TPWD - Maintenance Specialist IV (Assistant Lead Operations Ranger)

  • Burnet, Texas
  • Jun 28, 2021
Full Time Building Maintenance Public Health

Job Description


To manage and conserve the natural and cultural resources of Texas and to provide hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation opportunities for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.

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FOR NEW HIRES/REHIRES: Health insurance is available the 1st of the following month after a 60-day waiting period.

TO APPLY: Application must be completed at:

HIRING CONTACT: Shawn Green, (512) 798-7632

PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: Inks Lake State Park, 3630 Park Road 4 W, Burnet, TX 78611


Performs highly complex (senior-level) construction, restoration, renovation, and maintenance work. Under the supervision of the Inks Lake State Park Site Manager and the daily direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, this position is responsible for specialty level maintenance and administrative duties at Inks Lake State Park. Responsible for purchasing related maintenance items using procurement card, purchase order, requisition, bid solicitation; project and daily task organization management, tracking, quality control, staff supervision. Performs cultural and natural resource management to include participating in prescribed fire applications, electrical and plumbing work, facility maintenance and repair. Duties may include but are not limited to large equipment and vehicle operation, repair and maintenance. Performs general maintenance, custodial duties, report preparation and submittal, staff training, customer service and interpretive programs. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Performs additional duties as assigned. Complies with all Agency, Division and Branch rules, regulations and procedures.




Graduation from High School or GED.


Three years experience in facility, equipment or grounds maintenance;

One year experience as a supervisor or team leader, which may include oversight of paid staff, volunteers, or alternative workforce.

NOTE: Experience may have occurred concurrently.


If driving is required, applicant must possess a valid State driver's license;

Must possess or be able to obtain, within one year of employment, the National Wildfire Coordinator Group's (NWCG) Fire Fighter Type II certification;

Must be able to pass, within one year of employment, the FFTII moderate duty physical fitness standard (walk 2 miles with 25 lb. pack in 25 minutes or less).

NOTE: Retention of position contingent upon meeting and maintaining physical requirements and certifications.



Three years experience working with the public;

Three years general maintenance experience in repairing buildings, equipment, plumbing, or electrical systems;

Two years experience in natural resource management such as forestry or land conservation principles.

One year experience in administrative duties to include purchasing, developing/maintaining files and supervision;

Experience in grounds maintenance experience such as operating lawn mowers, tractors, trucks, power or hand tools.


Knowledge of standard construction, repair and maintenance techniques;

Knowledge of plumbing, carpentry, electrical, masonry, janitorial and mechanical maintenance and repair techniques;

Knowledge of natural and cultural resource protection techniques;

Knowledge of basic mathematics;

Knowledge of State purchasing processes and procedures;

Knowledge of custodial duties;

Skill in using MS Word, Excel, and Outlook;

Skill in effective verbal and written communication;

Skill in natural resource management such as forestry or land management;

Skill in areas such as carpentry, electrical, plumbing, equipment/vehicle repair, trail maintenance;

Skill in report writing;

Skill in inventory control to include purchasing, organization and distribution;

Skill in use of hand and power tools, mowers, trimmers, chain saws, tractors, vehicles, generators and other mechanical equipment;

Skill in providing quality customer service in a courteous and professional manner;

Skill in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with co-workers and work-related contacts;

Skill in making independent, sound and timely decisions;

Skill in planning, assigning and/or supervising the work of others;

Skill in training others;

Ability to maintain flexibility and work with frequent interruptions and multiple changing priorities

Ability to work with little or no supervision;

Ability to prepare and complete required reports;

Ability to work effectively as a team member in a fast-paced environment;

Ability to trouble-shoot maintenance problems and effect solutions;

Ability to make sound independent decisions;

Ability to supervise staff and volunteers;

Ability to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.;

Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program.


Required to work in a public park with overnight camping and day use;

Required to work 40 hours per week, includes various schedules with hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and days off other than Saturdays, Sundays and holidays;

Required to respond to emergency situations and public service requests;

May be required to work in hazardous conditions during park rule enforcement, search and rescue operations and fire events;

Required to perform work outdoors, occasionally in adverse weather conditions;

Required to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.;

May be required to operate a State vehicle;

Required to travel 5% with possible overnight stays;

Must conform to TPWD dress and grooming standards, work rules and safety procedures;

Non-smoking environment in State buildings and vehicles.


Closing Date: Aug 6, 2021, 11:59:00 PM

Job Address

Burnet, Texas United States View Map