PT Environmental Educator

City of Lewisville Published: July 12, 2018
Location
Lewisville, Texas
Job Type
Part-time
Categories
Education / Natural Resources/ Restoration /

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Description

~ The Mission of the City of Lewisville is to enhance the quality of life for our community and provide effective municipal service. ~

Lewisville, Texas, is a dynamic suburban community in the thriving North Texas region. Home to approximately 100,000 residents.  Lewisville is a significant regional employer used by major corporations for both administrative headquarters and warehousing. With its location just minutes from DFW International Airport, and straddling two major highways, Lewisville is perfectly positioned for easy access to the rest of North Texas and the world.

Quality schools, safe neighborhoods, family-friendly recreation options, and the most retail square footage per capita in the region – there are many reasons to choose Lewisville as your place to live, work and play.

"Our Values: Customer Satisfaction, Integrity, Teamwork, Innovation"

The Office of Sustainability is committed to educating and engaging the community in sustainable practices and environmental stewardship. Use this page to navigate our areas of focus and find out how the City is doing its part to conserve resources and how you can help make Lewisville a more sustainable community.

Position Overview

The PT Environmental Educator is responsible for the development of education programs as well as the practical delivery of them to a target audience.  Works to educate the public of environmental issues, promoting conservation and sustainability, and enhancing the public's enjoyment of the environment through teaching and interpreting the natural world.

Responsibilities

  • Interprets the natural environment for LLELA visitors, including K-8th grade students, scouting groups, and families.
  • Ensures that programs and activities at LLELA are conducted in a safe, professional manner.
  • Works with the Outdoor Programming and Education Specialist to ensure that necessary
    supplies are stocked and in good condition.
  • Interacts with participants, parents, staff, and supervisory personnel to provide  high quality programs.
  • Responsible for reporting any incidents to supervisory staff.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED.

Experience:

  • 1 year of experience in outdoor education and nature programming, or a combination of experience and related college education.

Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of outdoor programming and recreation.
  • Knowledge of local natural science and ecology, including major ecosystem types and common flora and fauna.
  • Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  • Ability to follow instructions, safety practices and standard operating procedures in performing assigned tasks.
  • Ability to be punctual and attend work regularly.
  • Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.
  • Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to be flexible in adjusting lesson plans for uncontrollable factors (late buses, unexpected incidents, etc.).
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions, including heat, cold, mud, and rain.
  • Skill in delivering programs for children in a natural outdoor environment.

Special Requirements:

  • Must submit to and pass a pre-employment drug test.
  • Must possess a valid State of Texas Drivers License Class "C" and good driving record as defined by City policy.

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