Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Summary of Job Duties

Public Works - Facilities Operations
Public Works, Facilities Operations takes great pride and is dedicated to sustaining the integrity of all associated building systems within 140 plus buildings that include City Hall, Police and Fire Stations, Recreation Centers, Swimming Pools, Libraries, Courts, Detention Center, and City Golf Course Buildings.

The City of Aurora is pleased to offer:

  • Additional advancement opportunities are available through Career Progressions and Promotions
  • Training assistance through our online Learning Management System as well as a Tuition Assistance Program
  • Boot (steel toe or other safety toe boots are required) allowance in the amount of $150.00 after successful completion of your introductory period and then yearly on your anniversary date
  • The Public Works Department will provide uniforms shortly after you start
  • The Public Works Department will provide all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (besides steel/safety toe boots)
The City takes pride in seeing our employees succeed.  Join us for a career, not just a job.

City of Aurora, Colorado
It is an exciting time to work for the City of Aurora, we're growing and looking for dedicated and collaborative individuals to join our team of talented and valued employees. Excellent organizations have a set of principles, or core values, that are used to implement their mission and vision. Those values represent the touchstone for the organization, guiding the decisions of the individuals and the organization. At the City of Aurora, we demonstrate our excellence by modeling the CORE 4 Values of IntegrityRespect, Professionalism, and Customer Service, and we welcome all who share these values to apply.
The City of Aurora will conduct ongoing screenings of applications on a first-come, first-serve basis; as soon as we determine to have a qualified pool of applicants, this position may close quickly and without notice.


  • Conducts preventive maintenance inspections of buildings and facilities assigned by area within the City boundaries
  • Performs preventative maintenance tasks
  • Monitors and provides quality control and services of  outside contractors
  • Performs minor repairs
  • Performs semi-skilled maintenance tasks including minor plumbing repair, lighting repair, HVAC tasks, roof repair, flooring repair, interior and exterior painting, drywall repairs, ceiling tiles replacement and door hardware repairs
  • Operates and uses a variety of tools and equipment related to the maintenance function
  • Maintains various records such as equipment, time, material and parts inventory
  • May assist in training other employees
  • May act as a lead worker; assist with snow plow duties
  • Rotational emergency on-call duty
  • Performs additional duties as assigned



  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Three (3) years of commercial building and facilities construction/maintenance experience

  • Knowledge of methods, techniques, tools, and equipment used in performing facilities construction and maintenance functions
  • Applicable safety practices and procedures

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Train and instruct other employees
  • Keep and maintain accurate records
  • Organize and schedule resources, materials and equipment to accomplish tasks
  • Lift 50 pounds repetitively

  • Skill in the use of tools, specialized equipment common to commercial facilities and construction maintenance

Licenses and Certifications: 
  • Colorado Driver's License with a good driving history
  • Class B Commercial Driver's License, or the ability to obtain within six (6) months from the date of hire


Physical Demands:

  • Moderate to heavy physical work depending upon the assigned function
  • May require the ability to lift a maximum of 50 pounds, with or without assistance
  • Considerable walking and standing
  • Frequent performance of activities requiring a full range of body movement including bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, and climbing to heights of 30 feet
  • Hand/eye and hand/foot coordination for operation of tools, equipment, and vehicles
  • Vision to read manuals and record data and monitor and observe instruments and gauges
  • Hearing/listening for troubleshooting and warning signals
  • Speech communication to provide technical information and communicate with employees and citizens. 

Work Environment:
  • Works both indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions with exposure to noise, dust, fumes, chemicals, paints, and building materials.
  • May work on roofs, crawl spaces, secured areas, and confined spaces
  • May work on-call and varying shifts

Equipment Used:
  • Operates equipment and vehicles common to facilities maintenance
  • Operates a variety of hand and power tools and equipment common to construction and maintenance; operates vehicles such as snow plows
For Veterans preference:  Please show all of your employment history, including military service and attach related documentation (DD214) on the application.
The City of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer.  We are required by state and federal agencies to keep certain statistical records on applicants.  It will not be used in any way to discriminate against you because of your sex, race, age, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, disability or military status, gender identity, unless related to a bona fide occupational qualification as defined by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the Equal Opportunity Commission.
If you need assistance in completing this application, please feel free to contact our office at 303-739-7225 or visit us at 15151 E Alameda Pkwy., Suite 3500, Aurora, CO 80012.

Despite the changes in Colorado law, the City of Aurora maintains a drug-free workplace.  A positive test of marijuana is grounds for disqualification and ineligibility for employment with the city for one year or termination once hired.
Drug Testing, Thorough Criminal Background Check, and Employment References:
As a condition of employment, all applicants selected for employment with the City of Aurora must undergo a thorough criminal background check and drug screening. Employment references will be conducted on finalists for City of Aurora vacancies.

To be employed by the Facilities Operations Division you will need to successfully pass an extensive NCIC/CCIC background check, along with other conditions of employment; drug test and verification of employment.  Because of this, there is a longer recruitment process, we thank you in advance for your patience.

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