About Our Job

These are seasonal positions that will work no more than 39 hours per week and are not eligible for benefits.

Park Seasonal Laborers are entry-level positions that perform routine landscaping and park maintenance duties in support of Denver’s expansive urban parks system.

These positions will support parks within Denver’s Parks Maintenance Districts and will report to one of the maintenance shops in Denver. We are currently hiring for the Northwest, Southwest, Northeast, East, and Downtown park districts. See the district map here.

Skills to be developed on the job include, but are not limited to, the following:

Work outdoors in parks using and maintaining various hand-powered tools and motorized equipment in a safe and efficient manner

Landscape maintenance duties such as:

Turf maintenance (e.g., laying sod, fertilizing, mowing, edging, raking)

Irrigation (minor maintenance, repair, troubleshooting, and use of central control systems)

Ornamental/garden maintenance (planting, weeding, minor pruning)

Infrastructure maintenance and repair such as fencing, asphalt, concrete, trails work, grade work/erosion control

Interact with and learn alongside more seasoned park maintenance generalists and/or specialists such as Irrigation Technicians, Horticultural Workers, Park Horticulturists, and other experts in unique green industry fields and skilled trades work

Snow removal operations such as plowing, shoveling, and de-icing

Various related duties as needed such as trash collection, bathroom maintenance and cleaning, vandalism repair/graffiti removal

Tagged as: Trail Supervisor, Crew, and Leaders


If you do have a valid Driver’s License and experience in parks, landscape, or construction maintenance, we encourage you to apply for a Seasonal Parks Maintenance Worker position.

About City and County of Denver

The secret is out: Denver is the nation's top place to live, work, and play. Being the best place to live isn't easy; maintaining such a reputation means we need the best people working for the residents of Denver. People who want to make a difference; people who want to give back; people who want to be at the heart of this city and have a hand in creating our future. When you join us, you will employ your unique skills to do important and meaningful work critical to the success of both your organization and the city as a whole. Be a part of the city that you love. #WhereDenverWorks

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