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Job Opening

Seasonal Maintenance Worker

Dallas County Conservation Board

Description: performs diverse tasks associated with the maintenance of the county’s
parks, trails, recreation, cultural, historical and wildlife management areas.  Position
available at Forest Park (Perry, IA area).

Qualifications: Must be 18 years old and have a current Iowa driver’s license.

Background checks are required.  Basic knowledge of equipment, procedures and tasks
associated with maintenance of county parks and recreation areas.  Students working toward a degree in Natural Resource Management, Parks and Rec., etc. are encouraged to apply.

Salary: $9.75/hr., 40 hours per week, seasonal summer position (approx. three months).  Background check and drug screening required prior to employment.

To Apply: Visit the following webpage:  Position open until filled.


Dayton Stagecoach Inn Archaeology Investigation and Tours


Dayton Stagecoach Inn Archaeology Investigation and Tours

On Friday, March 24 from 10 am to 4 pm and Saturday, March 25 from 8 am to 4 pm archaeologists will be working with volunteers at the Dayton Stagecoach Inn south of Bouton. Archaeologists will be completing a survey of the yard surrounding the Inn and are hoping to definitively prove or disprove the theory that an underground tunnel exists on the property. Volunteers are welcome and needed to help with this effort. Wear weather appropriate outdoor clothing and bring your own gloves (although we do have extras) and any equipment you personally want to use. Otherwise, we have shovels, screens, etc. Please contact the Dallas County Conservation Board office about volunteering. Your help is needed! 

Reservations are requested for this event although drop in visitors are welcome. To register or find out additional information please contact the Conservation Board Office between 8 am and 4:30 pm at (515) 465-3577.       

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RRVT Trail Permits Available Online - 2017 Permits are available!
Dallas County Conservation Board offers you the convenience of purchasing your Raccoon River Valley Trail permits online. Click on "Annual Trail Pass" on the upper left hand side. Very easy!


Dallas County Conservation Board
14581 K Ave.
Perry, Iowa 50220
FAX 515-465-3579
Office Hours: M-F 8:00am - 4:30pm


Mission Statement

"To protect, preserve, and enhance our natural resources by providing opportunities to improve the public’s quality of life through environmental education, ecosystem management, outdoor recreation, and historic preservation.”