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Seasonal Naturalist

Posted on: January 05, 2016 - 9:58 AM
Department: Other

Indian Springs State Park

678 Lake Clark Rd, Flovilla, GA 30216


Employment Date:

March 1, 2016

Job Summary:

Each spring/summer Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites hires seasonal and part-time interpreters to conduct interpretive programs and recreational activities for park visitors. A seasonal interpreter's responsibilities include leading hikes or tours, conducting nature programs and campfire programs, leading games and other recreational activities and conducting a Junior Ranger Day Camp for children. Part-time interpreters conduct interpretive programs and recreational programs as well as planning and coordinating special events and working with visiting school groups. The position at Indian Springs State Park will either be seasonal, requiring up to 40 hours of work per week from March through August 2016, or year round, requiring 29 hours or less per week. The position will primarily consist of weekend and holiday work. Applicants must be able to work independently to plan activities and meet deadlines.

Job Qualifications:

Applicants must have completed college or have at least a Junior standing in an appropriate field of study. Areas of study that would be most appropriate include Outdoor Recreation and Interpretation, Environmental Education, Natural Resources, Biology/Ecology, History, Education, or other related field. Previous experience is desired. Applicants must have strong communication skills and be able to work independently.

Application Deadline:

Until filled

Application Procedure:

Visit www.gadnr.org/careers to download a DNR Application for Employment. Return completed application along with resume and references to Katherine Darsey at Indian Springs State Park. Email: katherine.darsey@dnr.ga.gov Fax: 770-504-2178 Mailing Address: 678 Lake Clark Rd, Flovilla, GA 30216

The above is a general description of duties performed by employees holding this job title and does not represent a complete list of duties that may be assigned to an employee.