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The National Aviary’s Educator is part of a dynamic and energetic Education Department performing all job assignments with a positive attitude that reflects the National Aviary’s mission to inspire a respect for nature through an appreciation of birds. The Educator provides interpretive support and communications for the National Aviary’s exhibits, animals, and special events; provides high quality visitor engagement throughout the National Aviary’s exhibits and public spaces; and facilitates National Aviary education programs, tours, and activities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly moves about the office and exhibits. The employee is regularly required to stand for extended periods of time in immersive habitats year round and to assist guests getting on and off of Birdly® as needed. The employee must be able to operate mechanical and technical equipment as trained.
Work environments will include climate-controlled office spaces, public areas where the noise level may be loud, and outdoors where work may need to be performed in inclement weather conditions, including extremes of temperature and precipitation.
POSITION TYPE/ EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK.
This is a part-time position. The employee must be able to work weekdays, weekends and holidays as scheduled. Occasional evenings and offsite work may be required.
Interested candidates should send their resume, cover letter and application to Jennifer.Torpie@aviary.org
Applications may be found on our job board https://www.aviary.org/about-us/jobs/
National Aviary700 Arch StPittsburgh, PA 15212-5201Phone: 4122589437Fax: National Aviary
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