• Construction/Maintenance • Other • General Assistance
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Positions available 1 October 2018 through 30 April 2019
The Facility Maintenance Team consists of two volunteers who possess a working knowledge of building repair and maintenance in order to service field restrooms.
Knowledge and ability needed to maintain facilities
Proficient with hand and power tools
Attention to detail
Must be able to work safely, independently or in pairs
Possess a valid driver's license and personal vehicle
Must be prepared to work under varied conditions, including inclement weather and remote locations
Duties and Responsibilities
Repair/replace door handles, locks, toilet paper holders, ADA accessible railings, uprights (toilet seats, lids, base), door hinges, automatic door closers (if existing), windows, window frames
Ensure all doors close properly and lock with ease
Report any vandalism of restrooms or surrounding area
Inventory missing or broken parts and provide a detailed list of parts to be ordered
Follow all safety requirements and communication protocol
Perform all duties in a conscientious manner and make safety suggestions supervisor
Provide a record of work accomplished (including location and number of hours worked) to Forest Service supervisor
Volunteers will be briefed on Forest Service policies and be provided written materials and other training guides on Wilderness ethics and programs such as “Leave No Trace.” Volunteers will be included in formal and specialized training sessions. Most of the training will occur on-the-job, as volunteers draw from the experience of the Forest Service Wilderness Rangers and each other.
Two days per month; one day to inventory all restrooms and one day to perform necessary repairs.