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Conservation Tech/Naturalist

Posted 01/12/2022
County Grundy
Location Morrison ,Iowa
Salary up to $48,000
Deadline 03/03/2022


  Job Announcement Conservation Technician-Naturalist – permanent, full-time  

DESCRIPTION: Under the general supervision of the Director – performs environmental education duties as assigned and assists in the maintenance of the facilities, equipment, and property owned by the Grundy County Conservation Board as time allows.  

TYPICAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:  Works closely with the Conservation Board Director and operation supervisor in accomplishing environmental education assignments. Prepares detailed plans and cost estimates for interpretive displays. Prepares museum interpretive displays, assists in long term museum planning, prepares and presents programs for schools, groups, and the general public related to conservation, natural history, and cultural history. Provides information to the public regarding Conservation Board policy, rules, and regulations. Prepares news releases, promotional brochures, written and oral reports. May supervise maintenance and repair activities of part-time staff in the operation of facilities, premises, and grounds. Works closely with the Operations Supervisor in accomplishing assigned field tasks. Participates in mowing, snow removal, and related facility maintenance. Performs maintenance as assigned on equipment, tools, and vehicles used in the departmental work activities. Operates tractor, truck, chainsaw, skid loader, ATV, brush trimmer, and related equipment used in the Conservation Board activities.    

QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from college or university. Coursework or program experience in the following areas preferred: natural or cultural history resources, forestry, parks management, outdoor recreation, environmental education/interpretation, museum displays. Possession of or ability to obtain upon hiring, the following: Iowa Pesticide Applicators Certification; valid State of Iowa Driver’s License.   SALARY: up to $48,000/year; uniform allowance, health insurance, vacation, and sick leave.  

TO APPLY: Request County application by contacting Nick Buseman, Director, at GCCB, 204 4th Street, Morrison, Iowa, 50657 or by calling (319)345-2688. Then include cover letter, resume, and three references when returning completed application.  

DEADLINE: March 3, 2022 by 4:00PM

To Apply
Contact the office at 319-345-2688 or stop into the office Tuesday through Thursday from 8am-4:30pm. The office is located at 204 4th street Morrison, Iowa

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