Under immediate supervision, assists with maintenance and restoration of natural areas in parks and other City property. Natural area maintenance tasks to include planting, invasive and nuisance species control and other general maintenance tasks. Operates hand tools, power tools, trucks and other specialized equipment. Conducts self in a manner which promotes and supports diversity and inclusivity in the workplace and community. Performs other duties and operates other equipment as required.
Minimum education, experience and certification
Ability to perform physically demanding and repetitive work under all weather conditions. Ability to operate trucks and equipment essential for daily assignments. Ability to work as a member of a team and independently with minimal supervision. Ability to positively interact with the public, coworkers, and staff. Post-secondary training or enrollment in a natural sciences or related program preferred. A valid driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record required. Must be 18 years of age per Iowa Code 92.8. Must pass criminal background check.
To apply, please use the link to the City’s Self Services website at www.icgov.org/jobs and complete the City of Iowa City online employment application. Job posted until filled.
To comply with the requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all persons hired will be required to provide verification of identity and employment eligibility per provisions of the Act.
The City of Iowa City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The City of Iowa City is a supporter of the National Career Readiness Certificate.
About City of Iowa City
Employing approximately 600 permanent employees and 400 temporary and seasonal employees, the City of Iowa City provides a full range of services including police and fire protection, construction and maintenance of roads, streets and infrastructure, inspection and licensing functions, solid waste collection and recycling services which include the operation of a landfill serving all of Johnson County, a municipal airport, library, recreational activities and cultural events. The City owns and operates its water supply and distribution system and sewage collection and treatment system with secondary treatment also provided. The City operates a municipal off-street and on-street parking system in the downtown area. The City also operates a transit system. The City of Iowa City is an Equal Opportunity Employer, offering competitive wages and an excellent benefits package for eligible positions."