Colorado State Structural Trades I - Rifle in Garfield County, Colorado

Structural Trades I - Rifle



Structural Trades I - Rifle


$3,077.00 - $4,375.00 Monthly


Garfield County, CO

Job Type

Full Time


Colorado Department of Human Services

Job Number

ILD 00106 06/13/2018


6/25/2018 12:00 AM Mountain

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Department Information

The Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) strives to provide the most efficient, effective and elegant services to our customers. Services are elegant when both the provider and the customer feel uplifted by their interaction.

"Daily, our commitment is to be "people who help people"

Colorado State Veterans' Community Living Center of Rifle is a State-owned and operated skilled-nursing facility dedicated to serving those who have served us. We strive to provide excellent customer service and to respect and honor resident choices regarding bathing, rising, bedtimes, and other personal decisions. Our philosophy is to provide residents a home where life and love abound.

In addition to a great location and rewarding, meaningful work, we offer:

  • Distinctive career advancement opportunities throughout the state system

  • Strong, secure, yet flexible retirement benefits including PERA Defined Benefit Plan or PERA Defined Contribution Plan plus 401K and 457 plans

  • Competitive Wages with shift differential

  • Medical and Dental Health Plans (employer assisted)

  • Paid life insurance

  • Short and Long-Term Disability coverage

  • Vacation (8 hrs monthly) and Sick Leave (6.66 hrs monthly)

  • 10 Paid Holidays per year

  • Position may qualify for Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program. For more information, go to:

  • Position may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. For more information, go to:

  • Position may qualify for Loan Forgiveness under Health Resources and Services Administration. Go to

  • For other Health professional loan repayment programs to go:

Description of Job


DUTIES: Position will perform comprehensive grounds keeping, building maintenance, and routine and preventative maintenance on equipment, systems, appliances, building, and grounds. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Mowing, trimming, fertilizing, spraying, pruning, weeding, raking, and irrigating trees, grounds-cover, and foliage on approximately 37 acres of landscaped grounds which includes a 1500 grave site cemetery;

  • Maintaining exterior fencings, sidewalks, patios, pavilion, and parking lots to ensure they are clean of debris and/or trash;

  • Performing grave openings/closings for casket and cremation interments.

  • Maintaining scheduled and preventative maintenance on all equipment per assignment;

  • Documenting work per Maximo Preventative Maintenance system requirements;

  • Completing assigned work orders related to grounds;

  • Reporting any unsafe conditions to supervisor;

  • Using and following all requirements associated with purchasing cards;

  • Maintaining facility policies and life safety codes in accordance with Colorado Department of Public Health (CDPHE) and U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs' standards.

  • Completing assigned work orders related to routine and preventative maintenance and to ensure all items are maintained at a safe, optimum working order and appearance. Items include: all building equipment including but not limited to electrical, plumbing, sewage, mechanical systems, appliances, climate control systems, recirculating hot water system, fire alarm system, nurse call system, electric beds, wheelchairs, and assistive devices.

  • Conducting timely, required inspections on equipment to meet all CDPHE and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs life safety codes and standards.

  • Performing quality, multi-trade (electrical, plumbing, painting, drywalling, texture, tile installation, etc.) related repairs, construction, remodeling, inspections, routine and preventative maintenance on buildings and structures.

  • Identifying, ordering, and acquiring needed associated parts and materials.

  • Conducting timely, required inspections on building structures to meet all CDPHE and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs life safety codes and standards;

  • Proving orientation and lead work to community service, volunteers, and/or temporary staff.

  • Assisting customers in hanging pictures, installing televisions, moving furniture, shoveling and plowing snow, and repairing furnishings/medical equipment;

  • Attending and participating in Homelake Rifle functions, meetings, and trainings;

  • Incorporating "Eden Principals" into duties and assignments;

  • Setting up and cleaning up of the work site including inspection of equipment/tools prior to and upon completion of work;

  • Performing minor maintenance and repair to State vehicles and associated equipment;

  • Driving State vehicles for acquiring materials, fueling vehicles, delivering and recovering vehicles to repair facilities, etc.

  • Becoming familiar with and complying with established procurement rules and maintaining accurate purchasing records, spend-down sheets, and receiving reports;

  • Adapting to frequent additions or changes in process, policies, and procedures;

  • Receiving and completing assigned work orders via immediate supervisor or through the use of the Maximo Maintenance System;

  • Maintaining required paperwork on a daily basis and forwarding to the appropriate channels (i.e., time sheets, leave requests, invoices, spend-down sheets, task sheets, work orders, etc.)

  • Performing other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Two years of progressively responsible experience in the structural trades and/or building maintenance trades. The two years of experience must include grounds keeping, carpentry, electrical, plumbing, and painting. Your experience must be clearly documented in your application.

SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Must possess and maintain a Colorado Driver's license.

SUBSTITUTIONS: Successful completion of a formalized apprenticeship program or higher level course work from an accredited, noncorrespondence, vocational or trades school in building maintenance or equivalent will substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, day, evening, graveyard (night) shifts, weekends, and holidays and back-to-back shift and double shifts as needed. Rotation of 24-hour call for facility needs.

  • Must be accessible to immediate telephone communication.

  • Must be able to follow prescribed policies and procedures even if they may conflict with "personal" preferences.

  • Ability to work with staff and residents of diversity to include social, economic, ethnic, and religious backgrounds in a long term care setting

  • Work in a secure facility in locked and unlocked environments.

  • Must pass TB test which will be given prior to employment at employer's expense.

  • A pre-employment criminal background check will be conducted as part of the selection process as this position is deemed to have direct contact with vulnerable persons. Felony convictions, conviction of crimes of moral turpitude, or convictions of misdemeanors related to job duties may disqualify you from being considered for this position. Should your background check reveal any charges or convictions, it is your responsibility to provide the CDHS Background Unit with an official disposition of any charges. Additionally, you will be required take and pass a drug screen.

Supplemental Information

Former employees of the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination must disclose the information on the application and may not be eligible for employment at CDHS.


If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination.

Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging.

Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures are available at

A standard appeal form is available at: If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: 303-866-5038. Phone: 303-866-3300. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.


Please note that ONLY your State of Colorado job application will be reviewed during the initial screening; if you submit a resume and cover letter, they will be reviewed in later stages of the selection process. Therefore, it is paramount that you clearly describe all of your relevant experience on the application itself, this includes completing the job history of the application. Applications left blank, do not include your work history or marked "SEE RESUME" will not be considered in the minimum qualifications review.

Your application will be reviewed against the minimum qualifications for the position. If your application demonstrates that you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be invited to the comparative analysis process, which is described below.

Note: Current and former employees (transfers, voluntary demotions and reinstatements) are required to apply and participate in the comparative analysis process. Former employees of the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) who were disciplinary terminated or resigned in lieu of termination must disclose the information on your application and may not be eligible for employment at CDHS.

Comparative Analysis Process:

The comparative analysis process for this position may consist of a structured application review, telephone interview and/or structured interview. Candidates who most closely meet the job requirements will move through successive stages of the process. Applicants will be notified of their status via email following each stage. Please make sure that your email remains up-to-date since all notifications regarding this position will be via email.