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Summer Conservation Aide

Posted 05/16/2024
County Marion
Location Knoxville / Otley ,Iowa
Salary $14.000 - $15.00 Per Hour


The following position is available.

 Temporary Summer Conservation Aide – Maintenance

Purpose: Maintain grounds and structures in Marion County Parks. 

The following duties are typical for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities: Maintain parks, lawn and roadsides. Mow and trim grass at parks, cabins, and boat ramps. Apply herbicides, clear vegetation from trials and remove debris. Water and trim trees. 

  • Maintain showers and restrooms. Sweep, scrub toilets & sinks, clean mirrors, disinfect, empty trash. 
  • Clean cabins. Sweep, vacuum, clean restrooms, clean kitchen counters, clean kitchen tables, dust, wash windows, change sheets, disinfect. 
  • Maintain Equipment. Grease, change oil, sharpen blades, wash all equipment. 
  • Empty trash cans in shops, offices and restrooms. Empty trash cans located in all sided of parks. Pick up all litter on county park grounds and around lakes and ponds. 
  • Plant wildlife food plots, mow fire breaks, build and install waterfowl nesting boxes.
  • Construction of shelter houses, restrooms, camp sites and other park facilities. 
  • Inspect and make repairs to playground equipment. 
  • Provide information and interact with park visitors. 

Interested parties may download and print a full job description and application by going to

Preference is given to applicants from Marion County attending a college or university majoring in a natural resource discipline and seeking permanent employment in a natural resource field after graduation.

?'s Call: MCCD office, 641-828-2213 for any questions or for more detailed information.

Must be 18 years of age.

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