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Seasonal Conservation Aide

Posted 02/01/2024
County Clay
Location Spencer ,Iowa
Salary $12.00 - $14.00 per hour


The Clay County Conservation Board is now accepting applications for Seasonal Conservation Aide positions. 

  • These seasonal employees will be working approximately 12 – 16 weeks at 40 hours/week during the spring and summer months. 
  • Some weekend work may be required throughout the course of the seasonal employment term.   
  • Applicants need to be energetic, highly motivated, and possess strong leadership traits. 
  • Conservation Aides are required to be intelligent individuals who are willing to follow detailed directions from full-time staff members and perform high-quality work until objective completion. 
  • Conservation Aide duties and objectives will include:

v  park and right-of-way maintenance,

v  natural resources and wildlife habitat management,

v  mechanical tree and brush removal to right-of-ways (Integrated Roadside Vegetation Management),

v  equipment maintenance, operating of vehicles and equipment,

v  assisting with environmental education programs and classes,

v  land/water management, and

v  assisting with any other conservation program activities.  


Students working towards a degree in the field of Conservation or Parks & Rec are encouraged to apply.  This is a perfect way to gain experience in the field!


The seasonal Conservation Aide positions will be compensated at $12.00 - $14.00 per hour. 

The 2024 seasonal applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.  


For more information regarding this employment opportunity, please contact the Clay County Conservation Board at 712-262-2187. 


Job applications are available at:

Applicants need to be energetic, highly motivated, and possess strong leadership traits. Must be at least 18 years of age, have a valid driver license, be able to lift 50 pounds or more and do physical labor.

To Apply
Application is available at:
Send application, cover letter & resume to:
Will Horsley, Director
Clay County Conservation Board
420 10th Ave SE
Spencer, IA 51301

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