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Recreation Assistant - Nature Center

Employer: City of San Angelo

Posted: January 22, 2013

Qualifications/Duties

Supervises and performs live animal care and husbandry. Performs daily maintenance operations. Plans and implements exhibit design and construction. Assists with the conduction of interpreted natural history tours of the Nature Center and Trail systems. Teaches natural history, life sciences and ecology programs. Assists in program development. Supervises volunteers as required. AND OTHER RELATED DUTIES AS REQUIRED. Two years college with a strong background in Biology required. Good communication skills (written and oral) required. Must be pleasant, helpful and informative in dealing with the general public. Must posses a strong ability to work with children of all ages. Ability to speak to large groups, setup workshops, and assist in supervising volunteers. Must be willing to work with living specimens of all types, including snakes, spiders, scorpions, and other similar creatures. Must be in good working condition to conduct nature trail tours of minimum one mile duration. Ability to work in all weather conditions. Ability to lift 30 lbs. Valid operators license with good driving record required. Must have dependable transportation – occasionally use personal vehicle to drive to off-site Nature Center events.

Days/Times

Monday - Friday. Variable hours. 

Salary

$7.25/hr

Contact

For more information, go towww.sanangelotexas.us Applications can be faxed to (325) 657-4530 or delivered to 72 W. College, Room 305 or mailed to P.O. Box 1751, San Angelo, TX 76902.

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