Government Position

Yampa Valley Regional Airport   Steamboat Springs, CO   Full-time     Health Care Provider
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Posted on October 2, 2020

Year-Round Position with Benefits!

Airport Building & Grounds Maintenance Technician during the Winter and County-Wide Weed Sprayer during the Summer.

Airport Building and Grounds Maintenance Technician

  • Operates and performs preventative maintenance on snow removal and heavy equipment.
  • Maintains airport structures and facilities including administrative offices, hangers, and terminal buildings.
  • Performs minor electrical work including changing light bulbs as required.
  • Performs minor heating ventilation and air conditioner work to ensure proper operation of units.
  • Performs minor plumbing work, including troubleshooting sinks and toilets as required.
  • Performs minor interior and exterior carpentry, replacement and new construction work to include framing, drywall and trim.
  • Completes general repair work around terminal building, including wall, ceiling, floor and roof repairs.
  • Strong customer service/customer interaction capability.
  • Ability to apply airport safety and security regulations desirable.
  • Some heavy equipment operating skills.

Weed Sprayer

  • Identifies and manages noxious weeds on County or other lands. 
  • Performs regular maintenance on spray equipment.
  • Fills out daily logs.


  • High school diploma or GED, plus one year of facilities maintenance or construction experience. Diploma may be waived with an additional 3-5 years of airport experience.
  • A Bachelor of Science degree in a biology, agriculture or natural resource discipline is preferred for the weed sprayer job duties.
  • A combination of education, training, and experience, which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities, required for the job as weed sprayer is acceptable.

Airport Building and Grounds Maintenance Technician: Valid Colorado Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) preferred in order to operate heavy equipment and County vehicles. Must be able to successfully complete a Federal Security Background Check to comply with TSA SIDA badging requirements. 
Weed Sprayer: Commercial Pesticide Applicators/Qualified Supervisors License preferred or must be able to obtain license within one year of hire. At a minimum a Certified Operators License must be obtained within four months of Hire.

Work is performed mostly outdoors for at least six months a year. Employee may be exposed to all types of weather conditions and pesticides. Employee must be able to lift heavy supplies, parts and tools. Employee should have a good working knowledge of the function and maintenance of spray equipment.

Deadline: October 15th, 2020
Routt County is an EOE

Yampa Valley Regional Airport

Steamboat Springs , CO