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The Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District currently has an open position for:

Garden and Grounds Associate 

The Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District has an opening for a Garden and Grounds Associate.  The Garden and Grounds Associate will maintain the District headquarter grounds.

This is a non-exempt, permanent part time position totaling 20 per week at a range of $17 to $20 per hour. Under the supervision of the Administrator of Finance and Administration this position will perform semi-skilled work in the care of maintenance, beautification, and upkeep of the District headquarters grounds.  This includes landscaping beds, trees, lawn areas, and parking areas. Duties included: performs general landscape maintenance and removal of as needed; cuts lawns areas; maintain parking areas; operates a variety of hand tools and power equipment; occasionally loads and unloads dirt, gravel, and other debris; cleans, maintains, and services equipment and tools; trims and prunes trees and hedges; organize gardener volunteer events and performs other duties and special projects as assigned. Work involves frequent kneeling, bending, and lifting in designated planting beds as well as lifting, carrying, pushing, or pulling objects weighing up to 25 pounds. 

Working knowledge of plant and weed identification with some horticulture knowledge preferred. Ability to work flexible hours to avoid winter and summer extreme temperatures. A valid Colorado Class “R” Driver’s License or equivalent is required. Work is performed in an indoor and outdoor environment. Work does require physical strength and stamina; standing, siting, walking, bending for long periods, lifting, pulling, and/or pushing items (seldom in excess of 25 pounds) is infrequent.

The Garden and Grounds Associate position will remain open until filled. To apply, submit a completed Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District Employment Application form to: Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District, 31717 United Avenue, Pueblo, CO 81001. Fax 719 948-0036 or email to info@secwcd.com.

Applications are available at www.secwcd.org/content/employment or at the District office. Resumes are welcome as attachments.

A full job description is available upon request or at secwcd.org. EOE  


 updated: 7/13/2022