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DNR Job Classifications

The DNR is a diverse organization with 75 different job classifications.

The number following each job title represents the total number of full-time positions in that classification:

+ Permanent Employment, Job Class Descriptions


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Position: Executive Officer 2 – Water Quality Bureau [Apr 25]

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has a job vacancy for an Executive Officer 2 position, within the Water Quality Bureau located in Des Moines, Iowa. This position works to administer the State of Iowa's Drinking Water and Clean Water State Revolving Fund program in coordination with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Iowa Finance Authority and the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship. Additionally job duties include coordinating all aspects of the Department's Clean Water and Drinking Water Revolving Fund (SRF) program, serving as lead worker for the 6-member SRF work unit, and analyzing state and federal laws, rules, regulations and guidance and developing program policies and procedures to comply with new requirements.


Job Number: 18-01692
Location: Environmental Services Division, Water Quality Bureau, Des Moines, IA
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. M-F, limited travel
Closing Date: April 25, 2018 – 11:59 p.m. 

For specific job duties, requirements, and application information, visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/iowa, and search by job title.


Seasonal Patrol Officers
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