Park Maintenance Worker

Millinocket, Maine, United States | Maintenance & Operations | Full-time

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BAXTER PARK MAINTENANCE WORKER

$15.00 - $18.56 Hourly (New hires start at Step 1)

Seasonal - April through November 2023

Are you a handy person with a love for the outdoors?  Do you like to work with a view? Are you interested in further developing your trade skills while helping to maintain the largest wilderness area in the East? You’ll find working at Baxter State Park is not just a job, it’s an adventure.

 

As a Park Maintenance Worker, a typical day might include the following:

  • Supporting the Baxter State Park Maintenance Department with day-to-day maintenance in the Park and at its headquarters in Millinocket.
  • Assisting with carpentry tasks at park campgrounds, group sites, gatehouses, back country campsites and elsewhere.
  • Helping with the seasonal startup and shutdown of Park building systems, including plumbing and off-grid electrical.
  • Working with Park Mechanic on seasonal vehicle and snowmobile fleet maintenance and repairs.
  • Participating in Park road maintenance and capital projects, including ditch and culvert cleaning, blow down clearing, culvert installation and bridge construction.
  • Maintaining a clean workshop and Park vehicle.
  • Assisting with search and rescue events in the park.

We Have:

  • Some of the most remote, rugged country in the Northeastern US, including Katahdin, Maine’s highest peak, 46 other mountain summits, more than 50 pristine lakes and ponds, and over 200 miles of hiking trails.
  • A full-time maintenance staff, reliable contractors, and dedicated volunteers.
  • Health Insurance Coverage – The State of Maine pays 85%-100% of employee-only premiums ($10.150.80-$11,345.04 annual value), depending on salary.
  • Dental Insurance – The State of Maine pays 100% of employee-only dental premiums ($350.40 annual value).
  • Retirement Plan – The State of Maine contributes at least 13.16% of pay to the Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS), on behalf of the employee.

You Have:

  • Two (2) years experience in the general maintenance and repair of machinery, equipment, mechanical systems, and buildings.

 You May Also Have:

  • Knowledge of Advanced Wilderness First Aid techniques.
  • Knowledge of chainsaws and previous training felling, limbing, and bucking trees.
  • A Class A or B Driver’s License
  • Knowledge of modern Search and Rescue techniques and practices.

 To Apply:

Please submit the following documentation through this post –

  • Cover letter
  • Resume

FAILURE TO PROVIDE ANY OF THESE MATERIALS WILL RESULT IN FAILURE TO MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS.

 Questions may be directed to Desirae Mishou at desirae.mishou@baxterstatepark.org

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