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Conservation Aide


Posted 08/13/2021
County Story
Location Colo ,Iowa
Salary $11.75 hourly


Description

Summary Description
Six-month position which performs manual work assisting with preserving natural resources, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Natural Resource Specialist or Park Ranger. Target work timeline is October through March. The position is posted until filled.

Job Duties/Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Performs work such as forest and prairie management, prairie seed harvest, litter control, general carpentry, prairie maintenance and equipment operation.
  • Reports and assists in repairing safety hazards.
  • Offers assistance and information to the public.
  • Assists full-time staff with area monitoring.
  • Performs related tasks as assigned.

Qualifications
Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED; some college coursework in Natural Resources or a related field is preferred.

Employees will undergo post-offer, pre-employment background checks and drug screening.

Additional Requirements
A cover letter and resume must accompany the online application.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
General knowledge of the common practices, tools, terminology and safety precautions of building, park and equipment maintenance; knowledge of the use and characteristics of common building and park equipment and tools including but not limited to trucks, tractors, mowers, brush chippers, chain saws, firefighting equipment, and power tools; ability to operate standard office equipment and related hardware and software; ability to learn specialized software related to department needs; ability to learn specialized equipment related to business needs; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and the general public.



To Apply
Submit your cover letter and resume along with online application

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