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Maintenance Technician I


Posted: 9/19/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2485590

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Maintenance Technician I

In this position, you will perform a variety of semi-skilled maintenance and repair duties to support Neighborhood Services' Quality of Life Team.

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 and computer
  • 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 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
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

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.

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