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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


The Palo Alto County Conservation Board is seeking an energetic, highly motivated, proven leader to serve as the Board’s Executive Director, directing the day-to-day activities of a multi-faceted conservation program.
Salary:  Salary range $55,000 - $62,000. Standard county benefits included.
Deadline:   10/14/2021
Roadside Technician Opportunity in Jones County, Iowa!
Salary:  Based upon experience and qualifications
Deadline:   09/24/2021
Chickasaw County Conservation Board Director position available
Salary:  Based on experience & qualifications
Deadline:   10/04/2021
This is a permanent full-time position with full county benefits package. This person will be responsible for varying responsibilities including but not limited to development and execution of building maintenance of all park structures. This person will also be in charge or capitol project oversight including plan development, project management, project budgeting and permitting. Will also be involved with all general park maintenance.
Salary:  $18-20/hr
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
**EXTENDED DEADLINE** Boone County Conservation Board is seeking a full time Conservation Executive Director
Salary:  $50,00-$62,000 yr
Deadline:   09/24/2021
One full-time hourly, FLSA non-exempt position, projected to start as soon as possible. Position works with the Resource Manager. The position will be involved with all aspects of park and wildlife area management and maintenance, law enforcement, supervision of personnel, and interaction with the public. County Application Form & Resume required.
Salary:  Range: $48,779 - $57,402 Annually
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Salaried Non-Exempt professional position with competitive starting salary, structured advancement, and full benefits package. Includes a wide variety of responsibilities within both park & natural resource area settings.
Salary:  starting range $42,000- $49,000
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Join the Clayton County Conservation team! Perform routine park maintenance and interact with visitors throughout Clayton County! We're seeking an enthusiastic, motivated team member with an eye for detail.
Salary:  $30,000
Deadline:   Open Until Filled


The Wapsi River Environmental Education Center is seeking motivated, outgoing individuals to serve as temporary AmeriCorps 4-H Environmental Education Members. This is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience in educating about the importance of Iowa’s native resources and conservation practices.
Deadline:   10/31/2021
The Wapsi Center Resident Caretaker position is seasonal and non-benefit eligible and requires approximately 20-30 hours per week from mid-January to mid-November. Individual is required to live on-site year-round and housing is provided.
Salary:  $13.65 per hour + housing!
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
2021-2022 AmeriCorps 4-H Naturalist
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Six-month position which performs manual work assisting with preserving natural resources
Salary:  $11.75 hourly
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
One part-time seasonal position is available this fall through winter 2021-2022.
Salary:  $13/hour
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
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