The Jones County Solid Waste Management Commission is responsible for solid waste management, including disposal, in Jones County. The Commission owns a closed landfill and owns/operates the Jones County Transfer Station.
Duties: Under direction of the Park Ranger, this position will assist with all aspects of development and maintenance of county wildlife areas, parks, preserves, campground, and trails. Work is based out of Central Park and its recreational amenities, along with habitat management within outlying conservation and public hunting areas. Typical tasks include but are not limited to operation of various types of equipment and vehicles, handling and application of herbicides, prescribed burns, mowing and hand trimming, tree and limb cutting, refuse and debris removal, assisting campground guests and the public, as well as campsite and lodging upkeep.
Applicants must be able to evaluate situations in the field and follow through accordingly, communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing, establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and the public, and work both independently and in a group capacity.
Employment Dates: Start and end dates are negotiable. (Start as early as March and end as late as November)
Work Schedule: 40 hours/week. Typical work week Monday-Friday, 8:00AM-4:30PM. Some weekend/evening hours are required. May be required to work in all types of inclement weather.
Salary Range: $15.44/hr.
To Apply: Submit a Jones County employment application, a resume and a cover letter to Jones County Conservation, Attn: John Klein, 12515 Central Park Road, Center Junction, Iowa 52212. firstname.lastname@example.org