Eagle Creek Park
Job Type: Part-time/Seasonal/Temp
Department: DPR – Environmental Education
Location: Eagle Creek Park, Indiana
Salary: $12.00 Hourly
Position is responsible for effectively planning initiatives for teaching natural and cultural history to park patrons.
***Candidate will fill a position vacated at the Eagle Creek Park Ornithology Center. Knowledge of Indiana birds and birding
preferred. Ability to work with or ability to learn to work with live birds of prey preferred. Candidate will be required to maintain
collection of live birds of prey, staff the Ornithology Center, and present programs using birds on site as well as in an outreach
capacity. This position is seasonal and the salary rate is $12.00 per hour for 999 hours.***
Designs, develops, and implements programs that are interpretive to all age groups.
Researches and provides guidance and support to Managers regarding the animals, plants, and exhibits in their facilities.
Develops and maintains databases for cataloguing information.
Develops and maintains relationships with educators and other user groups for on-going programming opportunities.
Develops and delivers programming for school groups based upon existing academic standards.
Conducts data research requiring collection, analysis, and evaluation of information.
Coordinates with the Managers, Administrators, Director, and other levels as needed.
Develops and maintains programming supplies, displays, educational materials, biological and geological specimens.
Utilizes CLASS computer system to track progress and identify "quality improvement".
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or
responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.
Bachelor's degree in natural resources, wildlife ecology, or related field and three (3) years of relevant work experience. Ability to
develop and present effective presentations to a variety of audiences. Ability to effectively coordinate, guide, assist and monitor
project research and analysis processes, thereby ensuring the successful completion of assigned work projects. Ability to communicate
effectively through the following means: oral, writing, summary tables and graphs, photographs, graphics, databases. Knowledge of
Indiana flora and fauna, eco-systems, biological interactions and concepts.
Independent judgment is utilized in providing sound professional planning advice. Work is performed with limited guidance.
Closing Date/Time: 8/30/10 @ 11:59 p.m. eastern time
Joslyn R. Holmes
City of Indianapolis and Marion County HR