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The seasonal and permanent career opportunities listed below have been provided to us from the employers listed with the job descriptions. Please read the information carefully, and make note of the application procedures and deadlines. Inquires should be made directly to the employers as noted - either via email or telephone.

Current Openings

Permanent

A permanent position, In the Hardin County IRVM Dept.
Salary:  Depending Upon Experience
Deadline:   09/03/2018

Seasonal

CONSERVATION EDUCATION INTERNSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT
A seasonal conservation education internship at the Lime Creek Nature Center in Mason City, Iowa.
Salary:  $11.00/hr with no benefits.
Deadline:   08/24/2018
One position is available for fall 2018. The position will offer opportunities in natural resource work, equipment use, and park facility and grounds maintenance. The position starts September 11, 2018 and ends approximately December 15, 2018. Accommodations may be made for school schedules. The position is based at McFarland Park, Ames.
Salary:  $11.00/hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
This position offers opportunities to utilize the latest trends in vegetation management in roadsides and natural areas. Other job related tasks may include equipment and facilities maintenance as well as assisting with habitat improvement on public and private lands. The position will start September 11, 2018 and run through early 2019 depending on hours worked.
Salary:  $11.50/hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
JCCB seeks temporary full-time Seasonal Park Workers to act as manual laborer and limited skill equipment operators, engaging in a wide range of conservation and other outdoor recreation maintenance and construction activities.
Salary:  $13.00 - $14.75 per hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Responsible for assisting Park Rangers with the management of assigned County parks in accordance with Conservation Board policies, state laws, and standard conservation practices.
Salary:  $8 - $13
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Seasonal naturalist intern once in a lifetime opportunity in Okoboji!
Salary:  $10.00 - 12.00 Per hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
This position will assist the Secondary Roads staff in maintaining Pottawattamie County’s Natural Resource and Roadside Program. Under general supervision this position will mow county property and will correctly mix and safely apply herbicides to the county right of ways and public areas for the control of noxious weeds in Pottawattamie County.
Salary:  $9.50-$13.50 per hour depending on experience.
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
The Black Hawk County Conservation Department is seeking to fill multiple full time and part time Seasonal Park Maintenance Worker positions to work during the months of April thru November 2018. These positions perform unskilled tasks required in the maintenance of county parks and management areas.
Salary:  $10.00/hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Successful candidate will be directly involved in most management activities associated with county parks, natural areas and trails.
Salary:  $10.00/hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
The JCCB seeks a full-time temporary Seasonal Park Worker for 40 hours a week for approximately 6-8 months, excellent benefits. Full-time Seasonal Park Workers to act as manual laborer and limited skill equipment operators, engaging in a wide range of conservation and other outdoor recreation maintenance and construction activities.
Salary:  13.00 - $14.75 /hr plus benefits
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Seasonal park maintenance under SCCB staff.
Salary:  $9.00-$10.00 per hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Be a part of an award-winning education program!
Use your talent and skills to impact public understanding and attitudes about nature and the environment! Assist professional Naturalists with planning and implementing nature interpretation, outdoor recreation and environmental education programs and media for a wide range of audiences. Seasonal position runs from April or May through August or September 2017.
Salary:  $9.50 - $10 / hr dependent on experience
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
This is a seasonal laborer position. The person in this position will perform simple and complex tasks associated with the operation, enhancement and maintenance of land, facilities and equipment at conservation areas in Plymouth County, Iowa.
Salary:  Depends on qualifications
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
This is a seasonal laborer position. The person in this position will perform simple and complex tasks associated with the operation, enhancement and maintenance of land, facilities and equipment at Hillview Recreation Area. This person will also periodically assist with similar tasks on other Plymouth County Conservation land as needed.
Salary:  Depends on qualifications
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Gain the valuable hands-on experience needed to compete in the field of conservation by becoming a naturalist intern with Pottawattamie County Conservation. Our Naturalists develop and provide adult and children's environmental programming to the Omaha-Council Bluffs community providing a unique internship opportunity.
Salary:  Hourly Rate will be $10.00 - $12.00 per hour depending on experience.
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Gain the skills necessary to compete in the conservation field through an internship with Pottawattamie County's Natural Areas Management program. The Pottawattamie County Natural Areas Management program is led by one of the region's leading conservation professionals and a dedicated and experienced team of Natural Resource Technicians. Gain valuable experience and make excellent contacts through this internship.
Salary:  Pay will be $11.00 - $13.00 per hour depending on experience.
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Gain the valuable hands-on experience needed to compete in the field of conservation through an internship with Pottawattamie County Conservation. Our Park Rangers possess more than 150-years combined park management experience in the areas of RV, tent, and backcountry campground management, river and watercraft recreation, natural resource development, facilities maintenance and construction, and public relations and law enforcement.
Salary:  $8.00 - $13.00 per hour depending on experience
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Cherokee County Conservation is seeking an enthusiastic person to fill our Seasonal Park Technician position. Duties include, but are not limited to, routine area and facility maintenance, management of upland habitats and nesting boxes, tree and shrub removal, and river access area maintenance.
Salary:  $10-$11
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
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