Conservancy Lands - Seasonal

City Of Middleton Parks Department

Middleton, Wisconsin

Job Type Temporary
Salary Details $17 per hour
Deadline Dec 31, 2024
Required Experience 0 - 1 years


General Description
This is a seasonal position performing conservancy lands operations & maintenance tasks within the City of Middleton under the direct supervision of the City Forester/Conservancy Lead.

Job Functions
Conservancy lands maintenance & operation tasks including seed collection, seeding, cutting & clearing invasive species, applying non-restricted herbicides, brush mowing trails, posting trail markers & boundary signs, maintaining trails, assisting with prescribed burning activities, and other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of basic lands restoration methods & techniques.
  • Knowledge of safe tool & equipment operations of commonly used equipment.
  • Knowledge of hazardous work assessments, personal protective gear requirements (PPE), and ability to safely operate all tools & equipment as assigned to perform work duties.
  • Ability to follow & carry out oral & written work instructions.
  • Must be 18 years old, possess a valid driver’s license, possess steel-toe safety footwear, and be able to perform the physical requirements of the position.

Education, Training and Experience

  • Previous park & conservancy lands operations & maintenance experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of commonly used tools & equipment.
  • Knowledge of operations & preventative maintenance procedures for safely operating public lands vehicles & equipment.
  • Knowledge of Parks & Conservancy Lands Management. practices and Forestry, Fish & Wildlife Management practices is preferred.
  • Ability to identify native prairie plants, invasive weeds, as well as tree and shrub identification.
  • Herbicide applicator certification or ability to obtain is preferred.



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Category Botany, Restoration