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City of Loveland Parks Worker - Projects in Loveland, Colorado

Description

JOB SUMMARY:

Perform park infrastructure inspections, maintenance and repairs. May assist the Parks Specialist in constructing and renovating playgrounds, facilities, structures, and trails.

The salary range for this position is $20.22- $27.30 per hour with a hiring range of $20.22 - $23.76, depending on qualifications and experience.

First reading of applicants will take place on: Thursday, 2.29.24 at 8:30 A.M. M.S.T.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides aesthetically pleasing, safe and usable facilities and structures by assisting Parks Specialist and by ensuring skilled hands-on equipment operation during the construction and renovation of sidewalks, trails, restrooms, playgrounds, meter pits, maintenance buildings, shelters, storage sheds, concession areas, landscapes, fencing, active and passive recreation areas and other facilities or structures as directed.

  • Efficient on-site use of material, equipment and resources through accurate material inventory and truck stocking.

  • Maintains dialogue and relationships with the public, special interest groups and City staff on a constructive level by employing effective interpersonal skills.

  • Communicates information for internal documenting and for reporting and planning, by maintaining, monitoring and updating complete records of facilities and structure construction/renovation management.

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Assists other personnel in the park system as necessary.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required Education:

  • High School or GED.

Required Experience:

  • 2 years experience in general construction including equipment operation and concrete finishing.

  • Ability to form, pour and finish concrete required.

Preferred Experience:

  • Park and/or trail construction experience is highly desirable.

LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

  • Possession of, or ability to obtain within one (1) year of hire, National Park and Recreation Association Playground Safety Inspector's certification.

KNOWLEDGE,SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Must be able to follow oral and written instructions and able to communicate effectively in writing and orally with a variety of people directly and by using a cell phone and computer.

  • Review throughout construction sites/facility grounds of various topographical conditions and to visually identify needed work and inspect work results.

  • Interpret construction documents, blueprints and field drawings.

  • Field design, engineer, layout and construct projects without the benefit of complete and/or full sets of project documents and specifications.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of construction practices and techniques, as well as equipment operations.

  • Ability to interpret construction documents, blueprints and field drawings preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Frequent strenuous to extreme physical effort that includes frequent use of heavy objects (e.g., 50+ pounds) and may also use heavy tools or require strenuous application in awkward positions.

  • Occasional exposure to marginal to moderate conditions that are unpredictable and may lead to injury.

  • Frequent exposure to heat and noise along with working outside in the elements.

This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.

With over 300 days of sunshine, and just 30 miles from Rocky Mountain National Park in the heart of northern Colorado, Loveland is an ideal community for anyone to call home. Known as the Sweetheart City, this vibrant cultural hub is home to nearly 500 sculptures and public art installations, the world-famous Valentine Remail Program, and picturesque views of the Rocky Mountains. The community is bustling with a thriving arts, brewery, foodie and shopping scene. Enjoy headliner concert and theatre productions, professional hockey events, endless community recreation and open space opportunities, art and sculpture shows, and several local festivals. Loveland also boasts an award-winning golf course and an inclusive library and community center. Loveland, Colorado has EVERYTHING YOU LOVE!

In 2020, Loveland was the only Colorado City to win the Governor’s Award for Downtown Excellence, is the top residential recycling City in the state for 4 consecutive years and has been ranked as one of the top places to live, work and raise a family in the U.S. and as one of the Most Idyllic Picturesque towns in America.

Apply today to join more than 800 employees who work to meet the core values of: Accountability & Integrity, Transparency & Honoring the Public Trust, Collaboration, Innovation, Safety, Excellent Service with Courtesy and Kindness. The City of Loveland is a diverse and welcoming community organization and our employees enjoy a competitive benefits program, various opportunities for growth and development, and an exceptional work-life balance.

A vibrant community, surrounded by natural beauty, where you belong!

Benefit Eligible Benefits Package Includes:

  • Two (2) medical plans, Dental, Vision (for self/ spouse/ children)

  • Employee Health & Wellness Center (self/family)

  • Paid vacation, holidays, and medical leave

  • Flexible spending including Dependent Care

  • Life Insurance, AD&D, Short-term and Long-term disability, and voluntary Critical Illness Coverage

  • Retirement 401a, 457, Roth (pre-& post tax) and company match

  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Program

  • Voluntary 529 College Invest program

  • Personal and Professional Development opportunities

  • Discounted recreation passes

  • Employee recognition program

  • Exceptional work-life balance

  • Market based pay & regular performance reviews

  • Local Government employment is eligible for Public Loan Forgiveness Program.

    Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

City of Loveland job descriptions are designed to describe the general nature and level of work necessary to perform well in the job; they are not intended to provide an exhaustive list of responsibilities, skills, and qualifications. City of Loveland job descriptions may be updated periodically, and additional activities, duties or responsibilities may be assigned by management as deemed appropriate.

The City of Loveland provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.

The City of Loveland participates in E-Verify. In accordance with E-Verify requirements, upon your date of hire the City of Loveland will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. E-Verify Notice of Participation. Learn more about your right to work. Visit E-Verify.gov (https://www.e-verify.gov/employees) for more information.

Employment offers will be conditional on the successful completion of a driving record and criminal history background check.

Qualifications

Education

Required

  • High School or better

Licenses & Certifications

Required

  • Valid Driver's License

Experience

Required

  • Ability to form, pour and finish concrete required.

  • 2 years: Experience in general construction including equipment operation and concrete finishing.

Preferred

  • Park and/or trail construction experience is highly desirable.
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