Physical Plant Maintenance/Trades Helper

Recruitment #020719-MCCK01-400305

Introduction

 

Cape Henlopen's beaches attract thousands of visitors who enjoy everything from ocean swimming, boating, fishing, and kayaking to clamming, paddle-boarding and wind-surfing. But Cape Henlopen offers more than just the ocean and bays. The park's premiere trails offer hiking and biking exploration.

 

Click here for more information about Cape Henlopen State Park.

 

Summary Statement

This position is responsible for supporting staff in the maintenance of the buildings and grounds at one of Delaware’s busiest beach locations Cape Henlopen State Park. This position will assist in trades field including HVAC maintenance, plumbing, and general carpentry. Which includes working on multiple bathhouses, air stations for surf-fishing, a year round campground, and preventative maintenance for new and historic structures.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
  • Assists mechanics and skilled trades workers in basic and routine repair and maintenance functions such as plumbing, carpentry, masonry, and other trades operations.
     
  • Participates in inspection as assigned to spot preventative maintenance problems.
     
  • Repairs roof leaks, pumps water, sweeps, patches pot holes, helps inspect vehicles and equipment as needed.
     
  • Assists in snow/ice removal, grass cutting.
     
  • May pick up and transport supplies and materials.
     
  • May perform highway lighting or drawbridge maintenance.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Physical Plant Maintenance/Trades Helper
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas: 
  1. Knowledge of operating and maintaining a variety of equipment, hand and power tools used in trades fields such as plumbing, carpentry, painting or HVAC.

Conditions of Hire

As a condition of hire you must possess a valid driver's license (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  DNREC does not provide sponsorship for holders of H-1 B Visas.

Selection Process

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at www.delawarestatejobs.com.

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Accommodations

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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