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Park Ranger

Posted 03/19/2020
County Marion
Location Knoxville ,Iowa
Salary $49,000 - $56,000 DOQ plus standard county benefits
Deadline 04/03/2020


The Park Ranger position, under the general supervision of the Executive Director, will be assigned to a primary park, either Marion County Park or Cordova Park and will be responsible for the day to day operations, as well as development and improvements to the park. Duties include operating and maintaining equipment, machinery and tools associated with park maintenance. This position will also help at other Conservation Department parks and management areas as needed. This position will enforce the Code of Iowa and Conservation Department rules and regulations which include arrest authority, issuing warning and citations, and maintaining a safe environment for the public. This position will be responsible for taking facilities reservations, accounting reports and making monetary deposits.

This position will require a non-standard work week and will include nights, holidays and weekends as part of scheduling. Applicants must prosses a valid Iowa Driver's License and obtain a CDL with air brake endorsement within 6 months after employment. 

This position requires a Peace Office Certification through the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy or be able to obtain Certification within one year after employment.

Application deadline is by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 3, 2020. Start date for this position is middle of May.

Bachelor's degree in natural resources or natural sciences discipline, minimum of two years experience in an outdoor recreation or related field.
Peace Officer Certification or able to obtain within one year of hire.
CDL w/air brakes within 6 month

To Apply
Go to and click on the Office Directory tab,
click on Jobs - Human Resources tab, scroll to the bottom and click on Park Ranger. Please attach resume with application.

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