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Summer Park or Naturalist Internships

Posted 12/12/2022
County Winneshiek
Location Fort Atkinson ,Iowa
Salary $10.00-13.00/hr., depending on qualifications. No benefits.
Deadline 02/24/2023


Positions include:

  • Park Intern - maintenance of county areas and facilities, including mowing, trimming, cleaning, painting, etc., as well as assisting with natural resource management and naturalist programming.
  • Naturalist Intern - environmental education, including planning, assisting with, and implementing environmental education programs and activities for summer camps, libraries, public programs, and at a county fair booth, as well as assisting with maintenance, resource management, trail counts and administrative work as assigned.

Details: Positions begin April/May and ends August/September with 40 hours/week (non-routine week including some weekends, evenings, and holidays). Exact start and end dates are flexible for the 12-14 week position. Housing is available for an additional 6-8 hours/week of mowing and park upkeep.

Qualifications: Applicants must be enrolled in or have a degree in one of the following fields: ecology, environmental studies, recreation, park management, biology, forestry, or other natural sciences. Must be 18 years old, have the ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs., possess a valid Iowa driver’s license, and maintain an acceptable driving record. Certification in First Aid and CPR desired but not required. Applicant will undergo a background check.

To Apply
Applications can be found at Send completed application, resume, cover letter, and three references to: Barbara Schroeder, Director
Winneshiek Co. Conservation
2546 Lake Meyer Road
Fort Atkinson, IA 52144

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