SC Department of Public Safety Trades Specialist III in Richland County, South Carolina

Under general supervision, performs semi-skilled to skilled trade duties in performance of repairs and maintenance of Harbison State Forest infrastructure. Operates complex motorized equipment to maintain the state forest road system and grounds by performing ditching, grading, sloping, and shaping duties, mowing and spreading gravel. Performs minor maintenance work on equipment. Inspects and maintains roads, trails, barricades, boundary lines. Performs fire suppression activities to include constructing firebreaks and assisting with prescribed burns and other timber stand improvement activities. Operates motorized equipment to perform building/grounds/construction and maintenance to include repairs to buildings, sheds, docks, signs, etc. Inventories state forest property tools. Performs administrative recordkeeping activities. Assists with forest and wildlife management, protection and maintenance duties.

Minimum and Additional Requirements: Completion of 10th grade and three (3) years of trade experience that is directly related to the area of employment. Must be able to operate complex motorized equipment. Must have a valid SC driver's license. Must pass the agency's physical fitness test that requires a two (2) mile walk carrying a 25 lb. pack in 30 minutes. Firefighter registration with the State Fire Marshal's Office and criminal background records check.

Additional Comments: All work history, military service, and/or job-related volunteer work must be listed in the work experience section to determine if an applicant has met the qualifications for the position.

Supplemental Questions are considered part of your official application and will be used, in combination with your state application, to determine whether you meet the minimum qualification requirements. Any misrepresentation will result in your disqualification from employment. When applying for this position, you understand that you must thoroughly complete the electronic state application to include the Education and Work Experience sections and the Supplemental Questions. This includes a detailed description of each work-related position and, if applicable, military service (indicate rank) and job-related volunteer work that you feel qualifies you for the position. Failure to provide detailed and complete work-related information may result in your application being rejected. A resume will not be accepted or reviewed to determine if an applicant has met the qualifications for the position.

Job Title: Trades Specialist III

Agency: Forestry Commission

Opening Date: Wed. 06/13/18

Closing Date/Time: Sat. 06/23/18 11:59 PM Eastern Time

State Salary Range: $22,182.00 - $41,046.00 annually

Agency Hiring Range: Min: $22,182.00 Max:$28,000.00

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Location: Richland County, South Carolina

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)