Career Opportunities

Current Employment Opportunities with Region XII Council of Governments:

Iowa Waste Exchange Representative
Region XII COG seeks qualified applicants to serve as Iowa Waste Exchange (IWE) Representative for northwest Iowa. IWE is a State of Iowa program funded through the Iowa DNR that strives to reduce waste being landfilled by industries, institutions, and companies. This position is based in Carroll and works with companies in 27 northwest Iowa counties. The successful applicant will enjoy a small but dedicated network of like professionals across the state who find markets for recyclables and waste materials of Iowa businesses and schools, working closely with landfills, state officials, non-profits, schools, and environmental enthusiasts. A bachelor’s degree in business, environmental science, or a related degree is required. Experience with solid waste practices is helpful but not necessary. The preferred candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills as success in the position comes with building a strong network of company officials and persons interested in sustainable materials management. The starting range for the position is anticipated to be $42,000 – $45,000 (depending on qualifications). The position is covered under the Iowa Public Employees Retirement System. Interested persons must download and complete a Region XII COG Employment Application (below), sending it with a resume and references to: Chris Whitaker, Region XII COG, 1009 E Anthony Street, PO Box 768, Carroll IA 51401 or to This position is open until filled; the first review of applications will take place May 17, 2019. Region XII COG is an equal opportunity employer.

Public Transit Driver
Region XII COG has openings for Public Transit Drivers in Sac, Crawford, Carroll, and Guthrie Counties. A good driving record and the ability to obtain a Class C, CDL with passenger endorsement is required. Must pass DOT physical, Region XII Functional Capacity Exam, and D.O.T. drug screening. Federal Background checks are also required. Uniforms are provided. Call 712-792-9914, Mon-Fri. 7:00-4:30 for an application, or apply in person at 1009 East Anthony St. in Carroll. Positions are open until filled. Region XII is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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