College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Posted Rate of Pay
$8.50 per hour
Exempt / Non-Exempt
Classified: Temporary (20 hours or greater for less than 6 months)
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Any mailed documents should be sent to: Boyce Thompson Arboretum Attn: Patti Baynham 37615 E US Highway 60 Superior, AZ 85173-5100
This is a temporary position at Boyce Thompson Arboretum in Superior, AZ, lasting from approximately Memorial Day through mid-August 2013. This position involves walking throughout the grounds during the day with a sense of watchfulness, reporting and/or acting upon any situation that requires attention in order to keep people where they need to be and to correct unsafe situations. The position involves frequent interaction with Arboretum visitors and will need to work with Arboretum staff in all functional areas. A majority of work hours will be spent outdoors in the summer heat and may be physically strenuous.
Duties and Responsibilities
Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications
- Walks throughout Arboretum grounds, watching for suspicious activity and safety hazards. *Provides a wide range of informational services to visitors, including trail recommendations, park history, natural history interpretation, plant identification, driving directions, and weather forecasts. *May provide demonstrations and guided tours about the park's history and ecology. *Assists any persons in buildings or on grounds needing directions and/or Arboretum information. *May assist with crowd management at public events on site.
Not applicable for this position.
Additional Minimum Qualifications
- One year of experience and/or education in security-related field. *Six months of experience and/or education in plant biology, environmental science, ecology, anthropology, natural history, or related field.
Educator, trainer, and/or team leader experience is a plus.
Pre-employment Screening Requirements
The University of Arizona conducts pre-employment screening for all positions, which includes a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and work history. In addition, a check of names and identification documents is conducted on all new employees to ensure they are legally authorized to work in the United States.
What kind of criminal background check is required for this position?
This position is non-security sensitive and requires a name-based criminal background check
Supplemental Pre-Employment Screening
Temporary and Part-time
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