OUTDOOR EDUCATION INTERPRETER
$18 – $20/hour
Work schedule is on an as-needed basis, Monday through Friday, (occasional evenings and weekends) at Baxter Conservation Area located just south of Kars and/or Foley Mountain Conservation Area in Westport, ON.
IF YOU HAVE A PREFERRED CONSERVATION AREA, PLEASE INDICATE SO ON YOUR APPLICATION.
The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority is the lead inter-municipal agency working to address river-related environmental issues and concerns within the Rideau Valley watershed. It’s our job to make sure that the water is looked after by everyone in today’s society so that tomorrow’s generations inherit a clean, healthy, functioning watershed. We also provide residents with close-to-home natural areas and programs that are accessible and affordable. We currently own and maintain a network of nine Conservation Areas and an additional 4,500 acres of environmental land.
You will assist with the planning, delivery and evaluation of outdoor environmental education programs with schools, community groups and day camps for children from kindergarten to post-secondary studies. You will also act as a resource person in the interpretive centre and you will assist in delivering services to visitors such as answering questions about the park and programs, selling park passes and monitoring for valid park passes. You will also be asked to help maintain the cleanliness and safety features of our park facilities.
As the ideal candidate, you have a post-secondary diploma in environmental studies, natural science, outdoor recreation, or a related program; a Teacher’s Certificate is an asset. You have previous experience designing and delivering programming for children in an educational or recreational setting in English. French is an asset. Emergency Level First Aid training and a valid G2 or better driver’s license and a relatively clean driving record is a requirement. The successful candidate will be required to provide an affirmative “Police Records Check”.
If you enjoy working in the great outdoors and have an enthusiastic attitude towards working with children; if you have a strong commitment to the environment and the protection of land and water resources, please send us your resume before 8:30 a.m. on September 28, 2015.
Rideau Valley Conservation Authority
P.O. Box 599, 3889 Rideau Valley Drive, Manotick, Ontario K4M 1A5
Fax: (613) 692-0831
Visit us on the web at http://www.rvca.ca
The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority is an equal opportunity employer.
We welcome all applications; however we will contact only those candidates selected for consideration.
We are committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you are selected for an interview and you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.
There is no public transportation to the worksite; candidates should ensure they have reliable transportation prior to applying.