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Salary- $2,738.00 – $3,535.00 Monthly

Assists Access Staff with restroom cleaning and maintenance on WDFW owned and operated lands. Tasks include: 

  • Removes garbage and debris from restroom facility.
  • Cleans and brushes out cobwebs and insects from structure including windows and windowsills.
  • Cleans and sanitizes toilets/urinals, handrails, door handles/locks.
  • Restocks restroom with toilet paper.
  • Inspects door locks, door handles and window and reports to supervisor if broken or not working properly.
  • Removes or covers graffiti inside and/or outside of structures.
  • Washes off moss or mildew from restroom facility.

Conducts garbage and litter pick-up on WDFW owned and operated lands. Tasks include: 

  • Walks Access Sites and Wildlife Areas to pick-up litter and trash debris.
  • Reports potential hazardous debris or spills to supervisor.

Assists Access staff with safety and maintenance activities. Tasks include: 

  • Brushes, weed eats, and trims overgrowth and vegetation.
  • Rakes and blows leaves.
  • Hand pulls or sprays weeds and vegetation (identifies noxious weeds and hand pulls or chemical applies herbicides for the removal of noxious weeds on and around entrance roads and parking lots).
  • Repairs docks, railings, and facilities.
  • Repairs potholes and conduct grading activities in parking lots and roadways.
  • Inspects and repairs fences and gates.
  • Paints and conducts other exterior maintenance of buildings.
  • Performs basic maintenance and repairs to motor vehicles and equipment.
  • Marks property boundaries with signs or flagging.
  • Removes fallen trees from roads.
  • Paints and other exterior maintenance of buildings.
  • Cleans and maintains campgrounds.

Responds to inquiries from the public. Tasks include: 

  • Provides printed maps, hunting and fishing regulations booklets, and brochures related to safety practices around wildlife such as bears.
  • Answers questions that the incumbent is knowledgeable about and refers visitors to posted signs.
  • Reports to supervisor any questions that the incumbent is unable to answer.


  • Work Setting, including hazards:   
    1. Work occurs outdoors in extreme and inclement weather, on rough terrain, and includes standing and working in waist deep water to repair ramps and docks. Work also includes walking, bending, and stooping, lifting and moving up to 60 lbs., navigating to worksites accessible by roads, transporting supplies and equipment to remote sites, performing repetitive tasks, and handling biohazardous materials. 
  • Schedule:   
    1. Monday – Friday, 40 hours per week. Hours may vary due to environmental conditions or public healthy and safety needs. 
  • Travel Requirements: 
    1. Frequent travel throughout the region, with overnight travel 10% of the time. 
  • Tools and Equipment: 
    1. Trucks, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), leaf blowers, weed eaters, hydraulic dump trailers, tractors, chippers, chainsaws, pumps, brush cutters, rotary mowers, pressure washers, power tools, and personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Customer Interactions:
    1. Daily interaction with hunters, fishers, dog walkers, hikers, river floaters, WDFW Wildlife Area and Access staff. 


  • Three (3) years of experience as a Natural Resources Worker or equivalent. 
    1. Natural Resource Worker 1 – For example: Fencing, weed management, unskilled forest, agricultural, and/or aquatic land management labor. Work is performed under close supervision and as a member of an organized crew.


  • College-level work in the field of fish, wildlife, or habitat management, agriculture, forestry, or a natural resource science may substitute year-for-year for experience. 


  • Valid Driver’s License


  • High School diploma or GED.

Experience in: 

  • Safety and operations of cleaning and maintenance of restrooms and parking areas.
  • Vegetation identification and management.
  • Heavy and small equipment operation and maintenance.
  • Providing customer service.
  • Troubleshooting problems with vehicles or equipment and make necessary repairs while working in remote areas.
  • Welding and metal skills.
  • Recognizing and reporting hazardous or dangerous conditions and safely handle and dispose of biohazardous materials.
  • Leading volunteer crews.
  • Maintaining general equipment, pumps, small engines, tractors, etc.

Knowledge of: 

  • Fishing and hunting seasons to prioritize work according to seasonal demands.
  • Hydraulic Project Approval (HPA) and other regulatory requirements.
  • Safety requirements for tools and equipment.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Maintaining general equipment, pumps, small engines, tractor, etc.