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Benton County Iowa

Seasonal Naturalist

Date Posted: 2/23/2018
Department: Conservation
Type of Employment: Part-Time

Job Announcement: Summer Seasonal Naturalist Intern

DESCRIPTION: Intern will assist professional naturalists with planning and program development, outdoor recreation, summer camps, and natural interpretation. Duties include animal care and nature center cleaning.  Job duties include, but are not limited to: general area maintenance consisting of mowing, trimming, painting, cleaning fire rings, light construction, litter control, restroom and facility cleaning, trail maintenance and other duties as assigned. This position will operate on a Tuesday-Saturday work schedule.  

QUALIFICATIONS: Must be at least 18 years old and possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record. Ability to operate tractors with mowing decks, chain saws, and small hand tools is a plus. Applicants may work in adverse conditions and must be able to handle strenuous physical activities. Preference will be given to applicants working towards a degree in the Natural Resources field. SALARY: $9.00-$11.00 per hour, 32 hours per week, April to September, depending on experience. TO APPLY: Request an application in person from the Benton County Courthouse. You may also submit a resume and request an electronic copy of the application from: Benton County Conservation at or 319-472-4942. Applicants are encouraged to submit a resume with this application. All applicants are subject to a background check and physical.  Benton County is an equal opportunity employer.   Applicant deadline: March 23rd, 2018.

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