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Naturalist


Posted 09/24/2021
County Story
Location Ames ,Iowa
Salary $44,990.40 - $47,736.00 Annually
Deadline 10/20/2021


Description
Summary Description

 

Performs intermediate technical work developing, planning and conducting environmental education, informational, and interpretative programs and related written, audiovisual, and display materials for schools and teachers, youth and adult groups, service groups, general public and other community organizations and agencies, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Environmental Education Coordinator. Limited oversight is exercised over seasonal personnel.

 

Job Duties/Responsibilities

 

  • Develops, plans, and conducts environmental education, informational and interpretative programs for the county school districts, special populations, senior groups, and general public.
  • Maintains environmental education materials and equipment.
  • Provides resource information, materials and equipment to teachers, youth and adult leaders, service groups, general public and other organizations.
  • Plans and develops multi-media materials; informational brochures, displays, exhibits, flyers, news releases, newsletters to promote environmental education programming.
  • Develops, plans and conducts summer youth programs.
  • Provides training for student interns, volunteers, seasonal naturalists and other employees assigned to the environmental education program.

 

Qualifications

 

Bachelor's degree with coursework in environmental education, conservation, or related field and moderate experience in environmental education, conservation, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Resume and cover letter must accompany the online application.

E-VERIFY PROCESS:
Story County participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each applicant's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. All candidates who are offered a position with Story County must complete Section 1 of Form I-9 along with the required proof of their right to work in the United States and proof of their identity. Please be prepared to provide required documents on the first day of employment. For additional information regarding acceptable documents for this purpose, please contact Human Resources at 515-382-7200 or go to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services web page at: http://www.uscis.gov.

 

Physical & Environmental Characteristics

 

This work requires the regular exertion of up to 25 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 50 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 100 pounds of force; work regularly requires speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle, or feel, pushing or pulling and lifting, frequently requires standing, walking, sitting, reaching with hands and arms and repetitive motions and occasionally requires climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling and tasting or smelling; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work frequently requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions and occasionally requires wet, humid conditions (non-weather) and exposure to fumes or airborne particles; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).


Qualifications
Bachelor's degree with coursework in environmental education, conservation, or related field and moderate experience in environmental education, conservation, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

To Apply
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/storyia/jobs/3241688/naturalist?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

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