Roving Park Interpreter

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Deadline to Apply:

Friday, September 2, 2022, 4:00pm

Address:

Various in Fairfax County, VA
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Part-time

Job Description:

The ROVING PARK INTERPRETER is responsible for teaching children Environmental Education and historical programs. Rovers work with Fairfax County Public Schools ( FCPS) and the general public. Position is under the general direction of the Manager of Education and Outreach and the specific program directors at work sites. Some program research, planning, and development may be required.

Job Description: Roving Park Interpreters (Rovers) teach a wide variety of education programs. Main duties include Meaningful Watershed Education Experience (MWEE)  for 7th grade FCPS. Other duties include 4th grade MWEE offered at various elementary schools which focuses on invasive plants. Rovers will also lead programs, teach camps, work events and other activities with scout groups and the general public. Uniform shirts and name tags provided.

Location: Work will require travel to various Fairfax County Park Authority sites/schools. Occasionally attend outreach events and staff a booth as a representative of FCPA and interact with the public to inform them of FCPA resources and programs.

Qualifications: Applicants should have some course work in nature/history, education, interpretation, or outdoor recreation. These would be beneficial, but are not required. Applicants should have the ability to work with all age groups. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Be able to walk long distances over various types of terrain and stand for long periods of time.

Salary: Starting at $11- $15 hr. based on experience, no benefits. This position cannot exceed 900 hours per calendar year.

How to Apply:

Applicants should send a current resume and cover letter to:

Sarah Oberther, CPRP, CIG

sarah.oberther@fairfaxcounty.gov