|Naturalist Program Coordinator|
|Organization||Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board|
|MAEE Partner||Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board|
The Naturalist Program Coordinator will organize, deliver, and assist in the development of innovative, nature-based programs that are responsive to community interests and demographics. This will take the forms of experiential learning, self-guided and interactive activities, walks, tours, and events. Programming may involve both internal and external partners. The Coordinator will travel to Minneapolis neighborhood and regional parks to lead programs, train and co-teach with part-time and seasonal staff, train youth staff, and provide ongoing evaluation of programs and staff. The Naturalist Program Coordinator will ensure all programs are innovative, engaging, effective, and support the MPRB’s mission.
COVID-19 Testing and Proof of Vaccination Policy
The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board has passed a COVID-19 Testing and Proof of Vaccination Policy. This policy allows individuals who are fully vaccinated to opt out of testing. For further details, view the policy.
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The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
The physical ability to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, stand, walk, drive, push, pull, lift, finger, grasp, feel, talk, hear, see and perform repetitive motions.
Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
The ability to safely operate a motor vehicle as incumbents are subject to local travel both to and from work locations. Operating office equipment requiring continuous or repetitive hand/arm movements. The ability to remain in a sitting or standing position for extended periods of time.
The incumbent may be required to traverse on rough, uneven terrain, as well as wet and slippery surfaces to ascend and descend ladders to access work areas.
Ability to perform basic outdoor recreational skills such as biking, canoeing, cross-country skiing, and/or snowshoe at a beginner’s level.
Working outdoors in a natural environment with exposure to extreme heat or cold. Working with live animals and their care with exposure to odors and animal bites or other injuries.
Work is performed in a normal office environment 30% to 50% of the time and 50% to 70% of the time is leading programs in the field, attending meetings, and gathering supplies. These percentages will vary by season. Outdoor work in all weather conditions is performed as needed. Will be required to work alternate work schedule including evenings and weekends and occasional holidays
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FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Union Status: AFSCME Local 3279
Job Information Session: A 30 minute Job Information Session will be held on Monday, April 25, 2022 at 11:30AM via phone conference. This is your opportunity to ask questions about the position and to gain a better understanding of the civil service application process. Interested parties are encouraged to attend. Please join us via phone conference at (612) 230-6594.
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Learn more about Veteran’s Preference
To apply for this full-time civil service position, applicants must complete an online application with supplemental questions at www.minneapolisparks.org/jobs. Late applications will be rejected.
What steps the selection process involves:
Please note that HR reserves the right to limit the number of people invited to successive testing events.
The MPRB is a tobacco-free workplace and park system.
The MPRB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.