Job Opportunities at Macon County Conservation District

Below are job opportunities available at this time:

Marketing Specialist

A full time Marketing Specialist job opening is available within the Macon County Conservation District. The Marketing Specialist is responsible for all marketing and promotional activities for the Macon County Conservation District and the Macon County Conservation Foundation.

Application Deadline: Saturday, October 30, 2021
Compensation: Starting salary $40,000 – $50,000

Terms of Position: Permanent, full time exempt position from 8am to 5pm. May include some evenings and weekends.

Duties: Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Marketing Specialist creates and implements a comprehensive marketing strategy to expand awareness of the Conservation District and its Foundation and programs. This position manages all components of the marketing plan including: print media; the Conservation District’s newsletters, brochures, press releases; website; media interviews; and social media.
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Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or related field. Successful experience in managing and tracking multiple projects in a similar work environment. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Proficient in the use of computers and associated software programs for development of visual graphics and various media formats. Valid Illinois driver’s license. Successful completion of a background check and drug screen.

To Apply: Download Application or pick up a copy at the Macon County Conservation District business office located at the Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL 62521. Qualified candidates must submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references, and a completed employment application to Jerry Culp at the address below.

For more information contact:
Jerry Culp, Executive Director
Macon County Conservation District
3939 Nearing Lane
Decatur, IL 62521
217-423-7708


Animal Care Naturalist – 1 Position

A part time Animal Care Naturalist job opening is available within the Macon County Conservation District. The Animal Care Naturalist will provide routine care and maintenance for the education animals at Rock Springs Nature Center, specifically reptiles and amphibians. They will also develop and present educational programming for youth and adults, greet visitors, and provide assistance and information to the public.

Application Deadline: Friday, November 5, 2021
Wage: $12/hour with earned paid time off, dental, and vision insurance.

Terms of Position: Permanent part-time position for 28 hours per week. Must be willing to work some evenings and weekends.

Duties: Care for education animals and maintain enclosures to a high standard. Assist with planning, developing, and facilitating educational programming for youth and adults. See Full Job Description.

Qualifications: Associate’s degree or equivalent from a two year college or technical school; or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in a field of study that includes biology, forestry, zoology, botany, or environmental education. Must have a valid Illinois driver’s license and be first aid and CPR certified, or be willing to become certified after hire.

To Apply: Download Application or pick up a hard copy from the Macon County Conservation District business office located at the Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL 62521. Please deliver or mail completed applications to Alysia Callison at the address below.

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