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Executive Director

Posted 03/12/2024
County Winnebago
Location Leland ,Iowa
Salary $70,000 - $80,000
Deadline 05/01/2024

DESCRIPTION: The Winnebago CCB is seeking a proven leader to serve as the Executive Director to the Board, overseeing the activities of a multi-faceted conservation program that includes management of the new Hanson Nature Center, environmental education, administrative and maintenance duties related to natural resource management of over 3,600 acres of parks and outdoor recreation, including, trails (river & hiking) maintenance, and integrated roadside vegetation management. Responsible for supervising the day to day department management, including all other employees (3 currently) budgeting, equipment procurement, property acquisition and habitat development and construction projects. Coordinates, plans and administers conservation and park recreation programs.  The Executive Director, along with the Board, is responsible for developing the strategic plan. The Executive Director implements board policies, and interacts with a variety of local and regional officials and the general public. The Executive Director must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, mathematical skills and be able to both manage and lead multiple projects simultaneously. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduated from an accredited four year college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in the natural resources, or biological sciences field. A minimum of five years of work- related experience that provides skills and abilities to perform essential job duties, including personnel supervision, computer competencies. Must obtain or possess a valid Iowa driver’s license.  Must possess Category 1A and 6 herbicide applicator license and S-130/190 Wildland Fire certification (within 6 months of hire). REQUIREMENTS: Interview candidates will be required to undergo background checks in reference to driving and criminal history. SALARY RANGE: $70,000 - $80,000 depending upon qualifications. BENEFIT PACKAGE: IPERS, Health, Dental and Life Insurance, paid vacation and sick leave.   For a complete job description go to:   Send cover letter, completed county job application, resume to: Tim Missal, Chairman, Winnebago County Conservation Board, 41600 170th Ave., Hwy 69N, Leland, IA 50453.  Or email: by May 01, 2024 - 4:00 pm. AA/EOE.  Tentative start date:  July 1 – July 15, 2024.

Degree from a four year College or University with 5 years of full-time experience.

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