This is an on-call position, which means it is a part-time, hourly role. This position will work no more than 39 hours per week. The starting pay for this position is $18.75/hour and is eligible to enroll in the City and County of Denver’s 457b retirement plan. This position is not eligible for other additional benefits. On‐call positions may have routine or variable work schedules.

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, Greenhouse and Water Conservation park districts. See the district map here.

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.

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

Tagged as: Crew

Required Skills:

Required Minimum Qualifications
-Education: None
-Experience: None
-Licensures/Certification(s): Requires a valid Driver's License at the time of application

Preferred Skills:

We are seeking reliable and driven individuals who are looking to grow and develop a well-rounded skill set in park maintenance. Additionally, our ideal candidates will have:
-Parks maintenance experience
-Proficiency with various hand-powered tools and motorized equipment

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