LogoSoyben FieldSoybean fieldsoybean fiieldsoybean field
AnimalsConservationMarketingNews & EventsRegulationApply for Cost Share
Site Search
What We Do
Secretary of Ag
Deputy Secretary
Forms & Licenses
Soil Conservation
Who to Contact
Administrative Rules -IDALS
Administrative Rules -Soil

  Facebook Flickr Twitter You tube


Employment Opportunities

Job Title


Job Code


Auto req ID



Marshall County

Full/Part Time




Job Description

Typing Requirement: Applicants must possess the ability to type 40 wpm net. You must provide verification of your typing score prior to the closing date of this vacancy.

This position is permanent part time, works 19 hours per week and is non-benefit eligible.   Hourly rate $15.82 - $23.17.
Support to the staff/office - prepare correspondence, news releases and agendas as needed; answer all incoming phone calls and route to appropriate staff member; act as initial contact for all individuals entering office; assist DSC staff in completing travel requests; maintain adequate supply of handout information, brochures and job sheets; order supplies as needed; open mail; maintain all case files; assist in publication of annual report; etc. 

NRCS – Submit quarterly postage and vehicle reports; order repair of office equipment when necessary; responsible for maintaining adequate inventory of all disposable office supplies; assist DC in notifying producers of yearly status reviews and scheduling field  visits; mail status review results to producers; schedule, obtain meeting facility and mail all invitations and follow-up contact, attend meeting and prepare and distribute minutes for all locally led meetings; scan EQIP documents and transmit request for  payment; respond to area office requests for information or special reporting. 

District Activities – Confer with chairman on upcoming activities, meetings, district policy and priorities; serve as secretary for the district; secure district bills, receipts and financial documents and prepare monthly treasurer’s report; serve as receptionist for district office.  Forward correspondence received in office to commissioners and assistants concerning action alerts, legislation, upcoming meetings and state and national association information when pertinent or requested by chairperson.

Division Activities – Assist with the IFIP, REAP cost-share, Watershed Protection, WPF (where applicable), and other DSC programs by providing program and financial incentive information as requested; process all FARMS applications, amendments, maintenance agreements and vouchers; complete quarterly reconciliations and send to the Division within the appropriate time frame; maintain accurate ledgers for cost-share programs and water quality projects if not included in FARMS. 

Training – Work with field representative and district conservationist to prepare annual development plan to enhance skills and abilities.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience equal to two years of full-time general office work, one year of which must have involved secretarial or related administrative support duties.

For additional ways to qualify, please click on this link to view the job description and minimum qualifications.

Typing Requirement: Applicants must possess the ability to type 40 wpm net. You must provide verification of your typing score prior to the closing date of this vacancy. (Click here for more details about the typing test.)

Additional Qualifications

In addition to applying through the Department of Administrative Services, please submit a cover letter and resume to Gloria Stinson, HR Associate, IDALS Personnel Bureau, Wallace Building, Des Moines, IA  50319; or fax 515-281-8503; or email gloria.stinson@iowaagriculture.gov

Post Close Date


To Apply:

Submit a completed Iowa Department of Administrative Services - Human Resources Enterprise (DAS-HRE) application form by the closing date. To complete an electronic application form, click on “Apply for Job Vacancy(s)” button.  You may also mail an application form to: Iowa Department of Administrative Services - Human Resources Enterprise, Hoover State Office Building, 1305 East Walnut, Des Moines, IA 50319-0150 or fax your application to (515) 281-7970.


Mailing Address: IDALS,  Wallace State Office Building,   502 E. 9th Street,  Des Moines, IA 50319:     PH: 515-281-5321
  Sitemap   Privacy Statement   Relay Iowa State of Iowa Home