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Manuels River Natural Heritage Society Inc. Full-time Science Interpreter Full Time in Conception Bay South, NL

Manuels River Natural Heritage Society Inc.

Branch Conception Bay South NL CA

Position:
Full-time Science Interpreter
Location:
Conception Bay South, NL

*Summary of Position: * Science Interpreters interact with visitors of all ages, leading school programs, public tours and interpretive programs within the…

Summary of Position: Science Interpreters interact with visitors of all ages, leading school programs, public tours and interpretive programs within the Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre and along the Manuels River Trails. Science Interpreters strive to make each visit a memorable one for our patrons, by providing excellent visitor services, knowledge and learning opportunities in a fun, hands-on manner.

Roles and Responsibilities:

- Provide excellent visitor services and interpretation;

- Work as a member of a team to deliver curriculum-based school programs for K-12;
- Work as a member of a team to deliver summer and spring science day camps;
- Prepare and present interpretative programs and tours;
- Promote Manuels River at off-site locations;
- Other duties as required and assigned.

This position is part of the Manuels River Education Department and is overseen by the Education Manager. Science Interpreters work directly with our Lead Interpreter, who is responsible for the training and day-to-day direction of the interpretation staff.

Qualifications:

- Undergraduate degree or college diploma in a field related to Earth/Environmental Science (e.g. Geology, Biology, Ecology) and/or children/youth (e.g. Education, Recreation, Physical Education) and/or interpretation (e.g. Museum/Heritage Studies);
- Experience in developing, planning and delivering public programs;
- Strong leadership, communication and organizational skills;
- Knowledge of child development and behaviour management techniques an asset;
- A love of learning about the natural world and an enthusiasm for sharing knowledge;
- An equivalent combination of education and experience deemed acceptable by Manuels River;
- Current Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) Certificate of Conduct and Vulnerable Sector Check.

Start Date: September 5, 2018

Pay: $16 per hour (35 hours per week)

Hours of Work: Tues to Sat, 9 am to 5 pm OR Sun to Thurs, 9 am to 5 pm, with some evening work.

Mail Applications, hand-deliver or email to Attn: Gillian Davidge, Education Manager

Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre 7 Conception Bay Highway Conception Bay South, NL A1W 3A2

DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS IS TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2018 at 4 PM Applications sent by mail must be postmarked by the deadline date. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $16.00 /hour

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Conception Bay South, NL, CA
Posted on: 2018-07-26
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