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Shared Maintenance Technician

Posted 12/03/2018
County Jasper
Location Newton ,Iowa
Salary The starting rate of pay is $17.93 per hour with scheduled increases and County paid benefits
Deadline 12/14/2018


Jasper County Conservation and the Jasper County Building & Grounds Maintenance Dept. are seeking qualified applicants to f?ill a newly created permanent full-time position of Shared Maintenance Technician.  This position will spend approximately six months working for the Building & Grounds Maintenance Dept. (Fall to Spring) and approximately six months working for the Conservation Dept. (Spring to Fall).  Duties will vary from routine maintenance, lawn care, mowing, snow removal, general park maintenance, to more detailed tasks of plumbing & heating, electrical, equipment operation, assisting with educational programs, forestry management, wildland firefighting and other tasks as assigned.  Applicants will be required to work indoors and outdoors, in hot, cold, dry and wet environments.  Applicants will need to be able to perform physical work, lift/carry up to 100 lbs., climb, stand, sit, bend, stoop, kneel, crawl, and work overhead for extended periods of time.  

Job descriptions for both departments are available online at (under employment) or at the Jasper County Human Resources Office located in the lower level of the Jasper County Annex Building at 115 N 2nd Ave E in Newton.   Specific questions regarding this position can be directed to the following: Keri Van Zante, Conservation Director at (641) 792-9780 or  and Adam Sparks, Maintenance Director at (641) 792-2196 or

Jasper County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective employees and position incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.   Pre-employment drug testing and extensive background checks will be conducted.

Degree in Natural Resources field preferred, but not required. Experience in such areas as forestry, parks management, recreation, building, automotive, construction or maintenance trades or similar program areas helpful.

To Apply
An application and resume can be delivered in-person, mailed, faxed, or emailed to:
Jasper County Human Resources
Attn: Dennis Simon
101 1st St N
Newton, Iowa 50208
Fax: 641-787-1101

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