Job Openings

Work for Louisa County Conservation!

Current job openings are listed below. 

This photo is an example of a Naturalist job. It includes kids standing in the prairie holding insect nets for catching butterflies.

Naturalist – Job Opening!

This is a full-time, permanent position. Employee works 40-hours per week and receives benefits. Position is open until filled. Applications are due by Monday, January 30, 2023 at 7:00 am. To apply send resume, cover letter, and three references to Katie Hammond, Director.

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Natural Resource Aide – 6mo. position

Louisa County Conservation is accepting applications for a Natural Resource Aide. This is a six-month position based out of Wapello, IA and would include mowing parks and wildlife areas, general maintenance, campground patrol, prescribed fire and more.

Two summer interns sitting on mowers in a beautiful park with lush green grass and puffy white clouds with little bursts of blue.

Conservation Aide – 2 Seasonal Positions

Louisa County Conservation is looking to hire two (2) seasonal Conservation Aides for the spring/summer of 2023. Approximately 95% of work is outdoors in Louisa County Parks and Wildlife Areas. A large part of the job is mowing but also includes park patrol and natural resource management.

Summer Rec Intern – 2 positions available

Louisa County Conservation is seeking to hire two (2) Summer Rec Interns for the summer of 2022. These employees are responsible for providing a Summer Rec program at various City Parks in Louisa County throughout the summer.

Naturalist Intern

Louisa County Conservation is seeking a Naturalist Intern for the Summer of 2023. This person will work closely with the Naturalists to provide Summer Nature Camps, Library Programs, help with field trips and more.

Louisa County Conservation Board Member Appointments

Board Member applications are typically due to the Louisa County Auditor by 8:00 am on the first Tuesday in December. Appointments are for a 5-year term with meetings held monthly, or more often as needed. State law went into effect in January 2012 that requires a good faith effort to balance boards, commissions, committees, and councils according to gender.
Board Member application
Louisa County Board Member Position Description

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