Environmental Education Specialist

Expected Dates
September 22, 2014 to September 18, 2015
Site
Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge
Position ID
PO-00592132
Present regular scheduled EE/interpretive programs, both on and off-site; plan, develop, and present EE/interpretive programs and curricula that are varied, multi-sensory, age-appropriate, multi-disciplinary and consistent with State Core Curriculum and Fish and Wildlife Service mission and management objectives; write curriculum-related lesson plans and develop program material needs; ensure that programs and activities meet the special needs and interests of minority, disadvantaged, challenged and culturally diverse populations; mentor other staff on the development and presentation of similar activities; manage and maintain Refuge EE resources and lending library and provide assistance and consultation to teachers and community leaders on appropriate educational materials and programs; attend required and appropriate trainings to prepare for EE and interpretive program presentation.  Must possess working knowledge of wetland ecosystems and basic bird identification skills - Biology background recommended.

Bear River Refuge is a half-day’s drive from Yellowstone/Teton NP’s, canyon country, and the supreme outdoor recreation in the Northern Rockies. For this position, a personal vehicle is required.  Experience has shown that isolated conditions results in a negative experience from interns with no transportation.  
  • Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge
  • Leave No Trace
    CPR/First Aid
  • Educational - On the job training with wildlife biologist/fire/law enforcement
  • Yes
Main Area of Focus
Education and Interpretation
Education, Training & Skills Expected
Biology
some coursework or experience
Bird Identification
some experience
Public Speaking
competent with supervision
Writing/Publishing
competent with supervision
Volunteer Coordination
competent with supervision
Working with Children
some experience