Naturalist (Part-Time)


Naturalist (Part-Time)

Nature Vision, Woodinville, WA

Nature Vision is a non-profit environmental education organization that fosters appreciation and stewardship of our environment by educating and connecting community to the world around us.   Nature Vision serves over 65,000 preK-12th grade students annually.  In 2016, the Nature Vision Team received the SEATAC/MENZIE Environmental Education Award from the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. In 2015 we received the Kids Outside Alliance Award for our work connecting youth with nature.

Position description:

Duties include but are not limited to: 

  • Presenting environmental education and outreach programs to schools and other groups in classrooms and outdoor settings from the Nature Vision menu of programs.  Training is provided. 
  • Prep and clean-up of materials for presentations.
  • Driving to presentation sites driving across King and parts of Snohomish County to reach schools and other sites registered for programs.  Our main office is located in Woodinville, WA.
  •  Special projects as assigned.                                                              

Minimum Qualifications: 

Bachelor’s degree and experience in Education, Interpretation, Biological Sciences, Environmental Science or a related field.  Combination of education and experience which demonstrates the ability to work in the field and in classrooms with diverse groups of students.  Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident and able to read, speak, and write the English language clearly. Must pass WA State Patrol criminal records check.

Special Requirements: Must possess a valid Washington State Drivers’ License and own insured vehicle to drive to field sites. Mileage is reimbursed at federal rate.  Must maintain current Adult, Child and Infant CPR/AED and First Aid certificates. May need to occasionally lift objects up to 50 lbs.

Start Date:  Late September 2017

Hours: Part-time, 8-30 hours/week, varies according to candidate availability and program registration

Salary: $15-$16/hour to start         

To Apply:  Please email cover letter and resume to Chuck Janovick, Education Coordinator

Deadline: September 5, 2017 at 5pm