, switches, and other controls.

Repairs and/or replaces faucets, toilets, sinks, valves, water and sewer lines, and other plumbing fixtures.

Assists with the operation and maintenance of park-operated water/ wastewater systems; performs routine repairs to lift station pumps; monitors chlorine levels and makes adjustments; and compiles and prepares data for the permitted operating system’s required reports.

Constructs basic structures such as picnic tables and small shelters; constructs and/or renovates facility restrooms, residences, cabins, dining halls, and other structures.

Conducts routine maintenance and cleaning of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems and ductwork.

Paints interior and exterior of buildings and structures; patches plaster walls; repairs or replaces tile, wood, sheetrock, and other wall coverings; maintains and/or repairs furniture, doors, windows, shelves, floors, and other fixtures; and assembles furniture.

Provides direction and training to seasonal staff, offenders, and/or volunteers regarding routine cleaning and maintenance of grounds and facilities, and safe/proper operation of equipment and machinery.

Oversees and/or cleans vault latrines, restrooms, showers, cabins, visitor centers, picnic areas, and/or camping areas; directs the removal of, or removes, trash and debris from public areas.

Greets and provides the public with information regarding the park/historic site and other related available resources; enforces park rules and regulations.

Assists with prescribed burns, wild fire suppression, or other natural or cultural activities at assigned facility or aid other facilities as directed.

Operates, maintains, and repairs facility machinery, equipment, and vehicles; calibrates equipment as required.

Mows and rakes grass, clears weeds and brush; cuts/hauls firewood; and plows snow and clears walkways of snow and ice.

Opens/closes gates, buildings, day use areas, and other public areas.

Inspects facility’s structures and equipment for safety and risk factors; recommends solutions.

Assists office staff with pulling reservation reports, transporting bank deposits, and providing information relating to purchasing tasks; purchases items utilizing purchasing card.

Functions as facility manager as warranted by the absence of a higher level staff member.

Exercises independence; receives general administrative direction regarding work priorities; work is reviewed upon completion.

Performs other related work as assigned.

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(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility. Allowable experience and education substitutions are provided in italics below the corresponding minimum qualification statement; no other substitutions will be permitted. These minimum qualifications may also be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)

Two or more years of experience as a Maintenance Worker I (Park/Historic Sites) with the Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.


Three or more years of experience in one or a combination of the following: construction, electrical, plumbing, or mechanical (heating and cooling, refrigeration, welding, engine repair, etc.) trades; farm work including the operation of farm machinery and/or construction of structures/enclosures; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.

(Training in a formal program of instruction from an accredited school in one or more of the building, mechanical, or electrical trades may substitute on a year-for-year basis for a maximum of two years of the required experience at a rate of 3 high school credit hours, 30 earned credit hours, or 480 clock hours for one year.)

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid vehicle operator’s license.

By assignment, ability to obtain appropriate commercial operator’s license, water/wastewater certifications, and/or other required licenses/certifications required by position.

Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.

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Key Skills

Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?

Intermediate knowledge of general construction and repair methods.

Intermediate knowledge of the operation, cleaning, care, and maintenance of equipment and hand and power tools.

Intermediate knowledge of the standard tools and practices used in mechanical, electrical, HVAC, plumbing, painting, carpentry, masonry, and/or plastering trades.

Introductory knowledge of the tools, materials, and equipment used in historic site repairs or renovations.

Introductory knowledge of the operation and maintenance of water/wastewater systems.

Ability to perform work in the mechanical and building trades.

Ability to understand and carry out instructions independently.

Ability to work independently or within a team.

Ability to effectively communicate information to the general public regarding park rules, regulations, and available resources.

Ability to operate motor vehicles, mowing machinery, and tractors, and use hand and power tools.

Ability to perform work often requiring significant physical exertion in extreme weather.

Ability to lift and carry heavy loads, and bend, stoop, reach, and climb a ladder.

Ability to traverse over rugged or uneven terrain for extended periods of time.

Ability to provide guidance and instruction to staff, volunteers, or offenders of varying skill levels.

Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.

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