Seasonal Conservation Technicians - Osceola County Conservation Board

Willow Creek Nature Center


The Osceola County Conservation Board is seeking to hire 2 Seasonal Conservation Technicians. The successful applicants will work under the general supervision of the full time staff to accomplish a variety of tasks associated with the operation, maintenance, and enhancement of areas owned by the Osceola County, Iowa. Job duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintaining turf in County Parks with the use of Commercial Zero Turn Mowers
  • Operation of String Trimmers, Chainsaws, and other small engine equipment
  • Removal and/or Construction of Fence
  • Operation of 85-100 hp tractors with a variety of attachments. 
  • Cleaning bathrooms and other park buildings
  • Assisting staff in light construction projects
  • Assisting in Environmental Education Programs
  • Assist in Prescribed Fire 

Shirts and Boot allowance provided. 

Desired Qualifications:

Must be 18 years of age and possess a valid driver's license. Ability to work outside in all weather conditions. Ability to operate equipment from string trimmers to 100 hp tractors and attachments.

Application Instructions:

Send cover letter, resume, 3 references, and completed Job Application to Osceola County Conservation Board, 5945 Highway 9, Ocheyedan, IA 51354 

Job application:

Location: Ocheyedan

Wage: $10-$15/hour DOE


Shift: Standard Work Week M-F 7:00-3:30 some occasional weekends may be required. Position start date on or around May 5 and end August 29 with some flexibility.

Open: Tuesday February 26th

Close: Friday May 31st 2019

Date Posted: Tuesday March 5th 2019