Outdoor Education Specialist: Glacier National Park, Montana

Agency
Glacier Institute
Location
Glacier National Park, Montana
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$1000/monthly, plus amenities listed above
Start Date
07/15/2022
Last Date to Apply
07/15/2022
Website
https://glacierinstitute.org/
Description
Finding the right seasonal employment is a daunting task. You want to find a position that fulfills your goals, drives your career forward, and leaves you energized instead of drained. You risk wasting valuable time with a job that isn’t fulfilling. We are seeking individuals that share our mission to use education as the tool to connect people to the natural world. “You won’t save what you don’t love and you can’t love what you don’t know.” - Jacques Cousteau. We work hard, we work long, but the opportunity to accomplish our mission in one of the most beautiful places on the earth makes it absolutely worth it. We are hiring an Outdoor Education Specialist to deliver educational programs in Glacier National Park. Outdoor Education Specialists are the face of the Glacier Institute. You will be responsible for instructing field courses to a wide variety of audiences, ranging from ages 5-95. Outdoor Education Specialists will also be leading educational hikes into the backcountry of Glacier National Park, as well as the surrounding Flathead National Forest. The Glacier Institute specializes in place-based, hands-on learning of the natural sciences and cultural history, and we strive to empower students of all ages. As an Outdoor Education Specialist, you will be given the tools to grow as a naturalist, educator, and well-rounded individual! Compensation: ● On-site housing provided. ● $1000/month stipend, with the opportunity to earn performance-based tips during custom and personalized programs ● 2022 employee entrance pass into Glacier and Waterton National Parks. ● Friends and family discounts for all Glacier Institute courses (subject to availability). ● Participation in expert-led Glacier Institute catalog course as space permits. ● Professional development as a teacher, naturalist, chef, handyperson, and more!
Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications: ● A Bachelor's degree OR equivalent experience with a thorough knowledge of comprehensive natural/environmental processes. ● Valid driver’s license with an insurable driving record. ● Current Wilderness First Aid/CPR certification through the contracted dates of employment. ● Ability to hike 12 miles with up to 3,000 feet of elevation gain over steep, rocky, and potentially snowy terrain, and carry a pack up to 50 pounds. ● Self-motivated with the ability to efficiently work independently with little instruction or supervision. ●Ability to work in remote, off-grid locations with limited cell-phone service or immediate emergency services. At the Glacier Institute, we work hard in exchange for unbelievable access to some of the wildest, most rugged, and most scenic landscapes in the U.S. Many past staff members have enjoyed mountaineering, backpacking, fly fishing, rafting/canoeing/kayaking, mushroom collecting, skiing (there’s snow year-round!), wildlife photography, catching a glimpse at the Northern Lights, and so much more!
Contact Person
Garrett Tovey
Contact Phone
406-755-1211
Contact eMail
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