City and County of Denver Mountain Parks Seasonal Laborer in Denver, Colorado

Mountain Parks Seasonal Laborer



Mountain Parks Seasonal Laborer


$10.20 - $13.97 Hourly


Denver, CO

Job Type

On Call Regular


Parks and Recreation (DPR)

Job Number

CG2113 17735


4/29/2018 11:59 PM Mountain

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About Us

The secret is out: Denver is the nation's top place to live, work, and play. Being the best place to live isn't easy; maintaining such a reputation means we need the best people working for the residents of Denver. People who want to make a difference; people who want to give back; people who want to be at the heart of this city and have a hand in creating our future. When you join us, you will employ your unique skills to do important and meaningful work critical to the success of both your organization and the city as a whole. Be a part of the city that you love. #WhereDenverWorks.

Denver's Parks and Recreation Department boasts one of the most expansive and diverse park systems in the Rocky Mountain West offering: more than 250 urban parks and parkways, 7 golf courses, one of the largest skate parks in the region, 14,000 acres of mountain parks, the Buffalo Bill Museum and bison herd, and a Ropes Challenge Course. We also provide and manage 27 neighborhood recreation centers with 13 indoor and 16 outdoor pools that offer hundreds of affordable programs throughout the year to our community.

About Our Job

Park Seasonal Laborer positions perform a wide variety of maintenance duties in support of various construction, maintenance, repair, and operational functions for Denver Parks & Recreation's network of facilities. These positions will work for one or more of the following functional teams: painting, carpentry, graffiti removal, plumbing and electrical.

This position will report to the Morrison Headquarters at 300 Union Avenue, Morrison, CO.

The incumbent must be willing to work emergency hours; weekends and holidays as needed

Additionally, the incumbent must be willing to work outside in potentially inclement weather conditions

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs unskilled, light to heavy physical labor on a variety of construction, maintenance, and repair projects that involves physical exertion and the use of manual tools and limited use of small power operated tools.

  • Assists skilled trade workers by performing minor repairs to buildings and facilities including painting, plastering, carpentry, and minor plumbing repairs.

  • Performs minor repairs to equipment such as portable paint spray rigs and pressure washers.

  • Operates light weight equipment powered by small engines used for maintenance, cleaning, and minor construction projects.

  • Performs pre-trip inspection on equipment for such things as fluid levels, leaks, condition of hoses and belts, tire pressure, brake lights, and related areas and secures, cleans and cares for all tools and equipment needed for job assignments.

  • Performs exterior maintenance duties including graffiti removal, painting, HVAC equipment cleaning and cleaning of exterior lighting fixtures.

  • Observes all common safety practices associated with operating small engines, hand and power tools and other work related equipment.

  • Utilizes hand operated equipment such as power saw, jig saw, power drill, hand sander, paint spray rigs, and Hotzy pressure washer.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

This is an on-call position which will work no more than 39 hours per week and is not eligible for benefits. On-call positions may have routine or variable work schedules. This position will work an average of 39 hours per week, 7:00 am - 3:30 pm. This is a seasonal position that will work for approximately 6 months during the busy season.

About You

We are looking for hard-working and reliable individuals, who are highly conscious of safety considerations and can successfully work independently as needed. Incumbents should enjoy working outside, working on a wide range of equipment and tools and must be able to work holidays and weekends, as needed. Additionally, our ideal candidate will have:

  • Various maintenance, motorized equipment, and hand powered tool experience

  • Experience with one or more of the following functional areas in facilities construction and maintenance:

  • Painting

  • General labor

  • Carpentry

  • Graffiti removal

We realize your time is valuable, so please do not apply unless you have the following minimum qualifications:

  • At least 18 years old

  • Requires a valid driver's license.

About Everything Else

Classification Title: We call this job a Mountain Parks Seasonal Laborer. The official job classification title is Park Seasonal Laborer.

Hiring Range:

Application Process: We encourage you to apply as soon as possible because this posting may close without advanced notice.

Assessments / Testing: This position does not require testing.

Pre-employment Screening: An offer of employment is contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by law and City and County of Denver policies, including the successful completion of a background check. Candidates must pass a criminal background check and other verifications required for the position which may include, but are not limited to, employment and/or education verification, motor vehicle record check, drug test, and/or physical. The existence of a conviction does not automatically disqualify an individual from employment except where federal or state law or regulations prohibit employment of an individual with certain convictions. For more information about the selection and employment screening process, click here.

Probationary Period: This position may require the selected candidate to complete at least a six month probationary period prior to attaining career status with the City & County of Denver. For more information about the probationary period, click here.

The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.

Recruiter: EF

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