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Seasonal Conseration Intern

Posted 10/16/2023
County Fayette
Location Fayette ,Iowa
Salary $14.00 per Hour
Deadline 11/01/2023


POSITION SUMMARY Under general direction of the Executive Director, performs maintenance, construction, and grounds keeping functions to ensure the safe use and enjoyment of conservation areas and facilities by the public. Assists in developing and presenting education program, and performs visitor service functions. Performs vegetation management on county properties and road ROW.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following duties are normal for this position.  This list is not all-inclusive.  Other duties may be required.

Maintains public use and park facilities within the county. 

Promotes safe use of conservation areas and facilities by the public.

Maintains and services vehicles, machines, and tools.

Regularly inspects conservation structures and facilities.

Constructs, cleans, maintains and repairs park structures, and buildings, including shelters, signs, handicap access, restrooms, camping pads, and parking lots.

Assists in presenting environmental education programs.

Interacts with users of park facilities and areas. Responds to questions from park users.

Registers campers and collects camping fees.

Performs a variety of grounds keeping, landscaping and horticulture tasks.  Mows grass and trims trees and other vegetation.  Removes debris after storms. Applies fertilizer.  Maintains trees in public use areas.  Plants, prunes and thins trees.  Removes dead or diseased trees. Assists in planning, planting and maintenance of wildlife areas. Assists in the periodic controlled burning of native prairie areas established on county and state lands.

Assist in vegetation management using herbicide application, brush and tree removal, erosion control, controlled burning, and a variety of seeding methods.    


Must be 18 and have a valid driver's license with a good driving record

To Apply
Send Fayette County application, resume, and cover letter to Fayette County Conservation, 18673 Lane rd, Fayette, IA 52142.

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