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Fall/Winter Conservation Aide


Posted 07/26/2019
County Story
Location Ames ,Iowa
Salary $11.25 - $11.50 hourly


Description

Summary Description

15 week temporary position based out of McFarland Park that offers opportunities in natural resource work, park facilities and equipment use and grounds maintenance. The ideal start date is in September, but that is flexible for the right candidate. Position will remain open until filled. 

Job Duties/Responsibilities

Duties will include mowing, string trimming, chainsaw work, litter control, general carpentry, prairie maintenance, and planting/pruning trees and shrubs. Conservation aides will also report/repair safety hazards; offer assistance and information to the public; assist park rangers with area monitoring; maintain working relationships with other employees and the public; attend mandatory safety training and staff meetings; and perform related tasks as assigned. Work will involve the operation of tractors, mowers/trimmers, chainsaws, and power tools.

Qualifications

Applicants should be working towards a degree in the natural resource field, be at least 18 years of age, and have a current, valid driver's license. Employees will undergo a post-offer, pre-employment background check and drug screening prior to hire. Mandatory safety training is required and will be scheduled at the beginning of employment.



Qualifications
Applicants should be working towards a degree in the natural resource field, be at least 18 years of age, and have a current, valid driver's license. Employees will undergo a post-offer, pre-employment background check and drug screening prior to hir

To Apply
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/storyia/jobs/2521014/fall-winter-conservation-aide?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

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