Conservation Assistant Resource Manager

Posted: 08/08/2021

WOODBURY COUNTY
invites applications for the position of:



Conservation Assistant Resource Manager




SALARY: $23.36 - $27.49 Hourly
$48,779.00 - $57,402.00 Annually
DEPARTMENT: Conservation
OPENING DATE: 07/08/21
CLOSING DATE: Continuous
DESCRIPTION:
Under general supervision, performs overall management of parks and natural resource areas within a designated district of the county.  Non-standard work week.  This position is under the direct authority of the County Conservation Executive Director/ Deputy Director and District Resource Manager.

 

 
DUTIES:
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

The following duties are typical for this position.  These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive.  Other duties may be required and assigned.

Managing daily activities at major parks and satellite areas including maintenance and improvement of grounds and facilities
Providing for the public safety of area users through law enforcement and effective communication
Maintaining and preparing reports and records
Supervising assigned personnel
Maintaining and using a variety of tools and equipment
Assist with preparation of work schedules, supervision, and training of designated staff
Assist with keeping detailed, accurate records
Collect fees established by the Board
Participate in all aspects of facility, grounds and equipment maintenance, repairs and improvements
Enforce park rules, state and local laws and ordinances
Provide information and assistance to park visitors
Assist with maintenance and improvement of undeveloped natural resource areas
Maintain required certifications
Perform basic plumbing, electrical, carpentry and light construction tasks
Perform various other duties related to the scope as assigned by the County Conservation Executive Director and County Conservation Field Operation Director and District Resource Manager
Attendance is required.
Perform various other duties related to the scope as assigned by the County Conservation Executive Director, Deputy Director and District Resource Manager.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum Education and Experience Required to Performing Essential Functions: 

Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a natural resource related field AND one (1) year work experience in the conservation field; OR a two (2) year Associate degree in a natural resource related field with five(3) years work experience in the conservation field.
Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions;
Thorough knowledge of County Conservation rules and regulations as well as State Laws
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing by means of clearly spoken English
Ability to manage possibly volatile situations
Ability to organize, supervise, and assign work crews and tasks
Knowledge of park management practices
Ability to prepare and maintain accurate files and reports
Ability to skillfully and safely operate and maintain a wide variety of equipment and tools
Ability to maintain discipline
Knowledge of computer skills to effectively operate Microsoft Office
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Conservation Board, associates and general public
Satisfactory driving record and possession of a valid Iowa Commercial Driver's License
Basic First Aid and CPR certification
Current Certified Peace Officer or ability to obtain certification through Iowa Law Enforcement Academy standards within one (1) year of appointment
Ability to obtain a Weapons permit.
Ability to obtain and maintain a commercial Pesticide Applicator license.
S 130, S 190 Wildland Fire Training
Candidate for hire must successfully pass a background check, a physical examination, vision, back screen, hearing screen/test and DOT drug screen(Iowa Law Enforcement Academy Guidelines) prior to employment.     

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
Special  Requirements: 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks. Assistant Resource Manager must live within 30 minutes of assigned park office.  Satisfactory driving record and possession of or ability to obtain, within six month of hire, a valid Class A Iowa Commercial driver's license.  Basic First Aid and CPR certification.  Candidate for Current Certified Peace Officer or ability to obtain certification through Iowa Law Enforcement Academy standards within one year of appointment and ability to obtain a Weapons permit. Ability to obtain and maintain a Commercial Pesticide Applicator license.  S 130, S 190 Wildland Fire Training

Candidate for hire must successfully pass a background check, a physical examination, vision, back screen, hearing screen/test and DOT drug screen  (Iowa Law Enforcement Academy Guidelines) prior to employment.  Attendance is required.


ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH THE APPLICATION OTHERWISE THE APPLICATION WILL NOT BE FORWARDED.
Woodbury County application, resume and cover letter are required.
 
DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS:
4:00 P.M., Friday, July 30, 2021 or "Until Filled". 

Woodbury County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will consider reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the Employer.