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Assistant Landscape Technician - Parks

Company: City of Boulder
Location: Boulder
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


Service Excellence for an Inspired Future

The City of Boulder is a great place to live, work, grow and play.

With over 300 miles of dedicated bikeways and more than 150 miles of hiking trails, Boulder values active lifestyles and access to nature. Forty-five thousand acres of land provide open space for parks and a green belt around the city. With world class restaurants and art and music venues, The City of Boulder values diverse culture.

Respect is one of our five City Values (including Customer Service, Collaboration, Integrity and Innovation) and we are committed to equity, diversity and inclusion. We celebrate and support our differences across all spectrums, including but not limited to ethnicity, gender, age, disability and sexuality. Through our focus on Racial Equity, our employee benefits, and the many programs resources we offer our staff, we continually strive to weave respect for one another into the fabric of our organization.

Add your voice and talents to the City of Boulder and help us grow in service excellence for an inspiredfuture.

This job posting is "continuous" or "open until filled" and will close when a qualified candidate is identified and/or hired.


Purpose of this position is to perform a variety of urban parks maintenance on City property and complete tasks as assigned by Park Supervisors and field staff. Performs other duties as required. Position is seasonal and for the duration of the summer.


  • Assists in the cleaning and maintenance of properties and parks. May include: Preparing areas for rentals/events Turf maintenance; Hardscape cleaning and maintenance; Vandalism repair/removal; Horticulture maintenance; Irrigation repair and maintenance; Waste and litter removal Minor repair of buildings and structures.


  • Must be 16 years of age or older. Ability to perform a wide range of physical and manual tasks in and outdoor environment under a variety of weather conditions. May need to work hours that are flexible and include weekends and evenings. Ability to evaluate conditions in assigned area and make judgments related to safety. Ability to provide excellent customer service. Effective interpersonal skills, including conflict resolution skills. Have and maintain acceptable background information, including criminal conviction history. Ability to keep accurate records, organize information, supplies and equipment, and follow established procedures. Ability to operate a variety of hand and power tools. Ability to operate riding mowers, tractors, truck and trailers, and other landscape equipment. Ability to provide information and instruction to individuals and groups. Ability to work alone under general supervision


Physical Demands:Ability to perform a wide range of strenuous physical and manual tasks in an outdoor environment. Physical ability to stand, walk, and kneel. Able to use a variety of long handled, manual, and power tools; and to operate equipment while working in and around moving traffic. Upper body strength tolift upto 40 pounds on a daily basis and over 75 pounds on an occasional basis. Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities that permits the employee to communicate effectively in person.

Work Environment:Frequently works outside with an exposure to a variety of weather conditions. Works in a setting subject to continuous interruptions and background noises. Ability to stand, crawl, crouch, climb, stoop and kneel in on a regular basis.

Machines and equipment used include but are not limited to the following:hand tools, standard office equipment including personal computers, telephones, calculators and copy/faxmachines


This position with the City of Boulder Parks and Recreation department requires a good driving record and no more than 8 points or 3 moving convictions or a suspended or revoked license in the past two years.

ACCOMMODATIONS:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

The City of Boulder provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.

Keywords: City of Boulder, Boulder , Assistant Landscape Technician - Parks, Other , Boulder, Colorado

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