Job Opportunities at Macon County Conservation District

Weekend Naturalist

A Weekend Naturalist job opening is available within the Macon County Conservation District. Naturalists develop and present educational programming for youth and adults, greet visitors, and provide assistance and information to the public.

Application Deadline: Applications due by Friday, January 27, 2023
Compensation: $13.25/hour

Terms of Position: Permanent part-time position for 2-4 weekend days per month. Schedule will be 8.5 hours per day for any Saturdays worked, and 4.5 hours per day on any Sundays worked.

Duties: Develop and present educational programs for youth and adults. Greet visitors, assist the public. See Full Job Description.

Qualifications: Associate’s degree or equivalent from a two year college or technical school, or an equivalent combination of education and experience in a field of study that includes biology, forestry, history, zoology, botany, or environmental education. Must have a valid Illinois driver’s license. First aid and CPR certification, or ability to obtain within six months of hire. Successful completion of a background check and drug screen.

To Apply: Download Application or pick up a hard copy from the Macon County Conservation District business office located at the Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL 62521. Please deliver or mail a copy of your resume and completed application to Alysia Callison at the address below.

See Full Job Description.

To inquire with questions, contact:
Alysia Callison, Director of Program Services
Macon County Conservation District
3939 Nearing Lane
Decatur, IL 62521
217-423-7708

 


Animal Care Naturalist – 1 Position

A part time Animal Care Naturalist job opening is available within the Macon County Conservation District. The Animal Care Naturalist will provide routine care and maintenance for the education animals at Rock Springs Nature Center, specifically reptiles and amphibians. They will also develop and present educational programming for youth and adults, greet visitors, and provide assistance and information to the public.

Application Deadline: Applications due by Friday, January 27, 2023
Wage: $14/hour with earned paid time off, dental, and vision insurance.

Terms of Position: Permanent part-time position for 28 hours per week. Must be willing to work some evenings and weekends.

Duties: Care for education animals and maintain enclosures to a high standard. Assist with planning, developing, and facilitating educational programming for youth and adults. Full Job Description.

Qualifications: Associate’s degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in a field of study that includes biology, forestry, zoology, botany, or environmental education. Must have a valid Illinois driver’s license and be first aid and CPR certified, or be willing to become certified after hire.

To Apply: Download Application or pick up a hard copy from the Macon County Conservation District business office located at the Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, IL 62521. Please deliver or mail a copy of your resume and completed application to Alysia Callison at the address below.

Full Job Description.

For more information contact:
Alysia Callison, Director of Program Services
Macon County Conservation District
3939 Nearing Lane
Decatur, IL 62521
217-423-7708