Mesker Park Zoo - PT Education Assistant

C I T Y   O F   E V A N S V I L L E
Personnel Department

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

November 20, 2017

JOB NO.: PT-17-96

CLOSING DATE: January 31, 2018
POSITION: Education Assistant RATE: $11.50 - $12.00 per hour
DEPARTMENT: Mesker Park Zoo PART TIME
Duties

Delivers education programs including; off-grounds programs for schools, scouts, corporations, community groups, on-grounds programs including ISTEP programs. Outlines formal programs and develops curricula resources for teachers. Trains volunteers to deliver formal and informal programs. Maintains a current catalog of bio-facts and inventory of materials. Assists in the creation and development of graphics including research, copy-writing, etc. Organizes image archive. Supervises camp staff. Helps screen volunteers and assists in training. Other duties as assigned by Education Curator.

Qualifications:

Excellent coordinating and communication skills. Four year degree in education, biology, or environmental science is preferred. Previous supervisory or commensurate experience and handling of animals is helpful. Must have valid Driver’s license. Must be able to work with MS Office software and be willing to work up to 29 hours per week. Have flexible work schedule and be able to work weekends and some evenings. Must be able to work outside in heat and be able to lift up to 40 pounds.  

Pursuant to Federal Regulations 51.55(e) and (k)(6), the City of Evansville does not
discriminate on the basis of handicapped status in admission to or access to, or treatment of employment in its programs and activities.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER