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Natural Resource Instructor - Camp Leopold

Deadline:
Employer:
South Carolina Waterfowl Association - Camp Leopold
Job Field:
Fisheries
Forestry
Natural Resources Recreation and Tourism
Water and Soil Resources
Wildlife
GIS/Technology
Policy/Administrative
Other
Job Type:
Full Time
Location:
South Carolina
Location Detail:
Pinewood
Job Description:

   The South Carolina Waterfowl Association is looking for a Natural Resource Instructor for Camp Leopold, a program designed to immerse students in the outdoors and develop an understanding and appreciation for the natural world. Instructors will teach school groups from all over the state of South Carolina on a 1, 2, or 2.5 day program. The instructor will help prepare the facility for upcoming groups, teach classes ranging from wetland ecosystems to team building, and ensure that teachers and students alike are given an enjoyable, engaging, and enlightening trip. 
    
   Housing will be provided at our 587-acre Wildlife Education Center (WEC) in our VIP Cabin, which is less than a mile from Lake Marion and within an hour's drive of both Charleston and Columbia. Meals will be provided when school groups are attending (meals are not provided on weekends or when the facility has not been booked) and there are laundry facilities on site. Candidates may be considered for other employment options within the organization after successfully demonstrating the ability to perform expected duties. 
    
   The position will begin February 1st and run through May 2019, with the option to extend through August 2019. For more information on our Camp Leopold program, please visit our website at: https://proxy.qualtrics.com/proxy/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.wildlifeedcente…;

Qualifications:

   -Candidates must have or be working towards a Bachelor's degree in environmental education, natural resources, wildlife sciences, or a related field. 
   -Candidates must possess a valid Driver's License. 
   -Experience working with youth in a learning environment. 
   -Ability to work nontraditional hours, sometimes in adverse weather conditions. 
   -Candidates will represent Camp Leopold and the South Carolina Waterfowl Association in an appropriate manner. 
   -Enthusiasm, initiative, and passion for teaching youth about the outdoors is a must. 

Salary:
$1000/month
Benefits:

   -Fishing, Canoeing, Hiking on site 
   -Close proximity to Lake Marion for excellent recreational opportunities 
   -Close proximity to Charleston, Columbia, Beaufort, and Savannah 
   -No monthly bills 
   -Well behaved (and crate trained) dogs allowed 
   -Countless professional networking opportunities 

How to Apply:

   To apply, please email a copy of your resume, three references, and a cover letter to Camp Leopold Assistant Director, Tancey Cullum at campleopold@scwa.org by January 7th 2019.