Jobs Seasonal Park Aide - Narrows River Park


$15 - $17/hour


Narrows River Park, 2500 North 25th Street, Council Bluffs

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Pottawattamie County Conservation is announcing the hiring of a Seasonal Park Aide for Narrows River Park in Council Bluffs, Iowa!

An individual in this position is responsible for assisting Park Rangers with the maintenance of assigned County parks in accordance with Conservation Board policies, state laws, and standard conservation practices.  

Essential Functions

Assist Park Ranger with the management of county parks including maintenance and public relations.
Register campers, collect user, camper and other miscellaneous fees and provide receipts of payment.  Prepare and collect fees for shelter rentals.
Perform routine ground maintenance in parks and assigned properties including, but not limited to mowing, trimming, pruning, and trash removal.
Perform road and trail maintenance duties such as blading and filing holes.
Perform routine building maintenance and clean and stock supplies in park facilities such as restrooms, shower houses, and shelters.

Perform other functions as directed or as the situation dictates.

Essential Knowledge, Experience, and Ability

General knowledge of the care and safe operation of both manual and power tools and equipment used in maintenance and repair tasks.   General knowledge of routine maintenance and repair to equipment, grounds, and facilities.   General knowledge of various outdoor recreational activities, such as boating, hiking, camping, fishing and canoeing.   Ability to understand and follow both oral and written instructions.   Ability to accurately prepare and maintain basic departmental records and reports.   Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, fellow employees, various civic organizations, and the general public.

Essential Education, Certification, and/or Licenses

Must have a valid driver's license and maintain it throughout the course of employment.

Must have a good driving record.   The incumbent cannot have been convicted of a felony in the past 2 years.   CPR and basic first aid certification is preferred.

It’s great environment to work in.  I have enjoyed working for Pottawattamie County helping people. 

Kathie, Real Estate Specialist
5 Years with Pottawattamie County