Three Rivers Park District

Seasonal Carpentry Aide

Baker Park Reserve, Maple Plain, Minnesota
$10.21 - $16.90 Hourly
Mar 21, 2017
Mar 24, 2017
Employment Status
Job Type

Under direction, performs routine building maintenance tasks in a manner that will assure a safe, aesthetic, enjoyable, and high quality park visitor experience.

As a seasonal maintenance position, employment shall not exceed 67 working days in a calendar year. Student seasonal employees, who are under the age of 22, a full-time student enrolled in a nonprofit or public educational institution prior to being hired and plan to be in or return to school after employment ends, may work 100 days in a calendar year.  In addition, seasonal employees hired in maintenance positions are not eligible for any other employment with the Park District during the calendar year.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Under direction, assists in construction and/or improvement projects. Under direction from the Central Services staff, performs routine maintenance on Park buildings and structures. Rehabilitates Park buildings and facilities in an orderly, safe, and fresh condition as directed or assigned. Creates a positive image of the Park District in public contact situations.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Considerable knowledge of the methods and techniques of the building and construction trades industry.
The candidate must possess of a valid Class D Minnesota Drivers License.
The candidate must have the ability to perform physical requirements of park maintenance work.
Education / Experience
High School Diploma or GED plus at least one year of experience or related training in carpentry, maintenance, or other relevant trade.
Language Skills
Ability to communicate with park guests, supervisors, and co-workers in a positive, friendly manner both orally and in written form.  Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with the general public and Park District personnel.  Ability to read and understand operating, safety and procedure manuals, written instructions, and complete various written reports.
Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply situational thinking and responses by applying a more complex learned response to the particular situation.  Ability to answer questions in the technical area assigned. Ability to read and understand documents such as operating, procedure, safety and technical manuals, guidelines, and regulations.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondences. 
Mathematical Skills
Ability to perform basic math computations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.  Ability to use a calculator.
Other Skills and Abilities
Ability to work under minimum supervision.  Knowledge, skills and abilities in the technical area as listed in individual position descriptions to follow. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to park guests.
Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job class, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms.  May be required to stand regularly, walk, stoop, kneel, and crouch at times.  The employee must frequently lift and / or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally 50 pounds.

Selection Procedure
A fully completed Three Rivers Park District Online Application must be received by Human Resources by the closing time and date on the posting. Applications will be evaluated on the basis of relevant experience and training. A top group of applicants will be invited to participate in further job screening.  
Final appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a background investigation including a criminal history search. Costs of the background will be paid for by Three Rivers Park District.