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 and naturalist programming. 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). Exact start and end dates are flexible.
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: $10.00-$11.00/hr., depending on qualifications. No benefits.
TO APPLY: Send a completed county application, resume, cover letter, and three references to the address or email below. Download a County Application.
Barbara Schroeder, Director
Winneshiek Co. Conservation
2546 Lake Meyer Road
Fort Atkinson, IA 52144
DEADLINE: Applications must be postmarked or delivered to the Winneshiek County Conservation office by Friday, February 28, 2020.