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N Carolina Aquariums - Seasonal Educator



POSITION: Seasonal Educator

LOCATION: NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island

PO Box 967, 374 Airport Road

Manteo, NC 27954


DURATION: April 1 – September 30, 2010 (May be flexible)

35-40 hours per week; evening, weekend, and holiday work required

SALARY: $10.30 per hour

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should be articulate; have good public speaking and organizational

skills and interact well with the general public, children, co-workers, and

volunteers. Graduation from a four-year college is required; candidates must

have a degree in Biology, Marine Sciences, Natural Resources, Environmental

Education, Parks and Rec, or a related field. Prior experience working with the

public, adaptability to different teaching situations, a flexible schedule, and a

valid driver’s license are required. Teaching experience and a working

knowledge of the Outer Banks flora and fauna are preferred, but not required.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Seasonal Education Assistants provide education support at the North Carolina

Aquarium on Roanoke Island. Duties include, but are not limited to, the

following: conducting public education programs (sharks, sea turtles, jellyfish,

etc.); handling live animals; introducing and showing videos; introducing guest

speakers; providing information to Aquarium visitors, including teachers,

students, and general public; staffing discovery carts and learning stations;

answering questions in various galleries; monitoring the Close Encounters tanks;

assisting with other tasks as assigned. These positions require the ability to

assemble education materials, to research marine and aquatic topics, and to speak

to small and large audiences. Additional responsibilities and projects will be

assigned by the Education Curator or the full-time Educator.

DEADLINE: 5:00 P.M. Thursday, March 10, 2011

TO APPLY: Send a cover letter, current resume, and state application form PD-107, which

may be downloaded from the World Wide Web at

Mail to: NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island

C/O Pat Raves

PO Box 967/374 Airport Rd.

Manteo, NC 27954

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Created at 1/20/2011 3:09 PM by Pava, Penny J.
Last modified at 1/20/2011 3:09 PM by Pava, Penny J.