Job Description

Job Details

Avon Wastewater - , CO
Full Time
High School
$26.66 - $37.33 Hourly


What’s the deal?
Without an efficient fleet and well-maintained facilities, our operations team would not be able to do what they do best: provide efficient and reliable water and wastewater service to our customers. We are currently seeking a service focused Fleet and Facilities Maintenance Technician to join the team. This position will focus on ensuring all aspects of the District’s fleet, buildings, facilities, and equipment are well maintained. This position will also assist the team as needed with basic fleet maintenance and repair. This position will work closely with our Fleet and Facilities team of three and will interact across all departments. This is a great role for a mechanically inclined person who has experience in automotive maintenance, construction, or carpentry and wants to develop and enhance their skills. Welding and fabrication experience is highly desired. Hands-on property management experience could also be helpful in this role.

Why work for us?

As companies go, we’re a bit of a unicorn. We’re a local government entity that operates closer to the efficiency of a private organization. Our bread and butter is ensuring our community has clean drinking water and wastewater services. At our core, we steward the local watershed so that the Vail area can inspire generations with its natural beauty for years to come.

The Schedule:

This is an on-site role that will work Monday to Friday.

Big Picture:

Make sure the things that break get fixed quickly, that routine facility maintenance is routinely done, and keep the fleet in tip top shape, especially during winter!

The Day to Day:

  • Fleet: Ensuring fleet vehicles and equipment are safe and prepared for the weather and road conditions. Service and perform preventive maintenance and minor repair work on a variety of automotive, specialized, and heavy equipment (e.g., change filters/tires, check lights/brakes/belts). Complete work orders and maintain inspection documentation. Installation of automotive electrical accessories (e.g., LED lights, inverters, relays, solenoids). Assist team with minor fabrication projects and small engine maintenance and repair.
  • Facilities: Ensuring District buildings, facilities, and grounds are maintained. Troubleshoot and diagnose issues within the district’s facilities and determine the fix (plumbing, HVAC, electrical, mechanical, and landscaping systems). Ensures plowing, shoveling, de-icing and winter snow maintenance is completed in a timely manner. Performs fire mitigation and weed removal on a seasonal schedule and completes office furniture installation (e.g., shelving, pictures, shades) as necessary.
  • Administration: Completes administrative functions including purchasing card reconciliation, time entry, scheduling, reading and responding to emails, and formulating basic reports.
  • Customer Service: Efficient and effective communication with internal and external customers, working to resolve problems without ego. Demonstrates tact and professionalism in communications.
  • Safety: Embraces the safety culture at the district and follows all safety and security protocols.
  • Teamwork: Works collaboratively with all departments and district staff. Demonstrates a willingness to work independently and in a team environment. Demonstrates a strong work ethic, integrity, positive attitude and is a team player.
  • Culture: Embraces district mission, vision, and values. No drama, direct and honest communication with others.


  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must possess a valid Colorado Driver's license within 30 days of full-time employment and be insurable under District's standards.
  • Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Experience: Two (2) years of work experience troubleshooting, repairing and or maintaining vehicles and/or building/facility mechanical systems (e.g., HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and similar).
    • Substitution:
      • Completion of Associate degree or Trade School program in a field related to automotive maintenance/repair or building/facilities systems maintenance/repair may be substituted for the experience requirement.
  • Must be detail oriented and organized.
  • Must obtain CPR/First Aid Certification within the first two (2) years of employment.

Pay Range:

This is an hourly position, the pay range is $26.66 - $37.33. Starting pay depends on qualifications. Annual merit increases and cost-of-living adjustments are a routine aspect of the District’s pay structure.

All applicants must apply online at by June 13, 2023. All District employees must submit to a pre-employment drug screen and extensive background check. If you would like a full position description, please contact [email protected].


At ERWSD, we value life-work balance and are leaders in the industry with our holistic benefits package, which includes but is not limited to:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Employee housing or $361 monthly housing stipend
  • Wellness program
  • $500 Annual Recreation Benefit
  • Retirement savings plans (414h and 457)
  • 13.5 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation, Sick and Comp Time
  • Relocation Assistance (if applicable)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Loan programs for: Ski Passes, Electrical Vehicles, and Computers

Click HERE to learn more from our full 2023 Benefits Guide.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions are based on job-related factors.

Application Instructions

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