Executive Secretary

  • Des Moines - 50319 - Polk County, IA
  • Full-time - $47,465.60 - $71,905.60 Annually
  • Closing - 9/18/2019 11:59 PM Central
  • Agency - 009 Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship

The Executive Secretary will be the Coordinator for Century/Heritage Farms Program. Work with the public to answer questions and review and process Century/Heritage Farms applications. Schedule and order materials for annual ceremony. Assign staffing and train staff as needed. Process awards for all recipients. Follow up with orders of certificates and photos, etc. Fulfill requests for photos from media. Maintain data base of Century/Heritage Farms.
 
Position will also be the Administrative assistant to the Division Director. Schedule, arrange and maintain appointments for the Division Director. Prepare time sheet, travel claims and requisition claims, as needed, for the Division Director. Review incoming mail and requisitions, review with Division Director for processing; answer telephone calls. Review and approve Applications for Leave submitted by the Bureau Chiefs (and others) on behalf of the Division Director. Review and approve time sheets submitted by the Bureau Chiefs (and others) on behalf of the Division Director. Compose or type from a draft correspondence to government officials, agricultural organizations, interest groups, and citizens.
 
The Executive Secretary will also prepare Weekly Fuel Report. Gather weekly fuel price information from the Internet and assemble to establish a weekly fuel report. Prepare a press release of the weekly fuel price information to be distributed to media outlets.
 
Serve as backup for the IDALS Grain Market News reporter position - gather daily grain bids from participating elevators and assemble to establish a daily district price range and average. Record closing Chicago Board of Trade futures and chart against closing Iowa cash price data. Disseminate daily commodity trade information to USDA and media outlets including the Internet.

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Conservation Assistant - Hardin County

  • Iowa Falls - 50126 - Hardin County, IA
  • Part-time - $17.49 - $25.61 Hourly
  • Closing - 9/19/2019 11:59 PM Central
  • Agency - 009 Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship exists to connect Iowans with programs and information about crops, food safety standards, livestock and more.  We work together with local farmers markets and Iowa farmers to continue to support the robust industry and culture Iowa has focused around agriculture."  The Field Services Bureau of the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship is looking to fill a Conservation Assistant (Secretary 2) to assist the state. The Conservation Assistant provides administrative and clerical support to the Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD), SWCD board members, and field office staff. 

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