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Conservation Education Intern


Posted 10/28/2022
County Cerro Gordo
Location Mason City ,Iowa
Salary $15.00/hr with no benefits.
Deadline 12/09/2022


Description

POSITION:  A seasonal conservation education internship at the Lime Creek Nature Center in Mason City, Iowa.  

EMPLOYMENT PERIOD: 24 weeks, starting in January of 2023 and ending in June of 2023 (specific starting and ending dates somewhat flexible, depending on schedule of applicant).  40hrs./week (non-routine week, Sun-Sat).  

SALARY: $15.00/hour with no benefits.

DESCRIPTION:  Intern will assist Conservation Education Manager in carrying out environmental education programming for the Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board and Lime Creek Nature Center.  Major duties include providing programs and field trips for a variety of audiences; creating and improving displays, bulletin boards, and electronic kiosk in the Lime Creek Nature Center; and writing articles and press releases.  Assist in maintaining our Facebook page.  Other special projects may include resource management activities, and professional workshop opportunities. Interns will receive valuable practical experience and continuing education during employment.   

QUALIFICATIONS:  Either be enrolled in or have a degree in one of the following fields: natural resources, wildlife biology, environmental education/interpretation, general biology or ecology/ environmental studies.  

REQUIREMENTS:  The ability to effectively apply knowledge and common sense to solve problems and/or achieve work objectives; ability to routinely stand, walk, sit, kneel, stoop, balance, climb and operate power hand tools; ability to work outdoors in extreme weather conditions and be exposed to dust, fumes and loud noises; ability to routinely lift 50 lbs.; ability to follow written and oral instructions; possess a valid driver’s license and maintain an acceptable driving record.  Cerro Gordo County is a pre-employment physical and drug screening employer.  

TO APPLY: To be considered for employment, individual must submit an official Cerro Gordo County job application, resume and cover letter to:  Mary Ermer, Office Manager, Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board, 3501 Lime Creek Road, Mason City, Iowa  50401For more information and/or to request an application and job description, call (641) 423-5309 or email mermer@cgcounty.org. An application can be obtained by clicking here.

DEADLINE:  Applications can be mailed, delivered, emailed (mermer@cgcounty.org) or faxed (641-423-1566). Applications will be accepted until Friday, December 9, 2022 at 4:00 pm.

 



Qualifications
Either be enrolled in or have a degree in one of the following fields: natural resources, wildlife biology, environmental education/interpretation, general biology or ecology/ environmental studies.

To Apply
To be considered for employment, individual must submit an official Cerro Gordo County Job Application Form to: Mary Ermer, Office Manager, Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board, 3501 Lime Creek Road, Mason City, Iowa 50401.

More Information
mermer@cgcounty.org

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