Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Summary of Job Duties

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.

Why Work for Aurora?

  • Make a difference in the lives of real people every day
  • Diverse community
  • Competitive total compensation package
  • Well-Funded General Employees Retirement Plan
  • Light rail station minutes away
  • On-site fitness center and overall employee well-being programs
  • Internal educational programs to assist with career advancement
  • Access to innovation work spaces

Public Works - Facilities Operations

Public Works, Facilities Operations takes great pride and is dedicated to sustain the integrity of all associated building systems within 135 plus buildings that includes City Hall, Police and Fire Stations, Recreation Centers, Swimming Pools, Libraries, Courts, Detention Center and City Golf Course Buildings.

* Applications submitted without a copy of your Colorado Driver's License and current MVR will not be reviewed. *

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.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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 maintenance function
  • Maintains various records such as equipment, time, material and parts inventory
  • May assist in training other employees
  • May act as lead worker; assist with snow plow duties
  • Rotational emergency on-call duty
  • Performs additional duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications


  • High School Diploma or GED

  • At least 2 years commercial building and facilities construction/maintenance experience

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered.

Licenses and Certifications:  As assigned, specialized certifications may be required such as:
  • Driver's License
  • Class B Commercial Driver's License, or the ability to obtain within six (6) months from date of hire

Working Conditions

Physical Demands:

  • Moderate to heavy physical work depending upon assigned function
  • May require ability to lift a maximum of 100 pounds with or without assistance
  • May lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds
  • 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 30ft
  • 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 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 points:  Please show all of your employment history, including military service and 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.

Application Instructions

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