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Seasonal Ranger/ Park Aide


Posted 12/31/2018
County Boone
Location Madrid ,Iowa
Salary $10.00-$11.00/hour


Description
Seasonal position under general supervision of the Director and direct supervision of the Park Rangers and Operations Manager. Duties include: management of county parks, park patrolling, public relations, light construction, park maintenance, mowing, weed eating, cleaning of facilities, natural resource management, environmental education, supervision of volunteers, collection of fees, and other duties as required. Preferred experience in operation of equipment such as mowers, trimmers, skid loaders, tractors, chainsaws and hand tools. Job duties require a considerable amount of physical activity, including walking, standing, kneeling, crouching, reaching, stooping and climbing. Employee must have the ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. and possess the coordination and manual dexterity to handle tools and equipment involved in maintenance, construction and repair tasks. Will work a non-standard work week  that will include holidays, evenings and weekends. Employee will typically work Wednesday through Sunday. Two of those days will be park maintenance and natural resource work. The other three days will be focused on patrolling. May assist the county Naturalist when needed with recreational or educational programming. This is a seasonal position running from approximately May to September (flexibility with college schedules can be arranged) and will not exceed 40 hours per week. Professionalism, initiative and good public relations are essential, as is time management. Internships may qualify for college credit.  Job performance evaluations will be completed. 

Qualifications
Must be 18 years old and have a current Iowa driver’s license. Basic knowledge of tasks associated with maintenance of county parks and recreation areas, public relations, and a good driving record preferred.

To Apply
Submit a cover letter and resume to:

Boone County Conservation Board
610 H Ave.
Ogden, IA 50212

or email to BCCB@boonecounty.iowa.gov

More Information
515-353-4237

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