The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) has two permanent positions open for Engineering Equipment Operators to work as part of a Maintenance Action Team for national wildlife refuges in eastern North Carolina.
Thegave spending authority to the National Wildlife Refuge System to hire maintenance professionals to reduce the maintenance backlog on national wildlife refuges. Maintenance Workers and Engineering Equipment Operators make up a significant portion of the FWS workforce. These currently advertised positions will work at national wildlife refuges to support infrastructure projects in North Carolina, the Southeast, and throughout the United States.
- Be part of a large, mobile workforce which tackles priority construction, demolition, and maintenance projects. Work as part of diverse teams alongside local refuge staff.
- Use a variety of light and heavy equipment ranging from skidsteers to large bulldozers and earthmovers.
- Travel to a diverse set of projects including levee repair, HVAC or plumbing maintenance, facility demolition, culvert or water control replacement, and small building construction.
- Be provided with high quality training, and mentor other employees in skilled trades.
Qualification requirements are listed in the vacancy announcement. Please use the following links to apply for the positions: