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Recreation Site Maintenance Foreman - Fishing and Boating Access Program

Recreation Site Maintenance Foreman

Department of Fish and Game

Open for Recruitment: November 27, 2017 - December 15, 2017
Announcement # 06526044792
Salary Range: $19.04+ per hour DOE -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Lewiston

The Department of Fish and Game is seeking a Recreation Site Maintenance Foreman to develop and maintain fishing and boating access sites for our Clearwater Regional office in Lewiston.

General Information: 
  • This position requires the successful candidate to possess a Class "A" Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with an air brake endorsement OR be willing to obtain one within sixty (60) days of hire. The CDL must be retained through the duration of employment. The successful candidate will also be required to pass a pre-employment controlled substance screening test and participate in the Department's drug/alcohol testing program and comply with all of its provisions.
  • This announcement will be used to fill the current opening for Recreational Site Maintenance Foreman - Fishing and Boating Access Program in Lewiston only. If you have applied to a previous announcement Recreational Site Maintenance Foreman- Fishing and Boating Access Program and wish to be considered for the current opening in Lewiston, you will need to apply to this announcement. Previous exam scores will not be used/merged.
  • The successful incumbent must, with or without reasonable accommodations, be able to walk rugged terrain, work in extreme weather conditions, lift and carry equipment weighing up to 60 pounds with occasional lifting and carrying up to 100 pounds for short distances.


  • Schedules work projects by visiting building and recreation sites to determine equipment and material needs.
  • Secures permits, obtains bids and purchases materials; inspects projects for conformance to specifications code compliance and American Disability Act standards.
  • Projects costs and provides budget input for construction projects.
  • Develops and monitors assigned budgets.
  • Reviews equipment and production reports, travel vouchers and other work records for completeness and accuracy.
  • May prepare annual work plans and completion reports and attend public meetings on recreation site development.
  • Supervises and performs activities related to building construction and repair, grounds development and maintenance, and equipment operation and maintenance; such as, building, remodeling and repairing structures, equipment, and furniture; parking areas, vault toilets, rock walls, sidewalks, fences, boat launches, and docks.
  • Operates and performs minor maintenance on equipment including trucks, dozers, concrete mixers, welders, generators, chain saws, and small hand and power tools used in construction.
  • Determines replacement parts and orders supplies and equipment.
  • Works internally and with other governmental organizations to secure grant funding and submit necessary reports.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Possess a Class "A" Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with an air brake endorsement OR be willing to obtain one within sixty (60) days of hire. 
  • Considerable knowledge of construction methods, including reading blueprints and interpreting specifications, construction safety practices, and construction equipment and tools.
  • Experience with all phases of construction, including:  scheduling and supervising construction crews, projecting costs, purchasing materials, completing reports and records, and assuring compliance with state building codes.
  • Experience performing carpentry, plumbing and electrical installation and repair, irrigation, sewer and well system installation and repair, and road-surface maintenance and repair. 
  • Experience operating and maintaining equipment associated with construction and building trades.

Desirable Qualification:

  • Training specifically covering grants or contracts monitoring or tracking and reporting; OR experience monitoring or tracking grants or contracts and compiling status reports on grants or contracts.


There is an examination to determine an applicant's eligibility. Enter your responses to the questions in the space provided in the examination. You must have the minimum level of experience or education described for each question to qualify for this position. Scoring will be based on the information you provide. A minimum rating of 63 is needed to pass this examination. Notification of your test results will be available online when the review process is complete.

To preview the examination for this position, click on Preview Exam below. You will not be able to test from this screen. If you wish to take the exam, follow the instructions under "How to Apply".

How to Apply:

Click on the Apply Online button and follow the instructions provided to complete the application checklist and the examination for this position.

When completing your online application information for the current openings, please select:

  • Department of Fish and Game under "Agencies,";
  • Full-time employment under "Job Type/Shift";
  • Lewiston under "Cities."

When completing or updating your online application information, please complete all items in the Application Checklist (this includes: Personal Information, Education, Work History, Cities, Agencies, and Job type.) Without this information the hiring agency may not be able to contact you for an interview.

Hiring Lists:

If your name has been certified to a hiring list for possible consideration, you will see it listed under the Hiring Lists section of your online application. Supervisors review application materials prior to scheduling interviews. Those applicants who will be offered an interview may receive a phone call, letter or email to schedule a time.  Having your name certified to a hiring list is not a guarantee that you will be contacted for an interview, it simply means you are one of the candidates being considered.

Thank you for applying with Department of Fish and Game!


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Some jobs may entail working overtime. It is the Department's policy to provide compensatory time off instead of cash for any overtime worked.

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.