Waco Lake Landscaping and Maintenance Volunteer

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

  • The primary duty of a Maintenance/Landscaping volunteer is to perform day-to-day and seasonal management activities that promote native landscape species, and/or repair any park maintenance problems that may arise such as minor plumbing issues to basic mechanical work. Volunteers must be willing to work in all weather conditions and have an underlying knowledge of landscape/park maintenance. Key factors to possess will be the methods for pruning, tree care and use of minor chemicals is preferred, but training is available. Volunteers may serve the entire recreation season, based on the needs of each location. The volunteer will work on established weekdays between the hours of 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The volunteer may be required to lift up to 40 lbs., walk for extended periods of time, and operate tools such as a weed eater, zero-turn lawn tractor, leaf blower, edger, small hand tools, pruners, pole saw, chain saw, tractor, backpack sprayer, pressure washer, or other tools as required for each job. The proper level of safety equipment must be utilized while operating each specific tool or while working at a job site. All tools will be provided by the agency and volunteers may operate each piece of equipment once the proper level of training and understanding has been established. A volunteer may operate a government vehicle while performing official duties after being trained. The volunteer will need to be trained to use various size trailers for hauling equipment between job sites. A valid driver’s license is required and the driver is responsible for ensuring that their personal insurance will cover any/all expenses acquired in the event of an accident in a government vehicle. Volunteers selected for this position who wish to receive a campsite in return for volunteer service hours (minimum of 20 hours/week) will be provided a campsite with water, electric, and, if available, sewer.

Start Date - 2021-05-15

End Date - 2022-05-15

Difficulty_Level: Average

Hosts Housing Amenities: RV/Trailer Pads

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About U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Location:

441 G St NW, Washington, DC 20314, US

Mission Statement

The Natural Resources Management Program delivers safe public access to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ lands and waters in a manner that protects all project purposes and mission areas through responsible outdoor recreation, environmental conservation and land use management while partnering with communities to serve the American people.

Description

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers delivers vital engineering solutions, in collaboration with our partners, to secure our Nation, energize our economy, and reduce disaster risk.

Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Waco, TX 76708

(31.6186,-97.21136)
 

SKILLS

  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • Software Engineering
  • System Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Monday;Tuesday;Wednesday;Thursday;Friday

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