Variable Bear Creek Lake Park Maintenance Laborer II
Company: City of Lakewood Colorado
Posted on: February 12, 2024
The City of Lakewood is dedicated to upholding City values to
include: Performance Excellence, Leadership, Respect and
Collaboration. Best fit candidates will demonstrate innovation,
customer service, dedication, passion and engagement. All people,
citizens and employees, will be treated with respect, relevance,
Apply by: Continuous
PAY RATE: $17.50/hr
ABOUT COMMUNITY RESOURCES
Community Resources is committed to providing high quality park,
recreation, family and cultural services and facilities that
inspire enjoyment, learning and wellness in the lives of those who
live, work and play in Lakewood. We value leadership, integrity,
communication and connection, diversity and adaptability.
The City of Lakewood is currently recruiting for seasonal
maintenance laborers for the spring and summer of 2024.
The duties of this position include:
- Trash emptying and litter cleanup
- Cleaning of restrooms, picnic shelters and other
- Mowing, trimming, tree care (water, pruning)
- Installing and maintaining fence lines
- Snow and ice removal
- General upkeep of park areas, trails and facilities including
campsites, volleyball pits, horseshoe pits, swim beach, marina,
- Graffiti removal and vandalism repair
- Minor repairs of park facilities, building, equipment and
- Use of a variety of power tools, chainsaws, hand tools and
- Other duties and projects as assigned
- Must maintain and utilized City-provided Person Protective
Equipment (PPE) when conducting activates where the employee is
exposed to risks above those encountered in a traditional office
setting. If injured on-the-job due to failure to utilize PPE a
safety violation can be taken.
The City of Lakewood is currently recruiting variable employees for
this position. A variable employee is an at-will employee who works
in a seasonal or temporary capacity. Their work schedule is based
on business need. This position would be a part-time non benefitted
Major Tasks, Duties, and Responsibilities:
Work will be performed primarily outdoors in all weather
Schedule: these are approximately 6-month positions with multiple
schedules working various days of the week.
Starting Pay: $15/hours depending on qualifications.
Lakewood Park pass, Recreation Center pass and earned sick leave
- Experience with facilities, landscape, or park maintenance
- Experience operating power tools and equipment
- Must be 18 years of age or older
- Valid Driver's License and good motor vehicle record
- Criminal background check
Lifting and Carrying:
Must be able to lift, carry and/or maneuver printed materials,
rocks, signs, trash bags hand tools that weigh up to 20 pounds on a
frequent basis, up to waist level.
Must occasionally lift the following that may weigh between 10 to
50 pounds. Printed materials, rocks, tools, post pounders, signs,
post removers, trash bags, bike, post-hole diggers, logs, bird
seed, lumber and animal carcasses, up to waist level.
Will occasionally lift with assistance (two-person or team lift).
The following that may weigh 51 pounds and up: picnic tables,
animal carcasses, logs, buoys, trash bags, canoes, body weight for
water rescues/medical incidents.
Pushing and Pulling:
Must occasionally push and pull post fences and buoys. Must tow a
variety of trailers using truck and hand crank.
Must be able to use basic rescue equipment including tossing a
throw bags or ring and pulling body weight.
Must be able to trailer a boat; load and unload a 15-foot boat into
water; operate boat in all types of weather conditions.
Work requires some sitting in both truck and in the office.
Work requires frequent standing and walking.
Work requires frequent moving about the park for up to 10 hours per
Work requires frequent: pinching and gripping (when driving,
pulling signs, working with tools and performing revenue duties):
reaching for tools, ladders, materials, etc., frequent climbing in
and out of vehicle and some climbing on ladders.
Work requires frequent bending, kneeling, balancing, including
during boat operations.
Work requires occasional crawling as well as occasional maneuvering
and/or balancing on ladders.
Requires occasional pushing to set posts and fences and trailering
boats and equipment and occasional pulling of buoys.
Work may include running or swimming in emergency situations.
Manipulates tools, construction materials, printed materials, cash
Some driving is done highway roads, residential roads and
Must be able to respond to telephone and in-person requests and to
communicate via two-way radio.
Must have basic mathematic knowledge.
Must know and follow proper lifting procedures.
Remember rules and regulations, city ordinances, etc., or have
ability to locate resources.
Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing with visitors
and city staff. May interact occasionally with upset citizens.
Must be able to take direction and follow instruction from
Must be able to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
Hours of work will vary but will include weekends, holidays and
Work is performed frequently in outdoor environment in all
temperatures and weather conditions.
Uses computer occasionally.
Hand and power tools
Mowers ("Walk behind" and riding)
Background and reference checks will be conducted for all regular
and some variable/seasonal positions.
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