Employment Opportunities

Summer positions will be posted in January. 

Office Manager

Jackson County Conservation has an opening for an Office Manager at the Hurstville Interpretive Center.

More details and job application at this link

This position is responsible for office administration including providing administrative services to department personnel, public relations, phone and visitor greeting as well as other clerical duties as assigned. This position requires proficient use of a personal computer and other office equipment, strong written and verbal communication skills, organizational skills and the ability to multi-task to complete a wide variety of tasks. Occasional night and/or weekend hours will be required.

High School diploma or GED equivalent required. Minimum of two years previous work experience in performing general office duties and support tasks, preferably working with the public. Strong customer service and proficient computer skills required. Must possess a valid Iowa driver's license.

This is a full-time position offering a starting wage of $20.45 per hour with two .50 cent increases during the first year. Jackson County offers an excellent benefit package that includes IPERS retirement, health, dental, vison and paid time off!

Applications and a detailed job description are available at www.jacksoncounty.iowa.gov Interested applicants should forward formal application (with resume and cover letter if available) to the Human Resource office at: Becki Chapin, Human Resource Administrator 201 W. Platt Street Maquoketa, IA 52060 or email to bchapin@jacksoncounty.iowa.gov

Applications will be accepted until Monday June 20th at 4:00 p.m.; position will remain open until filled. Reference check and successful completion of a post-offer pre-employment physical and background check will be required. 


Volunteer Opportunities

Become a Conservation Board Member

Volunteer terms are 5 years for our 5-member board. One position becomes available each January. Apply by December 31st. Meetings are held monthly the 3rd Tuesday at 6:00 pm. Most meetings are held at the Hurstville Interpretive Center; some meetings are held at county parks throughout the year. 

Click here for an application


Help with an event, greet visitors at the Hurstville Center, share a talent or skill and lots more! Click here for a volunteer application. Call us at (563) 652-3783 to learn more. Also visit the Friends of JCC webpage.

Jackson County Conservation is an equal opportunity employer and will take whatever affirmative actions are necessary to assure equal employment opportunity if all aspects of their employment practices irrespective of race, color, creed, sex, national origin, age or limitations.