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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


Do you want to leave a legacy through your work on the landscape of a county situated on the banks of the Mighty Mississippi? Are you ready to be a leader in the sustainable natural resource management of the county's lands and waters?

Des Moines County Conservation is looking for a dynamic conservationist to make just such a lasting impact by leading the department's natural resource management program.
Salary:  $41,371
Deadline:   Open Until Filled
Valid Motor Vehicle Operators License and Commercial Drivers License Class A or B. Must a Cedar County resident.
Salary:  $42,452.80
Deadline:   11/09/2018
Primary duties will primarily be in the South Parks Unit and includes Swiss Valley Park. Dubuque County offers a very attractive benefits package.
Salary:  $41,142-$50,273
Deadline:   10/29/2018
This represents an opportunity to become only the third Executive Director in the history of the WCCB. Come join this stable and excitingly successful team to maintain the balance of the Conservation needs of our residents.
Salary:  $55k+, Dependant upon experience
Deadline:   10/31/2018
The Director will be responsible for the oversight of a multi-dimensional resource agency focusing on Natural Resource Management and Environmental Education. Candidate will be responsible for implementing management objectives for 13 natural areas totaling 2,250 diverse acres. Also will oversee program development at Pioneer Ridge Nature Center while managing five full-time employees.
Salary:  Based on Experience
Deadline:   11/02/2018


A seasonal conservation education internship at the Lime Creek Nature Center in Mason City, Iowa.
Salary:  $11.00/hr with no benefits.
Deadline:   Open Until Filled