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Basic Purpose and Responsibility:
Under the supervision of the Director of Education, the Part-Time Family and Public Programs Specialist is responsible for coordinating/instructing specified, fee-based educational programs including but not limited to seasonal Zoo Camps, early childhood education programs, overnight programs, family workshops/clubs, and other programs provided for families or the public at the Buffalo Zoo or within the community. Oversight of these programs is shared with a Full-Time Family and Public Programs Specialist.
Education (Minimum Needed):
Bachelor’s degree in a zoo-related science and/or education or Associate’s degree and equivalent experience.
Experience (Minimum Needed):
Minimum six months teaching/public speaking or equivalent to wide range of audiences.
Animal handling experience preferred.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. Use computer hardware and software for extended periods of time (repetitive motion). Sitting for long periods of time. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
The Buffalo Zoo is an At Will employer and all Buffalo Zoo employees are subject to employment eligibility and background security checks as well as testing for illegal substance use as allowed by law.
$15.00 non-exempt part-time hourly
Please download employment application from the website: https://buffalozoo.org/about/#careers
Send your completed application and resume by May 3, 2021 to:
Buffalo Zoo, 300 Parkside Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14214, Attn: Family and Public Programs Specialist PT
You can also email your completed and signed application/resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Family and Public Programs Specialist PT”. No phone calls please.
Buffalo Zoo300 Parkside AvenueBuffalo, NY 14214Phone: 7168373900Fax: 7168333743
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