Interpretive Educator - Environmental/Ho...
City of Davenport, IA - Davenport, IA

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Under direction of the Environmental Educational Supervisor, the person will develop, assist and provide creative input for designing and producing all aspects of the Environmental/Horticultural education that fulfill the educational missions of the Parks and Recreation Department.

Examples Of Duties:

Schedule public workshops and lectures.

Deliver and assist with field trips, tours and interpretive walks of facilitates and collections.

Develop short, drop-in programs on topics interpreting horticulture for all ages.

Create interpretive brochures, sheets, interpretative signs/displays.

Coordinate Mobile Garden and other educational garden programs throughout the city of Davenport.

Other responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications:

Associates Degree in Horticulture, education or an equivalent of training and/or experience with some teaching experience.

Position requires a working understanding of horticulture, plants and other environmental issues related to sustainability and nature.

Applicants should be well-organized, have excellent communication/writing skills as well as the ability to meet and teach the public of all ages; have skills in basic computer programs such as MS Office.

Must be able to pass a criminal background check.

Must be able to work a flexible work schedule to include evenings and weekends.

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