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Seasonal Conservation Worker/Intern


Posted 01/11/2023
County Cedar
Location Tipton ,Iowa
Salary $15/hour
Deadline 02/13/2023


Description

Seasonal Conservation Worker/Intern Job Description

Cedar County Conservation Board is accepting applications for two temporary  Seasonal Conservation Workers.  Seasonal employees will work 40 hours/week from approximately mid-May through August.  The typical work week is Mon-Fri from 7:00am-3:30 pm.  The position is based in Tipton, IA. 

The hourly pay is $15.00.  No other benefits are offered.      

Duties to include: 

  • Park maintenance including mowing, trimming, painting, custodial
  • Perform routine and preventive maintenance for restrooms, shelters, equipment and parks
  • Safely operate a county vehicle with trailer and mowing equipment
  • Assist with tree and brush removal from trails and parks
  • Assist with natural resources and wildlife habitat management
  • Assist with conservation program activities

Requirements:

Candidates must be 18 years of age on or before the starting date.  Applicants should be motivated with a strong work ethic and positive attitude.  Applicants should be responsible and able to follow detailed directions from full-time staff members as well as sometimes work alone with minimal direct supervision. Prior conservation job experience is not required.  Experience with hand and power tools, power equipment, and trailer towing is helpful but not required.  Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions and stand, walk, sit, kneel, and occasionally lift 75lbs.  Students considering or studying in the fields of Conservation or Parks & Natural Resources are encouraged to apply. Must possess a valid driver's license and acceptable driving record.  Cedar County may require a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Application:

To be considered for employment, individuals must submit an official application to: Cedar County Conservation 400 Cedar St, Tipton, IA 52772 or email to cedarccb@cedarcounty.iowa.gov.  Applications can be obtained at: https://cedarcounty.iowa.gov/employment.

Applications must be received by Monday February 13th at 5pm.



Qualifications
Students in the fields of Conservation or Parks & Natural Resources are encouraged to apply. Prior conservation experience is not required. Experience with hand and power tools, power equipment, and trailer towing is helpful but not required.

To Apply
To be considered for employment, individuals must submit an application to: Cedar County Conservation 400 Cedar St, Tipton, IA 52772 or email to cedarccb@cedarcounty.iowa.gov. Applications can be obtained at: https://cedarcounty.iowa.gov/employment

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