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NATURALIST JOB OPPORTUNITIES
DICKINSON COUNTY~ NATURALIST
|First posted 04/21/2017
Location Okoboji ,Iowa
Salary $35,000 - $40,000
plus county benefits
TITLE: Naturalist FLSA: Nonexempt
DESCRIPTION Develops, coordinates and presents environmental education
and interpretive programs to the public.
TYPICAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
plans, and conducts environmental education, informational and
interpretative programs for the county school districts, special
populations, senior groups, and general public.
environmental education materials and equipment. Provides resource
information, materials and equipment to teachers, youth and adult
leaders, service groups, general public and other organizations.
Plans and develops multi-media materials; informational brochures,
displays, exhibits, flyers, news releases, newsletters to promote
environmental education programming.
Develops, plans and conducts
summer youth programs.
Provides training for student interns,
volunteers, seasonal naturalists and other employees assigned to the
environmental education program.
Assist with scheduling of activities
and events occurring in/on EE buildings and grounds.
fundraising activities for EE projects.
Assist with management,
maintenance, and visitor services duties of EE buildings and grounds.
Performs other job related activities as requested by Executive
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Knowledge of natural
history with ability to identify native plants and animals.
Knowledge of general outdoor recreation skills such as canoeing,
backpacking, orienteering, archery, hunting or hiking.
management of one or more natural resources including fisheries,
wildlife, forestry, agronomy, grasslands and aquatic ecosystems.
Familiarity with conservation laws, principles and practices.
Ability of prepare news releases, fliers, bulletin boards and other
Ability to operate computers, audiovisual,
photographic and other equipment necessary for program delivery.
SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS Graduation from an accredited four year
college with a bachelorís degree in natural science or related field
with three months of experience in development and presentation of
environmental education or interpretive programs.
ABILITIES Lift, carry, push and/or pull items weighing up to 50 pounds.
Hear and speak to exchange information in person and on the telephone.
See to read a variety of materials. Possess dexterity of hands and
fingers to manipulate tools and materials as needed to accomplish
assigned tasks. Sitting for extended periods of time. Climb a
stepstool/ladder to reach above shoulders for placement of materials
weighing up to 20 pounds.
WORKING CONDITIONS A variety of work
in indoor and outdoor settings, including exposure to extremes in
temperature and humidity.
Graduation from an
accredited four year college with a bachelorís degree in natural science
or related field with three months of experience in development and
presentation of environmental education or interpretive programs.
Submit an official Dickinson County job application,
cover letter and resume, and three references:
2279 170th Street
Okoboji, IA 51355
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Posted on 5/30/2017
PART TIME NATURALIST OPPORTUNITIES
MISCELLANEOUS JOB OPPORTUNITIES