Larimer County

Parks Worker - Seasonal Part Time - Big Thompson District

Job ID
2017-2708
Position Type
Part Time - Temporary
Hiring Pay/Range
$10.25 - $15.00
Closing Date
Open until filled
Department
Natural Resources
US-CO-Estes Park

Overview

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Details

Natural Resources manages Larimer County's great outdoor places, including open spaces and magnificent water-based recreation areas, and fosters responsible land stewardship through weed management and healthy forest practices.  The Department of Natural Resources has 40+ benefited employees and 125+ seasonal and part time employees. 

  

Our mission is to establish, protect, and manage significant regional parks and open lands providing quality outdoor recreational opportunities and stewardship of natural resource values. We are committed to fostering a sense of community and appreciation for the natural and agricultural heritage of Larimer County for present and future generations.

 

Larimer County Department of Natural Resources is seeking a skilled and talented individual to join our team.

 

Specifically this position will:

  • Perform general upkeep and cleaning of campgrounds and park facilities
  • Perform general construction and landscape maintenance including mowing, watering, pruning, and weed control
  • Advise park users of recreational opportunities and park regulations

 To review the full job description, please Click Here.  Please reference the Seasonal Parks Worker.

 

 

Hermit Park & Open Space  John Fielder

Photo by John Fiedler

 

Larimer County is located in north central Colorado.  It is the 6th largest county in Colorado based on population.  The county extends to the Continental Divide and includes several mountain communities and Rocky Mountain National Park.  Larimer County encompasses 2,640 square miles that include some of the finest irrigated farmland in the state, as well as vast stretches of scenic ranch lands, forest and high mountain peaks.  Over 50% of Larimer County is publicly owned, most of which is land within Roosevelt National Forest and Rocky Mountain National Park.  In addition to these federal lands, Colorado State Parks and Recreation and Larimer County Parks and Open Spaces combine to provide a wide spectrum of recreational opportunities that are enjoyed by both residents and visitors.

 

 

LOCATION:

  • Big Thompson District (Hermit Park, Devil's Backbone, and other sites)
  • Work day can start from Hermit Park (Estes Park), or Natural Resources Admin Office in Loveland

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - Parks Worker:

  • Three months of experience in general landscaping and/or groundskeeping desired
  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Possession of a valid Driver's License

 

Other Information to Note:

  • This is a temporary, part time position,  working up to 29 hours/week as needed.
  • Shift-work, nights, weekends, and holidays may be required.
  • Work schedules are subject to change depending on weather and visitation.
  • This position is not eligible for benefits.
  • An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background test. As marijuana is an illegal substance under federal law, testing positive for marijuana (medical or otherwise) or any other substance for which the county tests, will result in the contingent offer of employment being revoked. A successful completion of the drug screen is defined as obtaining a negative result.
  • All application components must be submitted by 10:00 PM MT on the closing date listed.

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