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Website:Inside the Outdoors
Field Naturalists teach science and environmental education to students, kindergarten through 12th grade. The students spend the day at one of the various field sites throughout Orange County. Students will study tide pools, chaparrals, riparian (stream), and estuary ecosystems. Information on Native American lifestyles, living history, and geology are also integrated into the program. Information on Native American lifestyles, living history, and geology are also integrated into the program.
Field Sites. Upper Newport Bay, Crystal Cove State Park, Modjeska Canyon Nature Preserve, George Key Ranch, Shipley Nature Center, Helena Modjeska House, Mt. San Antonio College, Santiago Oaks Regional Park, Rancho Soñado, and Irvine Regional Park.
Key Responsibilities Include:
- Lead and instruct small groups of K-6th grade students during hands-on science and social science day long Field Trips at various sites within Orange County.
- Conduct natural science activities in a variety of ecosystems for a group approximately 20 students, participating classroom teachers, and adult chaperones.
- Clean animal cages and feed and handle a variety of animals, including rats and snakes.
- Hike on trails for up to one mile, using traverse stairs and uneven terrain, while carrying equipment.
** Field Naturalist experience preferred but willing to train
** Knowledge of science and/or social science a plus
Position Start Date:
Monday, September 11, 2017
How to Apply:
For a full description of job responsibilities and standards, or to submit an online application, please visit ito.ocde.us
Starting pay is $13.50 per hour