City of Greeley Museums

Facilities Technician

Position: Facilities Technician

Hourly Rate: $12.32- $17.28

Perform maintenance and repair activities on public buildings including roofs, interior and exterior walls, water and sewer systems, floors, facility access, facility fixtures, electrical, plumbing and structural features. Assists with numerous events held within the Museums. Performs general upkeep and cleaning of museum grounds, checks irrigation system weekly for proper function and coverage, performs snow removal and landscape maintenance including mowing, watering, pruning, weed control and facility/equipment repairs; operates a variety of motorized equipment; operates a variety hand and power tools.

Experience, Knowledge, Skills:

-General knowledge of procedures, practices or operations required.
Able to follow detailed instructions.

-May require operation of several single purpose power tools/machines or equipment involving specialized training, typically, on-the-job training of processes and procedures.

-High school diploma or GED.

-Two+ (2) years of related experience in facility maintenance.

-Perform maintenance and repair activities on public/historic buildings, including basic knowledge of electrical, plumbing systems and structural features.

-Basic carpentry work, demolition and removal, painting, drywall, floor coverings, installation of fixtures and appliance and other related activities.

-Basic knowledge of garden layout, design, propagation and instillation techniques of horticultural features and other related activities.

-Good communication skills including reading, writing, listening and speaking the English language.

-Current Colorado driver’s license with clean driving record.

Essential Functions:

-Facility maintenance: repair and maintain all buildings, plumbing, electricity, painting, and some structure repairs. Monitoring inventory of chemicals, paper products, tables, chairs, pipe and drape and equipment. Making sure all chemical and paper products are properly stored.

-Problem solving and decision-making: incumbent is expected to solve a variety of problems in situations where there are substantially diversified procedures, specialized standards, and only limited standardization. Changing priorities or differing situations require the incumbent to consider which among many procedures should be followed in what sequence to achieve the required job results. Requires reasoning to produce a practical course of action within the established process. Choices fall within the range of specified, acceptable standards, alternatives, and technical practices. Example(s): we have events here days, nights, weekends and some holidays, some events are until 12:00am. Ensure a safe and secure environment is maintained, for both customers and staff members.

-Event maintenance: responsible for set-up and teardowns according to work schedule during events. Meeting with customer, going over their setups to see if there are any last minute changes. Monitoring safety and security, enforcing policies and procedures, modeling great customer service. Troubleshooting, responding to request, ensuring all equipment including audio visual, tables, chairs, lights, and tents are in good working order and are clean and well maintained. Decision making skills, good judgement, calm and thoughtful approaches to issues, quick responses, and conflict resolution skills.

-Follow written and /or verbal instructions and communicate information to others.

-Operate equipment such as power tools, shop equipment, light trucks, and tractors.

-Care for tools and equipment, clean shop and perform other duties as assigned.

-Establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, co-workers and the general public.

-Work independently as well as with others.

-Perform strenuous labor in all types of weather.

-Apply pesticides, weed killer and other chemical agents.

-Assist co-workers when needed, move furniture and maintain inventory appropriate to work.

-Practice and understand safe work methods.

-Work weekends, evening and holiday hours as necessary, and to respond in an emergency situation.

-Be flexible and adaptable to changing working conditions, different work methods and change in priorities.

-Direct park visitors to services and answer questions on the park’s historical programs and structures.

Work Environment and Physical Requirements:

-Manual labor and requires prolonged standing and walking.

-Able to lift 50 lbs. on a frequent basis.

-Manual dexterity to operate cleaning equipment, move objects, operate hand and power tools, move and bend, twist and stoop, climb ladders in the performance of job duties.

-Mobility to walk over uneven surfaces. Work is performed in both indoor and outdoor settings in all weather conditions. Snow removal.

-Marginal to moderate hazards that are typically predictable or well protected against.

To Apply: Submit resume and online application here Please send resume and cover letter to