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Naturalist Intern Summer 2023


Posted 01/17/2023
County Benton
Location Vinton ,Iowa
Salary 12-14/hour
Deadline 02/17/2023


Description
Work with Benton County Conservation Environmental Educators for summer 2023!

DESCRIPTION: Intern will assist professional Naturalists with planning and program development, outdoor recreation, summer camps, and natural interpretation. Duties include animal care and nature center cleaning.  Other job duties include, but are not limited to: contributing to written publications, general area maintenance consisting of mowing, trimming, painting, light construction, litter control, restroom and facility cleaning, trail maintenance and other duties as assigned. Working some weekends, evenings, and holidays may be required.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must be at least 18 years old and possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record. Learn how to or have the ability to operate mowers, chain saws, and small hand tools is a plus. Applicants may work in adverse conditions and must be able to handle strenuous physical activities. Preference will be given to applicants working towards a degree in the Natural Resources or related field.

SALARY: $12.00-$14.00 per hour, 32-40 hours per week, April to September with flexible start and end dates.

POSITION LOCATED: Benton County Nature Center

TO APPLY:  Apply online at https://www.bentoncountyia.gov/employment/. You must submit a resume and a cover letter in the optional attachment link or send the required documents to info@bentoncountyparks.com.

All applicants are subject to a background check.

Benton County is an equal opportunity employer. 



Qualifications
Must be at least 18 years old and possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record. Passionate about environmental education. Learn how to or have the ability to operate maintenance equipment.

To Apply
Apply online at https://www.bentoncountyia.gov/employment/. You must submit a resume and a cover letter in the attachment link.

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