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Posted 09/06/2023
County Jefferson
Location Fairfield ,Iowa
Salary $42,000-$55,000/yr depending on qualifications


Naturalist - Jefferson County Conservation Board

This job is a permanent full-time position under the supervision of the Conservation Director.  Job duties include but are not limited to presenting educational programs; design and construct nature center displays; assist with resource management; design kiosk information and brochures; promotes programs and activities through website, newsletter, etc.

This employee must represent the Conservation Board in a professional, responsible and trustworthy manner.  Communicate effectively, both verbally and written, to individuals and groups.  Operate office equipment including computers.  Work and solve problems with minimal supervision.  Work outdoors in all types of weather.  Stand, sit, climb, balance, squat, kneel, bend, twist, crawl, and reach.  Assist with staffing Nature Center.  Assist with daily office and park functions such as answering phones, photocopying, computer work, filing, office upkeep, grounds keeping, etc.  Assist in performing routine upkeep, cleaning, and maintenance of the Nature Center, and all other JCCB areas as directed.

This position includes standard county benefits.  Starting salary range of $42,000-55,000/yr. depending on qualifications.

Applicants must be at least 18 years old, have no major criminal convictions, be insurable under the county's insurance policy and must be able to get to and from work.  A current valid driver's license is required.

Bachelor's Degree with major coursework in environmental education, natural resources, biology, or a related field.  Prefer experience as an interpretive naturalist or school teacher.

Equivalent combination of education and experience which provide the required knowledge and abilities may be considered.

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Jefferson County, Iowa is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Bachelor's degree with major coursework in environmental education, natural resources, biology or a related field. Prefer experience as an interpretive naturalist or school teacher. For full job description go to

To Apply
Email resume, cover letter, and references to:

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