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Park Technician


Posted 09/21/2020
County Cedar
Location Tipton ,Iowa
Salary $37,793
Deadline 10/09/2020


Description

Equipment/ Job Location: This position requires the operation of all types of equipment including trucks, tractors, mowing equipment, chainsaws, weed eater, power tools, tree planter, native grass drill and all types of hand tools. The employee will be required to work in all types of environmental conditions and be willing to do strenuous physical labor.  

Functions of the Job:  Job duties will assist with all aspects of development of County wildlife areas, parks and trails. Develops a project work list and prioritizes work projects Responsible for opening and closing parks annually Responsible for inspecting and maintaining park boundaries Responsible for park sign construction, placement and maintenance Performs other duties directed by the Executive Director Availability to work irregular hours including weekends and holidays as needed Answer questions from the public concerning areas managed by the Conservation Board.  

Required Skills, And Abilities: Knowledge of equipment and vehicle usage and repair Knowledge of materials, methods and techniques used in construction of buildings, and facilities within managed areas. Knowledge of electrical and plumbing. Experience involving park operations and maintenance a plus.  Possession of a Pesticide Applicators License. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, supervisors and fellow employees.



Qualifications
Minimum two-year degree in a conservation or natural resource related field with a minimum 2 years work experience in a conservation related field is required. Applicant must have a valid driver’s license.

To Apply
Mail completed application and resume to Cedar County
Conservation, 400 Cedar Street, Tipton, IA 52772. Application can be obtained on the county website: www.cedarcounty.org. Applications must be received by noon on October 9, 2020.

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