Community Outreach Technician-Nevada

National Park Service - Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Boulder City, NV
Job Category
Full time Positions
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This is a six-month position. Member will work a five day schedule, 8:00am-5:00pm, requiring weekends and holidays to accommodate presentations and special events. Working collaboratively with Lake Mead National Recreation Area (LMNRA), the Outdoor Leadership Academy is recruiting an intern to assist with the development and completion of Outdoor Leadership Academy college trips and projects, including a wide range of outreach and informal public programs and projects with target college-aged audiences. These will include hikes, lectures, demonstrations, field trips, workshops and activities. Venues will include (but not be limited to) classrooms, fairs, trails, beaches, libraries and visitor centers. Programs and projects will educate and inform the public about the significance and uniqueness of park resources, conservation and ecologically sound practices as well as the laws, rules, and regulations developed to protect park resources. Primary Responsibilities: Essential tasks and duties ● Facilitate education and outreach related to Outdoor Leadership Academy programming; duties include: facilitating programming, scheduling, and assisting in the implementation of college programs, present materials to student groups and collect data associated with attendees, and educational impacts of presented lessons; ● Develop and conduct presentations to student groups about natural resource management practices within the recreation area; ● Provide community members and local constituents with information on park resources, conservation and ecologically sound practices as well as the laws, rules, and regulations developed to protect park resources; ● Research scientific, historical, and technical resources to create interpretive programs using a variety of interpretive techniques Secondary responsibilities: additional tasks and duties that are preferential but secondary ● Collect field data to maintain documentation of activities ● Assist staff on developing and modifying outreach materials Related Responsibilities: ● Participate in trainings provided by Lake Mead NRA staff and community partners ● Serve as a front line representative to partners for the National Park Service ● Meet with Host Site Supervisor on a regular basis
How to Apply: To apply: email a cover letter, resume, and college transcript to Required Skills or Qualifications: ●      Motivated, self-starter who is detail oriented; ●      Flexibility to handle competing and changing priorities; ●      Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse public in a variety of forums; ●      Ability to speak English and Spanish conversationally, desirable but not required; ●      Some college education, desirable but not required; ●      Ability to work in harsh and rapidly changing environments; ●      Possess clean, valid, state-issued driver’s license;
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Thomas Valencia
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