Town of Vail

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Sweeper Operator - Maintenance

Sweeper Operator - Maintenance

Facility Maintenance
Posted Date 
Pay Range 
$20.18 - $23.36

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Position Overview

The Town of Vail is now hiring a Sweeper Operator / Maintenance Technician to join the Facility Maintenance Department.  The Town of Vail takes pride in our facilities and works hard to keep the facilities well maintained.  This position will assist the mechanical maintenance workers in providing clean functional and well-maintained facilities and associated systems through the performance of the following duties.


Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Operating small equipment on a daily basis,  sweeper.
  • Responsible for the cleaning, maintenance, and some repair of Town of Vail parking structures.
  • Basic maintenance of the heating systems, fire alarm systems, garage doors, compressors, traffic control gates and snow-melt systems.
  • General building maintenance such as routine plumbing, electrical, and other related maintenance & custodial activities.

Skills / Requirements

Vail is a guest service oriented and resort destination community. We realize that to set the standard for world-class alpine resorts, our employees make all the difference!  That is why we are looking for hardworking individuals who strive for excellence in all that they do. 


In addition they must meet the following requirements:

  • General knowledge of mechanical, electrical or plumbing trades.
  • Basic knowledge of mechanical procedures, tools, materials, and requirements.  
  • 1 - 2 years mechanical maintenance work experience.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.  
  • Experience driving large equipment is preferred.

Work is performed in a variety of environments, both indoors and outdoors and involves exposure to a variety of weather conditions.  Exposure to fumes, dust, and noise may be constant.  Working from a ladder may be required. The duties listed above are very physically demanding and require the full range of body movements including lifting up to 75 Lbs., standing stooping, kneeling and bending for an entire shift.


*In person interviews required.



Schedule / Shift:


Work schedule may require nights, early mornings, holidays and weekends. The hours will vary depending on the time of year.  Summer (day shift 6am to 4:30pm) and Winter (night shift 7pm to 5am).

Culture / Lifestyle / Benefits

When asked, most of our employees say that working for the Town of Vail feels like family.  Our values-based culture is nurtured by the employees’ strong desire to foster teamwork, take ownership in Vail’s future and an overall pride for serving their community.  Let’s not forget that our efforts not only benefit the community but also allow us to enjoy the spectacular amenities and culture in the Vail Valley which we call home! To find out more about our community, please visit our website and click on Vail Information.


Year-Round Benefits


The Town of Vail offers an excellent benefits and compensation package to our Full-time employees. This includes health and dental coverage, town-funded retirement, 457 pre-tax savings plan, life/survivor insurance, tennis pass, golf pass and other ski pass/wellness benefits. 


What’s more, the town offers many other benefits to help employees make Vail their “home” including employee housing options, home buyer/renter assistance programs, day care assistance, education reimbursements, professional development opportunities and much, much more. 




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