Job Positions


Posted 01/22/2024
County Palo Alto
Location Ruthven, Iowa ,Iowa
Salary $15.00 per hour
Deadline 03/01/2024


Park Technician Aide

Palo Alto County Conservation is accepting applications for two 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 to assist 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.  Will need to be able to 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.  Ability to routinely lift 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, and work in all weather conditions.

Prefer: Education and experience in natural resource management field but not required.

To Apply
Send resume and job application to Rob Allen at
or mail to:
Palo Alto County Conservation Board
3267 350th Ave
Ruthven, IA 51358

Application available at

[See in the left column of the Home page under Conservation Board, “County Application”