Position Title: Naturalist
Location: Clem Miller Environmental Education Center Point Reyes National Seashore, Marin County, California Approximately 90 minutes north of San Francisco
Salary: Starts at $90 per day; 9 week position; room & board provided. Application Deadline: Priority deadline February 1, 2013. Open until filled. Employment Dates: June 16 through August 17, 2013.
Brief Description of Duties: Plan and conduct daytime and evening natural history, marine science, wilderness backpacking, and environmental education programs for children, ages 7 to 16, in a rustic residential summer camp setting.
Summary of Minimum Qualifications:
1) Strong leader, dynamic and effective teacher, impeccable role model. 2) Bachelor’s degree in natural science, environmental studies or related field. 3) Experience teaching in a residential environmental education program. 4) Experience leading youth wilderness backpacking trips. 5) Ability to carry 50 pound backpack up to 8 miles per day on backcountry trails. 6) Enthusiasm about living and working in Point Reyes National Seashore. 7) Clean driving record and willingness to obtain a class B driver’s license. 8) Before camp begins: Must possess current first aid and CPR (adult & child) certifications. 9) Empathy, confidence, flexibility, creativity, sense of humor.
Background Information: The Clem Miller Environmental Education Center, home of Point Reyes Summer Camp, is nestled in a coastal valley two miles from the beach. Our summer camp program is designed to encourage children of all stations and backgrounds to explore, discover, and connect with the marine and coastal environment within the 70,000 acre National Seashore.
To apply, mail or fax the following (no emails, please):
1. Completed application form, 2. Cover letter and 3. Resume, to
Summer Camp Director Job Application Point Reyes National Seashore Association 1 Bear Valley Road, Bldg 70 Point Reyes Station, CA 94956 FAX: 415-663-8174
PRNSA is committed to minimizing its impact on the environment. Please do not send binders, folders, or report covers with your application.
PRNSA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, age, national origin, sexual preference, political affiliation or any other nonmerit factor.
For more information and to download an application, please visit www.ptreyes.org.