Seasonal Environmental Educator

Pequest Natural Resource Education Center

Closing Date: When Filled

Location: Pequest Natural Resource Education Center, Oxford, Warren County

Job Duration: March through October; position limited to 900 hours

Job Description: The position duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Leading educational programming for paying groups
  • Teaching science and outdoor education programs, including hatchery tours, guided hikes and freshwater fishing education programs to children through adults
  • Work with volunteers to organize and run freshwater fishing programs
  • Maintaining program equipment and supplies
  • Assisting in grounds and gardens maintenance including trails
  • Greeting visitors and answering questions about the facility and the work of the NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife, assisting with answering phones, and selling licenses.
  • Attending outreach and educational events with the new Mobile Education Trailer
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in the environmental sciences or related field (preferred)
  • Excellent communication and teaching skills
  • Freshwater fishing experience preferred
  • Enjoy working outdoors despite extremely sunny, hot, rainy and/or buggy conditions
  • Available to work a varied schedule including weekdays and weekends

Compensation: $15.50-$18.50/hr. (based on experience)

For more information: https://www.nj.gov/dep/fgw/pequest.htm or contact Jessica Griglak at jessica.griglak@dep.nj.gov.

To Apply: Submit a letter of interest and resume to:

jessica.griglak@dep.nj.gov