Natural Areas Instructor

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Deadline to Apply:

Friday, September 15, 2017, 12:15am

Organization: 

Address:

Downers Grove, IL
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Part-time

Job Description:

Natural Areas Instructors are responsible for leading our environmental education and outdoor recreation programs at Lyman Woods and occassionally off-site. Programs reach all ages and all types of audiences, including schools, scouts, families, and youth. 

Candidates should demonstrate a genuine passion for outdoor education and enthusiasm for working with people. 

Bachelors degree in environmental education, natural sciences, or related field, with at least 2 years experience and skills in interpretation or education preferred. Must have some knowledge or experience pertaining to wildlife, natural history, and local flora and fauna. Must have a valid Illinois Driver's license. Must have a flexible schedule and be available to work evenings, weekends, and some holidays. Must love working outdoors in all types of weather conditions and be able to tolerate biting and stinging insects. This is a permanent part-time position with a flexible schedule.

How to Apply:

Send resume and cover letter to sforsythe@dgparks.org or apply online at www.dgparks.org