The Butler County Conservation Board is seeking an individual who is professional, a self-starter, and will be an energetic leader ready to continue leading a well-organized and successful department.  This position oversees the management of 27 areas totaling over 2400 acres, 21 miles of paved bike trail, and a newly expanded nature center.  This position will also oversee 5 fulltime staff members.

The work week is non-typical, but generally is Monday through Friday at 40 hours per week; occasionally up to 55 to 65 hours per week as needed.

Must live within 30 miles of the Butler County Conservation shop for emergency response.

This position is a full time position and is FLSA Exempt.  Benefits include health insurance, IPERS, vacation, and sick time.

Bachelor's degree in outdoor recreation, wildlife, forestry, natural resources or other applicable field and at least 5 years of experience in natural resources or parks management.
Have a two-year degree in outdoor recreation, wildlife, forestry, natural resources or other applicable field and have at least 10 years of experience in the county conservation system.
Acquire and maintain valid state of Iowa driver's license.
Acquire and maintain fire certification of NWCG S-130 and S-190.  Certifications must be obtained within one year.

How to apply:
All applicants must submit a cover letter and resume including 3 professional references.
Applications must be submitted by December 9, 2022 at 3:30pm.
Resumes and cover letters can be dropped off in person or mailed to the Butler County Conservation board at 27887 195th Street, Clarksville, IA 50619
They mail also be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..   

For any questions related to this position, you may call 319.239.3965.

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Butler County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans           with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified       individuals with disabilities and encourage prospective employees and position        incumbent to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.