Commonwealth of Pennsylvania


Position Number:  00078184

Description Activated On:  1/29/2024 10:23:51 AM

Position Purpose:
Describe the primary purpose of this position and how it contributes to the organizationís objectives. Example: Provides clerical and office support within the Division to ensure its operations are conducted efficiently and effectively. 

Provides semi-skilled manual work in the construction and maintenance at a State Park.

Description of Duties:
Describe in detail the duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Descriptions should include the major end result of the task. Example: Types correspondence, reports, and other various documents from handwritten drafts for review and signature of the supervisor.

Employee performs semi-skilled work alone or assists a skilled worker in performing routine tasks in the maintenance and construction at a State Park.

Makes repairs to buildings and facilities, using tools of the carpentry, electrical, plumbing, masonry and other building trades in the performance of this maintenance work.

Operates and assists in the maintenance, care and cleaning of vehicles and equipment used throughout the park.

Builds simple forms for cement work using carpenter tools; mixes and places cement; finishes cement using mason tools; and lays stone and block walls.

Performs ground maintenance by mowing or cutting weeds or grass, using a riding mower, hand mower, weed eater or sprayer; cutting firewood; picks up litter and trash; loads and moves materials in utility vehicles, dump trucks or pickup trucks; cleans grills; sweeps paved areas; digs holes and ditches; cleans drains and culverts. Duties also include site preparation, seeding and establishment of new turf areas; planting and maintaining trees and shrubs.

Paints and/or stains park buildings, signs, gates, etc.

Responsible for the complete performance of general housekeeping and building maintenance by cleaning and supplying restrooms, office, and all other buildings. Makes minor routine repairs such as but not limited to replacing light bulbs or tightening fixtures.

Is responsible for the safe and proper use of all equipment, power tools and hand tools. Follows all established safety rules and regulations pertaining to the task being performed including the use of proper protective equipment. Responsible for attending mandatory safety meetings and trainings.

Assists park visitors and disseminates information in a friendly, helpful manner.

Completes all necessary forms/records, such as daily records, automotive mileage sheets, fuel dispensing records and leave slips.

Operates two-way radio in accordance with proper procedure.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.

Decision Making:
Describe the types of decisions made by the incumbent of this position and the types of decisions referred to others. Identify the problems or issues that can be resolved at the level of this position, versus those that must be referred to the supervisor. Example: In response to a customer inquiry, this work involves researching the status of an activity and preparing a formal response for the supervisorís signature.

Completes semi-skilled maintenance and construction work as assigned, or as needed. Makes minor repairs to park facilities or equipment, or reports needed repairs or related issues to supervisor.

Requirements Profile: Identify any specific experience or requirements, such as a licensure, registration, or certification, which may be necessary to perform the functions of the position. Position-specific requirements should be consistent with a Special Requirement or other criteria identified in the classification specification covering this position. Example: Experience using Java; Professional Engineer License


Licenses, registrations, or certifications:

  Class C Driver's License

Essential Functions
: Provide a list of essential functions for this position. Example: Transports boxes weighing up to 60 pounds.
 1. Operate maintenance tools/equipment
 2. Lift heavy objects up to 25 lbs.
 3. Follow oral/written instructions
 4. Work in varying weather conditions outdoors
 5. Negotiate rough/uneven terrain
 6. Operate a motor vehicle
 7. Establish and maintain effective working relationships
 8. Communicate effectively
 9. Ability follow established safety rules and regulations
 10. Ability to work independently or as part of a team