Qualifications:

Preference to students working towards a degree in natural resources.  Must be 18 years of age, possess a valid driver’s license, ability to operate commercial lawn mowing equipment, tractors, chain saws, and general handheld tools.

Job Description:

The Butler County Conservation Board is now accepting applications for seasonal Conservation Intern position. This position will assist with general park maintenance, trail maintenance, and habitat establishment.

This is a great opportunity for students working towards a degree in the Natural Resource Field. While some mowing and trimming is required, a majority of the time is spent assisting full-time staff with projects and general maintenance. Employees will be given the opportunity to learn how to operate work-related equipment including chainsaws, tractors and skid loader. Employees will work an average of 40 hours a week with some weekends and holidays required. Work setting is primarily outdoors in areas such as campgrounds, public hunting areas, prairies and preserves, bike trail and shop. 

Salary:

$11.00 to $13.00 per hour

How to Apply:

Send Resume, Cover Letter and 3 references to Matt Morris; Director at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Butler County Conservation Board, 27887 195th Street, Clarksville, IA 50619. For more information call 319-346-6551.

Deadline:

Open Until Filled

Qualifications:

Must be at least 18 years of age, have a valid driver's license, and have good customer service skills.

Job Description:

The Seasonal Assistant Naturalist is sponsored by the Butler County Conservation Board and is based at Allan and Fayette Meyer Nature Center. The naturalist intern is under the supervision of the Butler County Conservation Board Naturalist. This program seeks to develop the intern's practical skills in environmental education and interpretation, to stimulate personal growth and development, and to increase the intern’s background and interest in environmental education, natural history, ecology and conservation of natural resources. The seasonal naturalist will receive valuable, practical experience and continuing education during employment.  

The seasonal naturalist will assist the Butler County Naturalist with developing, planning, organizing and presenting environmental education and outdoor recreation programs. The intern will also help with special events for the public, schools and other community groups. The seasonal naturalist will work the equivalent of a full-time assignment on a flexible weekly schedule.  

Other major duties include:

- Planning, assisting and leading summer day camps

- Designing interpretive and promotional materials

– Digital media skills (social media, website development, video editing, etc)

- Create and improve displays at Allan and Fayette Meyer Nature Center

- Writing newsletter articles and press releases

- Nature Center maintenance and animal care

- Develop at least one new educational activity and one interpretive exhibit or other teaching aid for permanent use in the Butler County Conservation Board environmental education program.

- Other projects and duties may include nature center host, resource management activities, professional development opportunities, radio interviews, etc.

Salary:

$11.00 to $13.00 per hour

How to Apply:

Send Resume, Cover Letter and 3 references to Matt Morris; Director at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Butler County Conservation Board, 27887 195th Street, Clarksville, IA 50619.  For more information call 319-346-6551.

Deadline:

Open Until Filled

Butler County Public Health is seeking applications for a full-time Licensed Practical Nurse to supervise the home care aides and complete home health nursing visits.  Must be licensed to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse by the Iowa Board of Nursing and have a minimum of one-year experience.  Applicants should also possess basic computer knowledge and have a valid driver’s license. 

An application is available by calling Butler County Public Health at 319-346-6575.  Submit an application no later than, March 8, 2024 at 4pm, to: Butler County Public Health, 610 Oak St, Allison, Iowa 50602.  Fax: 877-527-5299 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  EOE.

Applications are currently being accepted for the Facilities Manager position at the Butler County Courthouse.

A successful candidate will be expected to maintain four assigned County buildings and grounds; coordinate custodial staff, manage vendors, work with contractors, maintain a preventative maintenance program, and other duties as determined necessary to improve and maintain County buildings and grounds.  Qualified candidates must possess a high school diploma, computer skills, and two (2) years of job-related experience or vocational schooling beyond high school is preferred, but not required.  Candidate must also possess a valid Iowa Driver’s License and the ability to pass a criminal background check. Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered. This is a 40-hour-per-week position and additional hours may be required. A full job description is available at the Auditor’s office or here

Applications are required and available at Butler County Auditor’s Office, or at https://butlercounty.iowa.gov/lastest-news/jobs

Deadline to apply: Submit application no later than March 6th to Leslie Groen, Butler County Auditor, P. O. Box 325, Allison, IA  50602. Butler County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.