City of Colorado Springs Maintenance Technician II in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Maintenance Technician II

In this position, you will maintain, construct, and rehabilitate properties, facilities, and corridors for Regional Parks, Trails, and Open Space, which oversees roughly 11,500 acres of regional park preserves, open space, and special resource areas and 265 miles of Tier 1 through 3 trails. You will also work with the public to create a quality recreational experience.

Essential Job Functions - the basic job duties an employee must be able to perform:

  • Complete assigned work orders and tasks
  • Create work plans prioritized by safety needs, general maintenance, and/or resources available
  • Safely operate various hand and power tools and shop equipment
  • Weld, fabricate, and complete small-scale repairs
  • Perform field inspections; assess necessary repair and maintenance work
  • Review completed work for accuracy
  • Supervise and train seasonal employees We are looking for candidates who demonstrate:

  • Extensive knowledge and experience operating, transporting, and maintaining medium and heavy equipment

  • Knowledge of pertinent safety and regulatory requirements, including trail safety standards
  • Knowledge of GIS mapping and assessment documentation
  • Ability to identify, plan, and administer volunteer projects
  • Ability to safely operate a variety of vehicles and trailers within a commercial vehicle weight range
  • Ability to communicate and coordinate effectively with internal and external customers
  • Ability to make repair and improvement recommendations based on field observations Successful candidate will have:

  • Formal or informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance

  • Three years of full-time experience related to trail systems maintenance
  • Possess and maintain a valid, non-probationary Colorado driver's license not subject to restriction related to alcohol and/or drug violations or pending charges Ideal candidates will also have:

  • Experience in the maintenance and construction of hiking, biking, equestrian, and/or multi-use trails, including the use of light to medium equipment Additional Information

**This position requires extensive public contact and the ability to resolve conflict in a fair and timely fashion.

Physical Demands: **This position requires the ability to stoop, bend, and hike over rugged terrain and lift, push, and pull up to 100 pounds occasionally and 50 pounds on a regular basis.

*Environmental Conditions * Primary Work Environment - Outdoors in isolated locations 6,000 to 8,000 feet in elevation Extreme Temperature - Seasonal Wetness and Humidity - Seasonal Respiratory Hazards - Several times per month Noise and Vibrations - Several times per week Physical Hazards - Several times per month Mechanical and/or Electrical Hazards - Frequently Exposure to Communicable Diseases - Rarely

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Salary: $3,246.00 - $3,897.00 Monthly

Location: Recreation and Cultural Services - City of Colorado Springs, CO

Job Type: Full-time

Department: Parks, Rec & Cultural Svc

Job Number: 13108

Closing: 1/22/2019 4:00 PM Mountain

Agency: City of Colorado Springs

Address: 30 South Nevada Avenue, Suite 301 Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80903

Phone: 719-385-5456 719-385-5456