About this Opportunity!
(Full Time, Non-Exempt)
$52,000 - $64,000 Annually
Under the supervision of the the Planning Manager, performs
construction inspection and quality control for capital improvement
and other projects at parks, trails, open spaces, and recreation facilities.
- Inspects new construction and renovation projects to verify
compliance with approved plans, specifications, and applicable codes
- Performs daily field inspections to evaluate the work performed
and materials used; verifies quality of workmanship and materials
used; notes deficiencies and deviations from plans and
specifications; refers serious problems and disagreements in
interpretation to the appropriate project manager.
- Inspects and performs oversight on other agencies, utility
companies and contractors working on District owned or managed
properties to ensure public safety, District standards are followed,
and protection of District facilities.
- Inspects newly constructed and existing playgrounds for hazard
identification and risk management.
- Verify and ensure projects are constructed in compliance with the
American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Grading, Erosion and
Sediment Control (GESC) criteria are followed.
- Attends meetings, complies field reports, and reviews contractor
- Assists with collecting field data, drafting, preparing
specifications and bidding documents.
- Reviews and redlines plans prior to final approval.
- Assists with infrastructure inventories and/or maintenance of
records for playgrounds, sports courts, asphalt and concrete paving, etc.
- Coordinates projects with internal departments, multi-discipline
consultants, and contractors.
- Performs office duties including soliciting bids, filing,
preparing reports, ordering supplies, making copies/prints, etc.
- Effectively handles a variety of customer and vendor situations
and is responsible for maintaining excellent working relationships.
Responds to customer inquiries in a courteous manner and resolves
complaints in an efficient and timely manner.
- Attend and participate in staff meeting, trainings, and orientations.
- Attend work on a regular, reliable and punctual basis.
This job description should not be construed to imply that these
requirements are the exclusive duties of the position. Incumbents
may be required to follow any other instructions, and to perform any
other related duties, as may be required.
Education and/or Experience:
- A high school diploma or GED is required, plus college level
course work in construction, engineering or architecture and/or
closely related certification(s).
- Two (2) years’ experience inspecting or supervising landscaping,
civil and/or public works construction projects is required.
- Experience with building construction desired.
- A combination of experience and education may be considered.
Licenses, Certifications, and Other Requirements:
- Must possess a valid Colorado Driver License or the ability to
obtain upon hire and maintain an acceptable driving record.
- Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) or the ability to
obtain certification within one year of employment.
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA).
- Knowledge of stormwater quality Best Management Practices (BMP’s)
and GESC components.
- Knowledge of landscape materials and practices such as, turf,
irrigation, plant material, concrete, asphalt, drainage,
playgrounds, shelters, etc.
- Knowledge and ability to use basic survey equipment to verify
elevations, distances, slopes, etc.
- Ability to interpret landscape and engineering plans, profile and
reports; including topographical data and site drainage.
- Ability to research, gather, organize and analyze information.
- Must be highly motivated and take direction well with excellent
interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbally.
- Ability to provide outstanding customer service and get along with
coworkers, patrons, and supervisors and interact with employees and
vendors in a professional manner.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
with other employees, public officials, private consultants,
contractors and the public.
- Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and
high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness.
Material and Equipment Used
To successfully perform the required job duties, this position
regularly uses a phone and other office equipment. Computer programs
such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.), Bluebeam, and
computerized drafting. This position also uses tools such as measuring
tape, level, surveying equipment, shovels, pressure gauges, personal
protection other safety equipment.
This position works in a comfortable office environment subject to
interruptions and background noises, and outdoors on construction
project job-sites subject to variable weather, ecosystems and landscapes.
Stand, walk, sit for extended periods, handle and operate objects and
office equipment, reach outward and above shoulder and carry, pull,
push or lift up to 25 lbs. Navigate construction job sites with uneven
terrain and obstacles. May occasionally climb, crawl, squat, kneel and
bend and carry, pull, push or lift 50 lbs. or more with or without
assistance. The employee must be able to see close up and at a
distance with vision acuity and the ability to adjust focus allowing a
broad field of vision. The employee must communicate clearly and
effectively, must understand and be understood.
This list is not all-inclusive and represents examples of the work
environment and physical demands.
Employee Benefits & Perks at
Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision package
Medical and Dependent Care
Flexible Spending Accounts
Retirement packages with employer contribution/match
Free Employee Assistance Program
Paid time off including vacation time,
sick leave, personal leave and holidays
District paid life insurance and long term disability
fitness centers and swimming pools
Discounts on recreation classes and golf
Opportunities for training and promotion from within
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Our mission is to foster healthy living through stewardship of the
environment, parks, trails, and open space by providing recreational
services and programs.
We serve residents in Bow Mar, Columbine Valley, Centennial west of
I-25, Littleton, Lone Tree and Sheridan and unincorporated portions of
Douglas, Jefferson and Arapahoe counties. We operate four full-service
recreation centers, golf courses, outdoor pools and restaurants, two
ice centers and miniature golf courses, and a BMX track, a sports
dome, batting cages, an entertainment center, a hotel and a nature
center. In addition, we maintain nearly 3,800 acres of developed and
open space land, including 119 multi-purpose athletic fields, more
than 100 parks, nearly 80 miles of trails, 60 playgrounds, 56 tennis
courts, and the 880-acre South Platte Park.