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Park Ranger

Associate’s Degree from an accredited 2-year college with major course work related to the natural resource field plus a minimum of 2-years’ experience in an outdoor recreation or related field required.
Interested applicants must possess Certified Peace Officer certification through the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy, a valid Iowa Class A Commercial Driver’s License, Iowa Pesticide Applicators License, CPR & First Responder certification, or have the ability to obtain each within the 1st year of employment.
This is a full-time position, starting rate of pay is $22.01per hour.
Applications are available at www.co.jackson.ia.us under job openings, can be picked up from the Human Resource Office in the Jackson County Courthouse, or from the Hurstville Interpretive Center.

Application deadline to apply is 4:00 p.m. Thursday March 19, 2020
Becki Chapin, Human Resource Administrator
201 W. Platt Street
Maquoketa, IA 52060
or email to bchapin@co.jackson.ia.us

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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

Volunteer
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.