Jobs and links

Current Sunny Southeast job opportunities:

Seasonal Interpreter Positions, Tennessee State Parks
Join the Tennessee State Parks summer interpretive team! We have positions available at state parks across Tennessee. For more information, click here.

Seasonal Educators needed, NC Zoo
North Carolina Zoo Temporary/Seasonal Positions

The North Carolina Zoo’s Conservation, Education and Science Department is looking for passionate and energetic people with a strong desire to share information about the natural world with our guests. If you love people, animals and are interested in conserving a piece of the world for generations to come, this is the place for you! We work as a team to ensure the guest’s experience is positive and memorable.

Exhibit Interpreter Positions- Responsible for presenting on and off site programs using animal artifacts and live animals, engaging guests on our Smart Carts, and assisting with our special events.

Other opportunities may include enhancing Giraffe Deck, Zoofari and Bird Dome education experiences.

– Excellent customer service skills
– Experience giving formal and informal educational talks
– Enthusiastic speaking/presentation skills
– Enjoy working with small children
– Ability to adjust presentations to diverse audiences
– Comfortable using biofacts and live animals for communicating messages
– Knowledge and experience in Biology, Zoology or Ecology
– Ability to work outside in all weather conditions
– Must be able to work weekends, evenings, and holidays
– Ability to stand for long periods of time
– 24-28 hours per week

To Apply: Apply in person at the North Carolina Zoo’s Education Building Reception Desk, 4401 Zoo Parkway, Asheboro, NC 27205. Accepting applications Monday-Friday from 8:00am-4:00pm. Only accepting applications for these positions until the end of the day of February 12, 2018.

Interpretation Intern: Charleston County Parks
The Interpretation Intern is responsible for developing and implementing a project in partial satisfaction of a degree in interpretation, environmental studies, history, or a related field at an accredited university. This position is flexible based partly on the applicant’s interests. Potential projects may include, but are not limited to, natural history interpretation, cultural interpretation, environmental education, measuring the success of new and established programs, creating interpretive signs, analyzing data, attracting underserved audiences to park programs, or participating in natural or cultural history research. The specific nature of the project is to be determined prior to the term of the internship. The intern will work directly with staff to learn and apply interpretation, education, or environmental studies to meaningful projects that have a direct effect on CCPRC, its patrons, and its staff.

Applicant must be an active student at an accredited university with an interest in natural or cultural interpretation, environmental education, history, environmental science, or resource management.

For more information, please visit the CCPRC webpage.

Links to job resources:

Federal Government Official Job Website
Association of Zoos and Aquariums
North American Association for Environmental Education

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1 Comment

One thought on “Jobs and links

  1. Jessica Goodrich

    Are these jobs listed on the National NAI job board? if not, shouldn’t they be?

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