WOODBURY COUNTY Summer Naturalist Inters (3-4 positions) in Sioux City, Iowa
Dorothy Pecaut Nature CenterWoodbury Conservation Board, Sioux CityDESCRIPTION: Each 12-week position will run approximately May 30 through August 14, 2021, and will offer opportunities to actively participate in environmental education (EE), public information, nature interpretation activities and habitat management. The summer naturalist(s) may assume assigned tasks of increasing responsibility.DUTIES:iAssist with staff naturalists with planning and conducting nature interpretation and environmental education program activities for a wide range of audience; plan and conduct summer day camps; plan and conduct public education programs and special events; assist with nature center exhibit maintenance and animal care; assist with habitat management such as prairie shrub removal and trail work; participate with publicity and public information activities as assigned; assist with host duties as assigned; maintain working relationships with other employees and the public; and perform related tasks as assigned.SHIFT: The summer naturalist(s) will work no more than 40 hours per work week (non-routine including some weekends, evenings and holidays).QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or GED equivalent. The applicant must possess a current, valid driver's license, have reliable transportation and the ability to get to and from the work-site; ability to use hand and small power tools and be physically able to work in extreme environmentally rigorous situations (heat, humidity, steep terrain).Candidate must pass physical and drug screening tests prior to employment for Woodbury County.Applicant for hire must successfully pass background checks, physical exam and drug screening prior to employment.iWoodbury County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will consider reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the Employer.