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7/18/2019
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Job Description

NATURALIST INTERNS

Employer:

Stanislaus County Office Of Education

Date Posted:

6/28/2019

Contact:

Julie Tabangcura

209 238-1606

Number Openings: (At time of posting)

1

Length of Work Year:

Starts: August 2019 Ends: June 2020

Employment Type:

Part Time

Application Deadline:

7/19/2019 5:00 PM Pacific

Salary:

$88 per day/room & board included

Date Posted: 6/28/2019 Application Deadline: 7/19/2019 5:00 PM Pacific Employment Type: Part Time Length of Work Year: Starts: August 2019 Ends: June 2020 Salary: $88 per day/room & board included Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1 Contact: Julie Tabangcura Email: jtabangcura@stancoe.org Phone: 209 238-1606

LOCATION:

Foothill Horizons, Sonora CA.

DEPARTMENT:

ISS/Outdoor Education

LOCATION: Foothill Horizons, Sonora CA.

DEPARTMENT: ISS/Outdoor Education

Job Description / Essential Elements: Print

STANISLAUS COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION CLASS TITLE: NATURALIST BASIC FUNCTION: Under the direction of the Director of Outdoor Education, provide learning experiences to classroom-size groups of students in various outdoor education areas on trail hikes and on field trips; develop activities and materials; supervise students in various recreational activities. CLASS DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: Provide learning experiences to small and classroom-size groups of students in various outdoor education areas on trail hikes and on field trips; drive a vehicle to various locations to conduct work. Develop activities and materials; participate in the development of informational materials; participate in the improvement of the Outdoor Education Program by improving content, scheduling, activities, materials and equipment, communication and facilities. Organize and supervise indoor and outdoor meals with students. Administer basic first aid as assigned and according to established procedures; dispense medications according to doctor instructions; participate in various health-related activities in the health office as assigned. Organize and participate in special weekend workshops as required. Assist in the supervision and training of high school students serving as counselors; prepare and provide student evaluations to appropriate personnel. Assist visiting classroom teachers with creating a safe and healthy environment during student visits. Attend staff meetings as directed. Train and provide work direction to assigned staff or students as directed. Perform related duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE OF: Ecology, natural sciences and other related fields and recreational activities. Policies and objectives of the Outdoor Education program. Oral and written communication skills. Public speaking techniques. Interpersonal skills including tact, patience and courtesy. Basic first aid. Record-keeping techniques. ABILITY TO: Provide learning experiences to classroom-size groups of students in various outdoor education areas on trail hikes and on field trips. Develop activities and materials. Supervise students in various recreational activities. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Maintain records and logs related to assigned activities. Learn how to prepare and present outdoor education topics. Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others. Work independently with little direction. Plan and organize work. Administer basic first aid to students. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Any combination equivalent to: bachelor's degree and one year experience working with young people in a residential outdoor setting. LICENSE & OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Valid First Aid and CPR certificate. Valid California driver's license. ENVIRONMENT: Outdoor and indoor environment. Seasonal heat and cold, and adverse weather conditions. Driving a vehicle to conduct work. Constant interruptions. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Seeing to monitor students. Hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations. Climbing hills while hiking. Walking and standing for extended periods of time. Lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling moderately heavy objects. Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching. HAZARDS: APPROVAL DATES: 07/01/00 CSEA PCH: Range 5

Requirements for Applying

NATURALIST-INTERN with Stanislaus County Office of Education GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Stanislaus County Office of Education (S.C.O.E.) operates the Foothill Horizons Outdoor Education program for the 5th and 6th grade students of the county. The Outdoor Education Center is located five miles east of Sonora, California, at an elevation of 2,500 feet. Foothill Horizon Naturalists engage students in hands-on science lesson on our oak woodland campus. Interns will provide a rich and rewarding experience for 5th and 6th graders during their week of outdoor education. Naturalist Interns will plan and implement lessons on the train. Interns receive extensive at the beginning of the year in September. This training and guidance continues throughout the year to improve natural history knowledge, teaching skills and professional skills. Naturalist Interns also participate in evening activities, such as dance, campfire or night hikes. REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: Completed EdJoin Classified application. Passing health/drug screening assessment is required. Department of Justice Fingerprint clearance & Tuberculosis clearance is required prior to employment.

QUALIFICATIONS: Preferred experience with children and completion of college level course work in natural sciences, education, interpretation or outdoor recreation. (NOTE: These qualifications are for INTERN and not necessarily the same requirements as for the regular position of Naturalist.) SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist in planning, implementing and evaluating environmental education lessons. Assist in planning, implementing and evaluating recreational activities. Assist in supervising daily activities. This includes part of the following: flag ceremony, weather readings and mealtime coverage. ADVANTAGES TO INTERN: Receive a thorough experience in the operation of an outdoor education center. Receive a thorough training in the duties, responsibilities and education needed for a Natualist. Receive experience working daily with 5th and 6th grade children in an educational setting. Live and work on a beautiful campus.

Requirements for Applying

NATURALIST-INTERN with Stanislaus County Office of Education GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Stanislaus County Office of Education (S.C.O.E.) operates the Foothill Horizons Outdoor Education program for the 5th and 6th grade students of the county. The Outdoor Education Center is located five miles east of Sonora, California, at an elevation of 2,500 feet. Foothill Horizon Naturalists engage students in hands-on science lesson on our oak woodland campus. Interns will provide a rich and rewarding experience for 5th and 6th graders during their week of outdoor education. Naturalist Interns will plan and implement lessons on the train. Interns receive extensive at the beginning of the year in September. This training and guidance continues throughout the year to improve natural history knowledge, teaching skills and professional skills. Naturalist Interns also participate in evening activities, such as dance, campfire or night hikes. REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: Completed EdJoin Classified application. Passing health/drug screening assessment is required. Department of Justice Fingerprint clearance & Tuberculosis clearance is required prior to employment.

QUALIFICATIONS: Preferred experience with children and completion of college level course work in natural sciences, education, interpretation or outdoor recreation. (NOTE: These qualifications are for INTERN and not necessarily the same requirements as for the regular position of Naturalist.) SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist in planning, implementing and evaluating environmental education lessons. Assist in planning, implementing and evaluating recreational activities. Assist in supervising daily activities. This includes part of the following: flag ceremony, weather readings and mealtime coverage. ADVANTAGES TO INTERN: Receive a thorough experience in the operation of an outdoor education center. Receive a thorough training in the duties, responsibilities and education needed for a Natualist. Receive experience working daily with 5th and 6th grade children in an educational setting. Live and work on a beautiful campus.

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