Check this page regularly for stormwater job openings across Iowa.

If you’d like to advertise your job opening on the ISWEP website and in our monthly member newsletter email Noah Truesdell at ntruesdell@iowastormwater.org. Non-members may advertise their openings for a fee.


Soil Health Coordinator – Linn County

The Soil Health Coordinator is responsible for administering the Indian Creek Soil Health Partnership Project within the Indian Creek Watershed. Responsible for initiatives within the watershed that focus on building alliances between stakeholders and increasing awareness of the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy by researching, planning and conducting outreach programs, developing conservation plans with agricultural producers, and improving soil health through implementation of planned practices. Assists with the implementation and administration of local, state and federal conservation programs in partnership with the Linn Soil and Water Conservation District. Possesses an understanding of conservation practices, the nine step planning process, an ability to determine appropriate methods and programs to both inventory and address soil and water resource concerns, and increase technical assistance within the watershed. Applications must be submitted by May 22


Environmental Engineering Technician – City of Des Moines

The principal function of an employee in this class is to support the Clean Water Program Engineers and the Stormwater Permit Program Coordinator in the execution of projects and programs; analyzes, researches, and interprets data during field invesigation, study and design of projects and programs; develops and presents recommendations to project and program leads; and provides customer service support through responding to inquiries from the general public, City staff, and elected officials. Applications must be submitted by May 23.


Urban Conservationist – IDALS

The Field Services Bureau seeks to fill the position of Environmental Specialist – Urban Conservationist. Land stewardship is central to the work of the Department. The Division of Soil Conservation & Water Quality provides farmers with expertise and funds to help them install practices that preserve our highly productive soil, prevent erosion and protect our critical waterways. The Department is focused on making sure future Iowans can experience the same high quality of life that past generations have enjoyed in our state. Click here for more information: https://iowaagriculture.gov/video Applications must be submitted by May 26.


Environmental Compliance Specialist – University of Iowa

The University of Iowa Environmental Compliance Specialist will provide professional and technical support for the UI campus-wide environmental compliance program. The person will function as lead in several environmental program areas to maintain compliance with environmental laws and regulations. They will proactively manage environmental programs, create, implement and maintain best practices and procedures.


Principal Environmental Engineer – University of Iowa

The University of Iowa is seeking a Principal Environmental Engineer for the Facilities Management – Utilities department. The Principal Environmental Engineer will provide professional and technical support for the UI campus-wide environmental compliance program. The person will function as lead in several environmental program areas to maintain compliance with environmental laws and regulations. They will proactively manage environmental programs, create, implement, and maintain best practices and procedures.