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Roadside Vegetation Management Intern


Posted 07/15/2021
County Cerro Gordo
Location Mason City ,Iowa
Salary $11.25/hr with no benefits.
Deadline 07/30/2021


Description

POSITION:  A seasonal vegetation management internship with Cerro Gordo County Conservation, Mason City, Iowa.

EMPLOYMENT PERIOD: Approximately August 9 to December 23, 2021.  Limited to 40 hours per week Mon. – Fri.

SALARY: $11.25/hour with no benefits.

DESCRIPTION:  Intern will assist the Vegetation Manager and Natural Resource Biologists with all aspects of managing roadside vegetation.  This includes, but not limited to; management of noxious weeds, controlled burns, managing roadside trees and brush, ROW vegetation planting, native seed harvesting, maintenance of existing plantings and routine maintenance of all agency equipment.  Intern may also assist with other agency projects.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Either be enrolled in or have a degree in one of the following fields: natural resource management, wildlife biology, forestry, biology, or a related field of study.  Relevant experience may be considered in place of education.

REQUIREMENTS:  The ability to effectively apply knowledge and common sense to solve problems and/or achieve work objectives.  Knowledge of trees, grassland management and native grassland plant identification.  Ability to routinely stand, walk, sit, kneel, stoop, balance, climb, and operate power/hand tools; ability to work outdoors in extreme weather conditions and be exposed to dust, fumes, and loud noises; ability to routinely lift 50lbs.; ability to follow written and oral instructions; possess a valid driver’s license and maintain an acceptable driving record; operate pickups; knowledge of tractor, truck, and small engine powered equipment operation and maintenance.  Cerro Gordo County is a pre-employment physical and drug screening employer.

TO APPLY:  To be considered for employment, individuals must submit an official Cerro Gordo County Job Application Form to: Mary Ermer, Office Manager, Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board, 3501 Lime Creek Road, Mason City, Iowa 50401.  For more information and/or to request an application & job description, call (641) 423-5309 or email Mike at mwebb@cgcounty.org.

DEADLINE:  Applications must be received on or before 4:00 pm Friday, July 30, 2021.  Applications can be dropped off at the Lime Creek Nature Center, emailed to mermer@cgcounty.org or faxed to (641) 423-1566.



Qualifications
Either be enrolled in or have a degree in one of the following fields: natural resource management, wildlife biology, forestry, biology, or a related field of study. Relevant experience may be considered in place of education.

To Apply
To be considered for employment, individuals must submit an official Cerro Gordo County Job Application Form to: Mary Ermer, Office Manager, Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board, 3501 Lime Creek Road, Mason City, Iowa 50401.

More Information
mwebb@cgcounty.org

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