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Park Ranger Intern


Posted 02/06/2017
County Pottawattamie
Location Council Bluffs ,Iowa
Salary $8.00 - $13.00 per hour depending on experience
Deadline 10/06/2017


Description

Park Ranger Intern Positions

 

*Pottawattamie County is an Equal Opportunity Employer*

 

Dates:  Program runs May 15 through September 15 (as school schedule permits)

 

Description:  Duties involve management of county parks under a full time Park Ranger, supervision of other seasonal staff and volunteers, collection of fees, public safety, public relations, planning of events, light construction, park maintenance, environmental education, and other duties as required.  Job duties require a considerable amount of physical activity, including walking, standing, kneeling, crouching, reaching, stooping and climbing. Employee must have the ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. and possess the coordination and manual dexterity to handle tools and equipment involved in maintenance, construction and repair tasks. 

 

Qualifications:  Must be at least 18 years of age and attending or planning to attend college in the conservation / natural resource field.  Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record. 

 

Other:  Non-standard workweek that will include holidays, evenings and weekends. Professionalism and good public relations are essential, as is time management. Internships may qualify for college credit.  Job performance evaluations will be completed. 

 

Salary:  Pay will be $8.00 - $13.00 per hour depending on experience.  Some uniform provided.

 

Locations:  Pottawattamie County, Iowa, park and recreation areas:  Arrowhead Park, Narrows River Park, Hitchcock Nature Center, Botna Bend Park, Old Town Park, Farm Creek Public Wildlife Area, Wheeler Grove Conservation Area and other smaller areas as assigned.

 

To Apply:  Interested individuals are required to submit an employment application and a resume with cover letter.  Applications are being accepted online at www.pottcounty.com  employment section.  Open until position is filled.

For more information call (712) 328-5638 or visit the department web site at www.pottcoconservation.com



Qualifications
Must be at least 18 years of age and attending or planning to attend college in the conservation / natural resource field. Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.

To Apply
Interested individuals are required to submit an employment application and a resume with cover letter. Applications are being accepted online at www.pottcounty.com employment section. Open until position is filled.

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