Seasonal Park Tech

Seasonal employee will assist with various duties in the County parks to include: mowing, trimming, painting, litter/trash pick-up, general carpentry, prairie maintenance, and planting/pruning trees and shrubs.

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Duties will include mowing, trimming, painting, litter pick-up, general carpentry, prairie maintenance, and planting/pruning trees and shrubs. Seasonal Technicians will also report/repair safety hazards; offer assistance and information to the public; maintain working relationships with other employees and the public; attend mandatory safety training, staff meetings; and perform related tasks as assigned. Work will involve the operation of tractors, chainsaws, lawn mowers, and power tools. Seasonal Technicians may also be responsible for assisting the Naturalist with environmental education programming for the Jasper County Conservation Board.  Duties may include providing programs and field trips for a variety of audiences; leading tours, hikes and other activities; assisting with children’s nature summer camps and Hunter Education Course; and writing articles and press releases.  Other activities include developing special projects, creating and improving displays and assisting with other resource management activities.   

WORK SCHEDULE:  Starting in May of 2024 and ending September of 2024 (specific starting and ending dates somewhat flexible, depending on schedule of applicant).  Hours will average 40 hours/week and may include some weekends and holidays. 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Either be enrolled in or have a degree in one of the following fields:  natural resources, wildlife biology, environmental education/interpretation, or biology/ecology/environmental studies.  The applicant must have the ability to get to and from the work site and possess a current valid driver’s license.

 SALARY:  $15.50/hour

 TO APPLY: Send employment application, resume, and 3 references with knowledge of your skills and abilities to: Keri Van Zante, Director, Jasper County Conservation Board, 1030 W 2nd St S, Newton, Iowa 50208, call: 641‑792-9780, E-mail: kvanzante@jasperia.org   

Applications are available by clicking on the link below or at the Jasper County Human Resources office located in the County Administration building at 315 W 3rd St. N, Ste. 320 in Newton. All applications must be completed and received no later than 4:00 p.m. on March 15, 2024 to be eligible for the selection process.

Jasper County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective employees and position incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.  Pre- employment drug testing and extensive background checks will be conducted

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Job Type:

Department:
Human Resources

FLSA Status:
Non-Exempt

Salary Range:
15.50 per hour

Posted:
1/29/24

Expires:
3/15/24 at 4:00 p.m.

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