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Interpretive Naturalist
Department Education
Notes SCOPE: Create a positive guest experience through exhibit interpretation and animal interactions. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Staff interpretive stations in the Rainforst, Discovery Museum, and/or the Aquarium. Initiate guest interactions and answer guest questions. Create a friendly and inviting atmosphere for our guests. Monitor and direct touch tank interactions. Conduct education programs, including presentations, guided tours, birthday parties, sleepovers, and scout workshops, as scheduled. Assist with a variety of education demonstrations, as scheduled. Research additional animal/plant information to supplement presentations and guest interactions. Travel to schools, area businesses, and conferences, as assigned and necessary. Attend monthly department meetings. Wear assigned uniform. Perform miscellaneous duties as required. QUALIFICATIONS: High school or college experience in a related topic preferred; interest in marine biology, nature, and science; excellent interpersonal skills; enthusiasm; good speaking voice; strong verbal communication and public speaking skills; good rapport with children; possess excellent customer service skills; ability to work with animals; flexibility with scheduling; sufficient mobility and stamina to spend long periods to time on tour, conducting programs, or staffing exhibit areas; ability to tolerate all kinds of weather; able to retain large amounts of information. Interested applicants can fax application and/or resume to 409.683.4930 or email to lsalinas@moodygardens.org We appreciate all applicants for their interest, however, due to the volume of applications and resumes received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
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