Interpretive Naturalist

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Address:

Great Falls, VA
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Part-time

Job Description:

Riverbend Park is FCPA’s only staffed riverfront park. Benefits of working here include a community of supportive staff and opportunities to participate in outdoor activities including fishing, kayaking, canoeing and hiking.  Play your part by working in and preserving this beautiful park!

Naturalist Interpreter Description: Plan, design and present interpretive programs in natural and cultural history and science for age groups ranging from preschool to adults. Groups can include: school groups, scout groups, general public, thematic class series, birthday parties, camps, wagon rides, events and special request programs. Front desk, administrative, and other variable jobs included.

Hours: Variable. Averages 10-15 hours a week with the opportunity for more hours in the summer. Weekday mornings and weekend work required. This position cannot exceed 900 hours in a calendar year.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to an Associates degree in natural, life, or physical sciences, natural history, education or closely related field and 1 year of experience presenting interpretive programs or teaching children. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. CPR/first aid certified or able to obtain certification within 3 months of employment.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in natural, life, or physical sciences, natural history, education or closely related field or additional 2 years of experience beyond minimum. Certified interpretive guide certification.

Job open until filled

How to Apply:

Please send resume and cover letter to Jordan Libera, Jordan.Libera@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Questions?  Contact Jordan Libera at 703-759-9018

Contact Name:

Jordan Libera

Contact Phone:

703-759-9018

Contact Email:

Jordan.Libera@fairfaxcounty.gov