[job]: Environmental Education Assistants (full time, Olympia, WA)

Environmental Education Assistants

$15 to $18 per hour (DOQ) with full benefits
Closes 6/9/17 at 5pm
To apply, or for more information, visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lottcleanwater 

LOTT Clean Water Alliance’s WET Science Center provides the community with a fun, hands-on opportunity to learn all about water – one of our most precious resources. The WET Science Center is hiring two full-time Environmental Education Assistants. These are one year positions, with optional extension, beginning in July 2017.  Join our education team and help teach thousands of students how to conserve and protect water!

The Environmental Education Assistant is responsible for performing and assisting with a variety of education tasks and interacting with visitors in the WET Science Center. This position plays a key role in the education program by assisting the Education Program Manager with classroom presentations to school groups (5th grade and up), overseeing the hands-on exhibit gallery, leading tours, delivering programs for the community, and taking key messages and educational materials to special events.

Duties include, but are not limited to: greeting guests and welcoming them to the WET Science Center; overseeing the exhibit gallery and interacting with the public to facilitate learning; assisting with research and delivery of classroom presentations and Saturday community activities; leading tours of the wastewater treatment plant and green building; data entry related to program tracking and evaluation;  representing LOTT and the WET Science Center at community events; implementing and tracking the social media program; recruiting, training, and supervising volunteers; writing articles for internal and external audiences;  taking photos of educational activities; and other related duties.

Compensation and Benefits:

These positions pay $15 – $18 per hour depending on qualifications and include a full benefits package. These positions are one year in length with the potential for annual renewal. Working hours are between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, with occasional evening and weekend work. A variety of valuable trainings and professional development are also offered throughout the year.

 

To apply, or for more information, please go to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lottcleanwater