Seasonal Parks Facilities Utility Worker

Seasonal Parks Facilities Utility Worker
Organization Denver Parks and Recreation
Location Denver, Colorado
Job Type Seasonal
Application Deadline Feb 19, 2023

These are on-call positions which will work no more than 39 hours per week and are not eligible for benefits. On-call positions may have routine or variable work schedules.

Parks Facilities Utility Workers play an essential role in supporting the operation and maintenance of Denver’s extensive network of parks facilities and will focus on one or more of the following functions: painting, carpentry, graffiti removal, plumbing, HVAC, and electrical. These positions are a great opportunity for those looking to gain a solid base of skills and knowledge needed to pursue a career in one of the skilled trades mentioned above or general parks facilities maintenance and construction.

Some of these positions will work as a part of the Facilities Legacy Team focused on park improvement projects. These positions will be funded through the 2018 Ballot Measure 2A: Parks and Open Space Sales Tax (2A funding), a 0.25% sales tax that has been dedicated to the improvement and expansion of Denver’s parks and recreation system, thanks to Denver voters.

These positions will report to 4495 N Jason Street in Denver but will work at various locations throughout the city.

Skills to be developed and utilized in these positions include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Work indoors and outdoors on parks facilities using and maintaining various hand-powered tools and motorized equipment in a safe and efficient manner
  • Work alongside experienced skilled trades workers to learn best practices in responding to facilities maintenance requests and scheduled projects or tasks
    • Assist with troubleshooting, repair, and installation for plumbing, electrical, painting, carpentry, HVAC, and/or graffiti removal projects
    • Support operations related to inspections to ensure safe and effective functioning and condition of facilities and related infrastructure
    • Support operations to maintain, clean, or restore infrastructure and facilities
  • Perform snow removal operations such as plowing, shoveling, and de-icing as needed
  • Perform various related duties as needed such as trash collection, bathroom maintenance and cleaning, vandalism repair/graffiti removal

We are looking for reliable and driven individuals looking to build upon an entry level skill set in a skilled trade with the hopes of creating a solid foundation for further career pursuits. Our ideal candidates will enjoy learning and applying best practices and will be adept with safety considerations. Additionally, our ideal candidates will have:

  • Experience with one or more of the following maintenance/operational functions: plumbing, electrical, painting, carpentry, HVAC, and/or graffiti removal projects
  • Proficiency with various hand-powered tools and motorized equipment

We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:

  • Education: None
  • Experience: None
  • Licenses/Certification(s): Requires a valid Driver’s License at the time of application. Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment
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