Current Job Openings

Summer Park Intern

Winneshiek County Conservation

Description: Position will offer opportunities in maintenance of county areas and facilities, including mowing, trimming, painting, etc; vehicle and grounds maintenance; and assisting in campground host duties. Intern will receive valuable practical experience and training during employment. Position begins May and ends August with 40 hours/week (non-routine week including some weekends, evenings, and holidays).

Qualifications: Applicants must be enrolled in or have a degree in one of the following fields: ecology, environmental studies, recreation, park management, biology, forestry, or other natural sciences. Must be 18 years old, have the ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs, possess a valid Iowa driver’s license, and maintain an acceptable driving record. Certification in First Aid and CPR desired but not required. Applicant will undergo a background check in reference to their driving record.

Salary: $8.50-$9.00/hr., depending on qualifications. No benefits.

To Apply
Send a completed application, resume, cover letter, and three references to the address below. 
Barbara Schroeder, Director
Winneshiek Co. Conservation
2546 Lake Meyer Road
Fort Atkinson, IA 52144

Deadline
Applications for both positions must be postmarked or delivered to the WCC office by March 31, 2017.

Summer Education Intern

Winneshiek County Conservation

Description: Position will offer opportunities in environmental education, including planning, assisting with, and implementing environmental education programs and activities for summer camps, libraries, public programs, and at a county fair booth. Position will also include assisting with maintenance, resource management, and administrative work as assigned. Position begins May and ends August with 40 hours/week (non-routine week including some weekends, evenings, and holidays).

Qualifications: Applicants must be enrolled in or have a degree in one of the following fields: education, ecology, environmental studies, recreation, park management, biology, forestry, or other natural sciences. Must be 18 years old, have the ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs, possess a valid Iowa driver’s license, and maintain an acceptable driving record. Certification in First Aid and CPR desired but not required. Applicant will undergo a background check.

Salary: $8.50-$9.00/hr., depending on qualifications. No benefits.

To Apply
Send a completed application, resume, cover letter, and three references to the address below. 
Barbara Schroeder, Director
Winneshiek Co. Conservation
2546 Lake Meyer Road
Fort Atkinson, IA 52144

Deadline
Applications for both positions must be postmarked or delivered to the WCC office by March 31, 2017.