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St. Augustine Alligator Farm

The St. Augustine Alligator Farm has been committed to conservation for over 125 years. Our zoo has committed to the highest standards of animal care, contributing to the bigger picture of wildlife conservation and education. Small changes make a big difference. Visit our website to find out how.

Education Specialist I/II: Early Childhood Program Coordinator

The St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park is currently seeking an Education Specialist I or Education Specialist II with a focus in Early Childhood Education Programs. Education Specialist provides interactive and high-quality delivery of Conservation Education programs such as Zoo Camps, Tours and Encounters, Field Trip Programs, Homeschool Days and Birthday Parties. Education Specialist will collaborate on the design of curriculum, activities, and programs while supporting the Education Department’s mission. Other tasks include: 

  • Use suitable interpretive techniques while educating guests and maintaining a high level of enthusiasm. Facilitate education programming for various ages. 

  • Assist with the husbandry of the Ambassador Animal collection. 

  • Assist with administrative duties as needed including inventory of biofacts, program materials, monthly reports, etc. 

  • Assist in the development and implementation of event days and special programming. 

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Curator of Education. 

Experience Required

Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Zoology, Marine Science, Environmental Science, Education, or a related field is preferred. Minimum of 1 year experience delivering formal/informal education. Experience with teaching children in an informal setting (such as zoo, museum, nature center, parks department, etc.) is preferred. Must be comfortable handling animals (small mammals, reptiles, and birds) and biofacts. Must possess or be eligible for a valid FL driver’s license.

Salary

Starting salary is dependent on previous experience ranging from $26,000 - $32,000

How to Apply

Please send via email a Cover Letter, Resume, and List of three Refernces to: tmia@alligatorfarm.com

https://www.alligatorfarm.com/

St. Augustine Alligator Farm
999 Anastasia Blvd
SAINT AUGUSTINE, FL 32080
Phone: 904-824-3337

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