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Parks Worker TEMP - Carter Lake District

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Loveland
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:

Overview This posting is "Continuous" as the job has multiple vacancies and may close at any time when the vacancies have been filled.We are looking for a Temporary Parks Worker to join our team! Natural Resources manages Larimer County's great outdoor places, including open spaces and magnificent water-based recreation areas, and fosters responsible land stewardship through weed management and healthy forest practices. Our mission is to establish, protect, and manage significant regional parks and open lands providing quality outdoor recreational opportunities and stewardship of natural resource values. We are committed to fostering a sense of community and appreciation for the natural and agricultural heritage of Larimer County for present and future generations. Larimer County Natural Resources department has 40+ benefited employees and 125+ seasonal and part time employees. To learn more about what we do, visit . Responsibilities Specifically, this position:

  • Performs general upkeep and cleaning of campgrounds and park facilities.
  • Conducts landscape maintenance including mowing, watering, pruning, and weed control.
  • Operates a variety of light equipment including mowers and chainsaws.
  • Executes preventative maintenance of tools and equipment used in parks grounds maintenance.
  • Advises park users of recreational opportunities and park regulations.
  • Performs other duties as appropriate or necessary for performance of the job.To view the full job description, visit We are looking for a candidate that will:
    • Stand and walk for long periods of time and walk long distances over rough terrain.
    • Push, pull, and lift light equipment.
    • Operate and maintain groundskeeping equipment, mowers, and string trimmers.
    • Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
    • Follow written and verbal instructions.
    • Greet a very wide variety of park visitors in a friendly, welcoming, and helpful manner, and communicate effectively with a wide diversity of individuals and groups.
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other county employees, representatives of other agencies and organizations, and members of the community. Qualifications All candidates will be screened for the following required minimum qualifications. Any candidate who does not meet all of the qualifications listed as required will be eliminated from the process.
      • Must be 18 years of age or older.
      • Three (3) months of experience in a directly related field or in the performance of similar duties and responsibilities preferred.
      • CPR and First Aid Certification preferred.
      • Possession of a valid Driver's License preferred.BenefitsFor all temporary positions, sick leave and our Employee Assistance Program are available, and other benefits may be available.To view information on Larimer County's Benefits, visit . Supplemental Information This is a temporary position.This position may work weekends.An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of required pre-employment testing. Depending on the position, these checks may include, but are not limited to; reference checks, motor vehicle reports, employment verification, education verification, fingerprinting, criminal history information, physical, and a drug screening. As marijuana is an illegal substance under federal law, testing positive for marijuana (medical or otherwise) or any other substance for which the county tests, will result in the contingent offer of employment being revoked. Successful completion of the drug screen is defined as obtaining a negative result.All application components must be submitted by 11:59 PM MT on the closing date listed. Larimer County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment in all employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity or expression, and sexual orientation), national origin, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law or regulation.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Loveland , Parks Worker TEMP - Carter Lake District, Other , Loveland, Colorado

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