Job Opportunities at Macon County Conservation District

Below are job opportunities available at this time:

Weekend Naturalist

A Weekend Naturalist job opening is available within the Macon County Conservation District. Naturalists develop and present educational programming for youth and adults, greet visitors, and provide assistance and information to the public.

Application Deadline: Applications due by December 10, 2021
Compensation: $13.00/hour

Terms of Position: Permanent part-time position for 2-4 weekend days per month. Schedule will be 8.5 hours per day for any Saturdays worked, and 4.5 hours per day on any Sundays worked.

Duties: Develop and present educational programs for youth and adults. Greet visitors, assist the public. See Full Job Description.

Qualifications: Associate’s degree or equivalent from a two year college or technical school, or an equivalent combination of education and experience in a field of study that includes biology, forestry, history, zoology, botany, or environmental education. Must have a valid Illinois driver’s license. First aid and CPR certification, or ability to obtain within six months of hire. Successful completion of a background check and drug screen.

To Apply: Download an application. Deliver or mail your resume and completed application to Alysia Callison at the address below.

To inquire with questions, contact:
Alysia Callison, Nature Center Manager
Macon County Conservation District
3939 Nearing Lane
Decatur, IL 62521
217-423-7708


Custodian – 1 Position

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Wage: $13/hour

Terms of Position: Part-time position for 30 hours per week. Must be willing to work weekends and some evenings.

Duties: Perform custodial duties of a 24,000 square foot Rock Springs Nature Center, including purchasing supplies, cleaning, performing minor repairs, and completing room set up and take down for programs: See Full Job Description.

Qualifications: High school diploma and one year of related experience and/or training. Must have a valid Illinois Driver’s License. Must possess a good driving record, and successfully complete a drug screen and criminal background check.

To Apply: Download an Application or pick up a copy at the Macon County Conservation District business office located at Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL. Please deliver or mail completed applications to Alysia Callison at the address below.

For more information contact:
Alysia Callison, Nature Center Manager
Macon County Conservation District
3939 Nearing Lane
Decatur, IL 62521
217-423-7708