Summer Events Laborer

General - The City of Gunnison Parks and Recreation Department is seeking a temporary Events Assistant for the summer of 2022. The Special Events/Project Assistant position is responsible for aiding in the production of Special Events throughout the City of Gunnison and helping with facility rentals for the Jorgensen Event Center. This person will be working within the City of Gunnison Parks & Recreation Department and may help with Parks projects, Community Center projects, and or programs. In addition, they will be involved in maintenance projects in and around the Jorgensen Event Center.

Schedule – Work will go through early September, 2022

  • Full-time position shifts are between 7 hours and 14 hours per day totaling no more than 40 hours per week.
  • Weekend & Holiday work will be necessary - many of our summer events and facility rentals occur over weekends & holidays, any interested candidates need to be ready to work weekends.

Skills - The City is seeking a fun outgoing, enthusiastic candidate that has good customer service skills. The ideal candidate will have good mechanical aptitude, computer skills, and should have a certain amount of salesmanship. The candidate must have a valid driver’s license, be able to lift 70lbs, and be able to work long shifts outdoors on their feet.

Wage -The Temporary Special Events/Project Assistant position starts at $15.03 per hour plus a $1.50 per hour completion bonus at the end of the season.

This position is open until filled.

Welcome to Gunnison

Gunnison is a small mountain community on the western slope of Colorado with a population of approximately 6,560 full time residents. The population increases annually with the influx of tourism and Western Colorado University students numbering an additional 2,500. The City of Gunnison is the county seat for Gunnison County. Gunnison has a rich history of ranching, agriculture, mining, tourism and outdoor recreation opportunities that bring many more people through the community.
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