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City of Colorado Springs SEASONAL - Parks Maintenance Worker SIMD (PT Maintenance Support) in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Description / Position Overview SEASONAL - Parks Maintenance Worker SIMD (PT Maintenance Support) Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services seeks a Parks Maintenance Worker to maintain medians, rights-of-way, and parks. Learn why people love to live, work and play in Colorado Springs: ChooseColoradoSprings.com Colorado Springs is One of the Best Places to Live according to LearnAbouttheCity_ (This information may change annually). This is a seasonal (at-will) position with benefits limited to those required by applicable state and federal laws, which include Worker's Compensation, Medicare, Unemployment Insurance, and PERA (Public Employees' Retirement Association). Anticipated dates of employment are from May through September. Normal hours worked will be 6:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday and Friday 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. (some weekends and holidays). Total hours worked not to exceed 1,500 annually. Essential Job Functions *- the basic job duties an employee must be able to perform: * Mow, trim, weed, aerate, seed, top dress, edge, and rake * Maintain and repair irrigation systems * Pick up trash *We are looking for candidates who demonstrate: * Ability to safely operate vehicles and equipment such as trucks, trailers, riding and push mowers, and tractors * Ability to safely operate hand tools Successful candidate will have * Be at least 17 years of age * Have landscape or facility maintenance experience * Possess, or obtain upon hire, 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 working with irrigation systems * Specialized training in landscaping or grounds maintenance Additional Information Physical Demands: *The ability to stand, sit, stoop, walk, climb, bend, and lift up to 60 pounds occasionally is also required. *Environmental Conditions: *This position requires working outside in all weather conditions and along high traffic areas. *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. Apply to Join Our Team * Please visit Colorado Springs Jobs and click on ‘Apply for a City Career’ > ‘City Career Postings – Apply Now’ button to complete an online application. All job applicants will need to create a new login and online application (unless you already have a NEOGOV/governmentjobs.com user ID and password). * Completing your application in full, including the entire work experience section, will assist Human Resources (HR) in the applicant screening process. Your application may not be considered if all of the information requested for each employer you list is not provided. * Our NEOGOV application system does not allow you to edit your application after it has been submitted for a position. If you want to make changes, you may submit another application prior to the position’s closing date and time listed in the job posting. HR will review the last application you submit for a position. The City's job classifications, including physical demands and descriptions can be found on the website. You can view the status of your application here. To be notified of future career opportunities, go to coloradosprings.gov/jic Equal Opportunity Employer* *Salary: $12.32 - $16.00 Hourly Location: Recreation and Cultural Services - City of Colorado Springs, CO Job Type: Seasonal Division (Level 4): Parks, Rec & Cultural Svc Job Number: S13912 Closing: Continuous Agency: City of Colorado Springs Address: 30 South Nevada Avenue, Suite 301 Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80903 Phone: 719-385-5171 719-385-5171 Website: http://www.coloradosprings.gov