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Seasonal Park Ranger-ILEA Certified

Posted 03/29/2021
County Boone
Location Ogden ,Iowa
Salary $16.00-$18.00/hour
Deadline 09/01/2021


Knowledge and Skills:  Principles and practices of park and natural resource management,   Procedures and objectives of fish and game enforcement and management programs,  Boone County Conservation Board (BCCB) rules and regulations, state park laws, Iowa traffic          laws, Iowa fish and game laws that may apply to public lands  

Ability to:   Represent Boone County and perform duties in a professional, responsible and trustworthy manner.   Maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, other departments and agencies, and volunteers.    Communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, to individuals and groups both in formal and informal situations.    Interact effectively with persons representing widely divergent backgrounds, interests, and ages.    Work effectively and efficiently with minimal supervision.    Organize and prioritize multiple responsibilities.    Understand and follow oral and written instructions.  Work outdoors on all types of terrain and all types of weather.    Operate automotive and law enforcement equipment including pickup patrol unit, police radios, in-car computer and emergency equipment.    Repair, inspect, and service vehicles, tractors, mowers, implements, and tools.  Operate common office equipment such as scanners, calculators, fax machines, photocopiers, and multi-line telephones.    Use a computer for the purposes of data entry, word processing, email and web browsing.    Have clarity of speech, hearing, and writing which permits effective communication.    Stand, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, squat, bend, twist, reach, and crawl.    Occasionally lift, carry, push and/or pull up to 75-100 pounds.    Have sufficient personal mobility to complete field work at various county facilities and worksites.    Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays.     

Special requirements: Must be a certified peace officer. Have CPR and First Aid Certification. Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable under county liability coverage.  

Principal duties and responsibilities:  These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive.  Other skills and duties may be required and assigned.     

Enforce the laws and regulations pertaining to the operation of the areas and issue citations and warnings to violators. Perform scheduled and non-scheduled patrol days in uniform.    Collect user fees, meet, understand, and assist the general public.    Answer questions relating to BCCB facilities and other natural resources of BCCB areas to various age groups.    Provide for the safety of the area visitors and administer first aid in case of injury.    Investigate acts of vandalism and theft of public property.    Perform all work duties and activities in accordance with County policies, procedures, and safety practices.    Perform routine and emergency maintenance as needed.    Attend work regularly at the designated place and time.

High School Diploma. Must be a certified peace officer for the state of Iowa. Experience in natural resources and outdoor recreation preferred but not required.

To Apply
For application visit

Send application, cover letter and resume to:
Boone County Conservation Board
610 H Ave.
Ogden, IA 50212
or email

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