Employment Opportunity


Position Available:

Part-time Seasonal Front Desk Positions

(Possibility of Becoming Year-Round)

Prairie Woods Nature Center


   The Front Desk Positions will be the first person that visitors interact with in the Nature Center. This person must be able to provide a friendly welcoming experience while ensuring that all patrons are acting in a safe and appropriate manner.  The person will also be in sure the building is clean and maintained during and at the end of their shift.

   The person must be able to arm the security system at the end of the day. All Sioux County Conservation Board employees are subject to all Sioux County personnel policies and procedures.


            Assist in welcoming and answering questions at the front desk

            Recording visitor numbers

            Sales/handle funds or balance the register at the gift shop

            Cleaning (maintain & keep work are organized) Additional cleaning may be assigned

            Opening and closing routine of building

            Animal care as needed

            Others as assigned by Director or other staff


            Must be 17 years of age and older

            Must be punctual and responsible

            Ability to be able to communicate well with others

            Ability to work with a broad range of people with different abilities and personalities

            Computer knowledge and other information technology knowledge are helpful

            Knowledge of natural resources, outdoor recreation, and local wildlife areas are a plus



Weekday, Thursday evening, and Weekend shifts available

Seasonal part-time hours available

Approx start date April 1, 2020-Oct 1, 2020


            Send letter of application and resume, stating reasons for interest in position and a list of references with knowledge of your skills and abilities to [email protected]

Applications may be found at https://siouxcountyconservation.weebly.com/uploads/9/3/2/8/9328649/application_for_employment.pdf


All applications and/or resumes will be open to public inspection unless requested 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.