Starting rate of pay is $13.00 per hour, plus $0.45 per hour for evenings after 6 p.m. and $0.60 per hour for Saturday and Sunday work. You will be paid at time and one half for any hours worked on holidays.
The Department of Natural Resources is hiring three (3) Facilities Repair Worker LTE positions for the summer of 2019 at Peninsula State Park! Peninsula State Park is one of Wisconsin's most popular parks for recreation and camping! Peninsula offers 468 campsites, three group camps, a summer theater, an 18-hole golf course, sand beach, bike trails, a lighthouse and eight miles of Door County shoreline! Come work amongst some of the most beautiful scenery in Wisconsin and contribute to rewarding and meaningful work!
This is a great opportunity for those looking for summer work or to start their career in natural resources! These will start in the spring/early summer and work through late summer/fall; with some flexibility depending upon candidate's availability and the needs of the state property.
Park Facilities Repair Workers assist full-time staff at Peninsula with grounds and facilities maintenance. Facilities Repair Workers maintain and operate equipment such as mowing equipment, chainsaws, and other maintenance tools as needed. Additionally, these positions will clean, maintain and repair park facilities and buildings.
These are limited term (LTE) positions. Limited term positions do not automatically lead to or have the same benefits as permanent employment, but this position does offer valuable work experience and an opportunity to learn more about career opportunities with the Department of Natural Resources and the State of Wisconsin. LTE employees are limited to working 1039 hours within a twelve-month period. In order to be considered for this position, you must be a resident of the State of Wisconsin.
Employment will require the selected candidate to pass a background check. DNR does not sponsor work visas, thus, in compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify eligibility to work in the United States by completing the required I-9 form upon hire.
Minimum Qualifications: - Knowledge, skills and experience of general maintenance duties such as janitorial, grounds work, and painting. - Building/facility or repair maintenance experience. - Experience using hand and power tools including chain saws. - Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and public. - Training or experience in vehicle operations including 4-wheel drive trucks, tractors, dump trucks. - Ability to work independently and as a team, be self-motivated and punctual. - Must be at least 18 years old to operate vehicles and some equipment.
Application materials will be reviewed and the most qualified candidates will be invited for an interview.
The DNR is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.