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City of Lakewood Variable Bear Creek Lake Park Maintenance Laborer II in City of Lakewood, Colorado

Variable Bear Creek Lake Park Maintenance Laborer II



Variable Bear Creek Lake Park Maintenance Laborer II


$14.00 Hourly


City of Lakewood, CO

Job Type

Variable Part-Time


Community Resources UP1

Job Number

R0104 - Sept. 2020



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Job Summary


The City of Lakewood is dedicated to upholding City values to include: Performance Excellence, Leadership, Respect and Collaboration. Best fit candidates will demonstrate innovation, customer service, dedication, passion and engagement. All people, citizens and employees, will be treated with respect, relevance, and importance.


Community Resources is committed to providing high quality park, recreation, family and cultural services and facilities that inspire enjoyment, learning and wellness in the lives of those who live, work and play in Lakewood. We value leadership, integrity, communication and connection, diversity and adaptability.

The City of Lakewood if currently recruiting for one seasonal winter maintenance laborer. The duties of this position include:

  • Trash emptying and litter cleanup

  • Cleaning of restrooms, picnic shelters and other facilities

  • Mowing, trimming, tree care (watering, pruning)

  • Snow and ice removal

  • General upkeep of park areas, trails and facilities including campsites, volleyball pits, horseshoe pits, swim beach, marina, horse arena

  • Graffiti removal and vandalism repair

  • Minor repairs of park facilities, buildings, equipment and docks

  • Use of a variety of power tools, chainsaws, hand tools and motorized equipment

  • Other duties and projects as assigned

  • Must maintain and utilize City-provided Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when conducting activities where the employee is exposed to risks above those encountered in a traditional office setting. If injured on-the-job due to failure to utilize PPE a safety violation can be taken.

Major Tasks, Duties, and Responsibilities

Work will be performed primarily outdoors in all weather conditions.

Schedule: these are approximately 6 month positions.

Starting pay $14/hour depending on qualifications

Essential Qualifications

Preferred experience/education:

  • Experience with facilities, landscape or park maintenance

  • Experience operating power tools and equipment

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • Valid Colorado Driver's License and good motor vehicle record required

  • Criminal background check and physical test required

KSA's and Physical/Mental Reqs

Lifting and Carrying:

Must be able to lift, carry and/or maneuver printed materials, rocks, signs, trash bags, hand tools that weigh up to 20 pounds on a frequent basis, up to waist level.

Must occasionally lift the following that may weigh between 10 and 50 pounds: printed materials, rocks, tools, post pounders, signs, post removers, trash bags, post-hole diggers, logs, lumber and animal carcasses, up to waist level.

Will occasionally lift with assistance (two-person or team lift), the following that may weigh 51 pounds and up: picnic tables, animal carcasses, logs, buoys, trash bags, boats, concrete bags, etc.

Pushing and Pulling:

Must occasionally push and pull posts and fences. Must tow a variety of trailers using truck and hand crank.

Body Positions:

Work requires some sitting in both truck and in the office.

Work requires frequent standing and walking.

Work requires frequent moving about the parks for up to 10 hours per day.

Work requires frequent: pinching and gripping (when driving, pulling signs, working with tools); reaching for tools, ladders, materials, etc., frequent climbing in and out of vehicle and some climbing on ladders.

Work requires frequent bending, kneeling, balancing, including during boat operations.

Work requires occasional crawling as well as occasional maneuvering and/or balancing on ladders.

Requires occasional pushing to set posts and fences and trailering boats and equipment and occasional pulling of buoys.

Manipulates tools, construction materials, printed materials, cash and computer.

Some driving is done on highway roads, residential roads and off-road.


Must be able to communicate in-person and via two-way radio.


Uses vision to read written job related information, labels and manuals.



Must have basic mathematic knowledge construction tasks.


Must know and follow proper lifting procedures.

Remember rules and regulations, policies, etc., or have ability to locate resources.

Language Ability:

Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing with visitors and city staff.


Must be able to take direction and follow instruction from supervisor.

Must be able to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.


Hours of work will vary but may include weekends, holidays and nights.

Work is performed frequently in outdoor environment in all temperatures and weather conditions.

Uses computer occasionally.


Pick-up truck

Hand and power tools



Mowers (“Walk behind” and riding)


Dump Truck

Painting Equipment


Variable Part-Time employees receive limited benefits, including a pension plan. Medical and dental care are not provided.


Do you have a valid drivers license and a good driving record?

  • Yes

  • No



The City of Lakewood is committed to the safety of all staff and participants. A thorough background investigation of all prospective employees will be conducted for those who will be working with vulnerable populations, sensitive information, in sensitive locations or with financial data or money. Candidates/staff/volunteers who will have regular interactions with youth and/or vulnerable populations may also be subject to a child abuse background check and must participate in additional abuse awareness and reporting trainings.

Please select Yes to acknowledge the background process for this position.

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City of Lakewood (CO)


480 S. Allison Parkway

Lakewood, Colorado, 80226