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Conservation Technician

Posted 05/28/2021
County O'Brien
Location Paullina ,Iowa
Salary $36,000-$38,000 - full benefits
Deadline 07/09/2021


The O'Brien County Conservation Board is hiring Conservation Technicians. This job includes performing a full spectrum of park and conservation area maintenance responsibilities for all areas managed by the Conservation Board. Duties and responsibilities will include park maintenance, enforcing local rules and regulations of the Conservation Board, and communication with campers and other park users.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provides park maintenance such as mowing, weeding, painting, garbage pick-up, cleaning, and other duties as assigned. 
  • Provide periodic public programming and educational services at the Prairie Heritage Center and in other public areas such as classrooms, libraries, parks, etc.
  • Communicates with campers and other park users in the areas.
  • Participates in fish and wildlife management and improvement activities including, but not limited to, fisheries construction and maintenance, maintaining wildlife plots, etc.
  • Serves as land manager in wildlife areas with duties such as planting, chemical application, mowing, baling hay.
  • Provides construction services including, but not limited to, construction, roofing, electrical work, concrete work, etc.
  • Transports and spreads materials such as rock, gravel, dirt
  • Serves in various capacities in the prescribed fire program including walking distances, carrying a backpack, operating machinery, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

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To Apply
Send or drop off resume and cover letter to O’Brien County Conservation Board Attention: Board Chairman, at 4931 Yellow Avenue, Peterson, IA 51047. Applications will be accepted through July 9, 2021.

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