Have you ever been to Polk's Nature Discovery Center at the Circle B Bar Reserve in Lakeland? It has a thriving school program, an abundance of birds, and the infamous "hunchback" alligator. Polk County is now excepting applications for a a Natural Resources Educator, a full-time position based at the reserve.
Here is what Polk's website says about the job description:
"Responsible staff position for coordination and implementation of the environmental educational program for Parks and Natural Resources Division’s Natural Areas Program. Plans and provides environmental education to both youth and adults with primary focus on youth. Assist with the management of the environmental education center, public outreach, and communication of land management activities with a focus on the natural resources of Polk County.
Coordinates activities with schools, public, volunteers, County staff, community partners, and related agencies on issues pertaining to environmental education and conservation. Provides educational programs to school groups, conducts teacher training workshops and outreach programs. Network with colleagues to create effective outreach programming, signage and print publications. Assists with the preparation and implementation of grants. Assists with preparing and conducting presentations to enhance the knowledge of natural resources along with concepts of protection and conservation of these resources."
You can apply here: https://www.polk-county.net/equity-and-human-resources/career-opportunities