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Urban Youth Corps-Crew Member

Dubuque County, Dubuque, IA

The Dubuque County Urban Youth Corps is taking applications to hire 4 Crew Members. Job is temporary part-time, runs June 17 - July 26, 2019. Members will work up to 40 hours a week for 6 weeks.  The crew is made up of 4 members and 1 leader. Crew members will meet from 7am-3:30pm daily at Swiss Valley Nature Center in Peosta. The crew will work to complete trail improvement projects as well as other resource management projects. UYC will also assist in other projects with other parks, such as Heritage Trail and other Dubuque County parks. Applicants will perform a number of duties including but not limited to; basic trail maintenance and improvement, such as lopping, clearing, construction of structures, repairing older structures and exotic plant removal. If you enjoy hard work, exercise, working in the beautiful outdoors and helping the environment, this is the job for you!

Benefits: In addition to working in a beautiful, natural setting, participants will receive uniform t-shirts, First Aid Training, and worker's compensation coverage. Pay is $8.25 per hour. Crew members will receive 8 hours environmental and life skills education each week and upon completion of the program there will be a recreational trip.

Requirements: Applicants must be between 16 and 21 years of age. Applicants must be able to lift up to 25 lbs and perform a range of physical duties. Must be willing to work safely as part of a team and respect others. Must enjoy working outdoors and getting their hands dirty. Must be willing to work under a variety of weather conditions, including rain and buggy heat. Must have a strong commitment to complete the program. Applicants must appropriately represent Dubuque County Conservation Department. No use of tobacco or illegal substances will be permitted.

Deadline to apply is 3pm 05/24/19. Resume in lieu of application not acceptable. Complete Dubuque County application at IowaWORKS, 680 Main St., 2nd Floor, Dubuque, Iowa.


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ID 676568
Dubuque, IA
Positions 4
Part Time
Pay $8.25
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