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Conservation Aide - 9 Positions Available

Posted 02/14/2020
County Dubuque
Location Peosta ,Iowa
Salary $10-11 per hour
Deadline 02/28/2020


Temporary Summer Conservation Aide (9)

Under the general supervision of the Executive Director, the conservation aide will assist in the maintenance and development of all parks, preserves, management areas, trails, and interpretive nature center.  Aide will be trained to perform public relation tasks and provide information to area users.  This is a seasonal position, with varied hours up to a maximum of 40 hours per week.  

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain parks, lawn and roadsides.
  • Mow and trim grass at parks and boat ramps.
  • Clear vegetation from trials and remove debris.
  • Water and trim trees. 
  • Maintain showers and restrooms. Sweep, scrub toilets & sinks, clean mirrors, disinfect, empty trash. 
  • Clean nature center. Sweep, vacuum, clean restrooms, clean kitchen counters, clean kitchen tables, dust, wash windows, etc. 
  • Maintain Equipment. Grease, change oil, sharpen blades, wash all equipment. 
  • Empty trash cans in shops, offices and restrooms. Empty trash cans located in all sided of parks.
  • Pick up all litter on county park grounds and around lakes and ponds. 
  • Plant wildlife food plots, mow fire breaks, build and install waterfowl nesting boxes.
  • Construction of shelter houses, restrooms, camp sites and other park facilities. 
  • Inspect and make repairs to playground equipment.
  • Provide information and interact with park visitors
  • Maintain the parks or work the nature center on some weekends

High school graduate; must be at least 18 years old with a valid driver's license. Although it is not required, preference will be given to college students currently enrolled in coursework concerning Natural Resources or related fields.

To Apply
Email applications to before February 28, 2020, 3:00 PM for consideration.

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