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Seasonal Naturalist

Posted 01/28/2020
County Iowa
Location Ladora ,Iowa
Salary $13/hr
Deadline 05/31/2020


Description: This position will run approximately April through August (negotiable) and will offer opportunities to actively participate in environmental education, interpretation, visitor services, and natural resource management. Some night and weekend hours will be required. The position is 40 hours per week.  

Duties:  Develop and present educational programs, assist with summer camps, assist with design and construction of nature center displays, assist with educational animal care (reptiles, amphibians, insects), write articles for the county conservation newsletter, assist with resource management, staff the Lake Iowa Nature Center on weekends and lead weekend environmental education programs, and other duties as assigned.  

Qualifications: Either be enrolled in or have a degree in natural resources, environmental education, interpretation, parks and recreation, conservation, environmental studies, or a related field. The applicant must also possess a valid driver’s license, have the ability to get to and from the work site, use hand and small power tools, and be physically able to work in extreme conditions (heat, humidity, steep terrain, etc).   Compensation: up to $13.00 per hour (dependent on experience and education).

Application Procedure: This position will be open until filled, Applicants should send a completed application, current resume, three references, and a cover letter email to  

Applications are available at:  

For more information or if you have questions, call Mary at (319) 655-8466 or email

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