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City Of Greenwood Village
Greenwood Village, Colorado, United States (on-site)
17 days ago
https://csfs.colostate.edu/employment/
Denver, Colorado, United States (hybrid)
19 days ago
City Of Greenwood Village
Greenwood Village, Colorado, United States
(on-site)
17 days ago
Job Type
Full-Time
Job Duration
Indefinite
Salary
$18.09 - $32.23
Min Experience
0-1 Year
Min Education
H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
Required Travel
0-10%
Salary - Type
Hourly Wage
Job Function
Parks & Forestry
Entry Level
Yes

Description

Description

The purpose of this position is to perform semi-skilled, skilled, and highly skilled labor involved in the maintenance and repair of parks, landscaped areas, open spaces, rights-of-way, and trails to ensure these areas are safe, available, clean, functional, and aesthetically pleasing while following best management practices.  The position also participates in snow and ice control activities; operates light to heavy construction equipment; and directs a crew of seasonal workers in the performance of varied duties.

As a municipal organization, Greenwood Village is a provider of emergency services.  Some emergency situations, including weather-related emergencies, may necessitate Greenwood Village employees to assist in areas of work that may not be directly related to the employee’s specific job function, but which will be within the physical capabilities, training, and skills of the employee.

2024 - Wage Ranges

Parks Technician I:  $18.09 - $22.83 per hour
Parks Technician II:  $21.92 - $28.82 per hour
Parks Technician III:  $24.51 - $32.23 per hour

Parks Technician I/II/III are full-time, benefited positions. The City of Greenwood Village offers a full benefits package including medical/dental/vision, paid time off, and sick time, as well as tuition reimbursement, recreation reimbursement, and more!

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Parks Technician I - This is the entry-level class in the Parks Technician series.  This class is distinguished from Parks Technician II by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within the series.  Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience.  Possession of an appropriate, valid driver’s license and a driving record satisfactory to obtain coverage by the Village’s insurance carrier is required. 

Parks Technician II - This is the full journey-level class within the Parks Technician series.  Employees within this class are distinguished from the Parks Technician I by the performance of the full range of duties as assigned.  Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit.  Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the I level, or when filled from the outside, have prior experience, and meet all qualifications. Possession of an appropriate, valid class "B" commercial driver’s license and a driving record satisfactory to obtain coverage by the Village’s insurance carrier is required.

Parks Technician III – This is the advanced journey-level class within the Parks Technician series.  Employees within this class are distinguished from the Parks Technician II by years of experience and additional certifications and licenses.  Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit.  Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the II level, or when filled from the outside, have prior experience, and meet all qualifications.

OPEN SPACE, HORTICULTURE, AND FORESTRY CREW

  • Coordinates and performs tree, perennial, and shrub planting for replacement and/or planting bed developments including digging holes either by hand or using equipment; oversees and performs the fertilization of trees and plants and the mulching placement around trees and shrubs; coordinates and performs the pruning of plants for appearance, safety, and health of the plants.
  • Performs technical skills related to chemical application in turf areas, open space, natural areas, as well as in shrub and mulched beds; uses high-pressured spray equipment and hand sprayers; maintains and calibrates all spraying equipment and chemical safety equipment.  Also, performs manual weed control as needed in turf and planting beds.

  • Performs pest control in open spaces and developed parks.
  • Performs and oversees the installation and repair of fences and barriers.
  • Maintains necessary logs; maintains records of all maintenance performed on equipment; maintains SDS and pesticide labels on all chemicals in inventory and ensures material is transported securely and stored according to standards and codes.
  • Performs trash and recycling removal duties at all parks, native areas, and roadside areas throughout the Village.
  • Coordinates with other crews to ensure no disruption to other park activities or maintenance operations.
  • Performs physically arduous work outdoors and in adverse weather conditions.
  • Operates light to heavy equipment and various hand and power tools to perform assigned duties.
  • Perform utility locates to request a locate ticket for any excavation, trenching, drilling, or construction activities that require below groundwork.
  • Responds to and performs after-hours calls for service and emergency repair; works various shifts, as required, to provide the necessary coverage, including responding to park concerns requiring immediate attention outside of regular hours.


Requirements

Experience and Training Guidelines

Parks Technician I - 

  • One year of experience in the maintenance and repair of parks
  • Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade.
  • Possession of an appropriate, valid driver’s license and a driving record satisfactory to obtain coverage by the Village’s insurance carrier.

Parks Technician II - 

All experience and training guidelines are outlined in Parks Technician I in addition to the following:

  • Previous experience in park maintenance is preferred.

  • Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade.

  • Possession of an appropriate, valid class "B" commercial driver’s license and a driving record satisfactory to obtain coverage by the Village’s insurance carrier. Valid flagger certification and forklift certification are required within 180-days.

Parks Technician III - 

All experience and training guidelines are outlined in Parks Technician I and Parks Technician II in addition to the following:

  • A minimum of two years of experience in the maintenance and repair of parks. Previous experience in the assigned area is preferred.
  • Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade.
  • Required Certificates and Licenses:  
    • Possession of a Colorado Pesticide Applicator’s License in at least two of any of these categories: Turf, Ornamental, Rangeland, Right of Way, and Outdoor Vertebrate.
    • Annual demonstration of proficiency in independent setup and use of roadside mower, large tractor with open space maintenance attachments, and ATV with spray rig through equipment training, qualification testing, and field operation (outside candidates have one year to demonstrate).
    • Possession of Sustainable Landscape Management Certification
    • Possession of at least one of the following:
      • National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) Landscape Industry Certified Technician (1 of 5 tests)
      • National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) Landscape Industry Horticultural Technician with Internal Yearly Training Requirements
      • Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) Certified Grounds Technician
      • Colorado State University (CSU) Certified Gardner Program with Internal Yearly Training Requirements

Candidates must also have the ability to:

  • Learn operations and activities of a park maintenance program.
  • Perform a variety of physically demanding work for extended periods of time in unfavorable weather conditions including extreme heat and/or cold.
  • Perform heavy manual labor requiring a full range of physical motions including standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting objects weighing up to 75 pounds, twisting and turning, bending, stopping, kneeling, crouching, climbing, balancing, crawling, reaching for objects with hands and arms, and using hands to finger and control objects.
  • Operate a variety of maintenance and repair equipment, including various hand and power tools and light and heavy-duty equipment, in a safe and effective manner requiring hand/eye and hand/foot coordination for operation.
  • Learn to lead and oversee the work of staff.
  • Learn to interpret, explain, and enforce maintenance policies and procedures.
  • Perform work along high-volume roadways.
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Job ID: 72502146

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