Part-time Education Specialist – Level 1

Year-Round
 
Part-Time
 Employment

Schedule and Salary

Days: 
See notes below
Hours: 
TBD
Start Date: 
Salary: 
DOE
Classification: 
Non-Exempt
Contact:
cmeyers@oaklandzoo.org
Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
How to Apply

Overview

Serves as a first-line instructor, developing and delivering interactive, safe, engaging,high-quality Pre-K– 12 Education programs. Helps with the identification of content to be covered and the development of Conservation Education curriculum and materials, in accordance with and supporting the Conservation Society of California’s mission and the NGSS. May guide group or individual tours of the institution, and interpret and lead public programs, discussions regarding animal background, care and activities, environmental issues, and other topics of interest to the guests. Serves as a technical resource to visitors This person will uphold the mission and values established by the Conservation Society of California(the "Zoo") and adhere to policies and procedures as set forth by the Zoo and the Education Director. Has a proven ability to teach rigorous conservation education and willingness to obtain training to handle program animals.

Responsibilities

Ancillary Job Duties

         Perform other related duties as required and assigned

Required Capabilities

·        Background in biology, environmental science,conservation, or ecology required

Work Environment – Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job.

           About 60% of time spent outdoors in a range of weather conditions. Exposed to sun, wind, light rain, and outdoor temperatures and noise levels. Otherwise general            office conditions, exposed to moderate noise levels.

           Must be able to work indoors and outdoors and invariable weather conditions..

Physical Abilities - Activities that are commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job. The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Required Education

Required Experience

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