The Sioux County Conservation Board has a job opening for Park Ranger/Maintenance Technician position. This position is a full-time position, under supervision of the Board’s Director, with seasonal and on demand, nonstandard work week, including nights, weekends and holidays. Employee will be responsible for operations of equipment, facility maintenance and law enforcement of conservation areas in Sioux County.
Qualifications for position are individual with Bachelor of Science in natural resources, conservation recreation, park management, biological sciences, or a closely related subject, practical work experience in parks or a related field is preferred.
Requirements for position are knowledge of conservation principals, practices, and trends. Must be capable of supervising part-time employees. Have the ability to communicate with the public in a courteous manner. Must have knowledge of skills and ability to operate vehicles, tractors, power and hand tools, and other equipment in a productive and safe manner. Must possess basic knowledge of carpentry, electrical, and plumbing skills. Ability to routinely stand, sit, kneel, stoop, balance, and climb. Be able to be exposed to dust, fumes, noise, and able to routinely lift heavy objects. Must maintain a good working relationship with other employees and the public. Ability to perform strenuous physical labor in all weather conditions. Must be able to accept and follow written and oral instructions. Must be able to acquire an Iowa CDL, Iowa commercial pesticide application license, CPR Certification, First Responder certification, and certification as a Peace Officer through the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy.
Applications will be accepted until November 2, 2021, at 4:30 pm. To apply, print off application, and send in with cover letter and resume to:
Sioux County Conservation Board
4051 Cherry Ave
Hawarden, IA 51023