Maintenance and Grounds Couple - Estes Park, CO

Maintenance and Grounds Couple - Estes Park, CO

Posted: 4/13/2019 - 3:38 pm

We are looking for a couple who can take care of the maintenance, grounds/gardens (including projects) and cleaning at our treatment center for teens near Rocky Mountain National Park. If you are a caring couple that can treat our property like your own, care about struggling kids and their safety, we might be a good fit. Must pass background checks. 

For the right couple, we offer the following:

  • Housing options including RV site or apartment/house. 
  • Pay depends upon housing option
  • Opportunities for additional work (nursing, teaching, cooking)
  • Benefits depending upon hiring status (part time, full time)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Performs a variety of work in the maintenance and repair of buildings and grounds including:

  • Performs a variety of work in the general maintenance and repair of buildings, facilities, and equipment. Performs all items on a schedule and “due date” basis to ensure quick project completion. Keeps an updated “To Do List”.

  • Cleans tidies and keeps the facility looking welcoming and beautiful for our stressed clients

  • Maintains health and safety standards required by the program, county, state and accrediting bodies.

  • Carpentry: Performs basic rough and finished carpentry repair of structures such as partitions, walls, doors, fences, window frames, office furniture, roofs, and shelves.

  • Glazier: Removes broken glass, putty or plastic; replaces windows and door hardware; replaces glass for windows, doors, and light fixtures.

  • Electrical: Performs basic electrical repair work for switches, outlets, plugs, cables, appliances, and lighting systems; reports unsafe electrical conditions.

  • Plumbing: Identifies and performs basic repairs of plumbing leaks or breaks; opens clogged lines and drains; replaces, seals and other minor parts; repairs, replaces and maintains hot water heaters and other appliances.

  • Painting: applies and prepares various surfaces for paint, enamel, lacquer, varnish, or stain; removes or paints over graffiti; repairs wall coverings.

  • Grounds Maintenance: Maintains grounds in clean, safe, and orderly manner including mowing, trimming, weeding, aerating, minor pest management, composting and fertilizing lawns; replaces plants as needed; sets sprinklers; adjusts automatic time clocks and system pressure if necessary; cleans debris from grounds, pathways, and parking lots; maintains grounds maintenance equipment; prunes trees and shrubs. performs snow removal, salting, shoveling, and clearing of any hazard at all doors, walkways, driveways and parking areas. Cares for house plants, outdoor gardens, trees, and flowers.

  • Fences: building, repairing, maintaining.

  • Masonry: Lays forms, mixes, pours, finishes, and repairs concrete for sidewalks, pavers, ramps, and slabs.

  • All cleaning and laundry duties

  • Prepares rooms for incoming clients


Effectively use a variety of hand and power tools; operate appropriate lifts as needed to perform duties of the job; read blueprints; perform a variety of physical labor including climbing ladders, bending, kneeling, reaching, and standing for long periods of time; lift and carry boxes, tools, equipment and materials; review and identify projects needed to be serviced by outside contractors; follow oral and/or written instructions; communicate effectively in both oral and written form; maintain work logs and service requests; establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work assignments.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Any combination of education, training, and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties and responsibilities as described including related work experience in one or more of the building trades. Methods used in maintenance including basic knowledge of the following trades: carpentry, plumbing, glass replacement, painting, masonry, groundskeeping including sprinkler systems, pest management; appliance repair, and basic electrical wiring; maintenance of hand tools and gas-powered equipment; standard practices and tools used in the maintenance and repair of building facilities; safety practices and procedures related to the building trades; proper lifting techniques;

Computer Skills: Basic document creation, Xcel, Google Suite

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. In addition, the residents at FMRTC can provide an emotionally challenging work experience.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.


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