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Wildlife/Parks Internship


Posted 01/03/2019
County Cerro Gordo
Location Mason City ,Iowa
Salary $11.00/hr with no benefits.
Deadline 02/08/2019


Description

EMPLOYMENT PERIOD:  Approximately May to November.  Limited to 40 hours per week Mon-Fri.

 

SALARY:  $11.00/hr with no benefits.?

 

DESCRIPTION:  Intern will assist both the Wildlife Area Manager and Outdoor Recreation Area Manager with all aspects of wildlife and park management activities directed towards county owned parks, conservation areas/facilities and wildlife areas.  Individual will split work activities with both program areas.  Work activities will include; routine area and facility maintenance, management of 1.) tree & shrub plantings, 2.) established and restored prairie areas, 3.) food plots 4.) mowed cool season grass areas and 5.) timber stands.   Also routine maintenance and service for all agency equipment.

 

REQUIREMENTS:  The ability to effectively apply knowledge and common sense to solve problems and/or achieve work objectives; 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 75lbs.; ability to follow written and oral instructions; possess a valid driver's license; and maintain an acceptable driving record.  Cerro Gordo County is a pre-employment physical and drug screening employer.

 

TO APPLY:  To be considered for employment, individual must submit an official Cerro Gordo County Job Application Form to: Mary Ermer, Office Manager, Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board, 3501 Lime Creek Rd, Mason City, IA  50401. For more information or to request an application & job description call 641-423-5309 or email mermer@cgcounty.org.

 

DEADLINE:  Applications must be received before 4:00 pm on Friday, February 8, 2019.



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

To Apply
To be considered for employment, individual must submit an official Cerro Gordo County job application to: Mary Ermer, Office Manager, Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board, 3501 Lime Creek Road, Mason City, IA 50401.

More Information
mermer@cgcounty.org

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