Maintenance Worker II / Turf Maintenance
Town of Vail

The Premier International Mountain Resort Community. A certified great place to work!

The Premier International Mountain Resort Community. A certified great place to work!


Maintenance Worker II / Turf Maintenance

Town of Vail
$21.85 - $25.13 / hour
No experience required
Start Date:
Starts immediately!

Maintenance Worker II / Turf Maintenance

Hiring Range: $21.85 - $25.13 Depending on Experience 

Full-Time/Year-Round Benefited Position!

Application Deadline: Sunday, September 18th, 2022 - 5:00 pm

The Town of Vail is seeking a Maintenance Worker II / Turf Maintenance Technician to join the public works department.  Duties for this position may vary depending on the season. During the winter this position is responsible for the snow removal, cleaning, and maintenance of all streets infrastructure and related assets.  In the summer this position will ensure the parks and open spaces are well maintained, including inspections and maintenance of the Town of Vail’s landscapes.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:   

  • Shoveling to keep sidewalks and roads free of ice and snow.
  • Keep all pedestrian areas, stairs, sidewalks, walk paths, bridges, and bus stops clear of snow, ice and trash.
  • Keep the villages clean by continuing checking them and hand sweeping daily, changing trash containers, and walking the villages, frontage roads, and interstate picking up trash.
  • Inspections and maintenance of the Town of Vail’s irrigation system. 
  • Perform digging & shovel work.
  • Assist with spring clean up including raking, sweeping, trash removal, and fertilization.
  • Maintenance of Town of Vail parks and open space properties including, general maintenance and care of park landscapes, gardens, lawns, grounds, etc.
  • Operates all grounds maintenance equipment; riding mowers, hand mowers, and utility vehicles.
  • May be assigned to other specific functions within the Public Works Department.

Vail is a guest service oriented and resort destination community. We realize that to set the standard for world-class alpine resorts, our employees make all the difference! That is why we are looking for passionate individuals who strive for excellence in all that they do. Qualified applicants must be self-motivated and have the ability to work individually without direct supervision to accomplish multiple tasks. 

In addition, they must meet the following requirements:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent required
  • Valid CO driver’s license (clean driving record)
  • Knowledge and experience working with irrigation systems
  • Previous outdoor maintenance or manual labor experience preferred
  • Must be able to perform job duties requiring stooping, bending, heavy lifting and physical exertion, full range of body motion required. 
  • Requires working shifts, including nights and/or weekends, and must be available to work holidays and events when necessary.

Work environment and conditions

  • While performing the duties of this job normally is exposed to the outdoors in all weather conditions (including extremely cold temperatures) and all types of equipment noise, traffic, dust, heights, chemicals, fumes, and biohazards.
  • The position involves mostly outside work, with occasional inside work with exposure to all types of equipment noise, traffic, dust, chemicals, and fumes.

Are you interested in living and working in Vail, CO?  Vail, which is centrally located in the Rocky Mountains, offers easy access to Denver (100 miles to the east) and is surrounded by the White River National Forest, offering world-class outdoor activities in summer and winter (skiing, snowboarding, hiking, biking, white water).

When asked, most of our employees say that working for the Town of Vail feels like family.  Our values-based culture is nurtured by the employees’ strong desire to foster teamwork, take ownership of Vail’s future, and have an overall pride in serving their community.  Let’s not forget that our efforts not only benefit the community but also allow us to enjoy the spectacular amenities and culture in the Vail Valley which we call home! To find out more about our community, please visit our website and click on Vail Information.

Year-Round Benefits (click here to view our full 2022 Benefits Package)

The Town of Vail offers excellent benefits and compensation package to our Full-time employees. This includes

  • Health and Dental Coverage
  • Town-Funded Retirement (First Year = 11.15%, 1+ years = 16.15%)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • SafeFit (through Howard Head Sports Medicine & Vail Health)
  • Alight Healthcare Navigator Program
  • 457 Pre-Tax Savings Plan
  • Roth IRA
  • Group Life & Survivor Income benefits
  • Short & Long Term Disability Insurance
  • $800 Lifestyle Spending Account (can be used for merchant ski pass)
  • Tennis Pass/Golf Pass/ECO Bus Pass
  • Rent Assistance Programs
  • Employee Housing Opportunities 
  • Home Purchase Assistance (EHOP/InDeed)
  • Day Care Assistance
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Professional Development Opportunities

The Town of Vail is an Equal Opportunity Employer

In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $45,458 - $59,095 . Please note that the salary information is a general guideline only. The Town of Vail considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and business considerations when extending an offer.

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