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JOB OPENING - RECREATION DIVISION
TITLE: ZOO EDUCATOR – PEORIA ZOO
POSITION: FULL TIME
SALARY RANGE: $32,000 - $38,000 ANNUALLY BASED ON QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE.
OUR MISSION: We contribute to a healthy and vibrant Peoria community by responsibly using our District resources to offer high quality parks and recreation experiences to those who live, work and play in our District.
OVERVIEW: Under minimal supervision of the Director of the Zoo, the Zoo Educator is responsible for a number of specific tasks as outlined below under responsibilities.
SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL HAVE:
• Four year college degree in Zoology, Education or a closely related field preferred. Although a degree is preferred, experience in a like position with similar duties and responsibilities may be substituted for all or part of the educational preference.
• Minimum of two years of experience in planning, developing and implementing educational programs is preferred.
BENEFITS AND PERKS: Paid sick days, vacation days and holidays. Longevity bonus programs and wellness programs. Pension and retirement programs and Social Security participating. Exceptional health plan. Paid Life Insurance. Disability Insurance. Full-time employees and dependents enjoy discounted recreation classes and free admission to select Park District facilities.
$32,000-$38,000 Based on Qualifications & Experience
HOW TO APPLY:
Peoria Zoo, a Peoria Park District Facility2320 N. Prospect Rd.Peoria, IL 61603Phone: 3096863365Fax: Peoria Zoo
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