Maintenance Craftsman

Application Period: 
3/20/2017 to 4/28/2017
Employment Type: 
Temporary/Seasonal/Part Time
$10.50 per hour

About the position

The Magic Valley Regional office is seeking a temporary Maintenance Craftsman in Jerome.

Dates Needed:

  • March through October
Facility maintenance - Typical duties: Conducts litter pick-up and access area restroom cleaning. Maintain parking areas and boat ramps. Assist Recreation Site Maintenance Foreman with the following: Electrical. Maintains and repairs panels, circuits, wiring, receptacles, and switches; replaces motors, fans, lights, starters, ballasts, and auxiliary heat systems; repairs extension cords; changes light bulbs; assists journeyman electricians in new installations. Plumbing. maintains and repairs faucets, sinks, drains, toilets, tubs, water heaters and water service and drain lines; unplugs drain systems; repairs leaks and installs washers; cuts and threads or sweats pipe; repairs steam traps and pipes on heat systems; assists journeyman plumbers in the installation and remodeling of plumbing systems. Carpentry. Builds partitions and walls, installs windows, door frames, stairways and railings; hangs doors; repairs damaged wall surfaces; sands and refinishes hardwood floors; builds and sets forms and pours and finishes concrete; builds fences and gates. HVAC. Maintains and repairs heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems; monitors boiler room by reading gauges for pressure and records in log book; checks and repairs leaks in heating/cooling systems; replaces thermostats, control and zone valves and power heads; changes/washes filters.

Miscellaneous - Typical duties: services and repairs gas lines; conducts preventive maintenance on building devices and systems; operates equipment such mowers, forklifts, tractors, snowplows, saws, jointers, sweepers, and presses; maintains hand and power tools associated with mechanics, carpentry, electrical plumbing, and general building maintenance; patches and repairs roofs; installs door and lock hardware; moves furniture; paints walls and woodwork; patches and repairs pavement; loads coal; hauls debris to dump; welds using arc, acetylene or similar type equipment; cleans and shampoos carpet; replaces broken windows; shovels snow; repairs and maintains scales, lifts, wheel chairs, and therapy pools; assists other maintenance staff performing general related duties; may function as leadworker over non-skilled staff; responds to emergency callbacks; may perform duties in the organization, operation, and minor maintenance and repair of equipment such as snowmobiles, tractors, trailers, pickups, OHVs and motorcycles; may install and maintain signs.
Some knowledge of: heating and cooling system maintenance and repair. Experience: performing semi-skilled maintenance and repair involving carpentry, plumbing, electrical and general building maintenance trades work; using and maintaining tools and equipment normally associated with carpentry, mechanics, plumbing, and electrical work. Must have a valid regular driver's license. Applicant must be at least 18 years of age.
How to Apply
  1. Applicants must first register with Idaho Department of Labor (Reference Job Number 913927 at
  2. Complete an IDFG Application for Temporary Employment (see link below)
  3. Submit a cover letter, a resume, three professional or academic references, and a completed IDFG Application for Temporary Employment via email (preferred) or by mail or by fax to:
    • Idaho Department of Fish and Game
    • Attention: Dean Grissom
    • 324 S. 417 E. Suite #1
    • Jerome, ID 83338
Additional Comments: 
EEO/Veteran’s Preference. If qualified applicants are found, this announcement may close before the listed closing date.
Dean Grissom
(208) 324-4359
(208) 324-1160
Traditional - Open through close date (specified)