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8am-4:30pm(MST) M-F
HCV-8am-4:30pm(MST) T-F

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Denver Housing Authority
P.O. Box 40305
Santa Fe Dr. Station
Denver, CO 80204-0305

Light Equipment Operator

Full-Time year-round

The Housing Authority of the City and County of Denver (DHA) is looking for a CDL driver to perform tasks associated with the upkeep, repair and maintenance of occupied and vacant residential units.

The Position
Operates equipment such as dump trucks and trucks to maintain commercial properties and grounds owned by the Housing Authority of the City and County of Denver (“DHA”). Work hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday. Over-time is offered for after-hours emergencies. Must join and maintain membership in AFSCME Local 535.

Benefit Information
∗ Sick leave is accrued at 6 hours per month.
∗ Annual leave (vacation) for new employees is accrued at 8 hours per month.
∗ 12 paid holidays per year with an optional paid day off.
∗ Health insurance and 125 Plan.
∗ Group life insurance, pension plan (10% of the annual salary), short term and long term disability insurance, and uniforms are paid by DHA.
∗ Dental plan, vision insurance, critical illness insurance, accident insurance, 457 pension plan and the ROTH IRA are employee paid options.
∗ Performance based merit increases and cost of living (“COLA”) adjustment are given depending upon current policy.

Minimum Qualifications at the Time of Application
∗ High school diploma or GED.
∗ Minimum two years’ experience in operation of 3/4 and five-ton dump trucks, dump trucks with snowplows, tractors with attachments, mowers, sweepers and rototillers.
∗ Previous experience operating machinery and/or equipment.
∗ Knowledge of the streets within the City and County of Denver.
∗ Valid Colorado CDL Class B driver license and an acceptable driving record.
∗ A combination of appropriate education and experience may be substituted for the minimum education and requirement.

Starting Salary
$19.59/hr. to $24.49/hr.)

How to Apply
You may apply for this position in one of the following ways:
∗ by faxing your application and/or resume to (720) 932-3005 or
∗ by emailing your application and/or resume to
The application form as well as more information about DHA can be found on our website:
DHA is an equal opportunity employer.

Recruitment will remain open until filled.

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