• Pa-Hay-okee Overlook

    Everglades

    National Park Florida

Auto Shop Assistant

Job Title: Auto Shop Assistant

Location: Pine Island Maintenance Yard, Homestead, FL

Project Duration: Ongoing

Hours Per Week: Flexible, Mon-Fri

Hours Per Month: Flexible


Description of Duties: Everglades National Park has a fleet of vehicles that need regular maintenance. The auto shop within the park performs many of the functions of a normal repair shop. Work is varied and encompasses many settings in and out of the park. The volunteer will maintain and update vehicle maintenance records, travel to town to pick up auto parts and supplies, and drop off and pick up vehicles being serviced outside of the park.


Benefits: The volunteer will gain vehicle repair experience, as well as data entry and computer skills.


Goal/Outcome of Position: To facilitate repairs and routine maintenance of park vehicles.


Knowledge/Skills/Experience Desired: We are looking for someone who is interested in cars and car repair and who is willing to learn basic data entry and computer skills.

Did You Know?

White-tailed Deer

Over forty species of mammals inhabit Everglades National Park. Though they often utilize drier habitats, many are also adapted to the semi-aquatic habitats of the Everglades. White-tailed Deer can often be seen wading through the sawgrass prairies.