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REQUISITION #:  req1023



BENEFIT CATEGORY: Full-time Hourly View Classifications & Benefits

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:  Seasonal Hourly

HOURLY RATE:   $11.00 - 13.50 per hour (based on relevant experience)

SELECTION PROCESS:   Open until filled

You will receive an email acknowledgment when you have successfully submitted an application. Your completed application will be forwarded to the hiring manager. You will be notified if you are selected for further testing or interviews. Please keep your contact information up-to-date. The status of your application will be updated in your applicant profile. Post-offer drug test required.

The Natural Areas Public Improvements Maintenance Worker has one seasonal (10 month) position with the City of Fort Collins Natural Areas Dept.

The Natural Areas Public Improvements Maintenance Worker has two seasonal (3 month) positions with the City of Fort Collins Natural Areas Dept.

This is an hourly position that does not provide sick leave, insurance or retirement benefits.  The employee is paid for standard City holidays.If the employee is required to work on a holiday, the employee is given another day off as a substitute; day to be determined by the employee’s supervisor.  The employee is expected to work 40 hours/week and is paid time and a half for hours worked beyond 40 each week.

Supervision Received: Receives supervision from the Natural Areas Crew Chief with field guidance from a Natural Areas Technician or Technician Aide.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following duties and responsibilities are illustrative of the primary functions of this position and are not intended to be all inclusive:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High School or general education degree (GED); college-level course work in natural resources or related field preferred.  College course work and volunteer experience may substitute for work experience.  Must be at least 18 years of age.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee is frequently required to sit, reach with hands and arms, carry, talk, hear, and traverse uneven surfaces and terrain.  The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, twist, push, and pull.  The employee must have manual dexterity to operate tools and motor and manual vehicles.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions, sometimes severe in nature.  The employee will be expected to work on natural areas sites inhabited by rattlesnakes and sites containing prairie dogs that may be infected with plague.  The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.  The employee will, on occasion, be required to work in high, exposed locations.

The City of Fort Collins will make reasonable accommodations for access to City services, programs and activities and will make special communication arrangements for persons with disabilities.  Please call (970) 221-6535 for assistance.The City of Fort Collins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for positions for which they have applied without regard to race, religion, gender, age (40 years or older), national origin, color, creed, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, or other characteristics protected by law.DRUG TEST REQUIRED.Note: Some information in your application may be public information under the Colorado Open Records Act.

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