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City Of Durango Parks Maintenance II in Durango, Colorado

Parks Maintenance II (Cemetery)Duties:To perform a variety of skilled and semi-skilled duties involved in parks andcemetery maintenance, including butnot limited to; mowing, line trimming, leaf blowing, installing andmaintaining irrigation systems, cleaningrestrooms, use of light and heavy equipment associated with park maintenanceand related work as required.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:1. Clean and maintain public facilities and grounds in park and cemeteryareas.2. Operate and maintain small power equipment including lawn mowers,hedgers, spreaders, rototillers, linetrimmers and other equipment.3. Build and repair park benches, tables, fences, signs and relatedstructures.4. Plant and maintain annual flower beds.5. Prune and trim hedges, bushes and other shrubbery.6. Assist full-time Parks maintenance staff with special projects.7. Provide exceptional customer service to those contacted in course of work.Other Duties:1. Respond to and resolve citizen inquiries and complaints.2. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.3. Adhere to safe work practices and procedures.JOB QUALIFICATIONSKnowledge, Skill and AbilityKnowledge of:Equipment and tools used in parks, open space, river and trails maintenance.Public relations principles and techniques.Techniques of repairing and servicing park facilities.Occupational hazards and standard safety practices.Ability to:Use and operate motorized vehicles and equipment.Respond to requests and inquiries from the public.Work independently in the absence of supervisionUnderstand and follow oral and written instructions.Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted inthe course of work.Maintain a mental capacity which allows the capability of effectiveinteraction and communication with others.Wage: $16.00/hourBenefits: NoneDays and Hours:Seasonal, up to 40 hours per week.Location: DurangoApplication Instructions:1. If you meet the minimum requirements for this position please click on "How to Apply" to view application information. (You must be registered with Connecting Colorado to view information. Registration is available at no cost.)2. Apply online.3. Job will remain open until filled.