Parks Maintenance Assistant

    • Job Tracking ID: 513080-873469
    • Job Location: Centennial, CO
    • Job Type: Part-Time
    • Date Updated: February 14, 2024
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About this Opportunity!

Parks Maintenance Assistant - Part-Time Medical Benefits Eligible

Application Closing Deadline: Ongoing/Open.

This is an ongoing recruitment process, with no specific closing date. We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis.

$16.50 - $20.67 per hour

Do you want to learn and perform skilled maintenance in our parks, trails and open spaces? If you answered YES, this is the opportunity for you! The Parks Maintenance Assistant is responsible for performing general maintenance duties at assigned District parks, trails, open space, and other grounds. May occasionally be responsible for leading part-time/seasonal crew activities. This job may require shifts ranging from morning to evening hours, weekends and holidays.

This position qualifies for medical benefits.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Has knowledge of methods, techniques and tools used in the construction maintenance of parks, landscaping areas and related facilities preferred.
  • Understands watering requirements for lawns, trees, plants and various types of soil preferred.
  • Has knowledge in the field of irrigation, installation, maintenance and repairs preferred.
  • Exhibits the use and maintenance of chemical spraying equipment preferred.
  • Displays operation of a wide variety of equipment and tools used in parks maintenance, repair and construction in a safe and effective manner.
  • Must have the ability to effectively communicate verbally; establish and maintain working relationships with employees and the public.
  • Must be highly motivated and take direction well with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Has the ability to work productively without supervision within established policies and procedures service.
  • Has the ability to perform manual labor for extended periods of time.
  • One (1) year as a crew leader preferred.
  • Irrigation experience preferred.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • One (1) year skilled labor experience with park, horticulture, landscape, forestry including operating commercial landscape equipment required.
  • Possession of a valid Driver’s License preferred.

The job description above covers the main duties of this position. Please note, as a team member, there may be additional responsibilities that are required to meet ongoing needs of the department.

Employee Benefits & Perks at South Suburban

  • Comprehensive Medical Package
  • Paid sick leave
  • FREE use of District fitness centers and swimming pools
  • Discounts on recreation classes and golf
  • Opportunities for training and promotion from within
  • Flexible schedules
  • To view a complete listing of the District’s most current benefit package, please visit

About Us

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, a botanical garden event center, 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.