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Roadside Manager

The Roadside Manager shall perform the duties of the Weed Commissioner and the Iowa Roadside Management (IRM) Manager, within the Benton County Conservation Department. These duties include developing, planning, and administering a program of vegetative management that seeks to promote desirable vegetation and control noxious and invasive plants within Benton County rights-of-way (ROW) and Benton County Conservation Board (BCCB) managed areas. The manager will address Section 317 and Section 314 of the Code of Iowa. The manager shall also develop and implement educational programming for the people of Benton County.

Responsibilities and Skills:

Weed Commissioner:

Land Management:

Managerial and Administrative

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily as listed above. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education & Experience:

Preferred Skills

Physical Demands/Work Hours:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, grasp, handle or feel; climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, push or pull and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally exert up to 50 pounds of force to move objects. The visual requirements for this position are similar to those classified of skilled tradespeople (ie: carpenters, technicians, plumbers, painters, mechanics, etc.).

Average working days are 7:00am - 3:30pm, Monday - Friday. This position will sometimes require working overtime, including non-traditional hours. Particularly during burn and spray seasons. Must be able to work weekends, holidays, and irregular or special event hours as necessary or assigned.

 

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The worker is subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions. The worker is subject to extreme cold and extreme heat. The worker is subject to hazards including moving mechanical parts, handling chemicals, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places. Frequently this position is required to travel to transport equipment and to attend meetings.

TO APPLY:

Apply online at www.bentoncountyia.gov/employment or by emailing all application materials to HR Director, Sue Wilber at [email protected]

To be considered, all documents must be included; Benton County application, resume, letter expressing interest in the position, current pesticide applicators license #, at least two professional references, and any other certifications.

Applications due by March 11, 2024.

THE ABOVE DECLARATIONS ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE AN “ALL-INCLUSIVE” LIST OF THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE JOB DESCRIBED OR OF THE SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM THE JOB. RATHER, THEY ARE INTENDED ONLY TO DESCRIBE THE GENERAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB.

Benefits:

 

*THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN EMPLOYMENT AT BENTON COUNTY*

 

 

Return Application To

Sue Wilber via email at [email protected] or 811 D Avenue Vinton, IA 52349

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