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Seasonal Conservation Worker

Posted 01/15/2024
County Cedar
Location Tipton ,Iowa
Salary $15/hour


Seasonal Conservation Worker/Intern Job Description

The Cedar County Conservation Board is accepting applications for three temporary Conservation Workers.  Seasonal employees will work 40 hours/week for 2024 camping season, performing park maintenance. There will be one three month position and two nine month positions.

The hourly pay is $15.00.  No other benefits are offered.      

Duties to include: 

  • Park maintenance including mowing, trimming, painting, custodial
  • Perform routine and preventive maintenance for restrooms, shelters, equipment and parks
  • Safely operate a county vehicle with trailer and mowing equipment
  • Assist with tree and brush removal from trails and parks
  • Assist with natural resources and wildlife habitat management
  • Assist with conservation program activities


Candidates must be 18 years of age on or before the starting date.  Applicants should be motivated with a strong work ethic and positive attitude.  Applicants should be responsible and able to follow detailed directions from full-time staff members as well as sometimes work alone with minimal direct supervision. Prior conservation job experience is not required.  Experience with hand and power tools, power equipment, and trailer towing is helpful but not required.  Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions and stand, walk, sit, kneel, and occasionally lift 75lbs.  Students considering or studying in the fields of Conservation or Parks & Natural Resources are encouraged to apply. Must possess a valid driver's license and acceptable driving record.  Cedar County may require a pre-employment drug screen and background check.


To be considered for employment, individuals must submit an official application to: Cedar County Conservation 400 Cedar St, Tipton, IA 52772 or email to  Applications can be obtained at:

Applications will be taken until all positions are filled.

Must be 18 years of age, possess a valid driver’s license and have a safe driving record. Must be able to perform the necessary functions of the job, be motivated, a self-starter, and willing to learn essential skills.

To Apply
Submit an application to: Cedar County Conservation 400 Cedar St, Tipton, IA 52772 or email to Applications can be obtained at:

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