Maintenance Assistant ADVA Position

Arkansas State Veterans Home at North Little Rock - Posted by Carole Blanks
Please apply before 17 Mar 2017


MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Office: Arkansas State Veterans Home
Section: Maintenance
Date Posted: 03/10/2017
Posting Expires: 03/17/2017
Summary
The Maintenance Assistant is responsible for grounds maintenance and general labor activities. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.
Typical Functions
Performs grounds maintenance by mowing, edging, weeding, and trimming lawns and bushes, planting trees, and sodding yards. Collects and removes trash from lawn. 

Operates light to medium lawn equipment. 

Assists with work orders for special events and exhibits.

Inspects tools and equipment. Performs minor equipment and vehicle repairs.

Maintains equipment by oiling, greasing, sharpening blades, and performing other minor repairs and services vehicles which includes: filling with gas, changing oil, tune-ups, and washing. 

Assists with minor electrical repairs, remodeling of buildings, and performs minor carpentry duties such as hanging ceilings, replacing walls, and other carpentry duties.

Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of methods and practices in skilled and unskilled trades. 
Ability to operate and perform routine maintenance on various types of grounds keeping tools and equipment. 
Ability to receive, assign, and coordinate work activities.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
Completion of sufficient education or training to read and write; plus two years of experience/on-the-job training, performing grounds keeping and/or the maintenance of lawn-care equipment.

Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Preferred Qualifications
Must be self-motivated, but be part of the team
Must be able to work 9:30am-6pm

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Agency Specific Information
Benefit Package Includes: Health & Life Insurance, Vacation & Sick Time, Paid Holidays, Credit Union Available, Retirement, Career Bonus, and Deferred Compensation. 

Direct Deposit is required for employment according to Act 1887 of 2005.

All ADVA applicants must complete a drug screen and background check if applicable.

TWO-YEAR EMPLOYMENT BAN: The following will result in the selectee (whether internal or external applicant) being banned from applying for employment with ADVA for two years:

If the drug test is not performed within 48 hours (unless an extension is granted). If the drug test is positive. A test is considered to be positive if the test results indicate that the sample has been tampered with in any way or that the selectee has attempted to falsify the test results, including the use of masking agents or chemicals.If the selectee fails to appear for drug testing without notifying the hiring official that he/she is declining the position.



ONLY COMPLETED APPLICATIONS WITH WORK HISTORY WILL BE ACCEPTED. RESUMES IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED STATE APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

It is important that you submit complete and accurate information and that you complete the application form according to instructions. List all prior work experience, beginning with your most recent employment. Include all experience, position held, volunteer or unpaid work; however, you should also include the number of hours per week which you performed these duties. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.


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