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Job Title: Maintenance Worker

Department: Department of Agriculture, Modoc National Forest Service

Location: Alturas California

Salary: Starting at $19.98 per hour

Application Deadline: 11:59p.m. Eastern Time on [07/31/24]

About the Job:

The Modoc National Forest Service is seeking a dedicated Maintenance Worker to join our team. As a Maintenance Worker, you will play a vital role in ensuring the upkeep and maintenance of facilities, equipment, and infrastructure within the Modoc National Forest. This position offers an opportunity to work in a dynamic environment while contributing to the conservation and preservation of our natural resources.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform routine maintenance tasks such as repairing plumbing, electrical systems, and HVAC systems.
  • Conduct inspections of buildings, trails, and recreational areas to identify maintenance needs and safety hazards.
  • Assist in the construction, repair, and maintenance of roads, bridges, and other infrastructure projects.
  • Operate and maintain various hand tools, power tools, and heavy equipment as required.
  • Respond promptly to emergency maintenance requests and perform repairs as needed.
  • Follow established safety protocols and procedures to ensure a safe working environment for yourself and others.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Prior experience in maintenance, construction, or a related field preferred.
  • Ability to perform physical tasks including lifting heavy objects, climbing ladders, and working in adverse weather conditions.
  • Basic knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and mechanical systems.
  • Valid driver’s license and willingness to obtain appropriate certifications for operating specialized equipment.

How to Apply:

Applicants must complete the online application process and submit all required documents electronically by the closing date of this announcement. To apply online, visit the following link:

For assistance or alternative application methods, please contact the Agency Contact listed below during business hours (8:00a.m. – 4:00p.m. MST, Monday – Friday).

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 19.98