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Facilities Maintenance Technician I or II 

Category Facilities  

Position is Open until Filled unless specified otherwise.

Hiring pay range:

Facilities Maintenance Technician I: $19.19 - $23.99

Facilities Maintenance Technician II: $21.38 - $26.73

Full pay range:

Facilities Maintenance Technician I: $19.19 - $28.79

Facilities Maintenance Technician II: $21.38 - $32.07


Non-Supervisory. May have oversight responsibilities of various work crews.


  • Facilities Maintenance Technician I: Performs entry-level to intermediate, standard level work and is the first in the Facilities Maintenance Technician job series.
  • Facilities Maintenance Technician II: Performs full-performance, journey-level work and is the second in the Facilities Maintenance Technician job series. May act as a team lead.


Maintains County facilities, grounds, and equipment. Performs and oversees work crews performing custodial and repair work including general maintenance, carpentry, plumbing, mechanical, and electrical work. Operates construction and maintenance equipment. Schedules and performs preventive vehicle maintenance.


(These duties are illustrative of typical essential responsibilities of the job, and may vary according to assignment)

Facilities Maintenance Technician I:

  • Represents the facility department and provides information, addresses complaints, and resolves problems.
  • Observers work crews and perform basic construction functions such as cleaning, drywall, painting, repairing, electrical, flatwork, demolition, and carpentry construction and maintenance on County facilities.
  • Observers work crews and perform landscape maintenance. Installs and maintains irrigation systems.
  • Observes work crews and performs snow removal and other weather-related maintenance activities which include shoveling and operating snow removal equipment.
  • Determines and recommends equipment needs for facilities; schedules, maintains, repairs, and services all equipment.
  • Performs preventive maintenance and repairs on OHV vehicles and equipment.
  • Observe laborers in the completion of community work projects and ensure the safety of the community and the laborers.
  • Maintains county safety policies and procedures.
  • May assign and oversee the work of volunteers, part-time or seasonal help.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in correctly utilizing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) whenever required during tasks.

Facilities Maintenance Technician II:

    • Performs all essential functions of the Facilities Maintenance Technician I.
    • As Team Lead, assists Supervisor in prioritizing and scheduling work for day-to-day operations.
    • May assist in training and be a support for Facilities Maintenance Technician I.
    • Checks the work of FMT I for quality and thoroughness.

Other duties as assigned.


(Representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities expected of the position)

  • Public Service: A commitment to the mission of providing exceptional services to the citizens of Garfield County. It is who we are, and what we do.
  • Customer Service: A commitment to providing exceptional service to all customers (internal & external), which includes being helpful, professional, courteous, and taking the time to understand customer's needs.
  • Stewardship & Innovation: Is a good steward of public resources and looks for ways to be innovative and improve efficiency.
  • Teamwork: Able to work together with a diverse group of people towards a shared goal, while considering the needs of others.
  • Business Technology: Ability to utilize the technology required of the position and demonstrates a willingness to learn new technologies as required to assist the County in providing exceptional services, innovation, and work efficiencies.
  • Communication: Proficient in communication, and able to communicate using the English language, including written, verbal, or other communication channels as required by the position.
  • Safety: Adheres to safety protocols and regulations while performing maintenance tasks, including proper handling of equipment, use of personal protective equipment (PPE), and proactive identification and mitigation of potential hazards.
  • Maintenance Expertise: Knowledge of facility maintenance, operations, and development principles, practices, and procedures, including working knowledge of commercial HVAC, electrical and plumbing systems.
Position Requirements


(Any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as determined by Garfield County may be substituted for the following requirements.)

  • Education: High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience:
    • Facilities Maintenance Technician I: One year of building or construction maintenance experience, including light- to medium-sized equipment operation. One year of vehicle maintenance experience. One year of facility maintenance experience
    • Facilities Maintenance Technician II: Three years of progressively responsible experience in construction maintenance, equipment operation, vehicle maintenance and facility maintenance.
  • Licenses & Certifications: Valid driver’s license. Must obtain First Aid/CPR certification within 6 months of hire.


The physical activities and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


  • Lifting and Carrying: Must be able to lift and carry maintenance tools, equipment, and supplies, occasionally exceeding 50 pounds, using proper lifting techniques.
  • Bending and Stooping: Capable of bending, stooping, and kneeling to access, repair, or maintain building systems, plumbing, and electrical components.
  • Grasping and Manipulating: Proficient in handling various hand and power tools, demonstrating dexterity and precision during maintenance tasks.
  • Visual Acuity: Must possess clear vision to inspect facilities, identify maintenance issues, and read technical manuals and safety labels.
  • Walking and Standing: Able to stand for extended periods and walk throughout buildings, grounds, and maintenance areas, which may involve uneven surfaces.
  • Climbing: Capable of safely ascending and descending ladders, scaffolding, and platforms when performing repairs and inspections at elevated heights.
  • Reaching: Able to reach overhead, forward, and below waist level to access equipment, fixtures, and building systems.
  • Hearing: Possess sufficient hearing to communicate effectively with coworkers, respond to maintenance requests, and identify equipment malfunctions.
  • Sitting: Ability to sit during breaks, complete administrative tasks, and use computer systems for maintenance documentation.
  • Fine Motor Skills: Display precise fine motor skills when handling small parts, conducting delicate repairs, or performing maintenance on intricate machinery.
  • Physical Stamina: Maintain physical stamina to work in various weather conditions, handle physically demanding tasks, and respond to maintenance emergencies promptly.


While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is frequently, and for extended periods of time, exposed to outdoor weather conditions which may vary from extreme heat to extreme cold. The employee is occasionally exposed to vibration from equipment and the possibility of bodily injury from electrical shock and moving mechanical parts of equipment, tools, or machinery. The employee occasionally works in and around high-volume traffic, high, precarious places, and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.

The employee is required to wear safety equipment to perform most of the essential functions of this job.

The noise level in the work environment is typically loud. There are frequent interruptions and multiple demands.


  • Hours are typically 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.
  • There may be times when an employee may need to work outside the established work week, such as after hours or on the weekend.


The employee is frequently required to travel between County facilities.


Computer and relevant software applications, spreadsheets, calendars, and word processing. Will also work with calculators, telephone systems, and mobile phones. The employee will also work with a variety of light and heavy equipment (e.g. mower, snow removal equipment, brooms, blowers, tractor, backhoe, front end loader, four-wheel drive, service vehicles) used in the maintenance of the grounds and facilities.

NOTE: This position requires a pre-employment background check which will include a Criminal Background Check, Employment Verification, and Motor Vehicle Record Check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of these items.

THIS JOB DESCRIPTION DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT. Nothing in this job description restricts Garfield County’s ability to assign, reassign or eliminate duties and responsibilities of this job at any time. It does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. This job description describes the County’s current assignment of essential functions. Those functions may change at any time as the needs of the County change or for other reasons deemed appropriate by the County.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location Rifle, Colorado.  
Benefit Information To view information about our benefits package, please visit  
Hiring Range Facilities Maintenance Technician I: $19.19 - $23.99; Facilities Maintenance Technician II: $21.38 - $26.73  
Full Pay Range Facilities Maintenance Technician I: $19.19 - $28.79; Facilities Maintenance Technician II: $21.38 - $32.07  
Driving Classification Essential  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Req Number FAC-24-00001  
Open Date 4/16/2024  
About the Organization Garfield County, Colorado consists of rugged alpine vistas and high desert mountains in the Rocky Mountain region, which dwells along the Continental Divide. Garfield County is located in western Colorado, where outdoor recreation opportunities abound, including hunting, fishing, hiking, rafting and kayaking, biking, skiing and snowboarding. It is home to the second largest designated wilderness area in Colorado - the Flattops Wilderness, the world's largest mineral hot springs pool, a popular family ski resort, and Hanging Lake, designated as a National Natural Landmark by the Secretary of the Interior in 2011.  
EOE Statement Garfield County is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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