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We're hiring for Irrigation & Landscape Technicians!

Job Title: Irrigation & Landscape Technician

Reports To: Parks & Grounds Supervisor

FLSA Status: Non-exempt (hourly)

Wage$17.25 – $25.50/hour depending on qualifications

 Meridian Ranch, located in Falcon, CO, is a growing recreation & golf course community dedicated to delivering the highest quality amenities, including landscaped parkways, tree-lined trails, and numerous neighborhood parks. Meridian Service Metro District is recruiting for a full-time Irrigation Technician to perform construction, maintenance, and repair of District parks, irrigation, sedimentation basins, and drainage channels.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Maintains and ensures proper operation of automated irrigation systems to include mainline, laterals, valves, sprinkler heads, and systems used to deliver water to irrigated areas.
  • Adjusts irrigation systems based on plant material needs, changes, or maintenance enhancement activities.
  • Tracks and maintains inventory of supplies related to parks and grounds maintenance, and assists with improvement recommendations, repairs, and review of new installation plans prior to the bidding process.
  • Locates irrigation systems from utility locate requests in existing and new construction areas.
  • Enhances landscape, including tree and shrub replacement, sod & mulch installation and removal, and seeding of bare ground areas.
  • Removes snow at district facilities to include trails and walks.
  • Repairs and maintains fences, to include stone repair.
  • New landscaping or playground construction installation from start to final punch list.
  • Installs seasonal decorations and supports event staff as needed.
  • Assists with repairs to recreation facilities, but not be limited to painting, stone veneer repair, minor plumbing, and general facility maintenance.

Qualifications: Demonstrated experience maintaining and operating automated irrigation systems and performing other related grounds maintenance duties. Two to four years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience is desirable.

Education/Experience: Associates degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school in a related field is desirable but not required.

Driver’s License: Possess, or obtain upon hire, and maintain a valid Colorado driver's license.

To apply, complete a District Application for Employment at the District's website, This posting will remain open until the position is filled.

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