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Park Ranger

Posted 06/29/2021
County Hamilton
Location Jewell ,Iowa
Salary $42,000 - $45,000 / year
Deadline 08/01/2021

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT for Hamilton County Conservation Board Title:  Park Ranger Status:  Non exempt   DESCRIPTION:  The Hamilton County Conservation Board is seeking a qualified applicant for a full time Park Ranger position to be located at Little Wall Lake Park near Jewell, Iowa.    DUTIES:  Duties will include, but not limited to the following. Under general direction from the Executive Director, 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 and placement at Little Wall Lake Park and other areas as assigned.) Public access areas; enforces County and State laws, and performs other related work as assigned.   QUALIFICATIONS:   Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work preferred in parks and recreation operations and management. Previous supervisory training and experience is preferred.  Have the ability to work under all types of weather conditions and withstand rigorous physical work. Have the 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. (I.L.E.A.) Iowa Law Enforcement Academy certification preferred, or the ability to successfully graduate from I.L.E.A within one year of hired date.  Selected applicant will undergo background checks and a successful completion in physical and psychological testing as mandated by Iowa law.  Iowa Commercial Driver’s License and a Pesticide Applicator’s license preferred, or the ability to obtain them within one year of hire.   SALARY:  Salary range of $42,000 - $45,000 per year.  Final starting salary will be set upon hire and based on experience and qualifications.  A 40 - hour, non-scheduled work week with weekend and evening duties is required.  Standard county benefits. On site housing available along with other benefits may apply.   

Graduation from an accredited college or university. (I.L.E.A.) Iowa Law Enforcement Academy certification preferred. Pesticide applicators license and CDL preferred.

To Apply
Send resume, cover letter and references to:
% Brian Lammers, Executive Director
Hamilton County Conservation
2490 Briggs Woods Trail, Webster City, Iowa 50595.

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