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Maintenance Craftsman Senior

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Posting Begin Date: 2024/02/07
Posting End Date: 2024/02/22
Category: Maintenance
Sub Category: Construction Trades
Work Type: Part Time Insurance and Retirement Eligible
Location: Pocatello, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 16.56
Maximum Salary: 17.06
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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Idaho Department of Fish and Game Opportunity

Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date. 

SPECIAL NOTIFICATION: This position is exempt from classified state service and the rules of the Division of Human Resources and the Idaho Personnel Commission. This job announcement will now remain open until the position has been filled. Applications will be periodically reviewed as they are received. Applicants are encouraged to apply and submit their applications as soon as possible.

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is seeking a Maintenance Craftsman Senior. This position will be located at our Southeast Regional Office located in Pocatello, Idaho. This position is an 8-month benefited temporary position and will work 40 hours a week. Work schedules may include weekends and holidays.

Why IDFG? We are a premier natural resource agency dedicated to preserving, protecting, perpetuating, and managing Idaho's fish and wildlife for this great state. We are committed to creativity, innovation, and excellence as we cultivate opportunities for our customers to engage with our natural resources and become resource stewards for future generations. We are highly dedicated to our mission, committed to our team, and we know how to balance work/life commitments while loving the work we do. 

What We Offer: 

General Information:

Incumbents may work in all weather conditions. This position also involves, with or without reasonable accommodations, physical activities associated with construction work such as lifting and carrying items weighing approximately 100 pounds, bending, stooping, and working at heights. Work may be required in remote and rugged terrain.


  • This position works as part of a several-person team to perform operations and maintenance of Department lands and facilities, primarily fishing and boating access sites.
  • This work involves collaboration and coordination with staff from multiple agencies and private contractors.
  • Operate equipment such as front-end loader, backhoe, excavator, dozer, dump truck, tractor/trailer transport, forklift, roller, and road graders.
  • Operate tools and equipment such as pressure washers, lawnmowers, and weed eaters.
  • Perform light maintenance (painting, dock repair, small engines).
  • Cleaning/restocking restrooms and removing trash.
  • Document site use, needed repairs, replacing, and installing signage.
  • Maintain and repair plumbing fixtures, welding and fabrication, woodworking, structural projects, irrigation systems and pump stations, pipes, sinks, lavatories, septic tanks and electrical wiring, lights, ballasts, switches, and receptacles.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Minimum Qualifications: (These qualifications are required.) 

  • Good knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, electrical and general building maintenance. (Typically gained by completion of formal training (such as in a vocational-technical school) covering all the following skills; OR at least two years of professional work experience performing all the following: skilled carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and building maintenance repair; using and maintaining tools and equipment normally associated with carpentry, mechanics, plumbing, and electrical work.)
  • Some knowledge of HVAC and mechanical systems maintenance. (Typically gained by formal training/education specific to HVAC systems; OR approximately six months of (supervised) professional work experience performing routine HVAC maintenance. Performing limited HVAC maintenance on an occasional basis or home maintenance is not qualifying.) Your experience must have been gained in a professional work capacity and must have been a primary responsibility of your job.)
  • Some knowledge of building codes. (Typically gained by completion of formal training, such as in a vocational technical school; OR two years of experience. Include in your response your experience/training, the type of building codes and how used.)
  • Experience reading blueprints and schematics. (Typically gained by completion of formal training, such as in a vocational-technical school; OR at least two years of experience.)

This position requires the following:

  • Experience performing skilled carpentry, plumbing, electrical and building maintenance repair.
  • Experience using and maintaining tools and equipment normally associated with carpentry, mechanics, plumbing, and electrical work.

Minimum Qualification Specialty: (Required for the current opening)

  • Possess a valid Class "A" Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with a combination vehicle air brake endorsement OR possess a valid driver's license and be willing to obtain a Class "A" Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with a combination vehicle/air brake endorsement within ninety days of hire.

 To learn more about the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, please see the following:


Thank you for applying with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game!



Idaho Department of Fish and Game
1345 Barton Rd.
Pocatello, ID 83204


[email protected]

(208) 232-4703


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.