Prairie Ecology Bus Center

Lakefield, Minnesota

Full Time
Posted 1 month ago

Prairie Ecology Bus Center
Lakefield, Minnesota · 507-662-5064

The Prairie Ecology Bus Center (PEBC) is seeking a full-time (40 hrs/wk) enthusiastic, experienced, motivated and
responsible naturalist to join our teaching staff. PEBC is a non-profit environmental education/learning outreach program
with a mission of being a vehicle for appreciating and understanding the natural wonders in our own backyards .
Programs are taught both inside and outdoors at a variety of locations across the southwestern Minnesota region to
children and adults of all ages.

  • This includes all aspects of programming including set up, clean up, evaluation, and follow up.
    ● Master our environmental education curriculum and implement the purpose, goals and objectives of each program.
    ● Help to develop and implement new programs.
    ● Prepare and maintain program curriculum materials.
    ● Work and teach both independently and as part of a team
    ● Willing and able to obtain Commercial Drivers License (CDL) license within 90 days of employment, training will be
    provided by PEBC. Must be able to pass random drug test screening.
    ● Create a safe and fun, learning atmosphere for children while projecting a knowledgeable and confident image to
    parents and teachers.
    ● Articulate PEBC’s mission and project a professional and positive attitude when interacting with the public.
  • Qualifications:
    ● Bachelors in environmental studies, environmental education, natural resources, education or a related field.
    ● Teaching experience in outdoor or environmental education, early childhood education, summer camps or other
    relevant experiences. Prefer a minimum of at least 1-year of teaching experience.
    ● Knowledge of and passion for the natural world.
    ● Enthusiasm for working with children.
    ● Willingness to work outdoors in variable weather conditions and variable terrain.
    ● Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    ● Ability to operate common office equipment.
    ● Willingness to work irregular hours, including weekends.
    ● Criminal History background checks will be required.
    ● Current first aid/CPR certification or ability to obtain certification.
  • Salary and Benefits:
    ● $26,500-$30,000 depending on education, skills and experience.
    ● Vacation and holiday leave.
    ● Health Care, including HSA contributions.

To apply please send cover letter, resume and three professional references to:
Position is open until filled.

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