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Join our small but powerful team! We value service, flexibility, teamwork, “can-do” spirit, and love for our communities and region. Our team members enjoy excellent benefits, including health and dental insurance, participation in the Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS) and a generous PTO program. ECICOG employees have the option to work from home two days a week.

Planner/Environmental Specialist (Water)

Do you want to positively impact our region’s environment? Our Planner/Environmental Specialists lead projects that help to preserve, protect and restore our natural environment. Approximately 50% of the work associated with this specific position will focus on water -strengthening our region’s resilience to floods/droughts and improving water quality and soil health. This position will provide administrative leadership to four regional watersheds and work to secure funding for watershed-related projects. The remaining 50% of time will involve writing and administering federal grants, developing hazard mitigations plans and working on our region’s six-county climate action plan.

The ideal candidate will have a master's degree in environmental science, planning or related field; however, we encourage individuals with different education and experience backgrounds to apply. Three or more years of experience working in an environmental field is required. Success in the position will require strong written and verbal communication skills; comfort interacting with a wide range of stakeholders including elected officials and farmers; flexibility; attention to detail; the ability to manage several projects simultaneously; and the motivation to organize and complete projects with limited oversight.

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter via email to The hiring range for this position is 59k-70k depending on experience. The position will remain open until filled, but potential candidates are encouraged to apply by July 24 to ensure consideration.

Envision East Central Iowa Consultant(s)(Contract)

STILL OPEN!  ECICOG is seeking proposals from qualified professionals to support implementation of the region’s comprehensive economic development strategy, known as Envision East Central Iowa (EECI).

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Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987 and other nondiscrimination authorities, it is the policy of ECICOG that discrimination based on race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or income status shall not occur in connection with any of its programs or activities.

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