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Littleton, Colorado, United States
Spotlight Preferred Member Company
28 days ago
Job Type
Job Duration
$20.77 - $24.90
Required Travel
Salary - Type
Hourly Wage
Job Function
Parks & Forestry


Title:                      Parks Irrigation Technician
Date of Update:   January 1, 2024    
Status:                   Non-Exempt
Classification:       Regular Full-Time 
Department:         Parks
Reports to:            Parks Supervisor
Hiring Range:       $20.77 - $24.90 per hour, paid on a biweekly basis + $1,000 SIGN ON BONUS!

Rich and Competitive Employee Benefit Package:

·         Earn up to 168 hours of annual PTO, accrued on a biweekly basis; 80 hours of annual holiday pay; bereavement leave; and paid Family Leave.

·         Full-time employees are offered 80% employer-paid medical coverage for Employee and Dependents; and free dental and vision coverage for Employee.

·         All employees are required to contribute 10% to a MissionSquare retirement account in lieu of Social Security, with the District matching 100%.

·         All employees are eligible to participate in a voluntary 457 or a Roth IRA account.

·         The District participates in the FAMLI (paid Family Medical Leave Insurance) program with all premiums paid by the District.

·         All employees enjoy recreational benefits to outdoor swimming pools, an indoor community center, and open space trails. Full-time, variable full-time, and regular part-time employees are eligible for a 20% discount on recreation program registration fees and facility rental fees.

·         Full-time, variable full-time, and regular part-time employees receive paid time-off and ten paid holidays.

 This Job Description outlines the basic requirements, duties, and general responsibilities of the position of Parks Irrigation Technician. Unless modified by a written Employment Agreement, this position is “at-will,” which means the Ken-Caryl Ranch Metropolitan District (“District”) may terminate the employment relationship at any time and for no reason, subject only to the requirements of federal and state law. Similarly, the employee may terminate the employment relationship without notice at any time for no reason.

 The headings in this job description are for reference only and shall not affect its interpretation. Unless expressly defined in this job description, all terms have the same meaning as defined in the Employee Handbook.

 Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Parks Supervisor, the Parks Irrigation Technician is responsible for daily maintenance, repair, inspection, and operation of the irrigation systems located throughout the District.

 Essential Functions:

The following duties are an overview of the primary duties and responsibilities of the Parks Irrigation Technician and should not be considered an all-inclusive list.

A.      Inspect all irrigation systems during the irrigation season on a weekly basis and perform a variety of skilled maintenance duties, including repairs to mainlines, valves, controllers, lateral lines, and sprinkler heads; operate, troubleshoot, program, and repair the irrigation controllers.

B.      Perform annual inspections on all irrigation backflow preventers in accordance with guidelines established by the American Society of Sanitary Engineering.

C.      Read water meters.

D.      Assist the Parks Supervisor in identifying irrigation problem areas, including dry turf or wet areas, and take proper steps to alleviate problems; assist in establishing watering programs to coincide with various seasons and conditions, established conservation practices and annual water budget; assist the Parks Supervisor in addressing irrigation problems and in making improvements to the system during non-irrigation months.

E.       Assist in the installation of new sprinkler systems or in making improvements to existing systems.

F.       Assist in maintaining an inventory of irrigation parts to ensure that parts are available when needed.

G.      Know how to safely operate equipment and power tools including, but not limited to, front-end loader, backhoe, skid steer, trencher, sod cutter, snowplow, dump truck, stump grinder, chipper, bucket truck, chain saw, and hand tools.

H.      Lead, monitor, and train assigned staff in daily operations, the proper and safe handling of tools, and the operation of equipment used in irrigation maintenance.

I.         Direct inquiries from the public to appropriate supervisory staff; establish and maintain positive working relationships with supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates; plan and participate in resident education classes, as assigned.

J.        Consistently promote a positive, professional image of the District and provide excellent customer service at all times.

 Authority Exercised:

This position may lead other Park Technicians and/or up to two seasonal staff.


Required Experience:

1.       High School Diploma, or equivalent.

2.       Experience in irrigation maintenance or installation with increasing levels of responsibility, or any combination of education and/or experience that has provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for excellent job performance.

 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1.       Ability to work a 40 hour per week schedule that could include some evenings, early mornings and weekends as conditions or programming schedules might dictate.

2.       Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language at a level adequate to perform the job.

3.      Must have the ability to be flexible and be able to adapt to changing daily schedules based on timelines and equipment/vehicle repair needs.

4.    Working in a variety of locations and sometimes in challenging weather conditions.

5.       Ability to read and understand irrigation blueprints.

 Special Requirements:

  1.      Possess and maintain a valid Colorado Driver’s License and be insurable by the District’s insurance carrier by maintaining an acceptable driving record.
  2.      Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and computerized irrigation software.
  3.      Have a Colorado Cross Connection Technician Certification or the ability to acquire within six months of hire.

Work and Physical Requirements: Field

This position requires work in a variety of locations and conditions, including but not limited to the Parks Department Maintenance Facility, other Recreational facilities, and outside areas within the District’s park system. 

Working Environment

1.       Moderate physical activity will be required frequently.

2.       Work will be required outdoors in all weather conditions.

3.       Work may be required under hazardous and adverse conditions, including, but not limited to, slippery and uneven surfaces and proximity to moving mechanical equipment.

4.       Use of sensory activities, such as talking, seeing, hearing, smelling, feeling (identifying objects by touch), depth perception and color vision will be required frequently.

Physical Requirements

1.       Have ability to lift, move and carry objects in excess of fifty (50) pounds frequently.

2.       Have ability to stand, walk, sit, kneel, stoop, bend, lift, squat, push, pull, crawl, jump, slide, climb, pinch, grip, reach overhead, reach away from body, and perform repetitive motions.

3.       Be able to work evenings, holidays, and weekends as needed.

Accepting applications until positions are filled. 

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Job ID: 73260796

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