Reporting to the City Administrator, the Beautification Specialist is a temporary/seasonal position responsible for trimming around poles and posts located in the City right-of-way, garbage and litter clean-up on city properties, graffiti clean-up on city properties, and other similar activities intended to improve the appearance of the community. Work is performed outdoors in seasonal conditions.

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Successful candidates must be at least 18 years of age and have a Class C Driver’s License issued by the State of Iowa.  Candidates must be able to demonstrate ability to work independently, exercise good judgement, and demonstrate good decision-making skills.  A full list job description is available in City Hall.

Application can be filled out by clicking the image to the right, opening the PDF and printing it out.  Please bring the application to Osceola City Hall for consideration.

Starting wage is $9.00/hr.  Position is open until filled.



TITLE: Beautification Specialist


Reporting to the City Administrator, the Beautification Specialist is a season position responsible for maintenance and the appearance of city-owned right-of-way areas.


Small tools and lawn equipment; vehicles and/or UTV’s.




  • Mows and trims around light poles, sign posts, and mail box posts located in the right-of-way.
  • Picks up garbage and other debris left in the city streets or right-of-way.
  • Cleans up or paints over graffiti left on city property.


Must be at least 18 years of age and capable of working with small tools and lawn equipment.  Must hold a Class C Driver’s License issued by the State of Iowa.  Must be able to work independently and exercise good judgement and decision-making skills.


  • Performs work outdoors
  • Works independently


  • Must be sighted.
  • Must be able to hear normal conversation.
  • Must be able to speak at a normal rate of conversation
  • Must be insurable.
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Must be able operate lawn equipment without assistance

Job descriptions in no way state or imply that the description includes every duty to be performed by the employee in the position.  The City of Osceola reserves the right to change, modify or combine duties and positions when it is deemed to be in the best interests of the department.