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Senior Maintenance Worker II – Denver International Airport

Senior Maintenance Worker II – Denver International Airport

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Open Date:

Apr 19, 2024


About Our Job

Denver International Airport (DEN) is seeking a Senior Maintenance Worker II to join our team! With competitive pay, great benefits, and endless opportunities, working for the City and County of Denver means seeing yourself working with purpose — for you, and those who benefit from your passion, skills and expertise. Join our diverse, inclusive and talented workforce of more than 11,000 team members who are at the heart of what makes Denver, Denver. 

What we offer

The City and County of Denver offers a competitive salary commensurate with education and experience. The salary range for this position is $19.11 – $28.67 per hour. We also offer generous benefits for full-time employees which include but are not limited to: 

  • Competitive medical, dental and vision plans effective within 1 month of start date 

  • Pension Plan (DERP) and Retirement Plan – Click Here 

  • Accrue 140 hours of PTO within first year

  • ShortTerm and Long-Term Disability 

  • Development & Career Growth Opportunities 

  • & so much more!!!

Location and Schedule

  • This position will report to our off site Denver International Airport Maintenance Facility located about 5 minutes from DIA

  • This position requires ten-hour days, four days a week, 100% on site


Shifts Include:

  • Day Shift: 5:30 am to 4:00 pm or 6:00 am to 4:30 pm 

  • Swing Shift: 4:00 pm to 2:30 am  

  • Graveyard Shifts: 7:30 pm to 6:00 am

  • On Call Snow Overtime: 3:00am to 3:00pm or 3:00pm to 3:00am

  • Mandatory extended/additional shifts are required for snow removal operations.

  • If staffing challenges occur, weather conditions warrant or an emergency crisis occurs, all DEN employees will be required to work extended hours and/or alternative shifts (includes nights, weekends, and holidays).

  • Shifts are not guaranteed and are subject to change.

7%-12% pay differential depending on shift assigned and equipment operated

What You'll Do

As a Senior Maintenance Worker II at DEN you will perform a variety of semi-skilled work and light to heavy physical labor in support of various construction, maintenance, repair, and operational functions.

  • Performs labor projects that involve physical exertion and the operation of light weight motorized equipment and hand and power tools

  • Operates construction equipment such as jackhammers, air spades, shovels, rotors, metal detectors, and air drills and hand digs, excavates, shores, grades, and backfills trenches

  • Operates light weight equipment powered by small engines for maintenance and minor construction projects and patches asphalt and paved areas

  • Breaks out cement, digs out areas for new cement bases for pavement repairs and potholes

  • Irrigates assigned areas with manual equipment and applies chemical herbicides, pesticides, and fertilizers onto open areas

  • Performs exterior maintenance duties including mowing and aerating fields, lawn areas, and ditches, rakes leaves, clears ditches, lakes, pond, and park areas of debris, prunes shrubs, and plants bushes and trees

  • Performs minor repairs on gardening and grounds equipment, vehicles, and machinery

  • Places and removes barricades, cones, and other traffic control and safety devices in and around work areas for construction and maintenance projects in accordance of with traffic regulation requirements

  • Assembles, moves, removes, and relocates furniture, furnishings, and equipment and repairs and stores articles of furniture and discarded items

About You

What You’ll Bring

We value diversity of ethnicity, race, socioeconomic status, sexual identity, gender, religion, language, ability, and experience and exemplify this through the makeup of our team at all levels. You'll be right at home here if you cultivate strong relationships and push yourself, your work, the people around you and Denver to the next level. 

Required Minimum Qualifications

We realize your time is valuable, so please do not apply unless you have the following minimum qualifications:

  • Experience requirements: One (1) year of experience performing unskilled labor work

  • Equivalency:  Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirement

  • License: Requires a valid Driver's License at the time of application

  • This position also requires a Class A and B CDL Commercial Driver's License with appropriate endorsements before end of probation period

FBI Background Check

FBI criminal background check is required for all positions at Denver International Airport (DEN). Employees are also required to report any felony convictions and/or moving violations to maintain this clearance and be eligible for continued employment. By position, a pre-employment physical/drug test may be required.

About DEN 

Denver International Airport (DEN) is the third-busiest airport in the United States and one of the top ten busiest airports in the world, connecting our community globally through flight and business. DEN is the primary economic engine for the state of Colorado, generating more than $36.4 billion for the region annually and employing nearly 37,000 people. At DEN, we are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace. We celebrate individuality and uplift all races, ethnicities, gender identities, national origins, ages, abilities, religion, and LGBTQIA+ communities. We know that our diversity makes us stronger, and we strive to keep diversity, equity and inclusion at the center of all that we do.  

Application Deadline

Applications for this position are accepted on a rolling basis. Please submit your application as soon as possible to ensure consideration.  

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Position Type


Position Salary Range

$19.11 – $28.67

Starting Pay

Based on education and experience.


Denver International Airport

The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law. 

Applicants for employment with the City and County of Denver must have valid work authorization that does not require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the U.S.

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$$19.11 - $28.67

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Denver, Colorado 80249

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