A temporary seasonal four to five month position up to 720 hours under the direct supervision of the Departmental Lead assigned to and the Director of Parks and Public Works. To assist the full-time maintenance staff in performing the regular and recurring park and public works maintenance duties, using any of the equipment authorized. Perform routine assignments as employee gains experience. Will operate maintenance equipment, power tools and hand tools as assigned, may work alone or as a crew. This individual must perform tasks efficiently and safely. Assist in maintaining town parks, open space, trails, rights-or-way, streets and other public facilities as assigned.* Perform manual construction and maintenance tasks for the department.* * Respond to public inquiries in a courteous manner within scope of knowledge and authority; refer to the Departmental Lead as appropriate.* * Pull weeds, shovel dirt, mowing and trimming duties, trash removal, assist in irrigation installation and repair, maintain existing landscaped areas, and associated equipment operation/maintenance and perform other related duties as assigned.* Knowledge of methods, equipment, tools, materials and maintenance practices for operations of Parks and Public Works facilities. Ability to do strenuous work in adverse weather conditions. Ability to demonstrate positive public relations skills, maintain effective working relationships with the public and other employees. Knowledge and ability to practice on the job safety practices and follow Town practices. Must be 18 years or older. Must possess a valid Colorado State Driver’s License. High School diploma, GED or equivalent is required. Previous experience in general landscape maintenance work, public works experience, or related field. Experience with small equipment, hand tools and related equipment required for job duties. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid Colorado driver's license. Knowledge of applicable city policies, laws and regulations affecting departmental activities. The Town of Lyons is a Drug Free Work Environment. This position may be subject to drug and alcohol testing. A Driving record will be investigated, and drug test obtained pre-employment. The Town of Lyons will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices or in its services, programs, or activities. Persons needing accommodations or special assistance should contact the Town of Lyons.
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