Tallgrass Prairie Center

Job openings

AmeriCorps communications associate. Full consideration date: July 15, 2019. The University of Northern Iowa's Tallgrass Prairie Center is hiring an AmeriCorps member for September 2019-August 2020. We are looking for a communications associate who is passionate about environmental conservation and wants to apply and expand his/her skills in communication, marketing, and networking to help us expand our reach. The associate will primarily work with the roadside vegetation program, but may also assist with other programs and projects at the center. The associate will also work with another AmeriCorps communications associate who will work primarily with the Prairie on Farms program during the same one-year time period. For more information, including how to apply, please see the attached job description.

Vegetation Management position. Due date: July 15, 2019. The City of Waverly is looking for an individual to fill our full-time Grounds Maintenance position in Vegetation Management. A successful candidate must have a 2 year degree in horticulture, arboriculture, agronomy, natural resource management, or similar and 2 years in grounds maintenance. The primary purpose of this position is to implement the City’s Integrated Roadside Vegetation Management Program. This would also include a focus on urban forestry management. The position will start out at $20.68/hour. Interested candidates should submit an application to Abby Meester, HR Manager, at City Hall by July 15th, 2019. Any questions can be directed to 319-596-0174.