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Current Openings

Permanent

The Roadside Manager shall perform the duties of the Weed Commissioner and the Iowa Roadside Management (IRM) Manager, within the Benton County Conservation Department. These duties include developing, planning, and administering a program of vegetative management that seeks to promote desirable vegetation and control noxious and invasive plants within Benton County rights-of-way (ROW) and Benton County Conservation Board (BCCB) managed areas. The manager will address Section 317 and Section 314
Salary:  $63,000 - $67,000
Deadline:   03/11/2024
Work in the county where Aldo Leopold was born! Help manage 18+ areas including campgrounds, trails, river accesses, forests and prairies while working a flexible part time or seasonal schedule.
Salary:  $17 - $20/hr. + uniform
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
This position is responsible for developing, planning, and administering the County’s vegetation management program. This position performs a variety of professional vegetation management, technical, and administrative functions.
Salary:  $63,596.22 - $92,106.29 Annually
Deadline:   03/10/2024
Enjoy time with a good group of people, outdoors in all weather conditions maintaining parks, trails, and facilities as well as interacting with visitors/campers. Occasional weekend work is required. Full-time permanent position with county benefits.
Salary:  $23.00 per hour
Deadline:   03/08/2024
Under general supervision of the Environmental Education Coordinator, develops and implements all aspects of a multi-faceted youth development work program coordinating Polk County Conservation’s Youth Corps. Oversees the Youth Corps program and serves as the program coordinator. Assists with community outreach and engagement in the Environmental Education Division.
Salary:  $48,724.00-$63,721.00 Annually
Deadline:   03/03/2024
Fayette County Conservation Board is seeking candidates for the position of Roadside Technician. This position reports to the Roadside Manager and assists in implementing a comprehensive IRVM plan.
Salary:  negotiable
Deadline:   02/23/2024
Fayette County Conservation Board is taking applications for the position of Roadside Foreman. This position reports to the Roadside Manager and plans, develops, implements, evaluates, and provides oversight of all aspects of the countywide IRVM plan; including but not limited to weed control, brush control and wildlife habitat development.
Salary:  negotiable
Deadline:   02/23/2024
Fayette County Conservation Board is seeking candidates for the position of Office Manager/Naturalist. This position reports to the Executive Director and provides clerical, administrative, and bookkeeping support for the Fayette County Conservation departments. The Manager/Naturalist also assists in development and presentation of the environmental education program.
Salary:  negotiable
Deadline:   02/23/2024
The Warren County Conservation Board is seeking a qualified individual to serve as the Director of the Warren County Conservation Board. The individual chosen will work with the current Director for 6 months and then transition to the Director’s position upon his retirement. The position manages trails, parks, campgrounds, natural resource areas, a nature center and an environmental education program.
Salary:  $75,000-$80,000 with $5,000 increase at 6 months
Deadline:   03/01/2024
Jasper County Conservation has an immediate opening for a full-time Maint. Tech. / Park Officer to perform routine maintenance, repairs and provide security and rule enforcement at county parks, bike trails, campgrounds, conservation properties and assist with various programs.
Salary:  $22.03 to $34.57 per hour, based on qualifications and experience
Deadline:   03/01/2024
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
Under Supervision, provides service to maintain County Conservation lands and facilities; provides specific assistance to the public as needed; enforces park rules and policies and ensures the safety and security of the park and its visitors. Regularly monitors parks and serves as a backup to park supervisors. This position will work rotating weekends. This prole primarily works in the East end of the County
Salary:   $20.85-$26.07 Hourly DOE
Deadline:   02/23/2024
Decatur County Conservation is looking to hire a full-time Conservation Technician.
Salary:  $36,000-$45,000
Deadline:   02/23/2024
The Emmet County Conservation Board is accepting applications for the Executive Director's position. $50,000.00 - $60,000.00 based on experience and qualifications.
Salary:  $50K - $60K
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Perminate Part Position less than 29 hours a week with a flexible schedule.
Salary:  $17-$18/hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled

Seasonal

This is an excellent entry-level opportunity for those looking to get their foot in the door in the conservation field. Gain experience in ecosystems management, trails maintenance, and park maintenance.
Salary:   $15.00- $18.00 DOE/hour, 40 hours/week
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Get a once in a lifetime opportunity to work as a seasonal naturalist intern in Okoboji!
Salary:  $15.00 - $18.00 per hour DOE/ 40-hour week
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 DOE/hr
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Work with Benton County Conservation in a variety of locations, summer of 2024! Best gig around.
Salary:  12-14/hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
This is a seasonal position. The summer naturalist will assist the staff naturalist with planning and conducting environmental education program activities for a wide range of audiences.
Salary:  $14/ hr
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:  $17-$18 per hour
Deadline:   03/10/2024
Live and work where Aldo Leopold was born. Des Moines County has multiple internship positions available for the summer of 2024.
Salary:  $15.00 - $17.00/hr plus uniforms & housing (if needed)
Deadline:   03/29/2024
JCCB seeks - 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. Performs work such as preventive maintenance functions on equipment. This position may require work on Saturdays and Sundays.
Salary:  $16.75 / hour benefit eligible
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
The Johnson County Conservation Board (JCCB) seeks seasonal park workers.The Seasonal Park Worker will act as manual laborer and limited skill equipment operators, engaging in a wide range of conservation and other outdoor recreation maintenance and construction activities. The position may require work on Saturdays and Sundays.
Salary:  $16.75 /hr
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Johnson County Conservation Bd. (JCCB) seeks a seasonal, non-benefit eligible Naturalist intern to assist in carrying out conservation/environmental education programming for JCCB. Provide programs and field trips for a variety of audiences; create and improve displays, write articles, provide public service announcements and write press releases. Duties will include the maintenance of live animal displays and work with volunteers
Salary:  $16.75 / hour, non-benefit eligible
Deadline:   05/01/2024
Johnson County Conservation Board is currently seeking a Seasonal Park Worker to act as a manual laborer and limited skill equipment operator, engaging in a wider range of conservation and other outdoor recreation maintenance and construction activities. Performs work such as preventive maintenance functions on equipment. This position may require work on Saturdays and Sundays.
Salary:  $16.75 per hour + benefits
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Johnson County Conservation Board (JCCB) seeks seasonal, non-benefit eligible Park Ranger Interns to provide a variety of services in the overall management of Kent Park and other areas in the county that are managed by JCCB. Perform routine and special patrol duties and inform park visitors of the rules and regulations. See full job description
Salary:  $16.75 / hour, non-benefit eligible
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Work with Benton County Conservation helping with programs, camps, and other duties, summer of 2024! Best gig around.
Salary:  12-14/hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Spend your summer working in Cherokee County! This flexible 40 hour/week position from May-September mostly involves routine maintenance of parks and natural areas while spending time outdoors.
Salary:  $15-$17 per hour
Deadline:   03/08/2024
Assist with all aspects of development and maintenance of county wildlife areas, parks, trails and campgrounds. Including routine area and facility maintenance (mowing, trash removal, restroom cleaning), ecological management of a variety of habitats, tree/shrub removal and planting, and minor construction projects
Salary:  $15-$18 per hour DOE
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Opportunity to gain valuable experience working on over 3,600 acres of wildlife habitat in north central Iowa. Construction on the New Hanson Nature Center has been completed
Salary:  $14.50 - $16.50
Deadline:   04/30/2024
Under general supervision of the Environmental Education Coordinator. Implement and develop environmental education programs and seasonal activities such as camps.

New pay rate of $15-$16 per hour will go into effect 5/25/2019
Salary:  $17.00
Deadline:   02/25/2024
Are you entering the fields of occupational therapy, recreational therapy, special education, or related fields? Do you want to be part of an exciting reopening of a fully accessible ADA park in the Des Moines metro? Then this internship may be for you.
Athene North Shore Recreation Area at Easter Lake is reopening as a fully accessible ADA park. Come work with the programming team to offer accessible activities to all populations of Polk County
Salary:  $16.00 per hour
Deadline:   04/14/2024
For approximately May 15–August 15 depending on applicant and education pursuits. Under the general supervision of the Park Officer, duties will include grounds and buildings maintenance, campground care and public relations, park management construction projects, trails and forestry practices, prairie management, lake management studies and equipment maintenance.
Salary:  $13.00 per hour
Deadline:   04/01/2024
This position is for approximately May 15–August 15. Under general supervision of the Natural Resources Coordinator, assists in the maintenance and development of wildlife management areas, woodlands, parks and canoe access sites functioning sometimes as a crew leader for seasonal employees, assisting in seasonal management activities as required; assisting in various construction, maintenance and operational activities as assigned.
Salary:  $13.00 / hour
Deadline:   04/01/2024
Under the general supervision of the Operations Director. Primary duties include mowing, trimming and general maintenance of all Conservation Board areas.
Salary:  $12.00/hr.
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Green Iowa AmeriCorps operates through the University of Northern Iowa’s Center for Energy and Environmental
Education (UNI CEEE) in Cedar Falls. The program is looking to recruit passionate and motivated individuals to
serve with our program for a 3-month service experience in one of our service locations throughout Iowa.
Deadline:   03/17/2024
Cass County Conservation Board is seeking an AmeriCorps Environmental Educator/Naturalist- Located in Lewis, IA. 1- 900 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:   03/04/2024
We have several job openings at Nelson Park, Yellow Smoke Park, and the Nature Center. Work dates are approximately mid-May through Labor Day, up to $13/hr, 40 hr/wk. Varies between day shifts and evening shifts, weekend and holiday work required.
Salary:  Up to $13/hr
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Seasonal Naturalist serving with the Adair County Conservation Board located in Greenfield, Iowa.
Salary:  $12-$14/hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
The Bremer County Conservation Board is seeking candidates to fill 2 Seasonal Park Maintenance positions. The selected individual will assist in a variety of tasks associated with the management of parks, wildlife areas, and trails managed by the Bremer County Conservation Board. This position may require some weekend, night, and holiday hours.
Salary:  $12.00-$14.00
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Marion County Conservation Department is accepting applications for 2 positions. These positions will assist with general park maintenance.
One position at Marion County Park in Knoxville.
One position at Cordova Park in Otley.
Salary:  $13.000 - $14.00 Per Hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Spend the summer in beautiful Clay County!
Have fun working outdoors in our county!
Enjoy northwest Iowa recreational opportunities.
Salary:  $12.00 - $14.00 per hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Under general supervision of the Director & Rangers, assists in the development and maintenance of Iowa County Conservation Board (ICCB) wildlife areas, campground, equipment, and facilities.
Salary:  $13/hr
Deadline:   04/30/2024
Under general supervision of the Director & Rangers, assists in the mowing and maintenance of Iowa County Conservation Board (ICCB) wildlife areas, campground, equipment, and facilities.
Salary:  $10/hr
Deadline:   04/30/2024
Under general supervision of the Park Ranger, maintains good public relations and provides directions and information to park visitors and campers. Enforces park laws, rules and regulations. Attendant is provided a campsite at Lake Iowa Park and must be available May through late September.
Salary:  A camp pad with full hook-ups will be provided along with a bi-weekly salary of $450.
Deadline:   04/01/2024
Duties involve management of county parks under general supervision of the Director and direct supervision of the Park Rangers and Operations Manager. Duties include: park patrolling, public relations, light construction, park maintenance, mowing, natural resource management, environmental education, supervision of volunteers, collection of fees, and other duties as required.
Salary:  $14.00-$14.50/hour
Deadline:   02/29/2024
Located at the Prairie Woods Nature Center at Oak Grove Park we are looking for individual who is interested in greeting guests, answering questions about the park, assist in cleaning/maintenance as needed and assigned. Assist in other aspects of maintaining the nature center.
Deadline:   03/31/2024
Performs diverse tasks associated with the maintenance of the county’s parks, trails, recreation, and wildlife management areas. Multiple positions available at Don Williams Recreation Area in Ogden, however, employees may be required to assist at any Boone County Conservation operated park.
Position not to exceed 6 months, 40 hours per week.
Salary:  $14.00 - $14.50 / hour
Deadline:   02/29/2024
Performs diverse tasks associated with the maintenance of the county’s golf course, parks, trails, and wildlife management areas.
Salary:  $14.00-$14.50/hour
Deadline:   02/29/2024
Gain valuable outdoor experience while working in the Loess Hills. This seasonal position will run approximately late May through mid-August and will offer opportunities to actively participate in land stewardship and habitat management activities in prairie and woodland environments.
Salary:  $13.13/hour
Deadline:   04/05/2024
Spend the summer assisting in all aspects of developing and maintaining Sioux County parks. Seasonal positions available mid-May to August.
Deadline:   03/31/2024
The naturalist intern will assist the Interpretive Naturalist with planning and conducting nature interpretation, outdoor recreation and environmental education program activities for a wide range of audiences in Sioux County during the summer season.
Deadline:   03/31/2024
This internship is a hybrid position floating between environmental education and natural resources management and must be prepared to perform any of their duties on a given work day. The candidate will work a non-typical work week with some evenings and weekends required.
Salary:  $14.00-$14.50/hour
Deadline:   02/29/2024
Registration Booth Attendant will operate at either the Big Sioux Rec. Area and Sandy Hollow Rec. Area, primarily responsible for: registering vehicles, selling firewood and snacks, watercraft rentals, sanitation of assigned area.
Deadline:   03/31/2024
The Carroll County Conservation Board is seeking an energetic person to fill a Naturalist Internship position. Learn what being a Naturalist is all about and spend your day developing and presenting programs to teach kids and adults what the outdoor world has to offer.
Salary:  $13.00/hr
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Warren County Conservation is hiring a summer naturalist to work with the environmental education team. The summer naturalist will assist with summer day camps, outdoor recreation, and other summer environmental education programming.
Salary:  12.00-14.00 an hour depending on experience
Deadline:   03/08/2024
Join the Jasper County Conservation team and start building your career in Conservation with a seasonal park technician position!
Salary:  $15.50/hour
Deadline:   03/15/2024
Marshall County Conservation is looking for a seasonal naturalist intern to increase the support and education of natural resources in central Iowa. Join our dedicated team and fun work environment as we promote recreational opportunities in Marshall County.
Salary:  Range $12.00 to $15.00 per hour, depending on prior experience.
Deadline:   04/01/2024
The Palo Alto County Conservation Board is accepting applications for a seasonal Park Technician position. The position will include a variety of park, trail, and campground maintenance.
Salary:  $15.00 per hour
Deadline:   03/01/2024
Marshall County Conservation is looking for two Seasonal Conservation Aides to assist with the maintenance of natural resources and reacreational areas in Marshall County. Join our dedicated team and fun work environment as we care for Marshall County Conservation Parks.
Salary:  Range $10.25 - $15.00 per hour, depending on prior experience.
Deadline:   04/01/2024
Tama County Conservation is looking to hire several Conservation Aides looking to gain experience in a variety of Conservation activities. This position will generally be under the supervision of the Park Officer and Conservation Technician to conduct various campground and wildlife area improvement and maintenance efforts, and may work alongside the Naturalist and Director on various specialized projects.
Salary:  $15 per hour
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 2023. Applicants will be contacted directly by the Hiring Manager if selected to receive an interview.
Salary:  $14/hour
Deadline:   03/31/2024
Seasonal position working in Clinton County's west district parks and wildlife areas. Position based out of Eden Valley Park near Baldwin, IA.
Salary:  $13.50/hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Decatur County Conservation is looking to hire a Bait Shop Manager.
Salary:  $15/hr.
Deadline:   02/23/2024
Seasonal position working in Clinton County's east district parks and wildlife areas. Position based out of Rock Creek Marina & Campground near Camanche, IA
Salary:  $13.50 per Hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Seasonal concession worker at Rock Creek Marina and Campground working 20-29 per week.
Salary:  $12.00 per hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Great conservation experience while having fun outdoors! This position is great for anyone wanting/thinking about going into the conservation field.
Salary:  $11.00
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Calhoun County Conservation is seeking a Campground Host for the 2024 season at Featherstone Memorial Park. A free lake side camping spot is given as well as a monthly stipend and a possible bonus at the end of the camping season.
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 2024.
Salary:  $15.00 to $15.50/hour
Deadline:   04/15/2024
Seasonal Conservation Aide position with Floyd County Conservation.
Salary:  $14.00/hr.
Deadline:   02/23/2024
Be a part of an award-winning conservation program! The person will perform habitat improvement and maintenance duties, conservation plantings; assisting with controlled burns; mowing, trail maintenance, and caring for animals in a live animal display. Position begins in April, 2024 or as soon as possible in May, and will continue to August or September, 2024. 40 hours/week, with some weekends and evenings.
Salary:  $15.00 to $15.50/hour
Deadline:   04/15/2024
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:  $14/hour
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:  $14/hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Ida County Conservation is seeking a naturalist intern to help mainly with summer nature camps. Camp activities include fishing, canoeing, archery, hikes, STEM activities, live animals, and more. This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in early childhood education, outdoor recreation, or a biology related field. There will also be time allotted for a side project related to the interns career goals.
Salary:  $12/hour
Deadline:   03/18/2024
The Clayton County Conservation Board is seeking a personable and welcoming history buff to fill the position of Seasonal Coordinator at the Motor Mill Historic Site near Elkader. The applicant should be comfortable working with adults and youth, developing and presenting education programs, fielding questions, welcoming visitors, operating a gift shop, providing information and site direction, and social media advertising.
Salary:  $14
Deadline:   03/15/2024
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 $15.75/hour
Deadline:   02/23/2024
Woodbury County has a new opportunity for seasonal concession staff at the recently renovated Brown's Lake beach. Position runs from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.
Salary:  $11.25/hour
Deadline:   04/12/2024
Positions are available at various Woodbury County parks for the season. Three (3) month positions will start approximately mid May and end in September, with some positions lasting possibly until mid October. The positions will be involved with all aspects of park and wildlife area general maintenance, assisting with light construction projects from time to time. Position is under the direct authority of County Conservation Area Resource Mgr.
Salary:  Start $12.25/hour
Deadline:   03/08/2024
The seasonal position involves routine late-night patrol of park areas to provide safety for campers and prevent unauthorized activities after hours on weekends and holidays. Enforcement of park rules and interaction with public is included. End of May to Labor Day.
Salary:  $30 per hour
Deadline:   04/12/2024
Seasonal, full-time position under the supervision of the Clayton County Conservation Board Operations & Maintenance Staff. Assist with maintenance and development of county parks. Job duties include mowing, trail maintenance, trash removal, pit toilet upkeep, care of live animals and other duties as required. 40 hours per week. Will include some weekend work. Physically demanding position. Applicants will work a full day in extreme temperatures.
Salary:  $12-$14
Deadline:   03/15/2024
Seasonal Naturalists work with the Clayton County Naturalists on a wide variety of supplemental environmental education skills. Duties include leading interpretive hikes, tours, programs; designing and constructing nature center displays; developing new environmental education/interpretive programs; writing articles for the conservation newsletter; assisting with summer camp programming; assisting with summer day camps for area youth; and assisting with DNR wildlife monitoring programs. Physical
Salary:  $12-$14
Deadline:   03/15/2024
The Cedar County Conservation Board is accepting applications for three temporary Conservation Workers. Seasonal employees will work 40 hours/week for 2024 camping season, performing park maintenance. There will be one three month position and two nine month positions.
Salary:  $15/hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Lyon County Conservation is seeking a seasonal gate attendant at Lake Pahoja Recreational Park, able to work various weekday hours including weekends and holidays.
Salary:  $10.00/per hour
Deadline:   02/28/2024
Park Attendant at Lake Pahoja Recreation Area - FREE IN PARK HOUSING PROVIDED - only two weekends per month
Salary:  $14.00/hour
Deadline:   02/28/2024
Lyon County Conservation is seeking a seasonal naturalist intern to assist with summer camps and programs at Lake Pahoja Recreation Area and Lyon County Nature Center under the general direction of the Naturalist.
Salary:  $12.00/hour
Deadline:   02/28/2024
Lyon County Conservation is seeking a seasonal conservation worker to assist in the basic maintenance of the parks & grounds at Lake Pahoja Recreational Park.
Salary:  $12.00/hour
Deadline:   02/28/2024
Job description:
The Conservation Aide is a seasonal position that tentatively runs from May through August, with flexibility around school schedules. This position will work with all Harrison County Conservation staff and functions and reports to Willow Lake Recreation Area each day. This position receives a wage of $13.50-14.00/hour with the expectation of a 40-hour work week. Some holiday, weekend, and evening hours are required. HOUSING MAY BE AVAILAB
Salary:  $13.50-$14.00 per hour depending on experience; work shirts provided.
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
The Tama County Conservation Board is seeking a qualified individual to serve as a temporary AmeriCorps 4-H Environmental Education member during Summer 2024 based out of Otter Creek Lake & Park near Toledo, IA. Under the general supervision of our Naturalist, this individual will assist in the planning, development, and implementation of environmental education programming for schools, community groups, and the general public in Tama County.
Deadline:   04/12/2024
Full Time 3, 6 and 9 month Seasonal Conservation Aide employment opportunities with Spring and Summer start dates. All in Jones County with over 20 public areas within the Wapsipinicon and Maquoketa River Valleys.
Salary:  $15.44 per hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Join Pottawattamie Conservation's Environmental Education Team for a summer on the wild side! Work with our Environmental Education Department to develop and present all aspects of the interpretive program including, but not limited to, summer camps, general public programs, school programs, and special events.
Salary:  $13 - $15 per hour
Deadline:   03/01/2024
Ready to take the next step in your summer conservation experience? Join Pottawattamie Conservation's Natural Areas Management Team as an Intern Crew Lead assisting with the supervision of summer interns in ecological restoration and habitat management projects.
Salary:  $16 - $18 per hour
Deadline:   03/01/2024
Want real-world, hands-on field experience in conservation? Join Pottawattamie Conservation's Natural Areas Management Team this summer assisting with ecological restoration and habitat management in the Loess Hills of Iowa!
Salary:  $14 - $15 per hour
Deadline:   03/01/2024
HCCB is now accepting applications for Campground Hosts. Campground locations are Crystal Lake Park and Eldred Sherwood Park. If you are selected as a Campground Host, you will receive free camping and paid $1200 for the camping season
Salary:  $1200 for the season
Deadline:   03/01/2024
Duties include operating commercial lawn mower and general maintenance in parks. Approximately 25 hours per week. Starting wage $11.00-14./hour based on experience.
Salary:  11-14/hr
Deadline:   03/01/2024
The Hancock County Conservation Board is now accepting applications for two (2) Conservation Aide positions. This is a GREAT opportunity to acquire the job skills required for a career in the natural resource field.
Salary:  $14/hr-15/hr
Deadline:   03/01/2024
The naturalist intern will assist the Butler County Naturalist with developing, planning, organizing and presenting environmental education and outdoor recreation programs. The intern will also help with special events for the public, schools and other community groups. The seasonal intern will work the equivalent of a full-time assignment on a flexible weekly schedule.
Salary:  $11.00 - $13.00
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
The Butler County Conservation Board is now accepting applications for seasonal Conservation Intern position. This position will assist with general park maintenance, trail maintenance, and habitat establishment.
Salary:  $11.00 - $13.00
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Assist with Environmental Education Programming and Staffing at the Central Park Nature Center
Salary:  15.44/hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Spend your summer with a fun, professional staff while building your job skills and your resume in the beautiful Driftless Region of Iowa! Winneshiek County Conservation is now hiring parks interns and naturalist interns for summer 2024.
Deadline:   02/23/2024
The Linn County Conservation Department has temporary (full-time) openings available for the 2024 warm recreation season.
Hourly Wage: $15 – 16.50 per hour
Positions Include: Park Attendant, Park Attendant/Naturalist, Natural Resource Aide, Watercraft Concession Manager, Naturalist Intern, and Construction Services Technician.
Salary:  Hourly Wage: $15 – 16.50 per hour
Deadline:   03/31/2024
Performs technical work planting native vegetation, conducting prescribed burns, controlling brush, mowing, applying herbicide, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Vegetation Management Biologist and Vegetation Management Specialist.
Salary:  $15.00/hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Seasonal positions based at McFarland Park in Ames or Hickory Grove Park in Colo, Iowa.
Salary:  $13.75/hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Montgomery County Conservation is hiring a seasonal aide to help maintain parks and assist management practices in our wildlife areas. Our seasonal aide duties include campground maintenance, mowing & trail grooming, invasive removal, assisting with prescribed burns, assisting with education programs as needed, and more.
Salary:  Experience-based
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Assist with the development, organization, and presentation of environmental education programs in Jackson County this summer!
Salary:  $12.00 per hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Work for beautiful Jackson County and help maintain the county parks this summer!
Salary:  $12.50 per hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Polk County Conservation is developing a list of interested persons you would want to be a Campground Host in one of our excellent parks in Polk County. If you would like to be considered for the upcoming camping seasons, please apply.
Salary:  $20-$30 Daily, Free Camping Site
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
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