About Our Job
These are seasonal positions that will work no more than 39 hours per week and are not eligible for benefits.
Seasonal Parks Maintenance Workers play an important role in maintaining Denver’s extensive system of urban parks that are essential to the community’s well-being. These individuals learn and practice a wide variety of general maintenance and landscaping skills – providing them with a strong foundation to make upward moves within the Parks and Recreation Department.
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 and utilized in these positions 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
Some positions may operate a Broyhill trash truck as part of an automated trash collection program
Parks maintenance experience
Proficiency with various hand-powered tools and motorized equipme
Licensures/Certification(s): Requires a valid Driver's License at the time of application. Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment
If you do not have a valid Driver’s License, we encourage you to apply for a Park Seasonal Laborer 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