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Interpretation & Education Specialist

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Sectors Nature Conservation (Terrestrial Ecology)
Support, PR, Grants and IT
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Full Time
Level First Level
Deadline 31/03/2011
Company Name Great Basin Institute
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Directory Entry : Conservation jobs with The Great Basin Institute. The Great Basin Institute is an interdisciplinary field studies organization that promotes environmental research, education, and conservation throughout the West
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IMPORTANT:  This Advertiser has requested that applicants MUST be National Residents / Valid Work Permit-holders.  Other applicants need not apply.


In cooperation with the U.S. Forest Service Spring Mountains National Recreation Area (SMNRA), the Great Basin Institute is recruiting an Interpretation & Education Specialist. This position provides an opportunity to practice the art of interpretation at a high level of excellence in a spectacular environment and reveal the wonders of this mountain environment to an urban population. This position is responsible for developing and delivering live programs as part of a small team with two other staff members that provide program marketing, support and media development. An extended team of land management staff, exhibit designers, and non-profit leaders create a dynamic environment that supports the interpretive program.

Primary duties of the Specialist will be to research, develop and present a variety of interpretive programs (e.g., campfire talks, night hikes, snowshoe hikes, picnic and campground roving) to large and small audiences both on and off-site that are based on SMNRA interpretive themes. The Specialist will also serve as a primary representative for the SMNRA education program at special events and a wide variety of outreach activities. Additional responsibilities include managing program registration, recording and reporting visitor contact statistics, and providing input for program schedules.

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