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State of Massachusetts Seasonal Laborer II (Tolland) Summer 2024 in Otis, Massachusetts

_POSITION INFORMATION:_ Location: Tolland State Forest, Otis --------------------------------------------------- Start Date: 4/21/24 End Date: 10/19/24 (1 vacancy) Start Date: 4/21/24 End Date: 10/12/24 (1 vacancy) Start Date: 4/28/24 End Date: 10/26/24 (1 vacancy) Start Date: 4/28/24 End Date: 10/19/24 (1 vacancy) Please note, if you are selected for this position and will be working less than 90 days, the position will automatically revert to a short-term position. Our short-term positions are not part of the salary scale that is advertised within this job posting. Should this position revert to a short-term seasonal position (less than 90 days), your salary rate will be discussed with you during the interview phase of the process. About the Department of Conservation and Recreation: The Department of Conservation and Recreation manages one of the largest and most diverse state parks systems in the nation and protects and enhances natural resources and outdoor recreational opportunities throughout Massachusetts. The DCR system includes over 450,000 acres of parks, forests, water supply protection lands, beaches, lakes, ponds, playgrounds, swimming pools, golf courses, skating rinks, trails and parkways. The Department of Conservation and Recreation seeks applicants for the position Seasonal Laborer II. DUTIES: Performs various manual labor tasks, which may require some specialized skill, to assist in the work of skilled tradesmen and craftsmen such as carpenters, plumbers and masons. Performs various manual tasks in connection with the installation of drainage, sewer and/or water pipelines of conduits, such as positioning, joining and sealing pipe sections and culverts, erecting and removing shoring and bracing for trenches and excavations. Digs trenches and similar excavations, refills excavations, spreads and levels to grade dirt, gravel and other materials using pick and shovel. Sets and repairs curbing; patches broken or eroded pavement by braking surface and mixing and applying a variety of paving materials such as mortar, concrete, cements, etc. using small hand tool in order to keep roadways and sidewalks in a safe condition. Installs repairs and maintains signs such as regulatory, historic and information signs by performing such tasks as digging holes and installing supports using a variety of hand or hand held power tools. Plants, transplants, prunes, trims and fertilizes trees, flowers and shrubs; seeds lawns and gardens; sprays for insects and plant diseases; and performs related tasks such as cutting grass, raking leaves and watering trees, shrubs and flowers as required for the upkeep and beautification of public grounds. Load and unload trucks, physically or by use of dollies; unpacks and stores supplies and equipment in stockrooms, storerooms or warehouses; and takes periodic inventories of supplies and equipment. Operate hand held power tools, tapping machines and rodding machines. Operate motor vehicles including light vehicles, trucks, etc., in connection with assigned unit activities. Perform related duties as required. First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. Minimum Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have at least six months of full-time, or equivalent part- time experience in performing manual labor in connection with general construction or maintenance work. *Comprehensive Benefits* When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future. Want the specifics? Explore our Employee Benefits and Rewards! An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role. Job: Equipment, Facilities & Services* *Organization: Department of Conservation & Recreation *Title: *Seasonal Laborer II (Tolland) Summer 2024 Location: Massachusetts-Otis-Route 8 Requisition ID: 240002VZ