TPWD - Maintenance Specialist III, Goliad, Texas

Created 03/19/2023
Reference 619629
Job Type Full Time
Country United States
State Texas
City Goliad

To manage and conserve the natural and cultural resources of Texas and to provide hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation opportunities for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.


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Job history and volunteer experience should be listed in the work history section of the application to receive credit towards meeting the minimum requirements. Part-time experience credit is prorated based on the duration and hours worked per week. Please indicate hours worked for part-time/temporary/seasonal experience. If this information is not submitted, your application will be considered incomplete.

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Maintenance Specialist I-V


12C, 12G, 12N, 12V, 12W, 91C, 91E, 91J, 91L, 914A

Maintenance Specialist I-V


AB, AN, BM, BU, CM, CN, DC, EO, FN, HT, SN, SW, 914A

Maintenance Specialist I-V

Coast Guard


Maintenance Specialist I-V

Marine Corps

1169, 1171, 1300, 1316, 1371

Maintenance Specialist I-V

Air Force

3E2X1, 3E3X1, 3E4X1, 3E4X3

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VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: If you choose to claim veteran's employment preference including surviving spouse or orphan of a veteran as outlined by the State of Texas, you must attach a DD214 at the time your application is submitted. If you have questions regarding this requirement, please visit our Veteran's Hiring Reference page at


Texas Parks and Wildlife offers a variety of benefits for employees such as generous paid time off, group insurance, retirement and pension, and frequent training and staff development opportunities. Other benefits include longevity pay, merit pay, deferred compensation, flexible benefit plans, 401K/457 retirement plans, direct deposit, telework, staggered work hours, Employee Assistance Program and a Return to Work Program. For new employees or rehires, health insurance is available the 1st of the following month after a 60-day waiting period. Click HERE to view our Benefits page.

HIRING CONTACT: Walter Gohmert, (361) 645-3405

PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD Goliad State Park and Historic Site, 108 Park Road 6, Goliad, Texas 77963


Under the direction of the Park Management Team, this position performs complex (journey-level) building maintenance and construction work and is responsible for performing all phases of daily operation and maintenance of park facilities, grounds and equipment for Goliad State Park & Historic Site. Operates all types of equipment such as trucks, tractors, mowers, hand tools and power tools. Provides quality visitor services by issuing permits, collecting revenue, providing information and registering visitors using an automated registration system. Assists in enforcing park rules and regulations, performs resource management tasks and interprets the parks natural resources. Completes all reports as needed. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Performs additional duties as assigned. Complies with all Agency, Division and Branch rules, regulations and procedures.




Graduation from High School or GED.


Three years facility, equipment, or grounds maintenance experience.


Must possess or be able to obtain within 30 days a valid class "C" Texas driver's license.

NOTE: Retention of position contingent upon obtaining and maintaining required licenses.



Thirty semester hours from an accredited college or university may substitute for one year of the required experience, with a maximum substitution of two years.



Experience in customer service;

Experience working with the public;


Knowledge of the construction, repair, maintenance, and operation of buildings, equipment, and utility systems;

Knowledge of building materials;

Knowledge of general facility, equipment and grounds maintenance;

Knowledge of basic plumbing, carpentry, electrical, masonry, janitorial and mechanical maintenance and repair tasks;

Knowledge of accounting/accountability of revenue collection;

Knowledge of basic mathematics;

Knowledge of general custodial duties;

Skill in using MS Word, Excel and Outlook;

Skill in using standard office equipment;

Skill in effective verbal and written communication;

Skill in providing quality customer service in a courteous and professional manner;

Skill in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with co-workers and work-related contacts;

Skill in using hand and power tools, mowers, trimmers, chain saws, tractors, vehicles, generators and other mechanical equipment;

Skill in making independent, sound and timely decisions;

Skill in selecting appropriate tools and equipment and in troubleshooting situations to determine appropriate actions to resolve problems;

Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment;

Ability to follow park rules and regulations;

Ability to maintain flexibility and work with frequent interruptions and multiple changing priorities;

Ability to work independently with little or no supervision;

Ability to accurately handle cash and account for revenue collected;

Ability to work as a member of a team;

Ability to follow instructions;

Ability to work from drawings, diagrams, or blueprints;

Ability to estimate materials;

Ability to apply proper methods, techniques, and procedures in the maintenance and repair of buildings and equipment;

Ability provide guidance to others;

Ability to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.;

Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program.


Required to work in a public park with overnight camping and day use;

Required to work hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with days off other than Saturdays, Sundays and holidays;

Required to work overtime, as necessary;

Required to respond to emergencies and on-call situations;

Required to perform work outdoors, occasionally in adverse weather conditions;

Required to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.;

Required to operate a State vehicle;

Required to travel 5% with possible overnight stays;

Must conform to TPWD dress and grooming standards, work rules and safety procedures;

Non-smoking environment in State buildings and vehicles.


Closing Date: Mar 31, 2023, 11:59:00 PM

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