Employment Opportunities

Campground Host

Jackson County Conservation is seeking two Campground Hosts for the 2024 camping season:

1. One host at South Sabula Lake Park, Sabula, Iowa

2. One host at Spruce Creek Park, Bellevue, Iowa

The campground host is a contract labor and is responsible for the registration of campers, maintaining records using a laptop and spreadsheets, cleaning and upkeep of the shower building and other campground facilities, selling firewood to campers, and other tasks needed to maintain the campground. (See full job description).

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Click here for Job Description for Spruce Creek Park Campground Host

Click here for Job Description for South Sabula Lake Park Campground Host

Click here for an application

Application deadline is Monday, February 19, 2024, at Noon.

Send completed employment application, cover letter and resume to: Sheila Root, sroot@jacksoncounty.iowa.gov   OR    18670 63rdStreet, Maquoketa, Iowa 52060  


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.