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Conservation Technician


Posted 07/23/2020
County Sac
Location Sac City ,Iowa
Salary $35,000-$37,000 Annually
Deadline 08/10/2020


Description

Description: Permanent, full-time position under the general supervision of the Conservation Director that performs a wide variety of professional, technical and field duties on Sac County Conservation Board managed parks, trails and natural resource area.  Performs routine maintenance on grounds, facilities and equipment.  Non-standard work week including some nights, weekends and holidays.

Requirements: Graduation from a four year college or university with major coursework in conservation related field or graduation from a two year college with major coursework in conservation related field and two years experience. Must have knowledge of practices and principles in conservation, natural resource management and outdoor recreation. Additional education and or experience preferred in the areas of simple construction including but not limited to carpentry, plumbing, electrical, equipment and facility maintenance, natural resource management, agriculture and park management.  Must have experience in equipment operation and maintenance; possess excellent oral and written communication skills; develop and maintain excellent working relationships with general public and coworkers; must be able to work outside in all weather conditions and be exposed to dust, fumes and loud noise; must be able to walk, sit, kneel, stoop, balance, climb and lift 75 pounds without assistance. In addition, must be highly motivated and take pride in the natural resource field and committed to provide quality service to residents of Sac County; possess an Iowa Driver's License, possess or able to obtain an Iowa Pesticide/Herbicide Applicator's license and ability to complete all pre-employment requirements.

Salary: $35,000-$37,000 annually depending on experience and qualifications. Full county benefits including insurance, uniform allowance, IPERS, vehicle.

 



Qualifications
Graduation from a four- year college or university with major coursework in conservation related field or graduation from a two-year college with major coursework in conservation related field and two years experience.

To Apply
Submit cover letter, resume and at least three reference letters to Chris Bass, Director, Sac County Conservation Board, 2970 280th Street, Sac City, Iowa 50583 or email to sccbdir@gmail.com. For more information please call 712-662-4530.

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