Posting Begin Date: 2024/02/05
Posting End Date: 2024/03/03
Category: Parks and Recreation
Sub Category: Land Use
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Idaho Falls, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 21.31
Maximum Salary: 21.31
Pay Rate Type: Hourly
The Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation is actively searching for a capable and motivated full-time Park & Recreation (P&R) Equipment Operator to join our team in the captivating East Region of Idaho.
Situated at our East Region Office in the city of Idaho Falls, ID, you'll find yourself at the heart of a region renowned for its breathtaking landscapes and outdoor wonders. >As a P&R Equipment Operator, you'll play a vital role in ensuring the accessibility and allure of the extensive trail network that defines Idaho's East Region. Collaborating closely with our experienced Recreation Program Specialist, you'll contribute to the planning and execution of trail projects, making an indelible impact on the region's recreational offerings.
During the warmer months, you'll take on the role of a Trail Cat Operator, expertly crafting and preserving trails against the backdrop of Idaho's remarkable views. When winter transforms the landscape, your focus will shift seamlessly to managing snow removal equipment, guaranteeing continued access to snowmobile havens and winter wonderlands.
If you're enthusiastic about the outdoors and ready to take up a pivotal role in preserving the natural splendor of Idaho's East Region, this is the opportunity you've been waiting for. Join us in safeguarding the magic of East Idaho's trails all year round.
Your journey starts here, where every trail leads to an adventure!
Example of Duties:
Design and layout Off-Highway trails on state and federal lands.
Incumbents must obtain a Class "A" Commercial Driver's License (CDL A) within 60 days of hire and retain it for the duration of employment.
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Brian Dilenge, East Region Trails Program Specialist.
DO WHAT YOU LOVE, LOVE WHAT YOU DO
WHY IDPR? We are innovators in outdoor recreation, committed to excellent service and resource stewardship. We foster experiences that renew the human spirit and promote community vitality. Our mission is to improve the quality of life in Idaho through outdoor recreation and resource stewardship. IDPR manages 30 state parks, trails and attractions throughout every region of Idaho and the registration programs for boats, snowmobiles and other off-highway vehicles (OHV). Money from these registration programs goes back to users to develop and maintain trails, facilities and programs. IDPR also provides free education courses for boaters and OHV operators. To learn more about the Idaho Department of Parks & Recreation, please visit: https://parksandrecreation.idaho.gov/
BENEFITS: We offer a competitive benefits package which includes excellent medical, dental and vision insurance. There is generous vacation and sick leave accrual that begins as soon as you start. There are eleven paid holidays in a year; participation in one of the Nation's best state retirement systems; multiple saving plans and optional 401K; life insurance; wellness programs; ongoing training opportunities and more. For additional information related to benefits and/or State programs, please visit https://dhr.idaho.gov/StateEmployees/Benefits.html.*
EEO/ADA/Veteran: The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.
The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected].
Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.
*Benefits may not be applicable for temporary or seasonal positions.