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TEMPORARY Park Maintenance Technician - Steamboat Lake State Park

Company: Government jobs
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Department Information


To apply, please submit only your application (without attachments such as resumes or cover letters). This announcement will remain open until FILLED. You are encouraged to apply early.

The mission of the Colorado Department of Natural Resources is to develop, preserve, and enhance the state's natural resources for the benefit and enjoyment of current and future citizens and visitors. In an effort to build diversity and inclusion we welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds and abilities.

Our Mission is to perpetuate the wildlife resources of the state, to provide a quality state parks system, and to provide enjoyable and sustainable outdoor recreation opportunities that educate and inspire current and future generations to serve as active stewards of Colorado's natural resources. Colorado Parks and Wildlife.

Description of Job

Responsible for all general park maintenance and cleaning of public facilities including:
restrooms, showers, vault toilets, cabins & yurts, campsites, picnic areas, trails, etc.
Operates and performs routine maintenance on State owned vehicles and equipment.
Assures quality customer service and facility maintenance, repair and cleanliness. Provides
information and assistance to visitors. May assist with carpentry, plumbing, masonry,
electrical work and transporting materials and supplies. Performs other duties as assigned.

NOTE: This position is up to 40 hours per week and up to six months in duration. School schedules MAY be accommodated. Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights


  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • If position requires operation of a motorized vehicle, must possess and maintain a
    valid driver's license and a current motor vehicle report.
  • Willing to work outside during inclement weather
  • Must be able to lift 75-100 pounds repeatedly during the course of a single workday
  • Knowledge of power tool and hand tools preferred
  • Knowledge of small engine and other equipment maintenance and repair preferred
  • First Aid and CPR certifications may be required
  • Must be able to work various shifts, weekends and holidays.
  • Possess strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work with little supervision
    This position will perform physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling materials.

    Outdoors, Exposed to Weather /strong> Working outdoors is essential, this position will often be
    exposed to inclement weather, heat and cold, rain, snow etc., must be able to hike into
    remote areas.

    Contact with Others /strong> Most of the fieldwork is done independently, however exposure to
    the public is common on State Parks

    Spend Time Standing /strong> Standing is common in the field

    Coordinate or Lead Others - This position must be able to organize seasonal or
    volunteer crews, supervise their activities on the park

    Exposed to Contaminants /strong> During spring months, exposed to weed killing chemicals,
    may be exposed to exhaust or diesel fuels while repairing or running heavy equipment

    Spend Time Walking and Running /strong> Walking required when accessing road less areas,
    fixing fence, hanging signs etc.

    Spend Time Using Your Hands to Handle, Control, or Feel Objects, Tools, or Controls
    /strong> Almost every field related activity requires these activities: using your hands to handle,
    control, or feel objects, tools or controls.

    Exposed to Minor Burns, Cuts, Bites, or Stings - Bites, minor cuts and stings are a
    regular occurrence when working outdoors.

    Housing is available, we have 4 apartments capable of holding 6 people in each apartment.

    The park may provide some uniform items. Employee will be required to purchase limited
    uniform items at their own expense.

    Steamboat State Park

    • Effective September 20, 2021, employees will be required to attest to and verify
      whether or not they are fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Employees who have not been
      fully vaccinated may be required to submit to serial testing in the future. Upon hire,
      new employees will have three (3) business days to provide attestation to their status
      with proof of vaccination. Vaccinated employees must provide proof of vaccination.
      Note: Fully Vaccinated means two (2) weeks after a second dose in a two-dose series
      of the COVID-19 vaccine, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or two (2) weeks
      after the single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson's Janssen vaccine, as defined by the most recent State of Colorado's Public Health Order and current guidance issued by the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment.

      Supplemental Information

      The State of Colorado believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status (with preference given to military veterans), or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

      The Department of Natural Resources is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to our ADAAA Coordinator, Anna Kargobai-Murray, at or call 303-866-2667 x8647.

      ADAAA Accommodations
      Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact Anna Kargobai-Murray at at least five business days before the date that any accommodation will be required to allow us to evaluate your request and prepare for the accommodation. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Please ensure that you have this information available well in advance of the assessment date.

      E-Verify employer:
      The Department of Natural Resources participates in E-Verify in accordance with the program's Right to Work for all newly-hired employees. Employees are queried through the electronic system established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to verify identity and employment eligibility. You may complete section 1 of the I-9 form upon your acceptance of a job offer letter, but no later than your first day of employment and in addition, on your first day, but no later than the third day, you are required to submit original documents to verify your eligibility to work in the U.S. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities.

      Toll-Free Applicant Support - Technical Help
      If you experience technical difficulty with the NEOGOV system (e.g. uploading or attaching documents to your online application) call NEOGOV at 855-524-5627, Mon-Fri between 6 am and 6 pm (Pacific Time). Helpful hints: if you are having difficulty uploading or attaching documents to your application first, ensure your documents are PDF or Microsoft Word files and second, close the document before you attempt upload (attach) it. The Human Resources Office will be unable to assist with these types of technical issues.

      Please note that each agency's contact information is different; therefore, we encourage all applicants to view the full, official job announcement which includes contact information and class title. Select the job you wish to view, then click on the "Print" icon.

      01 Are you at least 16 years of age or older?
      • Yes
      • No

        02 Do you currently possess and are you able to maintain a current and valid Driver's License?
        • Yes
        • No

          03 Are you willing and able to perform physical outdoor work nights, weekends, holidays and during inclement weather?
          • Yes
          • No

            04 Please select which areas of experience your work history includes (check all that apply):
            • Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, etc)
            • Customer Service
            • Google Application Suite (Gmail, Drive, Sheets, etc)
            • Use of hand tools
            • Use of power tools
            • Small engine maintenance and repair
            • Colorado Parks & Wildlife work or volunteer experience

              05 Are you able to kneel, crawl, climb in and out of equipment/vehicles, and crouch periodically throughout an 8 hour shift?
              • Yes
              • No

                06 Please describe how your work experience translates to your ability to successfully perform this position's job functions:

                07 Successful completion and passing of background screening may be required for placement in this position
                • I understand and accept these terms

                  08 This is a temporary position starting at $15.00 per hour and is not anticipated to exceed 9-months. Please acknowledge your acceptance of these terms:
                  • I understand and accept these terms

                    * Required Question

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