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Seasonal Property Worker - DNR Forestry

Date Posted:  Aug 8, 2019
Requisition ID:  6765

Dugger, IN, US, 47848

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


Hire Salary:

The starting salary for these positions is $9.15 per hour. 

About the job:

Indiana Department of Natural Resources:

The mission of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources is to protect, enhance, preserve, and wisely use natural, cultural, and recreational resources for the benefit of Indiana's citizens through professional leadership, management, and education.


Seasonal Property Worker: 

The Seasonal Property Worker provides friendly customer service while ensuring the maintenance and upkeep of areas used by the general public.  Property Workers assist park guests with park information and regulations.  This role may focus on customer service and operational aspects depending on assignment and requirements described below. All property staff are responsible for contibuting towards the safety operations and security of property and guests.

A day in the life:


  • Maintain, clean and repair property buildings, grounds and facilities. 
  • Perform various  landscaping, mowing, and trimming of grounds; which may include firewood cutting, splitting and processing. 
  • The design and maintenance of structures, signs and recreational trails are dependent on the features of the property. 
  • Duties may include limited carpentry and plumbing.

Security Officer: 

  • Monitor the activities of visitors and report problems to property management or other authorities. 
  • Patrol the property and enforce regulations in a courteous, but firm manner. 
  • Provide security to facilities, construction sites and logging operations as needed, including late night visits to area prone to vandalism, disturbances and illegal activities.

What we're looking for:

  • Candidates shall have a high school diploma or GED or one (1) year of work experience. 

Additional Skill and Ability Preferred:

  • Ability to traverse uneven terrain and stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to operate a computer and other office equipment
  • Ability to carry out assignments with general instruction and limited supervision.


Working Conditions:

  • This role should expect to work afternoons, evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Individuals may experience working in potentially inclement weather.
  • Individual may be required to wear a DNR provided uniform.
  • Individuals may experience working directly with offenders.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

This seasonal position does not offer benefits and is limited to 180 working days in an eleven (11) month continuous period.


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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