Maintenance Project Manager - Building Maintenance Superintendent

Millinocket, Maine, United States | Baxter State Park | Full-time

Apply by: Jan. 6, 2024
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MAINTENANCE PROJECT MANAGER

 $25.08 - $33.98 per hour (Includes 15% stipend)

Full Time / Limited Period

 

Baxter State Park is looking for a Maintenance Project Manager to function as a working supervisor and site foreman leading a small crew to carry out the Daicey Pond Rehabilitation Project.

An amazing experience awaits you here. Baxter State Park is an iconic four-season wilderness park, home to Katahdin, the tallest peak in Maine. Some of the most remote, rugged country in the Northeast US lies within the 209,000-acre park, including 47 mountain summits, more than 50 pristine lakes and ponds, and over 200 miles of hiking trails. The Park has 48 Heritage Brook Trout waters for fishing, canoeing, and kayaking. Baxter Park also has over 40,000 acres of land open to hunting. The park offers over 300 sites for camping and primitive lodging in rustic private cabins, shared bunkhouses, lean-tos, and tent sites. Our headquarters is located in the nearby town of Millinocket.

The park was designated ‘forever wild’ by Percival Baxter, a former Maine Governor, who bequeathed it to the people of Maine. Our primary focus is wilderness preservation, while providing unique opportunities for visitors to closely experience and appreciate a landscape that is truly wild.

You’ll find working at Baxter State Park is not just a job, it’s an adventure. We want you to bring your skills, experience, and your sense of awe to Baxter State Park. By joining our hardworking team, you can inspire current and future generations to love and appreciate spending time in the wilderness.

 

BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION: This is structure and craft work in directing and overseeing repair, construction, and maintenance within a remote and rustic environment. Responsibilities include:

•    Developing and maintaining prioritized maintenance projects for review by the Maintenance and Transportation Supervisor.
•    Collaboration with leadership to develop more detailed project budgets, material lists, and logistical project planning.
•    Oversee and lead project implementation with respect to engineering, architectural guidelines or other specifications as provided.
•    Ensure effective internal communications and coordination.
•    Function as working supervisor/site foreman working with 3-4 direct reports.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A five (5) year combination of experience, education, and/or training in general maintenance and repair work including three (3) years in a supervisory capacity.

 

Preference will be given to candidates with the following skills or experience:

·        Experience in Round Log Construction 

·        Prior crew lead and/or foreman experience

For specific information, interested applicants can contact Keith Wehmeyer at keith.wehmeyer@baxterstatepark.org. 

 

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No matter where you work across Maine state government, you find employees who embody our state motto—"Dirigo" or "I lead"—as they provide essential services to Mainers every day. We believe in supporting our workforce's health and wellbeing with a valuable total compensation package, including:

  • Work-Life Balance – Rest is essential. Take time for yourself using 13 paid holidays12 days of sick leave, and 3+ weeks of vacation leave. Vacation leave accrual increases with years of service, and overtime-exempt employees receive personal leave. 
  • Health Insurance Coverage– The State of Maine pays 85%-100% of employee-only premiums ($9,893.52-$11,057.52 annual value), depending on salary. Use this chart to find the premium costs for you and your family, including the percentage of dependent coverage paid by the State.  
  • Health Insurance Premium Credit– Participation decreases employee-only premiums by 5%. Visit the Office of Employee Health and Wellness for more information about program requirements
  • Dental Insurance– The State of Maine pays 100% of employee-only dental premiums ($350.40 annual value). 
  • Retirement Plan– The State of Maine contributes 13.00% of pay to the Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS), on behalf of the employee.  
  • Gym Membership Reimbursement– Improve overall health with regular exercise and receive up to $40 per month to offset this expense. 
  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts– Set aside money pre-tax to help pay for out-of-pocket health care expenses and/or daycare expenses. 
  • Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness– The State of Maine is a qualified employer for this federal program. For more information, visit the Federal Student Aid office
  • Living Resources Program – Navigate challenging work and life situations with our employee assistance program.
  • Parental leave is one of the most important benefits for any working parent. All employees who are welcoming a child—including fathers and adoptive parents—receive four weeks of fully paid parental leave. Additional, unpaid leave may also be available, under the Family and Medical Leave Act.  
  • Voluntary Deferred Compensation– Save additional pre-tax funds for retirement in a MaineSaves 457(b) account through payroll deductions. 
  • Learn about additional wellness benefits for State employees from the Office of Employee Health and Wellness

 

Are you ready to begin your adventure at Baxter State Park, the iconic four-season wilderness park, as a dedicated and hardworking Maintenance Project Manager?

 

 

As an Equal Opportunity employer, Maine State Government embraces a culture of respect and awareness. We are committed to creating a strong sense of belonging for all team members, and our process ensures an inclusive environment to applicants of all backgrounds including diverse race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, physical or mental disability, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, familial status or genetics. 

If you’re looking for a great next step, and want to feel good about what you do, we’d love to hear from you. Please note reasonable accommodations are provided to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

 

 

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