City of Colorado Springs Maintenance Technician I/Maintenance Technician II/Senior Maintenance Technician in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Description / Position Overview

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**Please note: This job posting may close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

These positions will not be filled prior to January 1, 2019.**

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**This job posting will fill four vacancies at three different levels - Maintenance Technician I (2 vacancies), Maintenance Technician II (1 vacancy), and Senior Maintenance Technician (1 vacancy). The salary range for each level is:

Maintenance Technician I - $2,732.00 to $3,280.00 per month Maintenance Technician II - $3,246.00 to $3,897.00 per month Senior Maintenance Technician - $3,857.00 to $4,630.00 per month

Below is a list of essential functions for all three job levels. The degree of responsibility will vary based on the job level.**

The purpose of these positions is to perform a variety of semi-skilled maintenance and repair duties in support the Quality of Life Team in Neighborhood Services.

Essential Job Functions - the basic job duties an employee must be able to perform:

  • Remove and properly dispose of litter, debris, rubbish, overgrown vegetation, graffiti, unpermitted signs, and other blighting influences throughout the City, including vacant lots, creek beds and banks, and other areas
  • Mow yards, pick up trash, and clean vacated homeless encampments
  • Secure vacant structures safely using hand and power tools and other equipment/supplies
  • Gather and enter evidence and data using a digital camera, computer, and software
  • Ensure compliance with City standards and specifications We are looking for candidates who demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of methods and techniques used in maintenance and repair

  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and standards safety practices
  • Ability to use cameras, laptops, and other technology
  • Ability to safely use assigned equipment, tools, and vehicles
  • Ability to read maps and receipts Successful Maintenance Technician I candidate will have:

  • Formal or informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance

  • Possess and maintain a valid, non-probationary Colorado driver's license not subject to restriction related to alcohol and/or drug violations or pending charges Successful Maintenance Technician II candidate will have:

  • Formal or informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance

  • Three years of full-time building and/or grounds maintenance experience
  • Possess and maintain a valid, non-probationary Colorado driver's license not subject to restriction related to alcohol and/or drug violations or pending charges Successful Senior Maintenance Technician candidate will have:

  • High school diploma or GED supplemented by heavy equipment training

  • Five years of full-time building and/or grounds maintenance experience
  • Possess and maintain a valid, non-probationary Colorado driver's license not subject to restriction related to alcohol and/or drug violations or pending charges Ideal candidates will also have:

  • Graffiti removal experience

  • Building maintenance experience Additional Information

**You may be required to remain on-call for emergency or disaster situations.

The job offer will be contingent upon successful completion of a polygraph examination, extensive background check, and other pre-employment assessments.**

Applicants that have used marijuana within 18 months from the posting closing date will not be eligible for hire. More information about the Colorado Springs Police Department's Marijuana Use Policy can be found at https://coloradosprings.gov/police-department/page/marijuana-use?mlid=5091

Physical Demands: *This position requires the ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally, up to 25 pounds frequently, and 10 pounds constantly *and possible exposure to biohazardous materials.

*Environmental Conditions * Primary Work Environment - Office environment with travel from site to site Extreme Temperature - Seasonally Wetness and Humidity - Seasonally Respiratory Hazards - Several times per month (paint, odors, and fumes) Noise and Vibrations - Several times per month (hand and power tools, mowers) Physical Hazards - Several times per month Mechanical and/or Electrical Hazards - Frequently Exposure to Communicable Diseases - Frequently

This job announcement is not intended to include a complete listing of all responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with the position.

Please visit https://coloradosprings.gov/jobs and click on 'Apply for a City Career' > 'City Career Postings – Apply Now' button to complete an online application. All job applicants will need to create a new login and online application (unless you already have a NEOGOV/governmentjobs.com user ID and password).

Completing your application in full, including the entire work experience section, will assist Human Resources (HR) in the applicant screening process. Your application may not be considered if all of the information requested for each employer you list is not provided.

Our NEOGOV application system does not allow you to edit your application after it has been submitted for a position. If you want to make changes, you may submit another application prior to the position's closing date and time listed in the job posting. HR will review the last application you submit for a position.

To view the City's job classifications, including physical demands and descriptions, go to https://www.coloradosprings.gov/human-resources/page/job-classifications-descriptions.

To view the status of your application, go to http://agency.governmentjobs.com/cosprings/default.cfm.

To be notified of future career opportunities, go to http://coloradosprings.gov/jic

If hired, you will be required to provide proof of your eligibility to work in the United States.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Salary: See Position Description

Location: Neighborhood Services - City of Colorado Springs, CO

Job Type: Full-time

Department: Planning & Community Svcs Dev

Job Number: 13073

Closing: 1/31/2019 4:00 PM Mountain

Agency: City of Colorado Springs

Address: 30 South Nevada Avenue, Suite 301 Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80903

Phone: 719-385-5456 719-385-5456

Website: http://www.coloradosprings.gov