Parks Natural Areas Technician - Boone County Kentucky

June 30, 2022 1:38 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Organization: Boone County Kentucky

About this position:

Boone County Fiscal Court is now hiring for a full time Parks Natural Areas Technician within our Parks Department. Starting pay is $19.61 per hour with a generous benefits package.

This positon has the responsibility to assist in preserving land and watersheds of Boone County Fiscal Court, providing environmentally sustainable public access to our preserved properties for educational, scientific, recreational and cultural purposes; and protecting the natural and cultural resources on our preserved properties for the benefit of current and future generations.

Summary of Duties

Responsible for aiding stewardship of natural resources on approximately 1,300 acres

Owned or managed by BCP. Stewardship activities include wildlife management, forest management, interpretation, volunteer coordination, maintenance and long-range planning.

Responsible for assisting in managing and updating the geographic information system used in land management.

Provide interpretation of BCP natural resources and coordination of land

Management volunteer activities.

Provide specialized technical assistance to the BCP Natural Areas Committee (NAC) and administrative support to the BCP.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree preferred in natural resource management, environmental science or a related subject-matter field. Extensive experience as a natural resource/habitat management technician may serve as substitute for the required formal education.

Knowledge of the principles, theories and practices of natural resource management, including wetlands, wildlife, forestry and ecology.

Ability to work independently and as a team member with a wide variety of people.

Ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally.

Ability to handle sensitive issues

See attached job description for all job duties. If interested in applying please go to www.boonecontyky.org

More information and application can be found here.


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