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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 position of Park Technician, located at Nelson Park near Dow City, IA. This is a permanent full time position.
Salary:  $33,000 to $36,000
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
The primary purpose of this position is to perform simple and complex tasks associated with the operation, enhancement, and maintenance of land, facilities, and equipment for the County Conservation operations.
Salary:  $32.000 - $41,000 depending on experience
Deadline:   06/18/2021
The O'Brien County Conservation Board is hiring Park Rangers. This job includes performing a full spectrum of park and conservation area maintenance responsibilities as well as providing law enforcement services for all areas managed by the Conservation Board.
Salary:  $48,000-$51,000
Deadline:   07/09/2021
The O'Brien County Conservation Board is hiring Conservation Technicians. This job includes performing a full spectrum of park and conservation area maintenance responsibilities for all areas managed by the Conservation Board.
Salary:  $36,000-$38,000 - full benefits
Deadline:   07/09/2021
The O'Brien County Conservation Board is seeking applicants for the Director position. The Director will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the County Conservation Board program and department, including supervising staff and managing property according to Iowa Code Chapter 350. For a job description and application visit www.prairieheritagecenter.org
Salary:  $58,000 - $69,372 with full benefits
Deadline:   07/09/2021
Full time Park Ranger position located at Yellow Smoke Park near Denison, IA.
Salary:  $35,000 to $43,000, housing provided
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
The Warren County Conservation Board is accepting applications for the position of Conservation Technician.
Salary:  $18.40 per hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Use your experience and creativity to share your passion for the outdoors.
Salary:  $23.24 - $28.85/hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Under supervision of the Unit Supervisor, Manager or their designee, assists full-time staff in the seasonal maintenance of county conservation board lands, facilities and equipment. Performs a variety of semi-skilled maintenance, construction, custodial, and laborer duties within the Conservation department; performs a variety of semi-skilled construction trades; performs related work as assigned.
Salary:  $14-$15 per hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Performs intermediate semiskilled work assisting with development and implementation of land management plans and presentation of education programs and projects that promote conservation ethics, natural resource appreciation and county parks, facilities and properties, in accordance with Conservation Board policies, state laws and standard conservation practices, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Conservation Director and/or Deputy
Salary:  $23.23 - $28.85/hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled

Seasonal

A position is available for fall of 2021 beginning as early as August 23. This position will assist the Outreach Coordinator with networking, written and digital content creation, and community involvement.
Salary:  $11.50 Hourly
Deadline:   07/16/2021
Hybred position offering best of both worlds! Experince doing habitat restoration focusing on water conservation, coordination of volunteers, and environmental education.
Salary:  17$000 living allowance $6,354 education award
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Under general Supervision of the Director. Serves as a peace officer under the provisions of Chapter 350 of the Code of Iowa. Responsible for enforcing Conservation Board rules and natural resources laws, maintaining a safe environment for the public, and protecting public lands. Perform routine and special patrol duties, including the enforcement of laws, rules, and regulations and maintain good public relations.
Salary:  $16.00-$18.00/hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Great Conservation Work Experience!
Salary:  $10/hr
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Seasonal concession worker at Rock Creek Marina and Campground working 20-29 per week.
Salary:  $10.00 per hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
This is a college internship program that runs from May through August.

Responsible for assisting in development and presentation of all aspects of the interpretive program including, but not limited to, summer camps, general public programs, school programs, and special events.
Salary:  $10 - $12/hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
This is a Park Ranger Intern or Park Aide position from May 15th through September 15th or as the intern schedule permits. Responsible for assisting Park Rangers with the management of assigned County parks and/or properties in accordance with Conservation Board policies, state laws, and standard conservation practices. This positions will assist the Park Rangers located at Arrowhead Park in Neola or Botna Bend Park located in Hancock, Iowa.
Salary:  $8.00 - $13.00 Hourly depending on experience
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Under the general supervision of the Operations Coordinator. Primary duties include mowing, trimming and general maintenance of all Conservation Board areas.
Salary:  $10.50/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:  $10/hr starting
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Lake Sugema Campgrounds Camphost Wanted. Enjoy the summer at this lakeside campground located in Van Buren County that has several historic districts, trails and Lake Sugema, popular for fishing.
Salary:  free site
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Butler County Conservation is seeking a Campground Host for the 2021 camping season. Host are needed for Heery Woods State Park near Clarksville and Shell Rock Park near Shell Rock.
Deadline:   08/01/2021
2 Temporary seasonal positions to assist permanent staff with management and maintenance of 2,600 acres of parks, trails, prairies, wetlands, and forest in Central Iowa. Housing arrangements possible at Community College dorms
Salary:  $10.00-$11.00
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
This is a Seasonal Full-Time position that will assist with campground, cabin, beach and general park patrol as well as perform all maintenance and custodial duties needed to keep Lake Icaria a top recreation destination in South West Iowa!
Salary:  $10-$13/hr depending on exp.
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Seasonal Conservation Aide assists with all aspects of keeping our park in great condition for our park users! From mowing to cleaning and working with the rest of the park staff this is a great opportunity to get some experience for a resume or just be outside working for the summer!
Salary:  $10-$11/hr
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Here is your opportunity to get good conservation work experience while enjoying all that Sac County has to offer!
Salary:  $12.00 - $13.00 per hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Campground Host needed for Rodgers Park
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
A seasonal environmental education internship with Mitchell County Conservation Board in Osage, Iowa. Seasonal Naturalist position will offer opportunities to actively participate in environmental education (EE), public communication, natural resource interpretation, and habitat management.
Salary:  $12/hr.
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
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