Woodbury County

Park Maintenance Worker (Seasonal-Approx 120 days)

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Applicant for hire must successfully pass a background check, physical exam and drug screening prior to employment. Woodbury County is an EOE. In compliance with the ADA, the County will consider reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the Employer. Applicants for employment should contact the Human Resources Dept., Room 701, of the Woodbury County Court House between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for further information. Deadline for receipt of applications shall be 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 15, 2017                 www.woodburycountyiowa.gov Human Resources Dept., Room 701 Woodbury County Court House 620 Douglas Street Sioux City, IA 51101
Posted On:
Closing On:
Tuesday, 20th December 2016
Wednesday, 15th March 2017
Category: Park Maintenance Worker
Department: Conservation Department
Location: Conservation Dept.
Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
4500 Sioux River Rd.
Job Type:
Seasonal
Education: High School
Pay Rate: $9.75/hour
Duration:
Travel:
Job Description:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Purpose:

The seasonal, temporary positions are available at various Woodbury County parks. Positions will typically start mid-May. The positions will be involved with all aspects of park and wildlife area general maintenance, assisting with light construction projects from time to time. This position is under the direct authority of County Conservation Area Resource Manager.

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.

  • 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.
  • Operates a variety of hand tools, power tools, equipment and vehicles after proper training
  • Interacts with park visitors, provides assistance and information
  • Attendance is required
  • Provides assistance with a variety of duties within scope of responsibility assigned by County Conservation Area Resource Manager

 

Preferred Skills:

APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum Education and Experience Required to Performing Essential Functions:

  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • High school diploma or GED. A degree or studying for a degree in a natural resources related field preferred
  • Experience with operating tractors, mowers, tools, construction equipment, etc. preferred.
  • Candidate for hire must successfully pass a background check , a physical examination, vision, back screen and drug screen prior to employment

 

Applicant for hire must successfully pass a background check, physical exam and drug screening prior to employment. Woodbury County is an EOE. In compliance with the ADA, the County will consider reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the Employer.