Building/Grounds Maintenance Worker - Seasonal #2024-00030

City of Durango   Durango, CO   Full-time     Maintenance
Posted on March 25, 2024
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Bldg/Grounds Maintenance Enjoy outdoors? Work at DRO! $18/hour, 40 hours/week Seasonal (6 months)

Salary $18.00 Hourly

Location Durango, CO

Job Type Seasonal

Job Number 2024-00030

Department Airport Division Maintenance - 8615

Opening Date 03/13/2024

Closing Date Continuous

Schedule Details: Monday-Friday 6:30 am to 3 pm

*This is a seasonal position, which will last 6 months from date of hire. Join us in maintaining a safe, efficient, and welcoming environment at the Durango-La Plata County Airport. We are seeking individuals to fill the seasonal role of Building & Grounds Maintenance Worker. If you enjoy working outdoors and in a fast-paced, exciting airport environment, then we want to hear from you! In this position, you will support the airport in maintaining airside and landside pavement areas, grounds, and facilities to ensure the highest degree of cleanliness, appearance, and safety for use by aircraft and the public. You will operate light to heavy equipment, ranging from rotary snow blowers, sander trucks, mowers, weed whippers, and forklifts to plow trucks, backhoes, and more. Prior experience in snow removal and/or grounds maintenance is preferred.

Essential Job Duties

What You’ll Do in This Role: Ground maintenance duties, including mowing, weed whipping, edging, general landscaping, aerating, weed abatement and airfield grading/dragging Operate light to heavy equipment Preventative and reactive maintenance on facilities and buildings, including HVAC, lighting, plumbing, electrical, doors, and other systems Surface painting, crack fill application, and asphalt/concrete repair Paint rooms, hallways, and ceilings; patch holes; texture and prime for paint Custodial duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications You Have: High school diploma or GED Valid state driver’s license with a clean driving record 6 months of experience operating light to heavy mowing, snow removal or construction equipment preferred Knowledge of snow removal, grounds maintenance, and mowing procedures Basic knowledge of airport and emergency radio procedures Commitment to safety and providing excellent customer service Supplemental Information

What We Can Offer You: The following perks are available for part-time and seasonal employees. Free pass to the Durango Community Recreation Center and Chapman Hill Ice Rink and Ski Area Free Transit pass Eligibility to participate in the City’s Annual Wellness Challenge and a chance to receive prizes and cash rewards.

Belong at the City of Durango: We believe in creating an inclusive workforce that welcomes diversity of thoughts, viewpoints, and experiences. The City of Durango is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis age 40 and over, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or any other applicable status protected by state or local law. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions are based on job-related factors.