Summary: The Portage Park District is seeking creative and resourceful candidates for the position of Education Program Coordinator who are knowledgeable and experienced in the areas of environmental education, natural history and outdoor recreation. This person will report to the Public Engagement Coordinator and will plan, coordinate, implement, evaluate and deliver diverse public education and recreation programming in the parks and other settings, alone or with the assistance of other staff, volunteers and partners.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS: this position minimally requires the following:
CERTIFICATES OR LICENSES:
• Possession of a valid Ohio driver license, insurable by the Park District’s insurance carrier and ability to conform to the driving standards policy as approved by the Board of Park Commissioners.
EDUCATION, TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Two or four-year college degree and experience working in the fields of education, biology, geography, conservation, parks and recreation or related fields is preferred. Experience working as a naturalist or educator for a public agency or nonprofit is preferred.