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Parking Field Technician

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Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type:

University Staff



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Job Summary

The position ensures the operational readiness of parking facilities across campus by performing routine and scheduled maintenance according to department and work unit protocols. This position works outdoors.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

Parking Services (PS) is a department within the Auxiliary Services unit of Finance and Business Strategy (FBS) at the University of Colorado Boulder. The FBS goal is to provide innovative customer service and revenue focused solutions to support our campus and local community clients. Parking Services ensures our collective success by supporting the University of Colorado Boulder’s strategic goals, supporting and investing in our workforce, meeting our fiscal responsibilities as a self-funded university business and planning for a sustainable future.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Facility Operations:
  • Operate vehicles, driving sweepers, crack seal machines, striping machine, powered and non-powered tools, various hand tools, as well as other equipment to perform routine, preventive and general maintenance on parking lots, parking lot signs, parking structures and other parking areas according to manuals and procedures. Maintain medians, flow lines and all asphalt surfaces in parking lots. This includes sweeping flow lines, weeding and or weed whipping medians and surface trash mitigation. Follow supervisor instructions and manuals for installation of regulatory and advisory signing, installation of bumper blocks, painting of lots, organizing, and delivering materials to work sites. Maintain daily records on work performed. Turn in work records and repair records to supervisor daily. Be available by radio and/or cell phone during assigned shift. 
  • Perform hands on cleaning and operate power-sweeping equipment, gas powered power washer, backpack blowers and vacuums to clean parking garage floors, and lot surfaces. Wipe down handrails, sweep stairwells, clean glass windows, glass doors, wipe down elevator controls, sweep and mop elevator floors, sanitize, and shine inside of elevator cabs. Perform general janitorial tasks in keeping the parking facilities clean and safe, including human waste and needle clean up. Empty trash and recycle containers, wash, and sanitize containers on a regular basis. Perform safety checks on all structure doors, elevators, and accessible door paddles. Report and remove graffiti from structures and or parking equipment.
  • Take Receipt of materials for immediate use and/or placement in inventory in accord with inventory storage policies and procedures; recommend purchase of tools, replacement parts, and repair manuals. Coordinate student employees to store products in inventory according to storage policies and par levels.
Snow Removal:
  • Perform snow removal for parking owned areas: hand shoveling, snow blowers, ice abatement. For ADA spaces, sidewalks, and parking lots as necessary and as directed by Field Supervisor and/or Assistant Director of Infrastructure and Capital Projects. 

What You Should Know

  • All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to comply with the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement. 
    • New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.
  • This is a Monday - Friday (in-person), 6:00 am - 2:30 pm.  This position works outdoors.
  • This position will require a pre-placement physical. 
  • This position is essential services.

What We Can Offer

  • The salary for this position is $40,000 - $42,000.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

  • Two years of progressively responsible experience in the structural trades (building maintenance trades including carpentry, electrical or painting maintenance or locksmithing). 
  • Appropriate education or successful completion of a formalized apprenticeship program will substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis. 
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

What You Will Need

  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Basic computer skills.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials: 
  1. A current resume. 
  2. A cover letter that specifically addresses how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications and responsibilities of the position.
 You will not be asked to upload references at this time.
Please apply by January 30, 2022 for consideration.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Essential Services

This position is designated “essential services.” The incumbent is required to respond to requests for work during campus emergencies (snow, wind, rain, flood and any other natural or man-made event) and report to work for his / her regularly assigned shift during emergency campus closures. 

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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