ComEd Science Instructor

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Deadline to Apply:

Thursday, June 1, 2017, 4:30pm

Address:

Libertyville, IL
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Other

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Conducts environmental education, youth stewardship education, and outdoor skills programs for children and adults in various preserves throughout the District, and occasionally outside the County.
  • Supports efforts in the development and implementation of STEM curricula and programs and related materials including PowerPoint presentations, posters, handouts, laminated pictures, crafts, costumes, skits, etc.
  • This position interacts in many ways with the public such as interpreting natural history and District operations and policies for the general public in person and by telephone.
  • Responsible for the Welcome Center operations on weekends and some weekdays.
  • Organize and inventory educational supplies and equipment used for environmental education and outdoor skill programs.
  • Makes suggestions on equipment and supply purchases.
  • Responsible for maintenance and feedings of reptiles, amphibians, raptors, and invertebrates.
  • Assists with special events.
  • Drives a motorized vehicle to travel to different locations.
  • Performs tasks that will require walking, bending, stooping, standing, kneeling, climbing, reaching, and sitting. Performs lifting tasks up to 50 pounds.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Two years of course work in STEM related areas of education, interpretation, or a related field.
  • Knowledge in the development of K-12 STEM curriculum design and techniques. Teaching experience preferred.
  • Must have enthusiasm and respect for people, teaching, and the environment.
  • Education and communication skills necessary to present educational programs for large and small groups of children and adults.
  • Ability to operate audio-visual equipment and word processing software.
  • Upon employment, must successfully complete and obtain certification in American Red Cross CPR and First Aid.
  • Ability to be flexible and work with a variety of personalities and work environments.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Job Duration:

Temporary

How to Apply:

Interest in Forest Preserve employment can be expressed by submitting a Forest Preserve Employment Application. Applications are accepted online at www.LCFPD.org. Applications are accepted only for posted positions.

Compensation Information:

$9.00 - $13.00 per hour