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Beach Naturalist

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Environmental Science Center | Burien, WA
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Environmental Science Center


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Published 17 hours ago

March 2, 2020
January 20, 2020
$17 - $19Part Time, Seasonal

The Environmental Science Center (ESC) is a non-profit organization, offering quality, experiential environmental education programs at local beaches, streams, forested areas, and in classrooms throughout South King County. We are currently hiring Beach Naturalists for our spring 2020 Beach Heroes Programs, to take place at Seahurst Park in Burien.


The Beach Heroes program introduces students to the local Puget Sound beach habitat and the organisms that live there. During the 1-hour classroom visit, students will understand proper beach etiquette and stewardship while learning about marine invertebrates and their relationship to the beach habitat. The 2-hour field study features both naturalist-led beach exploration and structured activities, during which students will learn all about the habitat restoration of Seahurst Beach!


Responsibilities:



  • Conduct 2-hour field study programs for students K-3rd grade about common intertidal marine organisms, ecological importance of the nearshore habitat, and marine stewardship. ESC curriculum provided.
  • Model appropriate stewardship behavior.
  • Guide groups of 10-13 students during field study programs.


Qualifications:



  • Experience teaching children and adults in outdoor or informal settings.
  • Knowledge of the Puget Sound nearshore habitat including marine invertebrate and seaweed identification, tide zonation, and ecological relationships.
  • Willingness to work outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Exceptional interpretive skills.
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Must be able to pass a Washington State background check.

The Environmental Science Center (ESC) is a non-profit organization, offering quality, experiential environmental education programs at local beaches, streams, forested areas, and in classrooms throughout South King County. We are…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Part Time Schedule

Level of Language Proficiency

Skills in multiple languages is desired but not required.

Skills in multiple languages is desired but not required.

How to Apply

How to Apply: Please fill out naturalist application from our website envsciencecenter.org/about/jobs/ and send updated resume with subject line “Job Opening Beach Naturalist” via e-mail to ESC’s Program Manager by emailing joanna@environmentalsciencecenter.org by Monday, January 20th. For more information, email or call (206) 248-4266.

How to Apply: Please fill out naturalist application from our website envsciencecenter.org/about/jobs/ and send updated resume with subject line “Job Opening Beach Naturalist” via…

Location

1600 Southwest Seahurst Park Road, Burien, WA 98166

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