Natural Resource Manager

Review, develop and implementation of management plans for all prairies, preserves and public hunting areas under management of the Butler County Conservation Board.  

Apply natural resource management practices on both public and private land including, but not limited to prescribed burning, planting native grasses, food plots, trees, shrubs, mowing, applying chemicals, timber stand improvement, implementing new practices and long-range planning.   

Perform routine service and maintenance of equipment used in parks, such as vehicles, tractor, mowers, small engines, chainsaws, weed trimmers, and other equipment.  

Perform general maintenance on managed areas including, but not limited to fence repairs, signage posting, trail clearing, snow removal and pesticide application.     

Perform other incidental duties as needed, such as cutting firewood, clearing of trails and signage updates.  

Administer and oversee departments prescribed fire program by keeping records, maintaining equipment and safety gear.  

Collect fees from users of park facilities while keeping records of receipts, camper registration, attendance and miscellaneous park activities.

Wages: $46,000 - 50,000 per year. This position will be full time and includes county health insurance, IPERS, vacation time, sick leave, comp time, and county holidays.  

The work week is non-typical, but generally 40 hours per week, occasionally up to 55 to 65 hours per week as needed. Required to work evenings, weekends and holidays as assigned.
Full Job Description

Deadline February 21, 2023 at 3:30pm

Resume, cover letter and three (3) professional references can be dropped off in person or mailed to the Butler County Conservation Board at 27887 195th Street, Clarksville, IA 50619. They may also be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.