$3,387.00 - $4,067.00 Monthly
Parks, Rec & Cultural Svc
05/04/21 04:00 PM
DESCRIPTION / POSITION OVERVIEW:
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site is a Living History site that provides the visiting public withaccurate and engaging information about the history of the Pikes Peak region throughdemonstrations of period appropriate skills, chores, horticulture, and animal husbandry.
Maintenance Technician II - Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site
In this position, you will safeguard the health and safety of all Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Sitelivestock; ensure that they are effectively viewed and educationally interpreted for all visitors; andoversee the museum’s horticultural operation. You will also care for the historic buildings, farmmachinery, fields, and gardens; participate in interpreting the history of the Pikes Peak region todiverse audiences using a variety of techniques; provide exceptional customer service.
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4/12/2021 Job Bulletin
Essential Job Functions
- the basic job duties an employee must be able to perform:
Care for the health, safety, and cleanliness of all animals
Recommend and oversee the acquisition and removal of livestock based on health,temperament and program requirements
Train livestock and personnel involved in the handling of livestock
Maintain fences, gates, feed troughs, barns, and outbuildings
Perform semi-skilled duties necessary for the maintenance and repair of historic buildings,structures, roads, drainage systems, grounds, trails, and related systems
Maintain the physical cleanliness of the agricultural and historical program equipment,grounds, and buildings; ensure the general cleanliness and safe conditions of all buildingand facilities; perform safety and vandalism checks; remove trash and debris; and completejanitorial duties
Perform field inspections; assess necessary repair and maintenance work; estimate time,materials, and equipment required for assigned jobs; requisition materials; and monitor andmaintain supply inventory
Ensure that all work is completed in a timely fashion and in compliance with all City policies,procedures, and preservation guidelines
Suggest and implement farm-focused earned revenue activities such as workshops,demonstrations, and online videos to increase engagement of audiences
Serve as a resource and role-model to lower-level co-workers, contract staff, temporary andseasonal personnel
Continually improve the historical authenticity of the museum; participate in the general andreservation based programming
Ensure compliance with all safe work practices and procedures; review completed work foraccuracy and proper work methods and techniques
Respond to public inquiries in a courteous manner; provide information and explain Citypolicies and procedures to the public
We are looking for candidates who demonstrate:
Knowledge of 19th century woodworking
Knowledge of blacksmithing
Knowledge of pertinent safety and regulatory requirements, including trail safety standards
Knowledge of the history of the Pikes Peak region
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Ability to safely and effectively use various hand and power tools
Ability safely and effectively operate assigned tools, equipment, and vehicles, includingsnow plows, front-end loaders, backhoes, and dump trucks
Ability to provide information within area of assignment
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:
Formal or informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a levelnecessary for successful job performance
Three years of full-time experience related to grounds maintenance
Possess a valid, non-probationary Colorado driver's license not subject to restriction relatedto alcohol and/or drug violations or pending charges
IDEAL CANDIDATES WILL ALSO HAVE:
Specialized training related to this position
Experience working at a living history or agricultural site
Experience leading the work of others
Experience farming with draft horses
This position requires that you are available for emergency callout.
Period clothing will be provided and must be worn when necessary.Employees may be required to purchase limited items at their own expense.
The ability to sit, stand, and walk for extended periods; lift and carry 50 pounds occasionally and25 pounds frequently; pull, reach, bend, climb, and kneel; use fingers, both hands, and both legs;distinguish colors; and safely operate assigned vehicles and equipment is also required.
Primary Work Environment - Field/shop environment around machinery, moving vehicles, andfarm animals
Extreme Temperature - Several times per month
Wetness and Humidity - Seasonally
Respiratory Hazards - Several times per month (dirt, dust, gases/fumes, odors)
Noise and Vibrations - Several times per week
Physical Hazards - Several times per month (toxic chemicals)
Mechanical and/or Electrical Hazards - Frequently (electrical currents)
Exposure to Communicable Diseases - Rarely
NOTE: This job announcement is not intended to include a complete listing of allresponsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with the position.
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