|Notes||JOB SUMMARY: Supervise, train and evaluate all interpretive staff. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervise and coordinate daily exhibit coverage. Create weekly and daily work schedules for staffing Rainforest, Aquarium, Discovery Museum, and traveling exhibit stations, as well as education tours and programs. Train Interpretive Naturalists for exhibit interpretation, tours, presentations, and programs. Evaluate the Interpretive Naturalists' job performance through tour evaluations and daily observations. Write annual performance appraisals and determine development objectives for Interpretive Naturalist. Interview and hire Interpretive Naturalists. Develop and maintain training manual for Interpretive Naturalists. Develop and maintain communication with Interpretive Naturalists, including monthly newsletter. Coordinate animal and prop needs for programs and special events. Serve as liaison to the Life Sciences Department. Plan and conduct monthly department meeting. Assist with special event planning and implementation. Attend scheduled staff meeting. Conduct programs, tours, and staff exhibit areas as necessary. Travel to schools, area businesses, and conferences, as assigned and necessary. Perform miscellaneous duties as required. QUALIFICATIONS: College degree in related field preferred; strong supervisory and leadership skills, strong interpersonal and organizational skills; proficiency with computer work processing, spreadsheets, and databases; ability to retain large quantities of information; ability to handle multiple projects with competing deadlines; flexibility with scheduling; professional appearance; sufficient mobility and stamina to spend long periods of time on tour, doing programs or staffing exhibit areas; ability to tolerate weather extremes; and lift 50 pounds. Interested applicants can fax resume and/or application to 409.683.4930 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We appreciate all applicants for their interest, however, due to the large volume of applications and resumes received only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.|
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