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Road Maintenance Technician - Front Range

Company: Larimer County
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Four day work weeks! Work outside!

Larimer County Road and Bridge is looking for hardworking, motivated individuals to join our team. The Road and Bridge Department is responsible for operating and maintaining the transportation system in Larimer County; the Seasonal Road Maintenance positions serve a vital role in our ability to successfully meet this responsibility.

Larimer County values it's seasonal employees and strives to create an environment where you gain the knowledge and experience to be successful. Consider joining our team and see your hard work pay off in the success of the Road and Bridge department as we work together to maintain nearly 1000 miles of roadway and the drainage structures of Larimer County.

Responsibilities

Specifically, this position:

  • Performs various tasks; under various levels of supervision, in various locations throughout Larimer County. Examples of duties include operating rubber tire and steel drum rollers, power brooms, farm tractors with mower attachments, and similar types of equipment used in roadway construction and maintenance.
  • Will require the use of hand tools including, but not limited to; shovel, pick, asphalt rake, chainsaw, weed eater, blower, hand broom, crack seal squeegee.
  • Operates heavy construction equipment as assigned.
  • Physical labor for extended periods of time outdoors in all weather conditions, day or night, including activities and physical demands requiring strength to lift, carry, push, pull, and otherwise move objects of up to 50 pounds on a regular basis.

To view the full job description, click here.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have road maintenance/construction experience.
  • Be punctual, dependable, and adaptable.
  • Be familiar with street/highway maintenance, repair and construction and safe work zone

practices.

  • Work independently in the absence of supervision.
  • Be efficient.
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal communication skills.
  • Read and comprehend department and County rules, regulations, policies, and standard operating procedures.
  • Operate Larimer County approved computer programs, as needed.

Qualifications

All candidates will be screened for the following required minimum qualifications. Any candidate who does not meet all of the qualifications listed as required will be eliminated from the process.

  • Related experience preferred.
  • Possession of a valid Driver's License required.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age to apply required.
  • Employees must provide their own steel-toe safety shoes required.

Benefits

For all temporary positions, sick leave and our Employee Assistance Program are available and other benefits may be available.

Larimer County offers the following for all Regular/Limited Term positions:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts / Health Savings Account
  • Short and Long Term Disability.
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Basic Life/Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • Accident Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Retirement Plan 401(a) with employer match.
  • 457(b) Deferred Compensation.
  • Paid time off including vacation, sick and holidays.

To view information on Larimer County's Benefits, visit https://www.larimer.org/hr/benefits. Supplemental Information

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, reliable, punctual, able to qualify for a CDOT Flagging Certificate and must have a valid Driver's License. A road driving test will be given.

Employees must provide their own steel-toe safety shoes.

This position may be eligible for medical insurance.

To apply for this position you must complete the application. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of the application.

An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check. 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 11:59 PM MT on the closing date listed.

Larimer County provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity or expression, and sexual orientation), national origin, marital status, disability status, genetics, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law or regulation.

Keywords: Larimer County, Fort Collins , Road Maintenance Technician - Front Range, Other , Fort Collins, Colorado

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