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Daggerwing Nature Center, Green Cay Nature Center, and Okeeheelee Nature Center

Three (3) ASSISTANT NATURALIST POSITIONS – part time, ~20 hrs/wk (variable work schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays) $11.85/hr


DUTIES INCLUDE:

Assisting with planning, implementing and evaluating nature based and indoor/outdoor recreational programs, environmental/historical/cultural educational programs and community events. Conducts educational programs both indoor and outdoor; provides facility coverage for rentals, user groups, and partner groups. Assist with animal care, daily facility operations and maintenance of the facility, trails and boardwalks depending upon assigned areas. Work is performed with considerable independence within the scope of departmental rules, regulations and program policy.

MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Valid Florida Driver’s License. Graduation from high school or an equivalent certification, experience planning and implementing outdoor recreational/nature related activities and programs.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must obtain First Aid / Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) / Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training within six (6) months of hire.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience handling and caring for native and/or exotic wildlife; Experience working with volunteers; Experience assisting with teaching science/environmental education programs; Customer service experience; Experience participating in outdoor recreational programs/activities.

If interested in these positions, please submit your resume and preferred nature center location to:

Bobby Seals

Email: bseals@pbcgov.org

Fax: (561) 496-4369

Resumes will be accepted until the positions are filled.

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