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Summer Naturalist/Habitat Management Intern~ Woodbury County
Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Woodbury County Conservation Board, Sioux City, Iowa

Description: This 12-week position will run approximately May 26 through August 16,
2015 and will offer opportunities to actively participate in environmental education (EE),
public information, nature interpretation activities and habitat management. The summer
naturalist(s) may assume assigned tasks of increasing responsibility.

Assist the staff naturalists with planning and conducting nature interpretation and EE
program activities for a wide range of audiences; plan and conduct summer day camps;
plan and conduct public education programs and special events; assist with nature center
exhibit maintenance and animal care; assist with habitat management such as prairie
shrub removal and trail work; participate with publicity and public informational
activities as assigned; assist with center host duties as assigned; maintain working
relationships with other employees and the public; and perform related tasks as assigned.

Shift: The summer naturalist will work no more than 40 hours per work week
(non-routine including some weekends, evenings and holidays).

Qualifications: High School diploma or GED equivalent. The applicant must possess a
current, valid driver’s license; have the ability to get to and from the work-site; ability to
use hand and small power tools and be physically able to work in extreme
environmentally rigorous situations (heat, humidity, steep terrain). Candidate must pass
physical and drug screening tests prior to employment for Woodbury County.

Salary: $9.00 per hour

Deadline: Until filled

To Apply: Request application from Human Resources Dept.—Rm 701, Woodbury
County Courthouse, 620 Douglas St., Sioux City, IA 51101. Phone: 712-258-0838.

A job application can be downloaded at

Please INCLUDE job application, resume, and cover letter in application and mail to
Human Resources Dept.—Rm 701, Woodbury County Courthouse, 620 Douglas St.,
Sioux City, IA 51101. ATTN: Conservation.

“An Equal Opportunity Employer”


Outdoor/Environmental Education Fellow~ LUTHER COLLEGE
Luther College is currently accepting applications for the position of Outdoor/Environmental Education Fellow in the Center for Sustainable Communities. This is a six month, full-time, 40 hour/week, position starting April/May 2015 and ending November/December, 2015.

Responsibilities include teaching, planning and implementing environmental programming throughout the summer and fall for students pre-K - 12th grade, including six weeks of summer camp and a high school pre-college course in Environmental Studies. In addition, the fellow will assist with the Luther College first year Immersion program, fall environmental programming and Luther College Outdoor Recreation programming.

The successful candidate will have a B.A. / B.S. degree in related field and outdoor teaching experience, along with leadership and strong organizational skills. Knowledge of natural world, environmental education and/or natural history background preferred.

Luther College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and persons of diverse ethnic backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. Please see full posting and apply for this position and all current openings, please go to the employment website at


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