Job Opportunity: Naturalist – Nature Vision (Application Deadline: 08/23/15)

Nature Vision BannerNature Vision Program Naturalist Position Announcement

Nature Vision is a non-profit environmental education organization that fosters appreciation and stewardship of our environment through integration of school and community for a sustainable future.  Nature Vision serves over 55,000 preK-12th grade students annually.  In 2015 the Nature Vision team received the Kids Outside Alliance Award for our work connecting youth with nature. In 2010, we received the Michael Mercer Water Conservation Educator Award with partners for the annual Sammamish Watershed Festival.  Nature Vision was also honored with the 2007-2008 Environmental Education Association of Washington’s (EEAW) Award for Organizational Excellence. 

Position description
Duties include but are not limited to: 
·         Presenting environmental education and outreach programs to schools and other groups in classrooms and outdoor settings from the Nature Vision menu of programs.  Training is provided. 
·         Prep and clean-up of materials for presentations.
·         Driving to presentation sites driving across King and parts of Snohomish County to reach schools and other sites registered for programs.  Our main office is located in Woodinville, WA.
·         Special projects as assigned.

Start Date:  late September 2015

Hours: Part-time, 7-20 hours/week, varies according to registration and availability  

Salary: $15-$16/hour to start                                                                        

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and experience in Education, Interpretation, Biological Sciences, Environmental Science or a related field; combination of education and experience which demonstrates the ability to work in the field and in classrooms with diverse groups of students.  Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident and able to read, speak, and write the English language clearly. Must pass WA State Patrol criminal records check.

Special Requirements: Must possess a valid Washington State Drivers’ License and own insured vehicle to drive to field sites. Mileage is reimbursed at federal rate.  Must maintain current Adult, Child and Infant CPR/AED and First Aid certificates. May need to occasionally lift objects up to 50 lbs.

To Apply:  Please email cover letter and resume to Ginny Ballard, Executive Director by August 23, 2015.


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