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Adams County Government Parks Maintenance Worker II - Grounds in Brighton, Colorado

Parks Maintenance Worker II - Grounds

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Parks Maintenance Worker II - Grounds

Salary

$42,078.06 - $48,389.77 Annually

Location

Brighton, CO

Job Type

Regular Full-Time

Department

Parks and Open Space

Job Number

04479

Division

North Region Operations

Closing

4/19/2021 4:30 PM Mountain

Our Mission

To responsibly serve the Adams County community with integrity and innovation

  • Description

  • Benefits

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What Success Looks Like In This Job

Under general supervision, to perform a variety of duties involved in the maintenance of parks, trails, and related facilities.

Examples of Duties for Success

  • Perform the full range of turf maintenance duties, to include: watering, mowing, weeding, trimming, aerating, renovating, and fertilizing turf.

  • Perform the full range of shrub and flower bed maintenance, to include: planting, watering, fertilizing, and maintaining landscaped areas including bushes, trees, flowers and shrubs; control weeds.

  • Trim and prune bushes, trees, and shrubs to provide clearance of sidewalks, signs, and lights, as well as to ensure the continued health of the bush, tree, or shrub.

  • Perform a variety of duties in the maintenance and repair of the irrigation system, to include: changing and adjusting heads, maintaining controllers, and assisting in irrigation system installation and maintenance projects.

  • Operate the full range of grounds maintenance vehicles and equipment including dump trucks, mowers, edgers, blowers, forklift, tractors, loaders, and hand and power tools; maintain tools and equipment and perform preventive maintenance on equipment.

  • Inspect and maintain play equipment, picnic tables, and other related parks equipment and facilities; install and repair playground equipment, fences, and other related parks equipment and facilities; sand and paint trash receptacles, picnic tables, and related items.

  • Identify plant and animal pests to be controlled; measure, mix, and apply chemicals to trees, shrubs, grass, and flowers to control weeds, insects, and plant disease; set and monitor rodent traps.

  • Remove fallen trees, stumps, fallen limbs, and related debris resulting from storm damage and general conditions.

  • Patrol parks and trails; identify maintenance needs and safety hazards; report needs to appropriate staff.

  • Remove graffiti along trails, in parks, and in other areas.

  • Rake leaves and clear debris from walks, trails, fields, and other facilities; sweep trail roads and parking lots; pick up trash.

  • Clean and maintain restrooms; stock restrooms with necessary supplies; repair toilets, urinals and faucets.

  • Identify equipment needs for each assigned project.

  • Perform winterizing maintenance in parks, gardens, and County owned facilities; remove snow.

  • Determine appropriate methods, sequences, and layout of work detail.

  • Assist in the construction of various projects; assist in the maintenance of roads and parking lots.

  • Deal courteously and tactfully with public in response to inquiries and complaints; provide information regarding rules and regulations of the parks, trail, and other facilities.

  • May assist in supervising/monitoring seasonal and volunteer staff.

  • Assist in the setup and operations of the Adams County Fair; prepare signs.

  • Perform other related duties ad responsibilities as required.

Qualifications for Success

  • Methods, techniques, and tools used in the construction and maintenance of trails, parks, landscaped areas, and related facilities.

  • Uses, purposes, and operating characteristics of basic parks maintenance tools and equipment.

  • Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations.

  • Plant and animals pests that are harmful to plants.

  • Chemical pesticides and herbicides and their use.

  • Operating characteristics of and repair principles used on irrigation systems.

  • Watering requirements for lawns, trees, and plants and various types of soil.

  • Basic principles of supervision and training.

  • County policies, procedures, and codes related to grounds maintenance.

  • Use, operate, and maintain chemical spraying equipment in performance of chemical spraying duties.

  • Operate a variety of mechanical equipment in a safe and effective manner.

  • Use and operate hand tools, mechanical equipment, and power tools and equipment.

  • Perform park maintenance, landscaping, reconstruction, and repair work.

  • Perform preventive maintenance on equipment.

  • Deal tactfully with the public.

  • Interpret diagrams, plans, and blueprints.

  • Understand and follow oral and written direction; ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

  • Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

More Qualifications for Success

  • Experience: Two (2) years experience in the maintenance of trails, parks, or related facilities.

  • Education and Training:High school diploma or GED equivalent.

  • License or Certificate:

  • Candidates must possess a valid Colorado Commercial Driver's License Class B at the time of interview.

  • Candidates selected for interviews will need to provide a current copy of their motor vehicle record.

  • Adams County is required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations to conduct pre-employment drug screens, background checks and motor vehicle record checks.

  • Successful candidates must pass all of the above, including a DOT physical and a criminal background check.

  • Background Check:Must pass a criminal background check.

Essential duties require the following physical abilities and work environment:

  • Ability to sit, stand, kneel, crouch, squat, stoop, reach, crawl, twist, climb, and lift 50 pounds.

  • Exposure to cold, heat, noise, outdoors, confining work space, electrical hazards, vibration, chemicals, dust, toxic waste, mechanical hazards, and explosive materials.

  • Availability for overtime, 24 hour on-call and stand-by call.

Employees in this class who are regular, full-time are afforded full benefits including medical, dental and vision benefits, as well as vacation and sick leave accruals, retirement, life insurance and long-term disability (LTD) insurance.

Employees in this class that are project-designated full-time (PJF) are afforded benefits including medical, dental and vision benefits, as well as vacation and sick leave accruals. Excluded from this class are long-term disability (LTD) insurance, life insurance, and retirement benefits.

Employees in this class that are project-designated part-time (PJ3 working 30-39 hours per week) are afforded medical, dental and vision benefits, as well as pro-rated vacation and sick leave accruals. Excluded from this class are long-term disability (LTD) insurance, life insurance, and retirement benefits.

Employees in this class that are regular part-time (less than 30 hours per week); project-designated part-time (PJ2 less than 30 hours per week), or temporary are afforded no benefits.

For a more detailed overview of our benefit package, please click here (http://www.adcogov.org/benefits-working-adams-county)

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Information provided on the application is used to determine if a candidate meets minimum qualifications. Only information provided at the time of the application being completed will be considered and additional information that is not listed on the application will not be considered when deciding if a candidate meets or does not meet the qualifications. Applicants are STRONGLY encouraged to include all information and details on their application. I understand and agree that only information provided at the time of my application will be used to determine if I meet the minimum requirements for this position.

  • Yes, I understand and agree.

  • No, I understand but disagree.

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    Do you possess at least two (2) years experience in the maintenance of trails, parks, or related facilities?

  • Yes

  • No

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    Do you possess at least a High school diploma or GED equivalent?

  • Yes

  • No

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    Do you possess or will you possess a valid Colorado Commercial Driver's License Class B at the time of interview?

  • Yes

  • No

    Required Question

Agency

Adams County

Address

4430 S. Adams County Parkway, Suite C4000BBrighton, Colorado, 80601-8213

Website

http://www.adcogov.org/current-career-opportunities

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