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Seasonal Naturalist

Deadline:
Employer:
Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center - GA Dept. of Natural Resources
Job Field:
Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management
Wildlife
Job Type:
Seasonal, Temporary, Internship
Location:
Georgia
Location Detail:
Mansfield
Job Description:

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is seeking college students and recent graduates interested in environmental education to fill two seasonal naturalist positions at the Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center in

Mansfield, Georgia.

Primary responsibilities include assisting with the development

and implementation of activities for public, student, and specialty

programs, assisting with event planning, and creating social

media content. Other expectations and duties include assisting

with the creative development and implementation of new programs for the 2022 season, animal care/husbandry, and participation in other

activities as they arise. 

The seasonal naturalist positions will begin January 17, 2022, and end May 24, 2022. Selected candidates receive an hourly wage of $10.83 at 40 hours/week and free on-site housing. Applications must be received by

Tuesday, November 30, 2021.

Qualifications:

Applicants must be self-motivated, conservation minded, interested in working with children, love the outdoors, and enthusiastic about sharing their knowledge

with others. Preference will be given to those candidates who are currently working toward or have earned a wildlife or education-related degree.

Applicants must be self-motivated, conservation minded, interested in working with children, love the outdoors, and enthusiastic about sharing their knowledge

with others. Preference will be given to those candidates who are currently working toward or have earned a wildlife or education-related degree.

Salary:
10.83 per hour
Benefits:

Seasonal employees do not qualify for personal leave, vacation, or holiday pay.

How to Apply:

I. Complete the entire DNR application for employment (position numbers: 00100380; 00100332)

II. Attach a 1-page statement describing your interest in the position of Seasonal Naturalist at Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center. The statement should address the following where applicable:

• Your interest and/or experience in working as an environmental educator

• Your interest and/or experience working with children and audiences of all ages

• What got you interested in the outdoors and environmental education

• How this position will benefit your future

III. Attach a copy of your driver’s license and any relevant, current certifications you hold (CPR, First

Aid, Project WILD, etc.)

For additional information, contact the Residential Programs Coordinator at:

770-784-3163 or Melissa.paduani@dnr.ga.gov