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Position: Position: Park Manager (2) – Parks Bureau [May 30]

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has 2 job vacancies for a Park Manager position, within the Parks Bureau, located in at Prairie Rose State Park in Harlan, Iowa and at Nine Eagles Park in Davis City, Iowa. These State parks have opportunities for hiking, picnicking, and camping. The job responsibilities include providing daily administration and maintenance of the State rec area, engaging in public appearances to promote the park system, and providing enforcement of the Iowa DNR administrative code chapters directly related to parks, boating, and fishing.

Job number: 18-01999
Location: Conservation and Recreation Division, Parks Bureau, Harlan, IA and Davis City, IA
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. M-F, hours will vary during recreation season
Closing Date: May 30, 2018 – 11:59 p.m.

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