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Park Ranger

Posted 09/14/2023
County Hamilton
Location Webster City ,Iowa
Salary $45,841
Deadline 10/06/2023


The Hamilton County Conservation Board is seeking a qualified applicant for a full time Park Ranger position for Briggs Woods Park, south of Webster City, Iowa.  Briggs Woods is the oldest county park in Iowa and consists of 460 acres nestled in along the Boone River with heavily timbered terrain.  With 82 campsites, 7 cabins, multiple shelters, a 55-acre lake and an 18-hole golf course, this park is very active with public use.  

DUTIES:   Included, but not limited to the following:  Performs responsible technical "hands-on" supervisory work in directing, coordinating and participating in the development, maintenance, repair and enhancement of County parks, (with main focus at Briggs Woods Park and other areas as assigned). Enforces County and State laws, and performs other related work as assigned.


  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work preferred in parks and recreation operations and management.
  • Supervisory training and experience is preferred.
  • (ILEA) Iowa Law Enforcement Academy certification preferred, or the ability to successfully graduate from ILEA within one year of hire date. 
  • Selected applicant will undergo background checks and a successful completion in physical and psychological testing as mandated by Iowa law. 
  • Ability to work under all types of weather conditions and withstand rigorous physical work.
  • Ability to stand, walk, sit, kneel, stoop, balance, climb and able to lift up to 50 pounds above the head. 
  • Ability to work flexible work days and hours to accommodate patrol work as assigned.
  • Iowa Commercial Driver’s License and a Pesticide Applicator’s license preferred, or the ability to obtain them within one year of hire.


Graduation from an accredited college/university majoring in parks/recreation operations and management, preferred. Previous supervisory training and experience is preferred. Iowa Law Enforcement Academy certification preferred, or ability to obtain.

To Apply
Send resume, cover letter and references to:

Hamilton County Conservation
Brian Lammers, Executive Director
2490 Briggs Woods Trail
Webster City, Iowa 50595

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