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Seasonal Conservation Aide


Posted 02/12/2019
County Ida
Location Ida Grove ,Iowa


Description

Conservation Aides will be persons hired on a seasonal basis, usually from approximately May through August of a single calendar year. Persons hired for such position will receive an hourly wage and will work on a part-time schedule as described by the director. Approximately 20 hours per week. Termination may occur at any time upon the director’s request.  

Duties:   Duties may include, but not be limited to: operating a large riding mower, operating a tractor, operating a weed-eater, operating various hand tools and power tools, woodworking, cleaning (including restrooms, shelters and grounds), rubbish hauling, minor construction, tree planting, tree pruning, grounds keeping and public relations.   On an alternating basis with regular staff, Conservation Aides may be required to oversee county parks on weekends or holidays.  

Job Relationship:   Aides will be responsible initially to the director and secondly to the park ranger.  

Education:   General knowledge of natural resources, small machinery, mowers, weed eaters, use of hand tools and grounds keeping are preferred.  

General Qualifications:   Applicant must be able to work well with the public and act in a professional manner when on duty. The successful applicant will likely work alternating weekends and may be required to work under poor weather conditions. Applicant must have a valid Iowa driver’s license and be insurable by the Ida County Conservation Board’s vehicle insurance company.  

Health:   The successful applicant must be in generally good health and must be able to life at least 50 pounds. Allergies or other handicaps must not hinder this person’s ability to work outdoors.



Qualifications
Must be 18 years of age to apply.

To Apply
To apply please contact Paige Alesch at 712-364-3300 or palesch@idacountyia.us.

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