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Parks Seasonal Laborer

at City of Broomfield

Pay: up to $15.00/hour
Salary : $15.00 Hourly
Posted: 2/26/2019
Job Reference #: 2351681
Categories: General Labor
Keywords: worker, cleaning

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Overall Job Objective

Job Title:Parks Seasonal Laborer
Closing Date/Time:Continuous
Salary:$15.00 Hourly
Job Type:TM Non-Benefited
Location:3001 W. 124th Avenue, Broomfield, Colorado
The City and County of Broomfield, a thriving upbeat community nestled between Denver and Boulder, is the fast growing home to over 65,000 residents and employs over 1,000 people. Recently rated 3rd healthiest city in America (2018), Broomfield is seeking motivated, enthusiastic and professional individuals to assist all crews in Park Services.

These are seasonal positions starting immediately and ending as late as December. Most crews work 7:00 a.m. -3:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. Hours could vary based on weather and department needs. Depending on crew assignment, weekend work may be required. Please review the supplemental questions for specific scheduling requirements for each crew.

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 Essential Required Tasks/Examples of Duties:

Assists Athletics in the preparation, development and maintenance of park areas, open space, rights-of-way.  Assists in the preparation of baseball and softball fields including cleaning dugouts, hand dragging or dragging the fields using a golf cart, chalking the fields, raking the mounds or home plate areas and occasionally replacing the base receptacles.  Assists in the maintenance of soccer fields or football fields including marking and lining the fields and occasionally moving the soccer goals either manually or with the assistance of a tractor.

Assists Structures in the installation and repair of all park structures.  Performs safety inspections and repairs to playgrounds and playground equipment including repairing and painting picnic tables, park benches etc.  Maintains and cleans outdoor shelters and restroom facilities.

Assists with Horticultural activities including planting and weeding flower beds, planting and pruning trees, removing or replacing tree posts, tree/limb removal, chipping limbs, planting and maintaining shrubs to include pruning, weeding and mulching, spraying herbicides and pesticides.  

Assists Irrigation in the diagnosis, maintenance and repair of irrigation systems in parks, greenbelts, municipal buildings, native areas and sports complexes. Installs, troubleshoots and repairs mainlines, laterals, valves, controllers, booster pumps, flow sensors, irrigation heads on domestic and reclaimed water.

Assists Open Space with control of noxious weeds by using herbicides, hand pulling, seed collection, biological controls and mowing. Evaluate and repair structures, fences, signs, docks, piers, etc. in open space.   

Assist Mowing in the mowing, trimming and edging of parks, rights-of-way, sport complexes. Use and maintain equipment from hand mowers to 16' riding mowers.

Assists Cemetery with grave site preparation for funeral services, burials and cremation inurnments, dig graves, place vaults, remove monument decorations, along with irrigation, mowing and horticultural activities.

Assist Forestry with tree pruning, removal, chipping, stump grinding, inventory, and disease and insect control.

Assists with equipment service and maintenance.  Insures the proper maintenance of equipment and tools by cleaning and checking equipment and tools after use.  Performs routine inspection and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment and refer defects or needed repairs to appropriate division; cleans equipment.  Cleans shop area. Assists in the set-up of special events. Performs trash removal from park areas, shelters and ballfields. May also be required to assist with snow removal and hanging holiday decorations.  Performs all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards. Operates construction and maintenance equipment such as pick-up trucks, tractors, front-loaders, dump trucks, mowers, trimmers, blowers, edgers, box scrapers, tillers, aerators, snow blowers, sprayers, spreaders, chippers, wheelbarrows, hand tools and pruning tools.  

Duties require a full range of physical motion and activities including manual digging, pushing, pulling, lifting, twisting and turning the upper body, stooping, kneeling, crouching, climbing, balancing, crawling, reaching for objects, walking; and standing.  The incumbent must also be alert to peripheral activities when operating equipment and, therefore, must have a full range of movement in the neck and shoulders.

 Minimum Qualifications:

Training - Completion of 8th grade.

Experience - None.

Necessary Special Requirements - Must be at least 18 years of age.  A valid driver's license and safe driving record is preferred, but not required, for more assignments. New hires must, as a condition of employment, pass the following pre-offer and post-offer/hire processes such as oral board, reference checks, driving record check through DMV, criminal background check and sex-offender registry check, and fingerprint checks through CBI/FBI.

 Working Conditions:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those the worker encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Work is generally scheduled Monday through Friday with some weekend and holiday work required.  Some positions do require weekend work as part of normal schedule.  Travel by truck is required to reach work sites.  The noise level in the environment is usually loud.   The incumbent may be exposed to the following environmental factors:  work near moving mechanical parts; work in high, precarious places; work near fumes or airborne particles; work in or near moving traffic; work with toxic or caustic chemicals and bloodborne pathogens; outdoor weather conditions; and vibration.  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  While performing the duties of a Seasonal Laborer, the employee may be is frequently required to talk or hear; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; bend or twist from the upper body; squat; use hands and/or feet to perform manual tasks such as digging; push or pull; reach with hands and arms; sit; stoop; kneel; climb; balance; crouch; or crawl.  Performance of duties for this position requires a wide range of physical movements.  Physical demands are described as heavy (exert up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects) to very heavy (exert over 100 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 100 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 50 lbs. of force constantly to move objects).  Some of these positions require the ability to smell.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, ability to adjust focus, and peripheral vision.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.