Wilderness Educator Intern-Maine

Agency
Baxter State Park
Location
Baxter State Park, Maine
Job Category
Internships
Salary
$400/week
Last Date to Apply
02/16/2018
Website
https://baxterstatepark.org/employment-opportunities/
Description
This position is part of the Information and Education Division of Baxter State Park and undertakes natural resource-based projects, and provides environmental and conservation education via public contact on Katahdin, children’s programs, and community environmental education, among other duties. Wilderness Educator Interns are self self-motivated, mature, and creative individuals who should be strong hikers in sound physical condition. This is a 24 week position that includes housing, a shared work vehicle, and a weekly stipend. Work is performed under the supervision of the Interpretive Specialist.
Qualifications
Education: -Enrollment in or completion of a degree in natural sciences, education, or environmental education preferred. Desired abilities: -Be able to hike extremely rugged terrain during Mountain Patrol 5 days/week every other week -Effectively communicate with strong oral/written communication skills. -Demonstrate good people skills, including being outgoing and friendly. -Work independently. -Live in primitive shared housing or alone in remote situations without electricity. -Work cooperatively with fellow employees, supervisors and management. Requirements: -Available to work the entire time frame (13 May - 27 October) of the internship. -Current and valid driver’s license -Work a 40-hour week, including every weekend with two week days off. To apply: Go to our website’s Employment Page to download an application (https://baxterstatepark.org/employment-opportunities/). When completed, please return your application with a resume, cover letter, and the three reference letters in one of three ways: 1. By mail: Marc Edwards, Interpretive Specialist, Baxter State Park, 64 Balsam Drive, Millinocket, ME 04462 2. By email: marc@baxterstatepark.org 3. By fax: (207) 723-6381
Contact Person
Marc Edwards
Contact eMail
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