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North Carolina Summer Special Activities Instructor



POSITION: Special Activities Instructor

LOCATION: NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island

PO Box 967, 374 Airport Road

Manteo, NC 27954


DURATION: May – September, 2011 (May be flexible)

30 – 40 hours per week

Some nights, holidays and weekend work required

SALARY: $10.30 per hour

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

Candidates must either have or be in pursuit of a degree in Biology, Marine Sciences,

Natural Resources, Environmental Education, Parks and Rec, or a related field. If in pursuit

of such a degree, applicants must have completed at least two years towards degree. Prior

experience working with the public, adaptability to different teaching situations, a flexible

schedule, and a valid driver’s license are required. CPR, first aid, teaching experience, water

safety skills, experience working with children, and a working knowledge of the Outer Banks

flora and fauna are preferred, but not required.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Special Activities at the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island are hands-on

programs, which deal with a small number of participants for several hours at a time. Such

programs include but are not limited to: children’s summer camps, fishing programs,

crabbing classes, marine animal programs, behind the scenes tours, animal feeding programs,

birthday parties, overnight programs, field trips to the beach and estuary, and other programs

in the field/water. The summer Special Activities Instructors will be responsible for assisting

with the above education programs and teaching some of these programs in their entirety at

the NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island. Daily requirements of the instructor will include

conducting programs, speaking to small groups of people of all ages, handling live animals,

assembling education materials, driving a fifteen-passenger van of participants for field trips,

and possibly assisting with other daily program responsibilities inside the main public areas

of the Aquarium.

DEADLINE: All applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on March 15, 2011

TO APPLY: A North Carolina State Application Form PD-107 is required, and may be downloaded

from the NC Office of State Personnel website at . Cover letter and resume are optional, but they

will NOT take the place of the State Application PD-107 form.

Mail completed applications to: Contact Information:

NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island Beth Wilcox

Attn: Beth Wilcox Special Activities Coordinator

P.O. Box 967 252-473-3494, ext. 246

Manteo, NC 27954

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