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Colorado State TEMPORARY Watercraft Inspector & Decontaminator - McPhee Reservoir in Montezuma County, Colorado

TEMPORARY Watercraft Inspector & Decontaminator - McPhee Reservoir

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TEMPORARY Watercraft Inspector & Decontaminator - McPhee Reservoir

Salary

$14.00 - $15.00 Hourly

Location

Montezuma County, CO

Job Type

Temporary (9 months or less)

Department

Department of Natural Resources

Job Number

2021TEMP- PMA131

Closing

Continuous

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Department Information

THIS IS A TEMPORARY POSITION (9 MONTHS OR LESS) - PAYING $14.00 - $15.00 PER HOUR

ANTICIPATED EMPLOYMENT IS APRIL THROUGH OCTOBER

To apply, please submit only your application (without attachments such as resumes or cover letters). This announcement will remain open until FILLED. You are encouraged to apply early.

The mission of the Colorado Department of Natural Resources (https://cdnr.us/Pages/DNRDefault.aspx#/start) is to develop, preserve, and enhance the state's natural resources for the benefit and enjoyment of current and future citizens and visitors. In an effort to build diversity and inclusion we welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds and abilities.

COLORADO PARKS AND WILDLIFE (CPW)

Our Mission is to perpetuate the wildlife resources of the state, to provide a quality state parks system, and to provide enjoyable and sustainable outdoor recreation opportunities that educate and inspire current and future generations to serve as active stewards of Colorado's natural resources. Colorado Parks and Wildlife. (http://cpw.state.co.us/)

Description of Job

CREW AND LEAD POSITIONS AVAILBLE

CREW POSITIONS PAYING $14.00 PER HOUR:

Perform boat inspector and decontaminator responsibilities according to state regulations and standard protocols at McPhee Reservoir near Dolores, Colorado. Work will either be completed independently or in pairs to inspect boats launching and leaving the reservoir, with respect to invasive species such as zebra/quagga mussels. Provide public outreach on the aquatic invasive species topic by providing printed material to those visiting the reservoir. The position will report directly to the boat ramp. Boat inspection training will be provided. Early morning, evening & weekend work required.

LEAD POSITIONS PAYING $15.00 PER HOUR:

Perform boat inspector and decontaminator responsibilities according to state regulations and standard protocols at McPhee Reservoir near Dolores, Colorado. Site lead boat inspector will be responsible for providing on the job training to inspection staff, assist with interviewing candidates for employment, create schedules and make sure all shifts are covered during operational hours, collect and verify accurate time keeping records for payroll purposes, work with area work lead to resolve challenges with staff and customers, and recommend hiring/firing of employees to area work lead. Additional responsibilities include ensuring inspection station staff are following standardized protocols by performing quality control assessments on a monthly basis, ensure that data entry is being performed accurately and completely by all inspection station staff, maintain inventory of all required supplies, perform basic maintenance & troubleshooting on power washer/decontamination unit, and provide public outreach on aquatic invasive species. Early morning, evening, and weekend work is required.

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

  • Good driving record and ability to work weekends, early morning and late evenings.

  • Experience working with boats, trailers, power washers, small engines and/or heavy equipment preferred.

  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Excellent customer service experience working with the public desired.

  • Reliable and timely.

  • Ability to self-motivate and work independently.

Supplemental Information

The State of Colorado believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status (with preference given to military veterans), or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

The Department of Natural Resources is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to our ADAAA Coordinator, Anna Kargobai-Murray, at anna.kargobai-murray@state.co.us or call 303-866-2667 x8647.

ADAAA Accommodations

Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact Anna Kargobai-Murray at anna.kargobai-murray@state.co.us at least five business days before the date that any accommodation will be required to allow us to evaluate your request and prepare for the accommodation. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Please ensure that you have this information available well in advance of the assessment date.

E-Verify employer:

The Department of Natural Resources participates in E-Verify (https://secure.neogov.com/images/AgencyImages/jobposting/2027/jobpostings/image/E-Verify_Participating_Employer.jpg) in accordance with the program's Right to Work (https://secure.neogov.com/images/AgencyImages/jobposting/2027/jobpostings/image/ier_righttoworkposter-%20jpeg(1).jpg) for all newly-hired employees. Employees are queried through the electronic system established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to verify identity and employment eligibility. You may complete section 1 of the I-9 form upon your acceptance of a job offer letter, but no later than your first day of employment and in addition, on your first day, but no later than the third day, you are required to submit original documents to verify your eligibility to work in the U.S. Learn more (https://www.e-verify.gov/) about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities.

Toll–Free Applicant Support - Technical Help

If you experience technical difficulty with the NEOGOV system (e.g. uploading or attaching documents to your online application) call NEOGOV at 855-524-5627, Mon-Fri between 6 am and 6 pm (Pacific Time). Helpful hints: if you are having difficulty uploading or attaching documents to your application first, ensure your documents are PDF or Microsoft Word files and second, close the document before you attempt upload (attach) it. The Human Resources Office will be unable to assist with these types of technical issues.

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