2022 Seasonal Summer Positions Available for Sioux County Conservation

Parks Department

Application available click here.

All applicants must have an interest in the outdoors and working with people of all ages, be able to effectively communicate orally and in writing, apply knowledge and common sense to solve problems and/or achieve work objectives. Must possess a current valid driver’s license, be 16 years of age or older and undergo background checks in reference to driving record, criminal history and child abuse registry. Prefer education or training in environmental education, natural resources, wildlife biology, biology/ecology or related field is preferred, but not required. Interest in the outdoors and working with people of all ages is a must for all positions. See below for further information on department positions. Starting Wages for all positions: $11.50/hour.

Sioux County Conservation Board is looking to hire seasonal help at Oak Grove, Big Sioux Recreation Area and Sandy Hollow Recreation Area. Whether you are a college student looking for a summer job, high school student exploring career options or a retired adult looking for something to keep you busy during the summer months we have positions available. Hours vary including weekends, evenings, holiday and weekdays.

All applications and/or resumes will be open to public inspection unless request in writing to be kept confidential. Discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, or disability is prohibited. Sioux County is an equal opportunity employer.

Deadline for applications is March 31, 2022.

Please click the link to print off an application and return to:
Sioux County Conservation Board
4051 Cherry Ave
Hawarden, IA 51023

Click here for application.

Registration Booth Attendants
The registration booth attendant will operate at either the Big Sioux Recreation Area, near Hawarden, IA and/or Sandy Hollow Recreation Area, near Sioux Center, IA. Primary responsibilities include: registering vehicles upon entering park, selling firewood and snacks, renting canoes/kayaks, cleaning of assigned areas and other tasks as assigned. Position to include: weekday, weekend, evening and holiday some hours.

Seasonal Park Technician
Seasonal park technicians will assist the full-time Park Ranger/Maintenance Technicians in day to day operations of the parks and facilities. Duties include but not limited to: mowing, cleaning restrooms and facilities, cutting firewood, staining, running farm equipment, register park users, maintain records and much more. Applicants interested in the season park technician position should have the ability to engage in physical work, previous experience with maintenance, landscaping and farm equipment.

 

Environmental Education Department
All applicants must have an interest in the outdoors and working with people of all ages, be able to effectively communicate orally and in writing, apply knowledge and common sense to solve problems and/or achieve work objectives. Must possess a current valid driver’s license, be 16 years of age or older and undergo background checks in reference to driving record, criminal history and child abuse registry. Prefer education or training in environmental education, natural resources, wildlife biology, biology/ecology, education or related field is preferred, but not required. Interest in the outdoors and working with people of all ages is a must for all positions. See below for further information on department positions. Starting Wages for all positions: $11.50/hour.

All applications and/or resumes will be open to public inspection unless request in writing to be kept confidential. Discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, or disability is prohibited. Sioux County is an equal opportunity employer.

Please print application and return with resume, cover letter to:
Sioux County Conservation Board
Attn: Sunday Ford
4501 Cherry Ave
Hawarden, IA 51023
Or
[email protected]

Naturalist Internship
As a Summer Naturalist Intern, you use your talent and skills to impact public understanding and attitudes about nature and the environment! Assist professional Naturalists with planning and implementing nature interpretation, outdoor recreation and environmental education programs and media for a wide range of audiences. Programs range from summer camp, fishing, kayaking and canoeing, archery, library programs and other summer programs out of the Prairie Woods Nature Center. Additional may include: animal cares, cleaning and maintaining classrooms and facilities, other tasks as assigned. Position to include: weekday, weekend, evening and holiday some hours.

Click here for application.