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- Seasonal Naturalist
Aitkin County - Long Lake Conservation Center
Aitkin County is accepting applications for a Seasonal Naturalist to work at its residential environmental learning center, Long Lake Conservation Center www.llcc.org, for the 2012-2013 academic year, September through May. Must live on campus, a room is provided. Will also receive a $290/week stipend. Requires Bachelor's degree in biological sciences, environmental education, recreation, or a related field. More details and an application form are available on-line at www.co.aitkin.mn.us or can be picked up at the Human Resources Office, 217 2nd Street NW, Room 134, Aitkin, MN 56431. Questions are welcome at 218-927-7306. Open until filled. EOE
Seasonal Naturalist responsibilities:
- care for the health, safety, enjoyment, and enrichment of our visiting students.
- observe, take notes, and teach classes.
- teach and lead classes independently, after exposure to the curriculum.
- work weekends on a rotating basis.
- willingly work outdoors in all kinds of weather.
- assist in all aspects of the education department (critter care, equipment upkeep, etc.).
Seasonal Naturalist benefits:
- learn about all aspects of a residential learning center, including food service, maintenance, and administration.
- receive regular evaluations and feedback from the Instruction Coordinator.
- live on campus in a private apartment at the south end of the North Star Lodge. (The apartment has private sleeping quarters, and shared living space. Computer with internet access is available.)
- be provided with room and a stipend of $290.00/week.
- CPR and standard first aid certification will be provided if so needed
Seasonal Naturalists come to LLCC for an entire academic year, September through May. It is also possible to spend either the fall or spring term. Seasonal Naturalists may also return for an additional academic year.
Seasonal Naturalists are recent graduates with bachelor's degrees in biological sciences, environmental education, recreation, or related fields. We also consider applicants from a wider variety of fields.
Responsibilities/privileges may vary according to prior experience.
Seasonal Naturalists are considered on a first-come, first-served basis. Positions are now available for the 2012-2013 academic year.
Long Lake Conservation Center
28952 438th Lane
Palisade, MN 56469
1-800-450-LLCC  or (218) 768-4653
Facsimile (218) 768-2309
- Posted: 8/23/12
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