CONSERVATION SUMMER NATURALIST INTERNS - DOROTHY PECAUT NATURE CENTER (3-4 POSITIONS)

Posted: 01/24/2021

WOODBURY COUNTY
invites applications for the position of:

Conservation Summer Naturalist Interns- Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center (3-4 positions)
SALARY: $11.25 - $11.25 Hourly
DEPARTMENT: Conservation
OPENING DATE: 01/04/21
CLOSING DATE: 02/08/21 04:30 PM
DESCRIPTION:
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:
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
The following duties are typical for this position.  These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive.  
Other duties may be required and assigned.

Assist the staff naturalists with planning and conducting nature interpretation and EE program activities for a wide range of audiences
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 informational activities as assigned
Assist with center host duties as assigned
Maintain working relationships with other employees and the public
Provides assistance with a variety of duties within scope of responsibility assigned by County Conservation Naturalist
Attendance is required

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum Education and Experience Required to Perform Essential Functions: 

High School diploma or GED equivalent
Must possess a current, valid driver's license and insurance
Ability to get to and from the work-site
Ability to use hand and small power tools
Ability 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.
Candidate must pass background check in refer to their driving record, criminal history, and child abuse registry

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
Deadline:  Must be received by 4:30 p.m., Monday, February 8, 2021.

To Apply:   https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/woodburycountyiowa 

Please INCLUDE job application, resume, and cover letter in application.

Mail to: Woodbury County Human Resources, 620 Douglas St., Room 701, Sioux City, IA 51101. 

Woodbury 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.
 
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.woodburycountyiowa.gov

620 Douglas Street Rm 701
Sioux City, IA 51101
712-279-6480

Position #2020-00130
CONSERVATION SUMMER NATURALIST INTERNS- DOROTHY PECAUT NATURE CENTER (3-4 POSITIONS)
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