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Parks Worker I

Company: Town of Hayden
Location: Hayden
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Parks Worker I
$20.71-26.40/hour DOQ

Position Objective Someone who is willing and able to grow in their role with the Town of Hayden through the Parks Department/Public Works Department. Employee should be a hard worker, proactive, willing to learn, and be a team player.

Operation of necessary equipment owned by the Town of Hayden to perform tasks assigned. Including but not limited to a weed eater, John Deer mower, brush hog, small snow plow equipment, etc.
Currently holding a CDL class A or ability to attain that within 6-months of hire.
Perform routine maintenance on Town vehicles and equipment.
Perform maintenance and assist with operations of water and wastewater plants. Ability to attain operations licensure for Small Systems in Water and Wastewater Collection from the State of Colorado within 24 months.
Perform maintenance and assist with water distribution and wastewater collection systems. Often including hand tools as required.
Perform irrigation repair on system including parks, trees, open space, etc.
Provide information to supervisors and peer employees regarding equipment conditions when repairs are anticipated and/or needed.
Maintenance and upkeep of landscape, parks and recreational fields.
Always work in a safe manner.
Other duties as assigned by supervisors.

Equipment operation, safety, some mechanical knowledge, willingness to get job done, hard worker, diligence in all aspects of job, some public relations and interactions as necessary. Often acts as an independent crew leader for temporary staff members.

Experience in the operation of various pieces of equipment preferred; knowledge of operation and maintenance of mechanical and electrical devices (pumps, motors, etc.); knowledge of basic road and sidewalk maintenance and other maintenance responsibilities associated with local government maintenance.

High school graduate or GED certificate required.

Inclement weather; dust; noise; exposure to and operation of equipment in all kinds of weather and other uncomfortable conditions.

Routine duties, basic decision-making; standing, stooping, reaching, lifting heavy objects, carrying various objects for extended periods of time; operation of equipment as well as hand tools (shovel, picks, jackhammer, etc.). Manual dexterity, manipulating, bending, kneeling, climbing. There will be a preemployment assessment of the physical requirements of the position that applicant will be required to pass along with a drug test and background screening.

In addition to normal shift hours the following are requirements of the position:
On-call for snowplowing, plant operation and emergencies requiring shift workdays, nights, weekends and holidays.
On-call includes possibly one night a week as well as rotating weekends and mandatory on call November 1st-April 1st for snow plowing 24/7, including all weekends and holidays.
Valid Colorado Driver's License.
Must obtain CDL Class A within six months of employment.
Must obtain Small Systems Water and Wastewater licenses within two years of employment.
Preference will be given to those that live within 5 miles of Town of Hayden limits or can live within one year of hire date.

Works under the supervision of the Parks Maintenance Supervisor and/or Public Works Superintendent

Town of Hayden an EOE

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Keywords: Town of Hayden, Vail , Parks Worker I, Other , Hayden, Colorado

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