Field Educators - Ohio River Foundation

March 01, 2022 12:59 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Organization: Ohio River Foundation

About this position:

Job Type: Part-Time/Seasonal

Ohio River Foundation, a regional conservation non-profit organization seeks part-time seasonal Field Educators for its fall/spring River Explorer Education Program in Greater Cincinnati.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with education team to conduct 1⁄2 day hands-on education field trips for 4th – 12th grade students and special groups. Activities and topics include: wildlife observation, biological sampling, water quality testing, ecosystem and watershed concepts, and safety review
  • Manage and maintain educational and scientific equipment
  • Assist staff with program development
  • This position requires the ability to lift and carry equipment (up to 30lbs.) and safely exit and

enter streams, creeks, and rivers.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • College coursework in biology, ecology, or related field
  • Education coursework or experience with children in an education setting preferred
  • Strong communication skills desired; ability to work self-directed and team member
  • General knowledge of conservation issues and environmental laws
  • Ability to make decisions quickly and independently
  • Ability to communicate in a professional, accurate and enthusiastic manner.

SALARY: Competitive hourly wage and mileage reimbursement

Position is part-time seasonal (April/May, September/October), 1 to 3 trips/week (weekdays), typically 8:45 am – 2 pm.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To apply email your resume to:

Ohio River Foundation

orf@ohioriverfdn.org (email)

Ohio River Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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