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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

The Crawford County Conservation Board is taking applications for the Permanent Part-time Nature Center Program Assistant located at Yellow Smoke Park near Denison. This position is up to 40 hours per week (up to 1500 hours per year) from approximately mid-April through mid-November and 1 day per week in the winter.
Salary:  $14 - $15 per hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Gain experience in ecosystems management, integrated roadside vegetation management, trails maintenance, and facilities maintenance in the Iowa Great Lakes with the Dickinson County Conservation Board.
Salary:  $15.00 - $18.00/hr w/partial Vacation & Sick time
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Dickinson County Conservation is looking for a great team member to fill an opening on our roadside program.
Salary:  $43,000 - 45,000 with county benefits
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
The Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board seeks a qualified individual to implement work duties associated with all aspects of routine management and development for 35 county managed parks & wildlife areas.
Salary:  $23.73-$24.45 per hour
Deadline:   08/12/2022
Golf Course Clubhouse Manager / Pro position open with wonderful benefits.
Salary:  $35,000 plus
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
We are now in a period of rapid expansion and new direction. We need skilled, creative, and adaptable staff to maximize our potentials, both as an organization and personally. We are accomplishing great things, have a visionary forward momentum, and are HAVING FUN! Please do not hesitate to contact me with questions. 515-323-5236
Salary:  $15.00/HOUR
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
We are now in a period of rapid expansion and new direction. We need skilled, creative, and adaptable staff to maximize our potentials, both as an organization and personally. We are accomplishing great things, have a visionary forward momentum, and are HAVING FUN! Please do not hesitate to contact me with questions. 515-323-523
Salary:  $19 per hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled

Seasonal

Fall Seasonal Conservation Worker need from September through November.
Salary:  $15/hour
Deadline:   08/18/2022
Full Time 3, 6 and 9 month Seasonal Conservation Aide employment opportunities in Jones County with over 20 public areas within the Wapsipinicon and Maquoketa River Valleys.
Salary:  $15 per hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Campground Host wanted in beautiful Hagge Park!
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Grundy County Conservation Board is looking for someone energetic and passionate about the outdoors to assist in park maintenance.
Salary:  $12.00 per hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Benton County has over 5000 acres of road right-of-way that are managed by the county’s IRM Program Weed Commission. When right-of-way is disturbed for various projects the county’s IRM is tasked with reconstructing prairie in these areas.
Salary:  15-18/hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Here is your opportunity to get good conservation work experience while enjoying all that Sac County has to offer!
Salary:   $13.00-$14.00 per hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
We are now in a period of rapid expansion and new direction. We need skilled, creative, and adaptable staff to maximize our potentials, both as an organization and personally. We are accomplishing great things, have a visionary forward momentum, and are HAVING FUN! Please do not hesitate to contact me with questions. 515-323-5236
Salary:  $13-$15/hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
We have several job openings at both Nelson Park and Yellow Smoke Park. Work dates are approximately mid-May through Labor Day, up to $12.00/hr, 40 hr/wk. Varies between day shifts and evening shifts, weekend and holiday work required.
Salary:  Up to $12/hr
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Cass County is seeking a seasonal conservation aide to assist in daily operations and maintenance of county parks and wildlife areas.
Salary:  $13/hr starting
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
The Audubon County Conservation Board has an opening for a summer Seasonal Conservation Aide Intern. This position will provide many aspects of park and trail maintenance. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to routine maintenance, mowing, trimming, cleaning, grounds and facility maintenance, painting, tree pruning.
Salary:  $14.00 per hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Van Buren County Conservation is looking for a highly motivated individual for part-time, year-around. Starting immediately. Some weekends possible.
Salary:  $9.25- $11.00 per hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Buena Vista County is taking applications for multiple Seasonal Park Technician's that will assist with all aspects of development and maintenance of county wildlife areas, parks, trails, campgrounds, and the roadside program. Seasonal Housing may be available.
Salary:  $11-$12 DOE
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Spend the summer in beautiful Clay County! Have fun working outdoors in our county! Enjoy northwest Iowa recreational opportunities close by.
Salary:  $11.00 - $13.00 per hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Cass County Conservation Board is seeking an AmeriCorps Environmental Educator/Naturalist- Located in Lewis, IA. 1- 450 Hour AmeriCorps Member
You will gain great hands on and leadership experience with this position as you develop and present programs focused towards youth and the public for CCCB. Desire to engage with children and the public, excellent communication skills, computer literate, and public speaking is a must.
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
The individual in this position is an employee of AmeriCorps 4H that will perform duties for Des Moines County Conservation (DMCC).
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
The seasonal position includes responsible experience as an assistant to the Area Resource Manager. The position includes some supervision of park maintenance personnel, a wide variety of park maintenance duties, park rule enforcement and interaction with park visitors. Six (6) month position typically starts in April and ends in October. This position is under the direct authority of the County Conservation Area Resource Manager.
Salary:  Start $15.00/hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
2 Temporary seasonal positions to assist permanent staff with management and maintenance of 2,644 acres of parks, trails, prairies, wetlands, and forest in Central Iowa. Housing arrangements possible at Community College dorms
Salary:  $10.25 - $12.00
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
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