Sustainable Resources Environmental Educator

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Deadline to Apply:

Sunday, March 22, 2020, 11:30pm


Tacoma, WA
United States



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Job Description:

Core Daily Responsibilities:


  • Conduct environmental education programs
  • Provide direct instruction and facilitate educational opportunities at various locations such as classrooms, school grounds, libraries, parks and solid waste facilities
  • Manage student physical, social and emotional safety using sound judgment and applying appropriate risk management decisions
  • Provide assessments (formal and informal) of student learning to help evidence achievement of educational goals


  • Design customized educational programs that support the needs of the county, teachers, and community partners, aligned with our educational framework, program logistics and learner interests
  • Cultivate an inclusive learning community, using sensitivity to bring cultural relevance to program content

Curricula development

  • Create and modify lesson plans that support local and state curriculum standards
  • Stay up to date on resources and methods to make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities
  • Produce and maintain materials to be used for educational programs

Skills Immediately Required:

Knowledge of:

  • Educational pedagogy, learning theories and best practices
  • Basic project management processes

Skill in:

  • Effective communication (both written and verbal) to audiences of various social, cultural, ethnic, educational and economic backgrounds
  • Effective classroom management
  • Working as part of a team and leading others
  • Effectively coordinating, performing and completing multiple duties and assignments concurrently and in a timely manner
  • Microsoft Office products and presentation technology

Ability to:

  • Maintain regular, predictable and punctual attendance during regularly scheduled work hours at assigned worksite
  • Perform duties independently with minimal supervision
  • Connect interdisciplinary subjects when teaching
  • Create and implement age appropriate lesson plans
  • Research and gain subject matter expertise
  • Translate complex content and industry knowledge into an understandable form for customers
  • Successfully collaborate with individuals and groups to plan and implement education lessons and projects


  • Assist with staffing at community events, attend other events to inform the general public of waste and sustainability issues and techniques
  • Participate as a team member on Sustainable Resources division projects

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How to Apply:

Complete and submit an online Pierce County Employment Application.

Job Compensation: