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City Of Fort Collins Human Resources Parks Equipment Operator in Fort Collins, Colorado

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/QUALIFICATIONSSummaryParks Division is currently seeking Parks Hourly Equipment Operator to join ahighly motivated, talented team of innovators to help strengthen theworld-class stewardship of parks in our community. The position offers apositive and engaging environment, training, and professional growthopportunities in the green industry. The position is a non-benefitted,variable hourly position which can include schedules that vary frompart-time, 6-month only 40-hours per week, or fluctuating hours and mayinclude over-time, weekends, and holidays. Positions generally open inearly spring and last until late fall. There is potential for advancement andcareer progression for the self-motivated employee.Essential Duties: Operate light equipment required in the upkeep and operation of theareas of responsibility. Inspect and maintain assigned equipment. Identify equipment needs for each assigned project. Operate heavy park maintenance equipment such as backhoes, dumptrucks, gang mowers, etc. Assist in maintenance of City parks, trails, facilities, andrecreational areas. Assist with cleaning and removing trash from all areas of the parkincluding shelters and restroom facilities. May assist with irrigation maintenance and repairs. May assist with snow removal. May assist with cemetery, forestry, horticulture, and golfmaintenance when requiredKnowledge and Skills: Basic knowledge of landscaping maintenance, turf management Basic knowledge of operation and maintenance requirements ofpower-driven equipment Basic knowledge in care, operation and maintenance of various powertools and equipment Skilled in operating and general maintenance of light and/or heavy equipment Skilled in basic traffic and safety rules and regulations and accidentprevention practicesand#8195;POSITION TITLE:PARKS HOURLY WORKER - Variable Hour Employee________________________________________Work Benefits: Possible paid holiday and personal leave time based on hours worked. Safety Awards Program provides employee with incentives to work safely. Health and Wellness classes and incentives available. Boot reimbursements and issued logo attire. Mentored by world-class, knowledgeable, and experienced Park professionals. Training opportunities to expand educational background. Potential for advancement.Working Conditions: Schedules may vary from part-time to full-time and may includeover-time, weekends, and holidays. Working under the supervision of a crew leader, the employee will workoutdoors in a variety of conditions. Will wear proper safety gear including, but not limited to,safety-toed boots, safety glasses and ear protection as required. Will attend weekly staff meetings and safety meetings as scheduled. City of Fort Collins works together with staff to prevent the spread ofgerms (COVID, etc.) to maintain a clean, safe environment.Minimum Qualifications/Experience: 1-2 Years of experience in landscaping, operating equipment and tractors Unrestricted Valid driver's license. Must be at least 18 years old. Ability to pass a drug screening test. Physical, mental, and cognitive abilities sufficient to perform theessential duties outlined above. These include:o Ability to read, write and communicate well with others.o Physical ability and stamina to perform duties including bending,lifting, digging, pushing and kneeling.o Ability to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds regularly; up to 50 poundsmaximum.Proper safety measures for lifting/moving any item are expected to befollowed; including, but not limited to, the use of proper PersonalProtection Equipment (PPE), use of lifting/moving equipment,and/or assistance from co-workers.________________________________________The City of Fort Collins will make reasonable accommodations for access toCity services, programs and activities and will make special communicationarrangements for persons with disabilities. Please call (970) 221-6535for assistance.The City o