#CALIFORNIA The Wildlands Conservancy Vacancy: Part-time Temporary Naturalist | Oak Glen Preserve

Part-time Temporary Naturalist | Oak Glen Preserve

The Position
Conduct outdoor education programs teaching children in multiple grade levels environmental, science-based and cultural programs. Topics include forest ecology and ecosystems, watersheds, geology, animal adaptations, wildlife habitats, early inhabitants of the area and activities relating to the enjoyment of nature’s beauty. Responsible for providing a safe and interactive learning experience to school and youth groups, and activities and interpretive programs for families and public visitors. Additional responsibilities include rotating weekend days and holidays on the preserve trails for public contact and programs, on-site and off-site events and occasional evening work for training and conducting public programs.

Position is currently open and will continue through June 22, 2015, approximately 20 to 28 hours per week, with reduced or no scheduled hours during school and program breaks.

Download the Oak Glen Preserve Part-time Temporary Naturalist Job Announcement for additional information.

The Location
Oak Glen Preserve is situated at 5,024 feet, the preserve is adjacent to the steep escarpments of Yucaipa Ridge in the San Bernardino National Forest. The 2,189-acre preserve includes prominent peaks purchased by the Conservancy to prevent exploitation of private lands within the National Forest, and to promote the expansion of the San Gorgonio Wilderness. These peaks include Wilshire Peak (8,707 feet) and Galena Peak (9,324 feet), an important lambing ground for bighorn sheep. Habitats encountered on the main trail include ponds, streams, wetlands, oak and pine forests, chaparral and willow woodland. For more information about the preserve visit the Oak Glen Preserve webpage.

How to Apply
E-mail cover letter and resume to marianne.s@twc-ca.org or fax to (866) 808-6584.

Deadline: 30/09/2014