Outreach Educator (non-benefitted)

Organization: Turtle Back Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: West Orange, New Jersey, United States
Job or Internship: Job

Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange, NJ is looking for an Outreach Educator. The ideal candidate will have a background in education, animal handling experience and a strong ability and desire to build programming. This is a seasonal (non-benefitted) position with most outreach occurring in the school year and summers may have some on-site program responsibilities. Must be available for some weekends and occasional evenings. Must be able to adapt programming to the audience, state educational standards and be capable of working with diverse audiences, ages and educational needs. Must be able to lift up to 60 lbs., hold a valid NJ driver’s license and transport education animals, materials and equipment safely and responsibly. Duties include development of teacher resources, educational curriculum, implementing and evaluating programs and assisting with some on-site duties of the education department.

Essex County is an Equal opportunity employer. Candidates will be subject to a criminal background and drug tests

To apply online please visit http://www.applitrack.com/tbz/onlineapp/

Only online applications will be accepted.

To learn more about Turtle Back Zoo, please visit our website, www.turtlebackzoo.com