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Benton County Iowa

Naturalist Intern


Date Posted: 11/23/2021
Department: Conservation
Type of Employment: Part-Time

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.  Other job duties include, but are not limited to: general area maintenance consisting of mowing, trimming, painting, light construction, litter control, restroom and facility cleaning, trail maintenance and other duties as assigned. Working some weekends, evenings, and holidays may be required.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must be at least 18 years old and possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record. Ability to operate mowers, 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 or related field.

SALARY: $12.00-$14.00 per hour, 32-40 hours per week, April to September with flexible start and end dates.

TO APPLY:  You must submit a resume and a cover letter in the optional attachment link or send the required documents to [email protected]

All applicants are subject to a background check.

Benton County is an equal opportunity employer.