Maintenance Mechanic

National Park Service, Carlsbad Caverns National Park

About the organization

We protect and preserve some of the most spectacular cave resource in the world and provide access to them to visitors from around the world.


The primary function of this position is to perform a wide range of journeymen level tasks, primarily in the carpentry, masonry, and heavy equipment operation. Other duties will include, but are not limited to: trails, painting, rigging, electrical, snow removal, and locksmithing. Work takes place in a variety of settings including within caves. The incumbent will be relied upon to be an informal field leader for a variety of projects, providing guidance and instruction to lower graded employees. The incumbent participates in tailgate safety meetings developing Job Hazard Analysis and Standard Operation Procedures to insure safe work processes in accordance with NPS internal programs and OSHA.


Interested individuals should have experience in a number of trades and be ready to apply that experience in unique settings. Must be willing to obtain and maintain a Commercial Drivers License (CDL). Must be capable of learning how to operate a motor grader to maintain gravel roads. A great attitude and work ethic are a must.


$46,072 - $53,788

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please provide latest resume/CV with references.

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