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Colorado State TEMPORARY Park Maintenance Technician - Vega State Park in Mesa County, Colorado

TEMPORARY Park Maintenance Technician - Vega State Park

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TEMPORARY Park Maintenance Technician - Vega State Park


$12.50 Hourly


Mesa County, CO

Job Type

Temporary (9 months or less)


Department of Natural Resources

Job Number

2021TEMP- PMA048



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To apply, please submit only your application (without attachments such as resumes or cover letters). This announcement will remain open until FILLED. You are encouraged to apply early.

The mission of the Colorado Department of Natural Resources ( is to develop, preserve, and enhance the state's natural resources for the benefit and enjoyment of current and future citizens and visitors. In an effort to build diversity and inclusion we welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds and abilities.


Our Mission is to perpetuate the wildlife resources of the state, to provide a quality state parks system, and to provide enjoyable and sustainable outdoor recreation opportunities that educate and inspire current and future generations to serve as active stewards of Colorado's natural resources. Colorado Parks and Wildlife. (

Description of Job

Responsible for all general park building's maintenance and cleaning, mopping, disinfecting, wiping down, trash removal, power washing and deep cleaning of public facilities including: restrooms, showers, Group Picnic Area, swim beach, office, and vault toilets. Occasionally maintains campsites, fire pits, BBQ grills, picnic areas, and trails. Operates and performs routine maintenance on State owned vehicles and equipment. Assures quality customer service and facility maintenance, repair, and cleanliness at all times. Provides information and assistance to visitors as necessary. May assist with carpentry, plumbing, masonry, electrical work, light bulb replacement, flower bed maintenance and upkeep, equipment repair, and transporting materials and supplies. Performs other duties as assigned.

Housing may be available to those applicants from out of the area/state.

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights


  • Must be at least 16 years of age.

  • If position requires operation of a motorized vehicle, must possess and maintain a valid driver's license.

  • Successful completion and passing of background screening may be required for placement in this position.

  • Willing and able to work outside, sometimes in inclement weather.

  • Must be able to lift 50-100 pounds repeatedly during the course of a single workday.

  • Knowledge of power tools and hand tools preferred.

  • Knowledge of small engine and other equipment maintenance and repair preferred.

  • First Aid and CPR certifications may be required.

  • Must be able to work various shifts, weekends and holidays.

  • Possess strong interpersonal communication skills.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • The park may provide some uniform items, however, employee may be required to purchase some items at their own expense.


This position will perform physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling materials.

Supplemental Information

The State of Colorado believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status (with preference given to military veterans), or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

The Department of Natural Resources is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to our ADAAA Coordinator, Anna Kargobai-Murray, at or call 303-866-2667 x8647.

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The Department of Natural Resources participates in E-Verify ( in accordance with the program's Right to Work ( for all newly-hired employees. Employees are queried through the electronic system established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to verify identity and employment eligibility. You may complete section 1 of the I-9 form upon your acceptance of a job offer letter, but no later than your first day of employment and in addition, on your first day, but no later than the third day, you are required to submit original documents to verify your eligibility to work in the U.S. Learn more ( about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities.

Toll–Free Applicant Support - Technical Help

If you experience technical difficulty with the NEOGOV system (e.g. uploading or attaching documents to your online application) call NEOGOV at 855-524-5627, Mon-Fri between 6 am and 6 pm (Pacific Time). Helpful hints: if you are having difficulty uploading or attaching documents to your application first, ensure your documents are PDF or Microsoft Word files and second, close the document before you attempt upload (attach) it. The Human Resources Office will be unable to assist with these types of technical issues.