SEASONAL MAINTENANCE & OPERATIONS HELPER (GROUNDS)
Location: SERVICE BUILDING
Work Year: Temporary Hourly, not benefits eligible
Schedule: Season is approximately April 30 - October 31, Monday - Friday 6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Salary Range: $15.50 - $18.00 hourly, based on experience
Essential Functions and Objectives:
Working under the supervision of the Operations Department Manager or designee(s), the employee performs routine maintenance tasks.
- Use of riding mower, truck and trailer combination, string trimmer, edger, blower, hand tools, powered hand tools.
- Trim/prune trees and shrubs.
- Assist in material delivery (mulch and other landscaping materials), aeration, fertilization and weed spraying operations.
- Conduct basic irrigation checks and repairs.
- Weed control.
- Ability to perform manual labor.
- Must be at least 16 years of age.
- Prior experience preferred.
- Ability to work in environments that may contain allergens such as pollen, dust, grass, etc.
- Able to lift at least 75 pounds, using appropriate lifting techniques.
About Denver Public Schools:
Thank you for your interest in the DPS Maintenance Department. We are looking for individuals that demonstrate and share our DPS Core Values of Integrity, Equity, Accountability, Collaboration, Fun, and putting Students First. Come join the DPS team and make an impact at a great organization! DPS has become the fastest-growing large school district in Colorado and is widely recognized today as one of the best urban school systems in the country. DPS is continually reforming and growing. All this growth has its challenges and we need your help. Maintenance employees have clearly defined promotional opportunities at all levels and our supervisors will help you work toward your career goals We need great people that want to help create a safe, welcoming environment that makes an impact on student learning. If you like problem solving and working with your hands, you may be a perfect fit!
Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high school graduation. DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools including traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.
Under the leadership of Superintendent Susana Cordova and guided by the tenets of The Denver Plan, DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the state in terms of student academic growth. Learn more at dpsk12.org.
Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.