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Seasonal Park Ranger Aide


Duties involve management of county parks under general supervision of the Director and direct supervision of the Park Rangers and Operations Manager. Duties include: park patrolling, public relations, light construction, park maintenance, mowing, natural resource management, environmental education, supervision of volunteers, collection of fees, and other duties as required.  Job duties require a considerable amount of physical activity, including walking, standing, kneeling, crouching, reaching, stooping and climbing. Employee must have the ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. and possess the coordination and manual dexterity to handle tools and equipment involved in maintenance, construction and repair tasks. 

Locations:  Boone County, Iowa. The Ranger Aid will mainly be stationed at Swede Point Park near Madrid, but may be required to report to Don Williams Recreation Area near Ogden. The Ranger Aid will mostly work at Swede Point Park, Grant’s Woods and the High Trestle Trail, but may be required to work at any other BCCB managed property.

Essential Functions

Non-standard 40 hour workweek that will include holidays, evenings and weekends. Employee will typically work Tuesday through SaturdayThree of those days will be park maintenance and natural resource work, the other two days will be focused on patrolling. Professionalism and good public relations are essential, as is time management. Internships may qualify for college credit.  Job performance evaluations will be completed. 


Essential Knowledge, Experience, and Ability

Must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record. Preferably attending or planning to attend college in the conservation / natural resource field or criminal justice.  Must Experience with public relations, equipment operation and hand tools preferred.


$13.00 - $14.00/hour

Seasonal Temporary

Boone County Don Williams Recreation Area


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Mission Statement

The mission of Boone County is to be accountable to its citizens in providing innovative and high-quality government services in an economical, fair, professional, and courteous manner to enhance and protect the health, welfare, and safety of those who live and work in Boone County.