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Lincoln Marsh/Environmental Educator
General Purpose This part-time position is responsible for the preparation, presentation and evaluation of adventure and environmental educational programs at the Lincoln Marsh Natural Area and traveling outreach programs.
Substantial progress towards and/or a bachelor’s degree in environmental education or life sciences preferred or an equivalent combination of training, certification, and experience in environmental interpretation. Skills and knowledge of environmental education required with experience in coordinating and presenting environmental education programs to diverse audiences including children 18 months through high school, adults and community groups. Knowledge of nature-related activities and crafts recommended. Should have experience working with children in both classroom and outdoor settings. A working knowledge of parks and recreation field is preferred. Knowledge of local flora and fauna preferred. Ability to handle captive educational animals. Enthusiasm, reliability, ability to take initiative and flexible schedule required. Must possess a valid Illinois driver’s license and first-aid/CPR certification (training provided).
Other Duties and Responsibilities
Must be able to demonstrate leadership qualities. May have to deal with stressful situations. Must be able to respond to needs of participants with special needs. Must be able to effectively resolve issues that may arise with program participants, other staff, and volunteers. Must be a positive role model for young participants.
Must be able to:
Will be exposed to or work in the following types of environments:
0-28 hours per week
Hours are dependent on program schedule
Including some evenings & weekends
Summer camp hours, Monday-Friday 8am-1pm,
Additional hours may be possible
$9.50-$11.00 depending on experience
Wheaton Prk District is an equal opportunity employer EOE/M/F/D/V