Seasonal Conservation Technicians - Osceola County Conservation Board

Osceola County Conservation

Call Willow Creek Nature Center at 712-758-3709 with any questions. 

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 

Position start date on or around May 5 and end August 29 with some flexibility. 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:

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

Job application:

Location: Willow Creek County Park

Wage: $10-$14/hour DOE

Shift: Standard Work Week M-F 7:00-3:30 some occasional weekends may be required.

Open: Wednesday February 12th

Close: Friday March 6th 2020