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Environmental Educator

Crystal Springs Foundation

Crystal Springs / Tampa Bay, Florida

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details $40,000-$50,000
Required Experience 2 - 6 years

Crystal Springs Foundation, Inc

https://www.crystalspringsfoundation.org/

Position Available: Environmental Educator

Crystal Springs Foundation (CSF) is recognized as a statewide leader in environmental education.  Our programming focuses on the preservation of Florida’s natural environment, specifically the Floridan Aquifer and the Hillsborough River Watershed.   We are seeking a confident, self-motivated, outgoing team player to join our team of dedicated educators.  CSF is a 501(c)(3) that provides programming on a privately-owned, 530-acre nature preserve in Pasco County, Florida, 20 miles north of downtown Tampa.

Mission Statement: Crystal Springs Foundation is dedicated to the conservation and stewardship of Florida’s unique natural resources, specifically the Hillsborough River Watershed, for the benefit of future generations. We accomplish this through: Leadership in Environmental Education, Informed Watershed, Land and Biodiversity Management, Advocacy for the Protection of Private Property Rights plus, Community Outreach and Engagement.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Teach hands-on, directed learning science and biodiversity programs that immerse students of all ages in our unique habitats. This includes netting and wading in the Hillsborough River.  
  • Participate in habitat stewardship projects such as: exotic plant removal, river clean ups, habitat restoration and planting.
  • Maintain science equipment used in educational programs.
  • Reservation confirmation and follow up.

This position is full-time, with a Monday-Friday and occasional Saturday schedule. Position requires working outside on your feet all day, year-round.  Experience in handling/caring for small reptiles and aquariums is desirable.

Requirements: • Completed bachelor’s degree in science or education • Strong communication and public speaking skills • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites • Teaching experience/certification preferred. 

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit cover letter, resume and references to employment@crystalspringsfoundation.org.

 

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Category Environmental Education
Tags Outreach