Join Our Team: Employment Opportunities

Do you care about the environment and want to make a difference in the world? Do you like to work in an action-oriented, exciting, diverse, high-energy and challenging workplace?

If you are a team player, highly productive, accountable with an eye for customer service, then the DNR is the right place for you.

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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: Environmental Specialist (2) - Field Services & Compliance Bureau [May 20]

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has two (2) job vacancies for an Environmental Specialist position, within the Field Services and Compliance Bureau located at Field Office 4 in Atlantic, IA. The positions are responsible for preparing and conducting on-site inspections of animal feeding operations, public water supplies, wastewater treatment facilities, air pollution sources and control equipment, storm water control, sanitary disposal projects, regulated underground storage tank systems, emergency response, or flood plains as directed.


Job number: 19-02623
Location: Environmental Services Division, Field Services & Compliance Bureau, Atlantic, IA
Hours: 80 hrs/2 weeks, 8:00-4:30, M-F, plus 24/7 on-call emergency response, travel for meetings, and occasional evenings for public/other meetings
Closing Date: May 20, 2019 – 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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