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Part-Time Conservation Aide (Temporary)

Posted 02/19/2019
County Lee
Location Montrose ,Iowa
Salary $10 per hour
Deadline 03/29/2019


NATURE OF WORK: Job duties will be primarily maintenance-oriented and will include, but are not limited to park and campground maintenance and upkeep, equipment maintenance, construction or repair of facilities, trail maintenance/creation and wildlife habitat management. Work will involve, but is not limited to the operation of tractors, chainsaws, brush mowers and power tools. Work will require dealing with coworkers and the public with tact and diplomacy.  

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS INCLUDING PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: The essential functions are mowing and other duties associated with park, campground and trail maintenance, trash removal, construction and repair of buildings and other facilities.  These essential functions require the employee to: routinely stand, walk, sit, kneel, stoop, balance, climb, and safely operate a wide variety of hand and power tools, tractors and other heavy equipment; transport equipment by vehicle to and from a variety of locations; routinely lifts 45 pounds and occasionally lift up to 75 pounds; routinely follow written and/or oral instructions, routinely work without supervision; work outdoors in all weather conditions; and work irregular hours including occasional weekends and evenings.  

WORKING HOURS: Applicants will typically work 32 hours a week with some weeks working up to 40 hours when needed. Applicants are expected to be available from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, from May 1st through Labor Day. Start and end dates are flexible. An occasional weekend or evening may be required.  

APPLICANT PREREQUISITES: Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have a current, valid driver license. Experience with facility, park, and equipment maintenance, including competency in the safe operation of various power tools and equipment is preferred. Alternatively, applicants must have equivalent training and experience.

To Apply
All applications should be directed to Lee County Conservation 2652 HWY 61 Montrose, IA 52639. Deadline to apply is 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 29, 2019. Applications are available online at

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