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Seasonal Educator

Reporting directly to the Education Curator, this fast-paced, high energy seasonal position is responsible for the planning and implementation of a comprehensive set of youth and adult programs and field experiences for a range of audiences. These experiences include school programs, day programs, night programs, day camps and week-long summer camps. Position is responsible for ensuring that programs are operated safely and in accordance with NC Aquariums guidelines and procedures. This position will be required to work outdoors and be able to assist in kayaking, surf lessons, stand-up paddleboard lessons and fishing programs. This position will be responsible for presenting age-appropriate curriculum specific to school programs; serving as a resource for teachers and community members; evaluating education programs for effectiveness; and working with interns, and volunteers.  Position works 40 hours per week and must be able to work nights,weekends and holidays.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies: This employee must be self-directed and capable of working independently. A high degree of resourcefulness and problem solving skills are necessary for the employee to maintain public contact and respond to group requests. The employee must have good judgment, be knowledgeable about existing programs and procedures and be flexible. This position requires excellent oral and written communication skills. Knowledge of natural history, environmental and marine education is also required.  Interpersonal skills, time management, leadership, research, planning and organizing are additional skills needed for this position.

Experience Required

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements: Graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in biology, zoology, botany, or other natural science curriculum and/or 3 years teaching experience in a natural science field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred Experienced Prior experience in an educational field is preferred, specifically aquatic education. Prefer person to have experience with water sports and activities, i.e., fishing, kayaking, surfing, snorkeling and SCUBA. A valid North Carolina driver's license is preferred. North Carolina Environmental Education Certification is desired. CPR/First Aid certification is preferred. Minimum Education and Experience Requirements: Graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in biology, zoology, botany, or other natural science curriculum and/or 3 years teaching experience in a natural science field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Salary

$11.32/hr

How to Apply

All applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on February 18, 2017. To Apply: A North Carolina State Application Form PD-107 is required, and may be downloaded from the NC Office of State Personnel website at http://www.osc.nc.gov/careers/. A cover letter and resume may also be submitted, but will NOT be accepted in lieu of the NC State Application PD-107 form. Mail completed applications to: Jennette’s Pier Attn: Christin Brown P.O. Box 1445 Nags Head, NC 27959 christin.brown@ncaquariums.com Contact Information: Christin Brown Education Curator 252-255-1501 ext. 207


Nags Head, NC

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