Job Positions


Posted 01/19/2023
County Palo Alto
Location Ruthven ,Iowa
Salary $13-$15 per hour

Palo Alto County Conservation is accepting applications for Seasonal Park Technician positions.  These seasonal positions will be working approximately 14 weeks at 40 hours/week during the spring and summer months.  This position will require some weekend hours throughout the summer.

These two positions will be under the direct supervision of the Operation Supervisor in assisting in the day-to-day operations of the county’s parks.  ·

  • Duties: include but not limited to mowing, janitorial duties, facility maintenance, trail maintenance, campground patrol, prescribed fire, invasive species removal, and minor construction projects.
  • Operate: a variety of hand tools, power tools, equipment, and vehicles after training.
  • Requirements: Ability to routinely stand, walk, sit, kneel, and operate all hand tools and power tools for extended period of time.  Ability to routinely lift up to 50 pounds.  Ability to follow written and oral instructions.  Ability to work outside in all weather conditions.

Minimum: Must be 18 years of age, have a valid driver’s license, ability to lift 50 pounds, work in all weather conditions. Prefer: Education and experience in natural resource management, wildlife biology, ecology, forestry, or related field.

To Apply
Application is available at:             [left sidebar: County Application]
Send application, cover letter & resume to:
Rob Allen, Director
Palo Alto County Conservation
3267 350th Ave
Ruthven, IA 51358