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Seasonal Conservation Worker

Posted 03/04/2024
County Mitchell
Location Osage ,Iowa
Salary $13-$15


Work Hours: Tuesday through Friday -- 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. Additional hours as assigned by the Director. [FLSA: Non-exempt -- over 40 hr/wk compensated at 1.5 times hourly rate.]

Department: County Conservation Board

Supervisor: Conservation Board Director

Job Description:      Under general supervision participates in park maintenance work such as repair of buildings, tables, fireplaces, tools and equipment, and the maintenance of developed grounds, boat docks, roads, trails, restrooms, boundary fences, erosion control, and water systems. Participates in the improvement of park facilities by constructing new foot paths and bridges, forest trails, roads and shelters.

Knowledge/ Abilities/Skills: Ability to operate equipment such as chainsaws, mowers and trucks.

Ability to work outside under any type of weather conditions and to withstand physically demanding work such as lifting, stooping, and bending.  

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public.                              

Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

Essential Duties: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, reach with hands and arms, speak and hear.  The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, or crouch.  The employee is required to climb and balance.

The employee must regularly lift or move up to 75 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  The employee must also be able to stand for two hours without a break.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may work near moving mechanical parts in outside weather conditions.  The employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles.  The noise level in the work environment may be loud.

Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent.

Special Requirements: Possession of a valid Iowa driver’s license. Position requires working some weekends, evenings, and holidays.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Mitchell 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 encourage prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

To Apply
Email applications or resumes to or maill to 1879-3 Highway 9, Osage, IA 50461

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