Description / Position Overview
Park Stewardship Technician (Maintenance Technician II)
In this position, you will perform essential maintenance and operational tasks and projects at Garden of the Gods Park. You will also help to keep up with the demands that nearly 4 million visitors place on the park annually. This position will also help to provide a safe, attractive, and sustainable park experience.
The hiring salary for this position is between $3,387 and $4,067 per month.
Essential Job Functions - the basic job duties an employee must be able to perform:
Complete daily park maintenance, including removal of trash and litter, clear trails of debris
Clean park facilities and restrooms; remove graffiti; and provide snow removal
Maintain existing trail features and landscaping; restore natural areas; and provide noxious weed treatment
Complete daily operational assignments, including opening and closing park gates and facilities; perform traffic control
Assist with planning and executing trail maintenance and construction projects; purchase materials
Organize and coordinate volunteer groups for projects and events
Provide information about park rules and regulations to visitors
We are looking for candidates who demonstrate:
Knowledge of methods and techniques used in general construction, maintenance, janitorial, and repair
Knowledge of occupational hazards and standard safety practices
Knowledge of pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations
Ability to safely operate assigned vehicles and various equipment, hand and power tools, and machinery
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
Successful candidate will have
Formal or informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance
Three years of full-time experience related to facility and grounds maintenance
Possess and maintain a valid, non-probationary Colorado driver's license not subject to restriction related to alcohol and/or drug violations or pending charges
Ideal candidates will also have
Experience scheduling or overseeing the work of contractors and volunteers
Physical Demands: The ability to reach, bend, climb, kneel, sit, stand, and walk for extended periods; lift and carry up to 50 pounds; use fingers, hands, and legs; and distinguish colors is also required.
Primary Work Environment - Field and shop environment with exposure to extreme weather conditions
Extreme Temperature - Seasonal
Wetness and Humidity - Seasonal
Respiratory Hazards - Daily (toxic chemicals, dust, odors, fumes, and gases)
Noise and Vibrations - Daily
Physical Hazards - Daily (heavy equipment, machinery, and moving vehicles)
Mechanical and/or Electrical Hazards - Daily
Exposure to Communicable Diseases - Rarely
NOTE: This job announcement is not intended to include a complete listing of all responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with the position.
The City does not sponsor applicants for work visas. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of your eligibility to work in the United States.
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