Washington State Construction & Maintenance Project Lead (NW Region) 07893 in Other, Washington


Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission


State Parksis governed by a board of seven volunteer citizens appointed by the Governor. Commission members serve staggered six-year terms, setting public policy and guiding the agency. The Washington state park system includes more than 100 developed parks, recreation programs, trails, boating safety and winter recreation.

Our Mission The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission cares for Washington's most treasured lands, waters and historic places. State parks connect all Washingtonians to their diverse natural and cultural heritage and provide memorable recreational and educational experiences that enhance their lives.

Our Vision Washington's state parks will be cherished destinations with natural, cultural, recreational, artistic and interpretive experiences that all Washingtonians enjoy, appreciate and proudly support.

Washington State Parksemploys more than 500 permanent staff and more than 350 seasonal and temporary staff throughout the state. The headquarters office is located in Tumwater, and region offices are located in Burlington, East Wenatchee and Tumwater.

This recruitment is for one full-time, permanent Construction & Maintenance Project Lead position for NW Region parks, located in Burlington, Washington.

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If you have questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the manager listed in the "Supplemental Information" section of this publication.

Note: This recruitment has been re-published; if you previously applied, your application is still under consideration and you do not need to re-apply.


This position schedules, directs, and coordinates the Maintenance Crew in Northwest Region on the completion of Preventative and Deferred Maintenance Projects. Under the supervision of the Northwest Region Maintenance Manager, this position assists in the planning, budget preparation, facility inspections, construction and maintenance of utilities, buildings, roads, and equipment throughout Northwest Region.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Project Management
  • Responsible for the completion of the Preventative, Deferred Maintenance, and emergency and unforeseen projects.
  • Assigns projects, set time lines for purchasing, start-up, completion, and do final inspections upon completion of these projects.
  • Performs repair and maintenance work in carpentry, masonry, plumbing) electrical, water and wastewater systems, and other equipment.
  • Order supplies and materials, obtain permits, and obtain quotes and bids for the accomplishment of maintenance projects using agency purchasing and procurement guidelines.
  • Supervision
  • Schedule work priorities, mentor, perform disciplinary and corrective action, perform hiring interviews, and do work plans and evaluations for C&M; Leads and Specialists.
  • Train and provide training opportunities to the Region Maintenance Staff, park based maintenance staff, and Park Rangers.
  • Recruit and hire Construction and Maintenance Project Leads and Specialists.
  • Act as the designated safety officer for the maintenance workers in Northwest Region and conduct safety meetings, provide safety training, and communicate with the headquarters Health and Safety Office.
  • Facility Inspection
  • Perform routine biennial Inspections of facilities and equipment and provide reports to the Region Maintenance Manager.
  • Assist in formulating Deferred and Preventative Maintenance master plans.
  • Perform or assist in performance of Cross-Connection Control program assessment for Northwest Region Parks.
  • Fleet Management
  • Coordinate the Region heavy equipment schedule within Northwest Region and schedule maintenance of this equipment.
  • Provide written reports to the Region Maintenance Manager on the usage and condition of this equipment.
  • Oversee and provide heavy equipment training for Park Rangers and Maintenance personnel in Northwest Region and document training. Qualifications

REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: High school graduation or GED, and two years as a Construction & Maintenance Project Specialist.


Four years of journey-level experience in two or more of the construction or building trades. Vocational training up to two years may be substituted for the experience requirement.


Two years of experience leading or directing a crew engaged in construction and repair of buildings and other structures, roads, pathways walkways, fences and related facilities; or acting as an on-site project coordinator, leading, directing and training work crews in construction and maintenance projects.


Commercial Driver's License, CDL Class A (must be obtained within one year of employment and have a clean driving record). A valid unrestricted drivers license.

*DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: * Knowledge and methods, material and tools, and equipment used in the operation and maintenance of park facilities, (building, structures, grounds, etc.). Extensive knowledge in the construction and building field.

Supplemental Information

HOW TO APPLY To ensure consideration, please complete the online job application and profile at www.careers.wa.gov. Use reference number 07893 when searching for the job announcement. You must attach or embed in your application the following:

  • Current resume
  • Three professional references
  • Letter of Interest specifically addressing the qualifications listed in this announcement All requested materials must be submitted. Incomplete or late application materials will not be accepted. Failure to follow application process may disqualify you from further consideration. The information provided in your application must support your selected answers in the application questions. Answers will be verified and documentation may be required. Responses not supported in your application will disqualify you for consideration of employment from this recruitment.

*NOTE: * Applicants will be required to successfully complete a background investigation which may include, but is not limited to: fingerprinting, personal history, driving record, and employment.

This position is covered by a union shop provision. Therefore, as a condition of employment, candidates who are appointed are required to become members of the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE) and pay dues or as a non-member pay agency shop fee, non-association fee or a representation fee. The union shop provision shall be effective no later than the 30th day following the effective date of the appointment. For more information: http://www.hr.wa.gov/recruitment/JobSeekerServices/Pages/UnionInformation.aspx

Diversity Policy Statement The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is committed to creating an equitable, hospitable, appreciative, safe, and inclusive park environment – one that embraces the full spectrum of all community members' contributions. The Commission makes this commitment because:

  • Diversity strengthens the workforce in competence and ability;
  • Celebrating diversity appreciates and values individual differences;
  • Diversity serves an increasingly heterogeneous society;
  • Diversity helps ensure the relevance of a state park system, its mission, properties, and programs to the people of this state today and in the future; and
  • Diversity is crucial to our ability to serve all citizens. The Commission encourages and supports staff efforts to reach out to people of all races, national origins, abilities, religions, sexual orientations, veteran status, ages, and genders who use the parks and who live in communities nearby parks. This outreach is to focus on engaging in partnerships that expand programs and services in a way that is meaningful and of value to all people. The Commission is dedicated to offering quality experiences to all visitors through a workforce and volunteer corps that reflects the diversity of Washington State. The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity diversity. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons over 40 years of age, disabled and Vietnam veterans and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Persons needing accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the human resources office at (360) 902-8565. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through the Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.

For information about this position, please contact Cliff Beedle at*Cliff.Beedle@parks.wa.gov or (360) 929-3002.*

Job Type: Full Time - Permanent

Job Number: 2016-07893

Department: Parks and Recreation Commission

Closing: 10/24/2016 5:00 PM Pacific

Agency: State of Washington

Address: View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504.

Website: http://www.careers.wa.gov

Salary: $4,532.00 - $5,126.00 Monthly

Location: Skagit County – Other, WA