Larimer County Human Resources Seasonal Parks Maintenance Worker - Red Mountain District in Fort Collins, Colorado
Salary$12.32 - $20.50 Hourly LocationFC 4200 W CR 38E, COJob TypeTemporaryDepartmentNatural ResourcesJob Number202100034 OverviewNatural Resources manages Larimer County's great outdoor places, includingopen spaces and magnificent water-based recreation areas, and fostersresponsible land stewardship through weed management and healthy forestpractices. The Department of Natural Resources has 40+ benefited employeesand 125+ seasonal and part time employees.Our mission is to establish, protect, and manage significant regionalparks and open lands providing quality outdoor recreational opportunities andstewardship of natural resource values. We are committed to fostering a senseof community and appreciation for the natural and agricultural heritage ofLarimer County for present and future generations. Larimer County Departmentof Natural Resources is seeking a skilled and talented individual to join ourteam as a Seasonal Parks Maintenance Worker Fort Collins Area and Red MountainArea full time availability. We are looking for a knowledgeable and friendlyperson to assist with our mission. ResponsibilitiesSpecifically, this position:Operates electrical and gas powered tools.Assists in performing plumbing, carpentry, electrical, masonry, farmand ranch, natural resource restoration, and other trade skills.Works with heavy equipment operators.Operates a variety of heavy equipment including tractors, bobcats, andbackhoes, skid-steer, and truck and trailer.Performs other duties as appropriate or necessary for performance of thejob.To view the full job description, click .The ideal candidate will:Be able to stand and walk for long periods of time and walk long distancesover rough terrain.Be able to push, pull, and lift heavy objects.Be able to operate mowers and string trimmers.Know you to use and maintain grounds keeping equipment, mowers, and stringtrimmers.Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.Follow written and verbal instructions.Greet a wide variety of park visitors in a friendly, welcoming, andhelpful manner, and communicate effectively with a wide diversity ofindividuals and groups.Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other countyemployees, representatives of other agencies and organizations, andmembers of the communityHave prior experience operating landscaping equipment required, includingtruck with trailer, riding mowers, and weed whippers.Have experience in ranch and agriculture. QualificationsThree (3) months experience in general construction practices andoperating and using related equipment and tools required. Some previoussupervisory experience preferred.High School Diploma or GED required.Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid Driver's License required. Supplemental InformationThis is a temporary position.An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of apre-employment drug screen and background check. As marijuana is an illegalsubstance under federal law, testing positive for marijuana (medical orotherwise) or any other substance for which the county tests, will resultin the contingent offer of employment being revoked. Successful completion ofthe drug screen is defined as obtaining a negative result.All application components must be submitted by 11:59 PM MT on the closingdate listed."We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion,national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender variance,marital status, genetic information, military status, disability, orany other status protected by law or regulation.It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunityand that selection decisions are based on job-related factors."