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Landscape & Irrigation Tech

Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver, CO 80206
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Job Summary: The Landscape & Operations Tech is a key position for the Operations of the Denver Botanic Gardens. The position performs tasks related to the installation, maintenance and operation of irrigation systems, water features, landscape lighting, HVAC and building maintenance support as well as office and computer work as assigned. With the ability to handle multiple and changing priorities, maintain confidentiality, and involvement in a team environment preferred.

Career Type: Full-time

Compensation: $22.50 Per Hour


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be able to interpret construction blue prints and landscape drawings. Additionally, 6 months experience in facility Operations. Work schedule may include irregular hours and working outside normal schedule occasionally. Must acquire Landscape Technician certification within two-years of hire date. Must have a current Colorado driver's license and an acceptable driving record.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Operates various types of equipment such as pumps, gates, valves, centrifuges, used in water features and irrigation and systems in accordance with established procedures;
  • Observes and monitors data, machinery, and equipment to determine compliance with prescribed operating and safety standards;
  • Operation of designated remote irrigation control radios and irrigation systems
  • Compiles data for operational reports, inventory control, and other day-today reporting activities;
  • Performs diagnostic evaluation of equipment Responds to emergency call outs, troubleshoots problems and takes actions to ensure plant / system integrity;
  • Repairs mechanical equipment such as pumps, valves, motors, chemical feeders, blowers, coolers, air compressors, and heating equipment
  • Performs assigned tasks including, but not limited to digging trenches and ditches, laying pipe, installation, cleaning and maintenance of water features, pumps and landscape lighting fixtures and making necessary adjustment, driving snow removal equipment, running for parts and materials, HVAC maintenance assigned tasks
  • Operates computer based programs such as computerized maintenance management and facility distributed control system;
  • Operates power driven machinery such as fork lifts, boom trucks, cranes, jack hammers, tampers, or other similarly sized equipment;
  • Interpret job specifications and blueprints
  • Event set-ups and tear-down
  • Performs assigned task in building repairs and maintenance.
  • Record necessary data in appropriate format as instructed.
  • Scanning of blue prints and organizing and maintaining landscape and facility drawings.
  • Indoor and outdoor pond cleaning
  • Snow removal
  • Assure safety standards are used which comply with all company, local, City, State and Federal
  • Maintains regular and reliable attendance;
  • Demonstrates superior seamless customer service, integrity, and commitment to innovation, efficiency, and fiscally responsible activity

Other Job Duties:

  • Assist with assigned office tasks including but not limited to Auto CAD
  • Landscape and facilities mapping in AutoCAD
  • Maintains a satisfactory working relationship with manager, co-workers and others.
  • Maintains a positive, helpful and solution orientated demeanor when requesting to or serving members and visitors.
  • Performs other duties as requested. Follow established safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties, including lifting and climbing, etc.
  • Operate tools and equipment according to established safety procedures.

Full-time and Part-time

Major benefits include choice of medical plans, dental, vision and life insurance, medical and daycare Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Healthcare Spending Account (HSA) ; a generous retirement plan plus paid holidays, vacation, personal and sick time and access to personal lines of insurance. Additional benefits include short-term and long-term disability coverage, an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), an ECO pass and a complimentary Denver Botanic Gardens membership, access to Gardens education classes and summer concert tickets.


Posted: 2021-05-28 Expires: 2021-06-29

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