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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


This job is a permanent full time position under the direction of the Conservation Director. The Natural Resource Technician performs a wide variety of professional, technical, and field duties including but not limited to; natural resource management, park and facility maintenance, and program administration.
Salary:  Starting $43'000- $45,000
Deadline:   11/03/2023
Join the team at Louisa County Conservation! We have a multi-faceted program including environmental education, parks, campgrounds, natural resource areas, land and water trails. All located in the beautiful landscape dominated by the confluence of the Cedar, Iowa, and Mississippi Rivers.
Salary:   $65,000-79,000
Deadline:   10/23/2023
Marshall County Conservation is looking for a full-time Conservation Technician to improve our conservation areas in central Iowa. Join our dedicated team and fun work environment as we enhance our natural areas in Marshall County.
Salary:  $21.25/hour– $24.00/hour
Deadline:   10/02/2023
The Hamilton County Conservation Board is seeking a qualified applicant for a full-time Park Ranger position at Briggs Woods Park, near Webster City, Iowa.
Salary:  $45,841
Deadline:   10/06/2023
**$5,000 Hiring Bonus for Certified Officers!** Provides security to park users, acting in a public relations capacity providing information and assistance to the general public. Works with maintenance staff to perform duties such as plumbing, electrical, carpentry, masonry, mechanical, grounds maintenance and janitorial duties within the park system. Position involves a non-standard work schedule which may include evenings, weekends & holidays
Salary:  $52,666 annually plus generous benefits
Deadline:   10/08/2023
Tama County is seeking a qualified individual to oversee and manage daily operations, which includes programing and staff for the Conservation Board.
Salary:  Base 65,000
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
The Naturalist plans, develops, coordinates, and presents environmental education and interpretive programs for schools, youth and adult groups, and the general public; develops related written, audiovisual, and display materials; and performs related duties as required in order to educate the public and encourage their participation in program goals and objectives.
Salary:  $42,000-$55,000/yr depending on qualifications
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Looking for an individual that will oversee daily operations and direct all aspects of the County Conservation program and department.
Salary:  56,000-68,000
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:  17/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 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:  12-13
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:  $16.50 /hr
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Here is your opportunity to gain great, outdoor experience in conservation work experience while enjoying all that Sac County has to offer!
Salary:   $13.00-$15.00 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 2023.
Salary:  $14.50 to $15.00/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 2023 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
Seasonal concession worker at Rock Creek Marina and Campground working 20-29 per week.
Salary:  $12.00 per hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
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 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
The O’Brien County Conservation Board is seeking applicants for seasonal park technicians to assist at our campgrounds and areas this season. Job duties include, but are not limited to, cleaning restrooms, painting & staining, mowing & trimming, tree removal and garbage collection & disposal.
Salary:  $12-15 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
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
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 $12.50/hr, 40 hr/wk. Varies between day shifts and evening shifts, weekend and holiday work required.
Salary:  Up to $12.50/hr
Deadline:   Open Until Filled