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Conservation Aide

Dubuque County, Dubuque, IA

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Dubuque County is accepting applications for Conservation Aides.  This is a seasonal position, with varied hours up to a maximum of 40 hours per week, up to 3 months, some weekends.  Shift:  Variable, mostly days.  The Conservation Aide will, under the general supervision of the Executive Director, assist in the maintenance and development of all parks, preserves, and management areas under the jurisdiction of the Dubuque County Conservation Board. Perform routine maintenance of facilities and grounds, and equipment; including mowing, refuse and debris removal, and painting.  Assist in construction, installation, removal, and repair of facilities. Operate various hand and power tools, vehicles, tractors, and mowing equipment.  Performs routine maintenance and cleaning of equipment and vehicles.  Reports problems with facilities, grounds, or equipment to Director, Park Superintendent, or Park Rangers.  Will be trained to perform public relation tasks and to provide information to area users. Performs other duties as assigned.  Qualifications:  High School graduate.  College students enrolled in Natural Resources or related fields preferred.  Valid driver's license. Some working knowledge of tools, equipment, and methods used in the park and recreation setting.  Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to work with limited supervision.  Willingness to work a non-standard workweek; including weekends and holidays.  Ability to pass a criminal background investigation.  Physical Requirements: Ability to lift a minimum of 25 pounds; ability to climb steps, squat, stoop, to be on feet for a minimum of one hour, sit in same position for extended periods of time, reach above head, and able to withstand extremes of temperature, all with or without reasonable accommodation. Deadline to apply 3:00 p.m. on 2/09/18. Must complete Dubuque County application which must be picked up and returned IowaWORKS, 680 Main Street, 2nd Floor, Dubuque, Iowa 52001.  Resumes should accompany the completed application.

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Req Num --
ID 465800
Dubuque, IA
Positions 9
Part Time
Pay $10.00-$11.00
Building and Grounds
Government/Public Service
First Shift

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience --
Education High School/GED

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