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Natural Resource Technician

Posted 05/21/2021
County Appanoose
Location Centerville ,Iowa
Salary $32,000-$36,000 depending upon experience
Deadline 06/11/2021


Duties will include, under direction of Conservation Director,

  • General park maintenance including mowing, weed trimming, litter pick-up, tree planting/trimming, establishment and management of food plots and prairies.
  • Maintenance of park facilities including maintenance of nature center, campground shelters, shower building, restrooms, and trails
  • Must be able to operate tractors, chainsaws, lawn mowers, and other power tools.
  • Maintenance of equipment including vehicles, tractors, mowers, chainsaws, line trimmers, and other power equipment.
  • Snow removal from roads and parking area.
  • General plumbing and electrical work.
  • Assist in administrative duties as required.
  • Will also be responsible for assistance with environmental education programs.
  • Other duties as needed or assigned.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to stand, walk, sit, kneel, stoop, balance, climb, and operate all hand and power equipment for extended periods of time.  ·        Must be able to lift 50lbs.
  • Ability to follow instructions, both written and oral.
  • Must be able to work outside in adverse weather conditions.
  • Must be able to work around smoke, dust, fumes, and loud noises. 

Must have or be able to obtain within 6 months of hire

  • CPR/First Aid Certified
  • S-130/S-190 training
  • Class A commercial driver’s license
  • Commercial pesticide applicators license


Must be over 18 years of age and have a valid driver’s license.
Must have High School diploma or equivalent
Education, experience, or interest in natural resources, wildlife biology, ecology, forestry, or related field of study.

To Apply
Applications can be obtained on Appanoose County website or by contacting us.
Please submit completed application, cover letter, and resume to:
Appanoose County Conservation Board
25100 520th St.
Centerville, IA. 52544

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