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Seasonal Naturalist Intern/Tech Position

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Job Description

  • Part-Time
  • Posted: January 13, 2023
  • Status: Non-Exempt
  • Salary Range: $12.50 to $14.00
  • Hours: The position begins in May and will end in August with 40 hours per week. Non-standard work week including some weekends, evenings, and holidays.

Job Summary

Assist in providing environmental education services.

Job Duties

Seasonal Naturalist will assist the Conservation Department Naturalist with planning and conducting nature interpretation and environmental education programs for a wide range of audiences; plan and conduct summer youth programs, plan and conduct public education programs and special events; occasionally write articles and press releases. 

 

On occasion may be required to do the following:

  • Assist Park Rangers & Summer Conservation Aides within the parks.
  • Maintain restrooms, sweep, clean mirrors, disinfect, empty trash.
  • Clean cabins.  Sweep, vacuum, clean restrooms, clean kitchen counters, clean kitchen table, dust, wash windows, disinfect.

Job Qualifications

Preference is given to applicants from Marion County attending a college or university majoring in a natural resource discipline and seeking permanent employment in a natural resource field.

Applicants should have some coursework in biology, ecology, or natural sciences. Courses in environmental education, interpretation, or outdoor recreation would be beneficial but are not required.

Ability to work with people of all ages and communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

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