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Permanent Employment Opportunities

The DNR is a diverse organization with 75 different job classifications. The Department estimates that 21 of those classifications* will have turnover of 30% or more in the next three years due to projected retirements. The number following each job title represents the total number of full-time positions in that classification.

Job Descriptions:

Accountant 2 (2)
Accountant 3 (1)
Accounting Clerk 2 (2)
Accounting Technician 2* (4)
Accounting Technician 3 (1)
Administrative Assistant 1 (8)
Administrative Assistant 2* (16)
Administrative Sec (1)
Architectual Technician 1* (1)
Assistant Survey Party Chief (1)
Attorney 2* (7)
Biometrician (1)
Budget Analyst 3* (3)
Carpenter 1 (1)
Carpenter 2 (1)
Clerk Advanced (5)
Clerk Specialist (6)
Conservation Officer (80)
Construction Technician (3)
Construction Technician Senior (1)
Construction Technician Supervisor (1)
Custodial Worker (1)
Environmental Engineer (35)
Environmental Engineer Senior* (18)
Environmental Program Supervisor (23)
Environmental Specialist (102)
Environmental Specialist Senior (64)
Executive Officer 1 (6)
Executive Officer 2 (25)
Executive Officer 3* (4)
Executive Sec (1)
Facilities Engineer 1* (7)
Facilities Engineer 2 (4)
Facilities Engineer Associate (1)
Facilities Main Coordinator (1)
Forester 2* (18)
Forester 3 (4)
Geologist Technician (1)
Geologist 2* (5)
Geologist 3* (26)
Human Resources Associate* (2)
Information Specialist 1 (1)
Information Specialist 2 (9)
Information Specialist 3 (4)

Information Technology Administrator 2 (1)
Information Technology Administrator 3 (1)
Information Technology Specialist 2 (7)
Information Technology Specialist 3 (3)
Information Technology Specialist 4 (6)
Information Technology Specialist 5 (5)
Information Technology Support Worker 2 (3)
Information Technology Support Worker 3 (3)
Mail Clerk 1 (1)
Maintenance Repairer (1)
Microbiologist (1)
Museum Technician (1)
Natural Resources Biologist (68)
Natural Resources Technician 1 (53)
Natural Resources Technician 2 (75)
Park Manager (34)
Park Ranger (30)
Program Planner 1 (1)
Program Planner 2 (6)
Program Planner 3 (9)
Public Service Executive 2* (25)
Public Service Executive 3* (8)
Public Service Executive 4* (14)
Public Service Executive 5* (2)
Public Service Executive 6 (1)
Public Service Supervisor 2 (1)
Purchasing Agent 3* (1)
Purchasing Assistant (1)
Receptionist (2)
Right of Way Agent 2 (1)
Right of Way Agent 3* (2)
Secretary 1 (6)
Secretary 2 (11)
Statistical Research Analyst 2 (1)
Statistical Research Analyst 3 (2)
Training Specialist 1 (4)
Training Specialist 2 (1)
Typist Advanced (1)
Word Processor 3 (1)


For current permanent job openings at the DNR, visit the State of Iowa Department of Administrative Services and click on "search openings" and then define the department as "542-Natural Resources."


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