This position promotes the District’s public education by assisting with the coordination and execution of presenting wildlife and natural resource programs at District facilities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
· Assist staff with education programs and/or summer youth camps
· Assist in educating public visitors about local wildlife and various environmental issues
· Assist staff with special events
· Assist staff with presentation of nature programs
· Assist with data entry, work processing, navigating the internet and registration processing
· Perform other duties as required
Education and Experience Required
Additional Information: Must be 18 years of age or older at time of hire.
Hours: Mid June - Mid August; 20-32 hours/week (hours/days vary and will include some weekends and evenings including holidays, and possible overnight camp sessions).
Related Experience: Experience in natural science, teaching, event coordination or planning.
Special training or other licenses, certification etc.: CPR/1st Aid; must have a valid Driver’s License.
Skills In: Interacting with the public in a courteous and professional manner; communicating effectively, verbally and in writing; and interpreting rules and regulations.
Onboarding/Training Requirements: Criminal Background Check
Driver’s License Check
Mandated Reporter – Abused and Neglected Child Reporting
National Sex Offender Registry Check
CPR/1st Aid Training
Application: Candidates must complete the application process in its entirety, including the Pre-Screen Questions, to be considered for this position. Resumes may be included, but are not accepted in lieu of the application.
Equal Employment Policy: As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County complies with Federal, State, and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment. The Forest Preserve District makes all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sex (wages), genetics, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, retaliation, or other unlawful considerations.
Forest Preserve District of DuPage County RP089 is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled