Conservation Summer Ranger

Posted: 01/24/2021

WOODBURY COUNTY
invites applications for the position of:

Conservation Summer Ranger
SALARY: $14.75 Hourly
DEPARTMENT: Conservation
OPENING DATE: 01/15/21
CLOSING DATE: 02/26/21 04:30 PM
DESCRIPTION:
The seasonal position includes responsible experience as an assistant to the resident Area Resource Manager.  The position includes some supervision of park maintenance personnel, a wide variety of park maintenance duties, park rule enforcement and interaction with park visitors.  Six-month position typically starts in April and ends in October.  This position is under the direct authority of County Conservation Area 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. 


Positions available at various Woodbury County parks for the season.
Positions typically start in April and end in October (6 months maximum).
The position includes responsible experience as an assistant to the resident Park Officer.
The position includes some supervision of park maintenance personnel, a wide variety of park maintenance duties, park rule enforcement and interaction with park visitors
Assists with general maintenance of county parks and wildlife areas including grounds maintenance, mowing and trimming, litter pickup, cleaning grills and restroom/shower facilities, painting, tree trimming, weed control and fencing
Provides assistance with a variety of duties within the scope of responsibility assigned by County Conservation Area Resource Manager
Attendance is required.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum 18 years of age, previous experience desired
A degree or studying for a degree in natural resources related field preferred.
Possession of a current valid driver's license and insurance with good driving record
Ability to routinely lift 50 pounds
Perform physical labor in all types of weather conditions and be exposed to dust, fumes and loud noises.
Experience in operating mowers, tractors, trucks and other motorized equipment, power tools and hand tools
May be required to obtain an Iowa Pesticide Applicator's license
Ability to follow written and oral instructions
Ability to communicate successfully with the public in clearly spoken English
Candidate for hire must successfully pass a background check, a physical examination, vision, back screen and drug screen prior to employment.

ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH THE APPLICATION OTHERWISE THE APPLICATION WILL NOT BE FORWARDED.

Woodbury County application is required. Additionally, a resume and cover letter are preferred.
 
DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS:
4:30 P.M., Friday, February 26, 2021.
 
 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.
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.woodburycountyiowa.gov

620 Douglas Street Rm 701
Sioux City, IA 51101
712-279-6480

Position #2021-00135
CONSERVATION SUMMER RANGER
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