Environmental Interpretive Technician (Jennings Environmental Education Center)

Commonwealth of PA | Butler County, PA

Posted Date 1/12/2020
Description If you enjoy sharing your knowledge, connecting with people and working in the environmental field, then consider working at the Jennings Environmental Education Center.  In this position, you will assist in creating educational and recreational programs and work with various groups providing specials programs.

IMPORTANT:  YOU MUST APPLY TO THIS VACANCY POSTING, MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS AND RECEIVE A SCORE.  YOUR SCORE IS ONLY VALID FOR THIS SPECIFIC VACANCY.  ONCE THIS POSITION IS FILLED, YOUR SCORE IS NO LONGER VALID.
 
  • Full-time, Seasonal Employment (8:00 am to 4:00 pm)
  • Work hours vary.  Works weekends, holidays and all shifts as needed; 37.5 hours/week - 7 day operation.
  • There are "no benefits" with this position.
This position coordinates and implements environmental and historic interpretive programs, summer youth, and outdoor recreation programs, information services and public relations at the Jennings Environmental Education Center. Work is performed to fulfill State Parks' mission to provide opportunities for enjoying healthful outdoor recreation and serve as outdoor classrooms for environmental education.

The EIT will use established lesson plans to facilitate interpretive programs for the public. The position may also help with volunteer work days and other large events, and prepare media such as brochures and fact sheets for display. The position also prepares letters, reports, correspondence and other written material to stay in contact with local groups. An EIT must maintain flexibility to help bring programs to busy areas.
  • Must meet PA residency requirement  - For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link and click on Residency.
  • Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:   Educational development to the high school level or equivalent level supplemented by at least two college level courses in botany, ornithology, ecology, wildlife, mammalogy, entomology or related courses; OR any equivalent combination of experience and training.
  • Based on your answers to the supplemental application questions regarding education, you may be instructed to upload a copy of your college transcripts to your application.  Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
  • Must be able to perform essential job functions.

Legal Requirement:
  • A conditional offer of employment will require submission of criminal history reports prior to the formal offer and upon appointment in the position every 5 years.

Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs.  To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):  711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals)

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity.
  • Score valid for this specific posting only
  • Score based on information reported on application and supplemental questions
  • Provide complete and accurate information or:
    • score may be lower than deserved
    • application processing may be delayed
    • disqualification may result
  • May only test once under this announcement
  • Email notice of test results provided

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