Promoting Professional Development and Best Practice in EE
Full Time, Year Round Teacher/Naturalist
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B.A. or B.S. is required, with a major or concentration in environmental education, environmental interpretation, biology, earth science, natural resource management, environmental studies, forestry, sustainable agriculture, or closely related course of studies. Familiarity with outdoor education and class management techniques are desirable. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Broad working knowledge of native wildlife, ecology, and natural history, and a willingness to learn specific local information is also needed.
Must be able to lead educational walks on unimproved trails in all seasons, as well as work outside in all seasons. Some lifting to 40 pounds is required in this position. Knowledge and experience working with farm animals and smaller reptiles, mammals, and/or birds in an educational setting a plus.
Technology skills desired: MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Adobe, Constant Contact, website management applications.
Must have a clean Massachusetts driver’s license and reliable personal vehicle. Out of state applicants are welcome to apply. This position is typically a M-F position. Flexibility with schedule is needed, and will require some nights and weekends for specific classes, meetings, or events, depending on the needs of the Trust. Teacher/naturalists must be willing to work in a collaborative environment; naturalists work with all of NRT’s organizational departments as needed, providing support for ongoing operations throughout the year. Employment requires completion of acceptable CORI/SORI. This is a full-time, year-round position, with benefits available, according to NRT policies. Salary commensurate with experience.
How to Apply:
Please provide letter of interest, resume, transcripts (unofficial is acceptable), and names and contact information for three relevant professional references to:
Attn: Jen Cummings, Executive Director
NRT of Easton
PO Box 188
Easton, MA 02356
Electronic submission of application materials is acceptable and can be emailed to email@example.com; please include “2016 Teacher/Naturalist Application” in subject line. Documents should be sent as attachments; if possible, please label document files with document type and last name (i.e. resume-Smith).
Applications will be reviewed upon arrival and interviews will be scheduled; on site interviews will be required for this position. Review of application materials will continue until position is filled. Incomplete application packets will not be considered. Please forward all documents at one time to be considered for this position. Please visit the NRT website at www.nrtofeaston.org for more information.