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Equipment Maintenance and Repair Volunteer

General Description:

This volunteer assists VDWR staff with routine care and maintenance of cars, boats, tractors, and other equipment, to maintain operational readiness for management efforts, patrols, and emergency operations.

Specific Duties:

  • Provides maintenance (cars, trucks, SUV’s, watercraft, tractors, lawn care equipment, and other) appropriate to skill level and experience
  • Washes and details patrol vehicles and other agency vehicles
  • Maintains logs of preventative maintenance activities completed or referred for service
  • Coordinates with VDWR staff to order supplies and parts necessary for completion of duties
  • Makes recommendations to VDWR staff on maintenance, repair, and equipment needs


  • General knowledge of and prior professional experience and/or training in preventative maintenance for vehicles, boats, and/or other equipment
  • Ability to communicate effectively with VDWR staff about vehicle and equipment maintenance and repair needs


  • Orientation
  • On the Job Training
  • Experience and prior certifications may substitute for training
  • Advanced as determined by responsibilities undertaken

Time Commitment:

This position requires regular, on-going volunteer service. It can be performed at mutually agreed to times, as coordinated with VDWR staff.