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The seasonal and permanent career opportunities listed below have been provided to us from the employers listed with the job descriptions. Please read the information carefully, and make note of the application procedures and deadlines. Inquires should be made directly to the employers as noted - either via email or telephone.

Current Openings

Permanent

Naturalist I is an entry level position that develops, promotes and implements educational programs for ages pre-kindergarten through senior citizen that are designed to inform and garner public support for environmental concerns and issues. Uses resource materials and own experiences to create lesson plans and present programs that will provide desired objectives.
Salary:  $16.59/hour and up, depending on quallifications
Deadline:   05/19/2017
Permanent full-time position with the Clinton County Conservation Board. Coordinate the business operations of the CCCB.
Salary:  $18-$21 plus standard county benefits
Deadline:   05/12/2017
A once in a life time opportunity to work a full time position with county benefits.in Dickinson County to teach adults and children about conservation.
Salary:  $35,000 - $40,000 plus county benefits
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Full Time Park Officer
Salary:  $35,000---38,000
Deadline:   05/15/2017

Seasonal

One position open at Roberts Creek Park on the north shore of Lake Red Rock.
Salary:  $11.00 Per Hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Looking for a part time summer job and like to mow? Come join the fun staff at Webster County Conservation.
Salary:  $10 / hour
Deadline:   05/05/2017
Appanoose County Conservation Board is seeking a seasonal park technician. Selected applicant will be responsible for routine maintenance of parks, trails, nature center, and natural areas.
Salary:  $10.00 per hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
JCCB seeks temporary full-time Seasonal Park Workers to act as manual laborer and limited skill equipment operators, engaging in a wide range of conservation and other outdoor recreation maintenance and construction activities.
Salary:  $12.00 - $13.50 per hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
This position is seasonal for the Summer Season of 2017. Hours will average 40 hours per week. The standard work week is Monday- Friday, 7:00am to 3:30pm. Depending on weather conditions, work hours may vary. Some evening or early morning work may be necessary.
Salary:  Pay will be $9.50-$13.50 per hour depending on experience.
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
The Black Hawk County Conservation Department is seeking to fill multiple full time and part time Seasonal Park Maintenance Worker positions to work during the months of April thru November 2017. These positions perform unskilled tasks required in the maintenance of county parks and management areas.
Salary:  $10.00/hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Cherokee County Conservation is seeking an enthusiastic person to fill our Seasonal Park Technician position. Duties include, but are not limited to, routine area and facility maintenance, management of upland habitats and nesting boxes, tree and shrub removal, and river access area maintenance.
Salary:  $10-$11
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Successful applicant will be directly involved in most management activities associated with county parks, natural areas and trails.
Salary:  $9:50 - $10.00/hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Seasonal position working in Clinton County's east district parks and wildlife areas. Position based out of Rock Creek Marina & Campground near Camanche, IA
Salary:  $10.00 per Hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
The Guthrie County Conservation Board is seeking a Campground Host for 2017 at Nations Bridge Park.
Salary:  $100 per month
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
The Carroll County Conservation Board is seeking energetic candidates to fill Park Ranger Internship positions. Experience all that being a Park Ranger in the County Conservation system has to offer. As an intern, you will have the opportunity to do a wide variety of work in 27 parks and recreation areas covering 3000 acres managed by the Carroll County Conservation Board.
Salary:  9.50/hr
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
The Carroll County Conservation Board is seeking an energetic person to fill a Naturalist Internship position. Learn what being a Naturalist is all about and spend your day developing and presenting programs to teach kids and adults what the outdoor world has to offer.
Salary:  $10/hr
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Temporary seasonal position to assist permanent staff with management and maintenance of 2,300 acres of parks, trails, prairies, wetlands, and forest in Central Iowa.
Salary:   $9.50-$10.00 per hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Management of county parks under a full time Park Ranger, supervision of other seasonal staff and volunteers, collection of fees, public safety, public relations, planning of events, light construction, park maintenance, environmental education, and other duties as required.
Salary:  $8.00 - $13.00 per hour depending on experience
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Management of county parks under the Natural Resource Specialist and Conservation Technician to include but not limited to; tree and brush removal using chainsaws, brushcutters, other machinery, and hand labor; invasive species control using herbicide, hand labor, and other tools; implementation of prescribed fire as part of a crew; trail maintenance and sustainability.
Salary:  $11.00 - $13.00 per hour depending on experience
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Concession worker at Rock Creek Marina and Campground
Salary:  $9.00 per hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Campground Host needed for Rock Creek Marina & Campground for the 2017 camping season. Host is provided with a full hookup campsite for the season in exchange for their service.
Salary:  $500 stipend
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Seasonal position working in Clinton County's west district parks and wildlife areas. Position based out of Eden Valley Park near Baldwin, IA.
Salary:  $10/hour plus standard benefits
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Scott County Conservation is hiring for multiple seasonal positions including: Park Attendants, Park Maintenance, Park Patrol, Golf Course Workers, Campground Hosts, Consessions and Lifeguards. Job descriptions can be found online at http://www.scottcountyiowa.com/conservation/employment
Salary:  Varies upon position
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
HCCB is now accepting applications for Campground Hosts. If you are selected as a Campground Host, you will receive free camping and paid up to $600 for the camping season
Salary:  up to $600 for the season
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
The Hancock County Conservation Board is now accepting applications for three (3) Conservation Aide positions. This is a GREAT opportunity to acquire the job skills required for a career in the natural resource field.
Salary:  $10/hr
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Temporary spring position to assist permanent staff with management and maintenance of 2,200 acres of parks, trails, prairies, wetlands, and forest in Central Iowa.
Salary:  $10.00/hr.
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
This is a college internship program from
May 1st through August 31st or as the intern schedule permits.
Responsible for assisting in development and presentation of all aspects of the interpretive program including, but not limited to summer camps, general public programs, school programs, special events, county fairs and parades.
Salary:  $10.00 - $12.00 per hour depending on experience
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Poweshiek County is accepting applications for a Roadside Vegetation Management Aide.
Salary:  $10.00 to $11.00/Hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
3-5 month positions will require minimum supervision and a chance to gain experience in managing wildlife habitat and roadside vegetation, campground & rental cabin maintenance. Will also maintain hiking and river trails.
Salary:  $9.50 - $10.50
Deadline:   05/30/2017
Looking for camphosts for Bentonsport Campgrounds
Salary:  free camping spot
Deadline:   Open Until Filled

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