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Maintenance Technician

Posted 11/08/2022
County Kossuth
Location Algona ,Iowa
Salary $46,300 - $51,327
Deadline 12/16/2022


Full time position under the general supervision of the Conservation Board Director and Operations Supervisor. Duties will include but are not limited to: supervision of seasonal employees; assists in developing plans for county areas; assists landowners in habitat plans; maintains records on equipment maintenance, chemical use, etc.; park maintenance and management involving mowing, facility repairs (carpentry, electrical, plumbing, welding), equipment maintenance (automotive and agricultural mechanics), campground supervision, minor construction projects, manages county wildlife areas including prairie, woodland and wetland habitat types, habitat development. Assists other staff as needed.

Qualifications:  A bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in a Natural Resource related field or a high school diploma or GED and a minimum of two years work experience in a Natural Resource management or a related field. Ability to establish and maintain an effective work relationship with fellow employees and the public. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Possess basic computer skills. Possess ability to work outdoors in extreme weather conditions and routinely lift 50 pounds. Possess a valid Iowa driver's license. Possession of or ability to obtain within six months upon hiring the following: Iowa Pesticide Applicators Certification, completion of wild land fire training of NWCG S-130/190. A pre-employment physical and drug screening is required. Required to work a non-standard work week including evening and weekend hours.

To Apply
Send a resume and cover letter with three references to: Kendall Stumme, Director, 1010 250th St., Algona, IA 50511; or by email: Application deadline is 4:00 pm on Dec. 16, 2022 at the Water's Edge Nature Center

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