Land Steward - Papio Missouri River NRD, Omaha

Land Steward - Papio Missouri River NRD, Omaha

Posted Date: 
The Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District has an opening for a Land
Steward, located at Chalco Hills Rec Area. Employee will assist in everyday general
park management and maintenance. One-year experience in park maintenance,
recreation, or related area preferred. Starting salary: $15.00 – $17.71/hour with full
For position requirements and application form go to
Completed applications can be returned in person, submitted via mail, fax (402-
895-6543), or email to tthompson [at] Close out date for application is
4:00 p.m., Friday, January 28, 2022.
Drug & alcohol testing and background investigation is required for anyone selected
for this position. The District is an EEO/VET/Disabled Employer.

The Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District (referred to as the District) is a covered federal contractor or subcontractor subject to the requirements of the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), as amended, and Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. As such, the District is bound by the terms of VEVRAA and Section 503, and shall not discriminate against individuals with disabilities, and is committed to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

The Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District maintains an Affirmative Action Plan for the purpose of proactively seeking employment and advancement in employment of qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. As an individual interested in employment with the District, or as one of the District's valued employees, the District welcomes the opportunity to make its employees and applicants more aware of the District's obligations and affirmative efforts. Upon request, the District will make accessible to you its Affirmative Action Plan for protected veterans and individuals with a disability. If you are interested, a copy of the District's Affirmative Action Plan is available electronically on the District's internet site at Remote employees not physically located at the facility may access the Affirmative Action Plan through the intranet site location identified above, or may request a copy of the Affirmative Action Plan for review and return should no internet access be available.



DATE: January 2022

TITLE: Land Steward



OFFICE LOCATION: 8901 S. 154th St., Omaha, NE

SUPERVISOR'S TITLE: Operation & Maintenance/Park Superintendent

DESCRIPTION: This employee will be assigned to multi-purpose park(s), trails network and water recreation areas and will assist the Operation & Maintenance/Park Superintendent and Assistant Park Superintendent in the everyday general park management and maintenance of the assigned area or areas.


  1. Responsible for assisting in general maintenance and repair of a park and recreation area or areas, including (but not limited to) patrolling, mowing, raking, planting, snow removal, collecting and disposing of refuse, signing, cutting, pruning and watering.
  2. Directs and coordinates work assignments for temporary and summer park staff as needed.
  3. Responsible for the above items in the absence of the Assistant Park Superintendent.
  4. Assists the Natural Resources Center Building Manager in their absence, must see that their duties and responsibilities are completed.
  5. General maintenance and repair of equipment, buildings, grounds and facilities.
  6. Operates light and medium duty equipment, i.e., tractors, front-end loaders, bobcat, mowers, etc.
  7. Assists with special activities within the park, i.e., runs, walks and fund raisers, etc.
  8. Performs related work as required.
  9. May be required to assist with emergency operations work in accordance with emergency operations program.


Education and Experience:

l. A driver's license valid in Nebraska.

  1. One-year previous experience in park maintenance, recreation or related area.
  2. Good communication skills necessary for daily contact with park users.
  3. High school education or GED equivalent.
  4. Experienced in the operation, maintenance, service, repair (to include welding) and use of grounds maintenance equipment desirable.
  5. Must have computer skills, time sheets, emails, etc.


  1. Pre-employment medical exam required (including drug testing).
  2. Must have good or adjusted good eyesight.
  3. Must have use of arms and legs for safe and efficient operation of equipment.
  4. Must be able to lift a minimum of forty (40) pounds.
  5. Must be able to work varied hours when requested, to include evening emergency operations as needed.
  6. Must be able to work under varying weather and job site conditions.



  1. 25% of time spent coordinating park and recreation maintenance activities
  2. 65% of time spent working on park and maintenance activities
  3. 5% of time spent on care and maintenance of park machinery and equipment
  4. 5% of time spent on special activities related to park activities