Environmental Education/Visitor Services Specialist

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Deadline to Apply:

Sunday, February 12, 2017, 5:45pm



Moapa and Pahranagat, NV
United States

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Job Description:

Job duties include, but aren’t limited to:

  • Develop and present a variety of interpretive and recreation programs;
  • Development of interpretive materials such as brochures, pamphlets, exhibits, website updates and signs;
  • Develop and present environmental education programs;
  • Conduct outreach, staff outreach events, and develop and conduct special events
  • Prepare and conduct teacher training and orientation programs;
  • Supervise and coordinate volunteer program through volunteer recruitment, training, project coordination, recognition, etc.;
  • Staff information desks in visitor center or contact stations, and provides roving interpretation;
  • Perform light custodial and maintenance to maintain clean and safe visitor facilities;
  • Helps run campground, and
  • Audit and coach other visitor services staff in the interpretive program.


  • Rate of pay: $17/hour
  • Paid health insurance (medical, dental and vision benefits)
  • Paid holidays and personal leave


Clark County and Lincoln County, NV – Pahranagat and Moapa Valley NWRs


February/March 2017 for a 12 month duration; potential for extension pending available funding and positive performance review
Full time, 40 hours per week; weekend hours will be required
Minimal overtime may be required


  • Bachelor’s degree in education or related coursework and commensurate field experience;
  • Experience developing and implementing environmental education and outreach programs and curricula;
  • Experience conducting interpretation, highly desirable;
  • Experience recruiting, training and/or managing volunteers;
  • Experience living or working in, and/or knowledge of Mojave Desert (preferable) or desert ecosystems and natural/cultural resources, desirable;
  • Experience creating interpretive materials (e.g.: pamphlets, posters) or displays;
  • Knowledge of and/or experience developing multi-media programs, desirable;
  • Motivated, self-starter who is detail oriented and capable of working with little direct supervision to develop and present programs;
  • Flexibility to handle competing and changing priorities;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse public in a variety of forums;
  • Ability to speak English and Spanish conversationally, desirable but not required;
  • Ability to work in harsh and rapidly changing environments; and
  • Possess valid, clean, state-issued driver’s license.

How to Apply:

Follow this link to apply directly through our online portal: http://crcareers.thegreatbasininstitute.org/careers/careers.aspx?rf=NAAEE&req=2017-RAP-011


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