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Park Ranger I

Posted 02/27/2019
County Wright
Location Clarion ,Iowa
Salary $38,152 plus standard county benefits
Deadline 03/27/2019


The Wright County Conservation Board is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Park Ranger I.  In addition to the above qualifications, the job applicant will be required to obtain a Class B or above Iowa CDL and Iowa pesticide applicator certifications as required.  

Job duties include but not limited to :  The management and maintenance of park, recreational trails and wildlife areas in Wright County

     Grounds maintenance, Equipment maintenance,  Law Enforcement of park rules and regulations

      Interacting with  park users, educational programming and public relations

      Operation of motor vehicles, tractors, mowing equipment, utility vehicles and watercraft, application of                                                                         chemicals and pesticides, handheld power tools and equipment.

      Participation in grant writing, short and long term area management policies,  generating newspaper                                                                             articles, radio broadcasts and informational flyers for the park users and conservation board

      Participation in the hiring and directing of daily work assignments for seasonal employees


Applicants will agree to background checks for criminal history, driving record and sex abuse registries.


A post offer/pre-employment drug test and physical will be required.  Applicant chosen will be required to meet the standards for entry into the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy program and satisfactorily complete law enforcement training within one year of appointment or have law enforcement certification prior to hire, physical testing required.  Applicant chosen will be subject to random drug testing per federal regulations for licensed CDL drivers. 


Questions concerning this position, job announcement or

completed applications should be directed to :  Bruce Lindner, Director

Wright County Conservation Board

1768 Obrien  Ave

Clarion, Iowa  50525

515-532-3185 or


The position will require the following:
A minimum. of a 2 year degree in Natural Resource Mgmt. or related field or two years relevant job exp. in the Nat. Resource field. Prior Law Enforcement certification or ability to complete academy required

To Apply
Send a Cover Letter, Resume, 3 letters of reference/recommendation to: Wright County Conservation Board, 1768 Obrien Ave, Clarion, Iowa 50525, Attn: Bruce Lindner or email to

Applications will be accepted until 4 pm on 3/27/1

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