COSA FW: Job Announcement – Worker II, Facilities (Natural Areas)/req7363

Hello COSA community,

The City of Fort Collins Natural Areas Department is looking for a Worker II – Facilities (Natural Areas), to join our team.

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The Worker II – Facilities is a full-time (40 hr/week) position for the Facility Operations Division with the City of Fort Collins Natural Areas Department. This position performs work related to ensuring optimal utilization of the Natural Areas Department’s campus headquarters, known as the Nix Farm Campus (maintenance shop, vehicle storage building, shop yard, barn and outbuildings, and two office buildings), including assessing and evaluating physical space requirements of the department and recommending plans to meet needs, and ensuring proper function of the facilities through ongoing inspection and maintenance. These activities include: maintaining inventories of tools and supplies, procurement of tools and supplies, minor repairs of tools and infrastructure, cleaning the facility and equipment, maintaining and repairing the campus facilities, maintaining the grounds of the facilities, managing contractors and volunteers, monitoring trash removal and recycling, handling shipping and receiving, and assisting other staff with their duties as needed.

This employee will perform skilled and semi-skilled tasks to maintain Natural Areas facilities, and related infrastructure. These activities include but are not limited to: cleaning, maintaining inventories and supplies, minor equipment repair and maintenance, parking lot maintenance, snow removal, and small-scale facility repair work. This position is also involved in landscape operations such as turf management, Colorado native plant exhibition garden management, mowing, herbicide applications, and irrigation operations at the Natural Areas Nix Farm Campus. The ideal candidate has a background in landscaping, customer service, volunteer coordination, and facility maintenance.

This Worker II – Facilities, Natural Areas position provides a valuable service to the Fort Collins community in addition to serving as an essential component for supporting the Natural Areas department. Growth opportunities are provided for professional development such as attending conferences and trainings. We encourage you to apply!

Aaron Reed
Sr. Supervisor

Facility Operations & Business Support

Natural Areas
City of Fort Collins
1745 Hoffman Mill Road
970-416-2210 office


Please see the attached open position announcement.

POSITION TITLE: Worker II, Facilities (Natural Areas) (Full-Time Regular) (Classified)
REQUISITION #: req7363
DEPARTMENT: Natural Areas
BENEFIT CATEGORY: Classified (Non-CBU) View Classifications & Benefits
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full-Time Regular
ANNUAL SALARY RANGE: $41,672.00 – 62,509.00 (Salaries are paid biweekly)
ANNUAL ANTICIPATED HIRING RANGE: $45,000.00 – 56,000.00 (Salaries are paid biweekly)
SELECTION PROCESS: Application deadline is 3:00 p.m. MT on 12/1/2023.

You will receive an email acknowledgment when you have successfully submitted an application. Your completed application will be forwarded to the hiring manager. You will be notified if you are selected for further testing or interviews. Please keep your contact information up-to-date. The status of your application will be updated in your applicant profile. Post-offer background check and motor vehicle report required.