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Fall IRVM Aide


Posted 09/04/2019
County Story
Location Nevada ,Iowa
Salary $11.50/hour


Description

Summary Description

One position is available for this fall/winter 2019/2020. This position offers opportunities to utilize the latest trends in vegetation management in roadsides and natural areas. Other job related tasks may include equipment and facilities maintenance as well as assisting with habitat improvement on public and private lands. This position will remain open until filled.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting staff with prairie seed harvest/cleaning operations
  • Planting native vegetation
  • Equipment rental
  • Equipment repair and maintenance
  • Additional duties include removing trees and brush from the county's roadsides and open ditches located within drainage districts

 

Opportunity may exist in assisting staff with prescribed fire if certified in NWCG S130 and S190. Equipment used in these operations will include a Hydroseeder, seed drills, tractor/ loaders, UTVs, prescribed fire equipment, chainsaws, various power and hand tools. Ready To Use herbicide will be applied on cut stumps. Hours may vary based on employee's schedule and weather conditions. A minimum of 16 hours a week is required, with an option to work up to 40.

Qualifications

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have a current, valid driver's license.  Applicants with a desire to understand and recognize Iowa's native flora and fauna are preferred.  Opportunities to obtain a commercial applicator certification or a commercial driver's license may exist.Employees will undergo post-offer, pre-employment background checks and a drug screening. 

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



Qualifications
Applicants must be at least 18 and have a current, valid driver's license. Applicants with a desire to understand and recognize Iowa's native flora and fauna are preferred.

To Apply
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/storyia/jobs/2561476/fall-irvm-aide?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

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