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Monroe County Conservation has an opening for a Seasonal Conservation Technician Employee.


Interested persons may obtain by calling 641-455-4778 or visit for more information and to find an employment application. Please return a completed application, cover letter, resume and references to: Monroe County Conservation, 1270 635th Avenue, Lovilia, Iowa 50150, or Applications will be accepted until an eligible candidate is located.


Description of duties:

This position will be under the supervision of the Conservation Director.  Position will include but is not limited to custodial & caretaking responsibilities for park facilities, operation of equipment & vehicles, operation of power tools, public/community interaction, ex: cleaning park buildings & facilities, mowing, painting, brush cutting, invasive species removal, etc.  Position with be approximately 29 hours per week April/May to approximately September/October. Employees must have effective communication skills. Previous conservation experience is a plus. Must be 18 years or older.  Regular, reliable and prompt attendance required. Valid Iowa driver’s license. Complete tasks with limited to no supervision. Goal oriented. Positive attitude. Works effectively with others.  Potential for rehire for future seasons.


Position is subject to passing a pre-employment physical, criminal background check, and drug/alcohol testing.  It is the policy of Monroe County to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disabilities, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law and as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987 (P.L. 100.259). 


Interested applicants claiming Veterans Preference pursuant to Iowa Code Section 35C.1 must submit supporting documents with your application package to verify your preference claim.  It is Monroe County’s intent and desire that equal employment opportunities will be provided in employment, recruitment and selection. Disabled applicants who need accommodations to make application for this position should make their needs known to the Employer.


Oper II Openings 


Monroe County Secondary Road Department has immediate opening(s) for an OPERATOR II. With a minimum of supervision, safely and efficiently perform skilled, semi-skilled, and manual labor, and operate a variety of light to heavy equipment (excavators, dozers, etc.); maintenance equipment, tandem and semi-trucks to construct, maintain, and repair county roads including repairing and replacing culverts and other structures.

Full Time Dispatch/Jailer - Position

The Monroe County Sheriffs Office is now hiring for a full time dispatch/jailer position. Qualified applicants should be able to type a minimum of 65 words per minute, be computer proficient, have data entry skills, can multi-task, have good communication skills, and lift a minimum of 50 lbs.

Part-time Recycling Coordinator

Brief Description: 

The Coordinator(s) will be responsible for the Monroe County Recycling program. Applicants must be able to work efficiently and independently, have working knowledge

of machinery and equipment, and must have good communication skills. This is a part-time position averaging 22 hours per week with a wage of approximately $20,000 annually or approximately $17.50 per hour based on qualifications. The County will consider filling this role with one or more candidates.