Employment Opportunities With O'Brien County Conservation Board

Conservation Director Position

The O’Brien County Conservation Board is hiring a Director that is under the supervision of the O’Brien County Conservation Board members, serves as the chief executive officer, and is responsible to plan, coordinate, direct, and oversee all aspects of the County Conservation Board program and department.  The Director oversees the administration of the Conservation Board staff.  The Director manages all property in the conservation system, according to Iowa Code Chapter 350.  The Board prefers that the Director serves as a peace officer for O’Brien County owned and managed properties (Iowa Law Enforcement certification or obtain certification within one year of employment).

The O’Brien County Conservation Board offers a diverse outdoor recreation program providing a variety of program activities.  The Board operates and maintains 942 acres located throughout O’Brien County.  The Conservation Board maintains forty-nine (49) buildings, one (1) nature center, and four (4) campgrounds.

Click here for a detailed job description: Director Job Description

Click here for an application: Director Job Application

TO APPLY: Please send or drop off completed application form, resume and cover letter to the O’Brien County Conservation Board Attention: Board Chairman, at 4931 Yellow Avenue, Peterson, IA 51047. Applications will be accepted through July 9, 2021

Conservation Park Ranger

The O'Brien County Conservation Board is hiring Park Rangers. This job includes performing a full spectrum of park and conservation area maintenance responsibilities as well as providing law enforcement services for all areas managed by the Conservation Board. This person will also function as a law enforcement park ranger for the O'Brien County Conservation Board. Essential functions include enforcing the Code of Iowa and local rules and regulations according to the Conservation Board policies. Park Rangers will provide reports of all law enforcement activities to the Executive Director.

Click here for a full job description: Park Ranger Job Description

TO APPLY:  Send or drop off resume and cover letter to O’Brien County Conservation Board, Attention Board Chairman, 4931 Yellow Avenue, Peterson, IA 51047. Applications will be accepted through July 9, 2021.

Conservation Technician

The O'Brien County Conservation Board is hiring Conservation Technicians. This job includes performing a full spectrum of park and conservation area maintenance responsibilities for all areas managed by the Conservation Board. Duties and responsibilities will include park maintenance, enforcing local rules and regulations of the Conservation Board, and communication with campers and other park users. Technicians will also participate in fish and wildlife management and improvement activities, serve as land managers, and other duties as assigned.

Click here for a full job description: Conservation Technician Job Description

TO APPLY:  Send or drop off resume and cover letter to O’Brien County Conservation Board Attention: Board Chairman, at 4931 Yellow Avenue, Peterson, IA 51047. Applications will be accepted through July 9, 2021.