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Maintenance Worker Helper


Work Environment/Physical Demands: The work is performed indoors and outdoors. Working conditions may include fumes, dust, grease, or other supplies that soil clothes/skin, and loud noises/vibrations from working with power tools/other equipment; and rugged terrain such as steep, wet, muddy, and uneven surfaces, in all weathers such as rain, wind, sunshine, and extreme temperature variations. The position requires physical exertions, such as, walking, bending, crouching, reaching, or similar.


Maintenance Worker Helpers perform trade work assignments associated with the maintenance and repair of grounds, buildings, exterior structures and related fixtures and utilities. This includes the maintenance of items such as tables, signs, shelters, water systems, pumps, and equipment. Other duties may involve cleaning restrooms and comfort stations, collecting and removing trash from facilities, and performing routine grounds maintenance (fertilizing, transplanting, laying sod, pruning, trimming, mowing, etc.). A typical work assignment requires a general familiarity with the practices, equipment and tools used by the maintenance personnel in accomplishing their assigned duties. This includes operating, under close supervision, equipment and tools such as heavy trucks, forklifts, lawn mowers, power saws, drills, cutting torches. A general understanding of some of the common practices and simple tasks of carpentry, plumbing, painting and cement trades are required.

At the Maupin, OR and Prineville, OR locations, maintenance workers will also perform herbicide spraying and operate chainsaws. 

At the Maupin, OR location, the nature of the duties performed require access to recreation sites on the Deschutes River by raft. Applicants for these locations need to have the physical ability for and the experience using rafts and/or drift boats (non-motorized) on class III+ white water rapids, or have the ability to be certified to do so based on technical expertise.