Conservation Educator

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Deadline to Apply:

Friday, August 19, 2016, 3:00pm

Address:

Okanogan, WA
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Full-time

Job Description:

The Okanogan Conservation District is seeking a motivated, outgoing, and dynamic individual to fill a Conservation Educator position.  The primary responsibility for this position is the delivery of K-12 science enrichment programs with a conservation focus. In addition to school programs, the position will also work on public communication projects including quarterly newsletters, social media and web presence, and in-person outreach at local events.

Applicants should have strong understanding of natural resource and conservation principles, and demonstrate the ability to communicate these principles to diverse ages and audiences, particularly K-12 students and their teachers. A bachelor’s degree or higher in education, natural resources, natural sciences, or a related field is highly preferred.  Experience may be substituted year for year for education.  Bilingual English/Spanish skills are highly desirable but not required.

This is a full-time hourly position earning $12.00 - $17.00 per hour DOQ.  The position is eligible for District benefits package which includes medical insurance, 10 paid holidays per year, vacation leave, sick leave, and retirement.

How to Apply:

This position is open until filled.  First review of applicants for interviews is 3:00 PM, August 19, 2016.  Visit the Okanogan Conservation District employment web page for a detailed position description:  http://okanogancd.org/staff/employment

Applicants must email a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three references (at least two of which are professional) to the Conservation Educator Hiring Committee. Email: ocd@okanogancd.org

The Okanogan Conservation District is an equal opportunity employer.