Water Truck Operator/Maintenance Worker - Part-Time Medical Eligibile

    • Job Tracking ID: 513080-798516
    • Job Location: Centennial, CO
    • Job Type: Part-Time
    • Date Updated: November 19, 2021
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About this Opportunity!

Water Truck Operator/Maintenance Worker Part-Time Medical Eligible

$13.15 - $16.89 per hour

Do you enjoy a job that is never the same two days in a row? Are you passionate about landscaping and want to make a difference in the community? If so, then this might be the role for you! The Water Truck Operator/Maintenance Worker is responsible for performing skilled and technical types of work associated with landscape maintenance with an emphasis on vehicle operation, vegetation watering and plant maintenance. Responsibilities include the safe operation of a ¼ ton to 2 ton truck with up to 1,000 gallon tank, operation of pumps and fire hydrants, maintenance and care of annuals, perennials, roses, shrubs, and trees. Best landscape management practices for pruning shrubs, installing and maintaining plants, is required. Technical skills in weed control practices are expected. The job may require shifts ranging from morning to evening hours, weekends and holidays.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • One (1) year skilled labor experience with park, horticulture, landscape, forestry including operating commercial landscape equipment preferred.
  • Has knowledge of methods, techniques and tools used in the construction maintenance of parks, landscaping areas and related facilities is preferred.
  • Has the ability to perform manual labor for extended periods of time.
  • Understands watering requirements for lawns, trees, plants and various types of soil is preferred.
  • Has knowledge in the field of irrigation, installation, maintenance and repairs is preferred.
  • Exhibit use and maintenance of chemical spraying equipment is preferred.
  • Will display 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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older with a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must possess a valid Colorado Driver License or have the ability to obtain upon hire and maintain an acceptable driving record.

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
  • FREE use of District fitness centers and swimming pools
  • Discounts on recreation classes and golf (applicable to employees working 14+ hours/week)
  • Paid sick leave
  • Opportunities for training and promotion from within
  • Flexible schedules
  • To view a complete listing of the District’s most current benefit package, please visit http://careers.ssprd.org

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, 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.