Maintain existing trail system for the Wyoming Trails Program. Perform routine maintenance and make minor repairs to trail equipment. Operate trail grooming equipment and/or train seasonal groomer operators.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Work with outside agencies and volunteers to maintain snowmobile and ORV trails systems, which includes, but is not limited to setting and removing signs, snow poles and traffic counters.
  • Construct new snowmobile and ORV trails or reroute existing trails as necessary.
  • Safely and efficiently operate front-end loader, backhoe, skid steer loader, Sweco dozer, dump truck, chainsaw and various small power and hand tools.
  • Move and set up equipment and supplies from shop to remote locations statewide. This includes fuel tanks, warming huts, snowcats, drags, loaders, backhoes, dozers, trail signs, snow poles, etc. for use on summer and winter trails.
  • Groom trails, trim trees over the trails, remove obstructions from the trails and monitor trail conditions.
  • Train seasonal groomer operators in the safe and efficient operation of grooming equipment.
  • Serve as the crew leader for the summer trail crews.
  • Perform routine maintenance on all equipment, as per manufacturer recommendations and guidelines. This includes changing the oil in engines, transmissions, and transfer cases; checking carrier bearings, suspension systems, hydraulic systems, electric systems; and changing air filters so machinery is ready for the next season.
  • Perform minor repairs on equipment in the field as needed.
  • Sort and stack snow poles and signs in the shop.
  • Gather materials for upcoming projects.
  • Distribute maps within the state.

Qualifications



PREFERENCES/**AGENCY REQUIREMENTS:

Preference may be given to applicants who currently possess a CDL, CPR and first aid certificates, chainsaw, and ORV safety certificates, and have attended fire extinguisher training.

**Valid Driver's License required

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Skill in trail construction and repair.
  • Knowledge of safety and regulations.
  • Skill in the safe operation of light and heavy equipment.
  • Skill in routine maintenance and repair of equipment and small engines, including troubleshooting.
  • Ability to work independently, productively and toward a common goal.
  • Skill in leadership and effective communication.
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:
Associate's Degree
PLUS
Experience:
0-1 year of progressive work experience (typically in Building and Grounds) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Building and Grounds Assistant II
OR
Education & Experience Substitution:
2-4 years of progressive work experience (typically in Building and Grounds) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Building and Grounds Assistant II
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
None
Necessary Special Requirements



PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Exposure to the elements.
  • Must be able to drive vehicles, pull trailers loaded with equipment and supplies, and operate light and heavy equipment.

NOTES:
  • FLSA: Non-exempt
  • All new hires or rehires starting in a non-exempt position on or after January 1, 2018, are required to be paid hourly.

Supplemental Information

024-St. Parks & Historic Sites - State Trails Program - Lander - HR Contact 307-777-3631


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