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Education Aide/Temporary (Summer)

Company: 22nd Century Technologies Inc.
Location: Lakeland
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

*Duration: *June to August*Shift Timing for weekdays: *8:30 am 4 pm*Workweek: *Thursdays- Sundays*Shift timings for weekends: *Saturday 8:30 am 4 pm; Sunday 12 pm-4 pm*Job Description:*Education Aid/Temporary (Summer)Parks and Natural Resources*Note: ** Must have the physical, developmental, and mental ability to perform job tasks, work efforts, responsibilities, and duties of the job illustrated.* The job description herein provides for the range of duties to be performed for this position.* It is not intended to reflect all duties that are required within this position. This position is seasonal during the summer months of June and August.*MAJOR FUNCTION:** Provide information and assistance to the public at Polk's Nature Discovery Center.* Prepare for, and implement environmental education programs for a variety of programs.* Maintain exhibits at Polk's Nature Discovery Center, and help with other environmental lands duties as needed. Engage visitors and the community about the value of Polk County's natural resources.* Work will be conducted at Polk's Nature Discovery Center at Circle B Bar Reserve.* Will work seasonally in the summer from June-August 2024.* A maximum of thirty hours per week, not to exceed 4 days per week.* The workweek will take place Thursdays- Sundays. Saturday and Sunday work are required, 8 hours Saturday and 4 hours Sunday.*ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES:** Engage the public at the visitor's desk and provide educational information to visitors in the Exhibit Hall.* Provide maintenance of Polk Nature Center Discovery center's exhibits.* Prepare, organize, and assist in implementing environmental education programs with a variety of groups including but not limited to community groups, families, school groups, youth summer camp or youth summer recreation groups.* Responsible for the safety and supervision of participants.* Responsible for reporting illness and/or injury of participants immediately to staff.* Administers first aid as necessary.* Responsible for carrying out rules and procedures according to set division policies.* Responsible for inventory and proper use of equipment and supplies.* Performs related duties as required.*KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:** Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work productively as a part of a team.* Knowledge about the Florida's natural resources and the ability to communicate that to a wide range of audiences.* Ability to communicate effectively with the public and reflect the goals/mission of Polk County Parks and Natural Resources and Polk's Nature Discovery Center.* Ability to adhere to program standards and objectives, ability to organize and help implement environmental education programs, ability to help supervise large groups of children or participants.* Ability to perform various job tasks in all weather conditions and under various physical exertion and energy requirements.* Ability to lift a minimum of 25 pounds on a regular basis and occasionally up to 45 pounds.*MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:** Graduate of an accredited high school or possess an acceptance equivalency diploma.* Must be 18 years of age by hire date.* Must possess a valid driver's license and be able to secure a valid driver's license at the time of employment.* A comparable amount of related training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.* Must pass background level 1check and background level 2 check.*SPECIAL PREFERENCES:** Prefer persons with teacher, camp counselor, recreational program, or related work experience.* Prefer some knowledge of natural resources in Polk County.*Special Requirement:** Applicant must complete an *Affidavit of Good Moral Character *at the time of the interview.LI_TSC*About our Company: -*22nd Century Technologies, Inc., is one of the fastest growing IT Service Integrator and Workforce Solution companies in the United States. Founded in 1997, 22nd Century Technologies is a Certified National Minority Business Enterprise with 6,000+ people including 600+ Cyber SMEs nationwide supporting our customers in all 50 states, Canada, and Mexico. With HQs in Somerset, NJ and Mclean, VA, 22nd Century has 14 offices throughout the United States. As part of our unrelenting focus on quality and compliance, 22nd Century Technologies delivery is based on Certified Matured Processes including CMMI L3 Dev & SVC, ISO 20000, ISO 27001, and ISO 9001 quality processes. With a strong focus on the public sector, 22nd Century currently holds government contracts with 14 out of 15 Federal Executive agencies including DoD, 37 other Federal agencies, 50 States, 115+ Local agencies, and 37 School Districts. In the last three years, we have expanded our services to Fortune 500 and other commercial clients and currently support 80+ commercial clients.Recognized among *Best Company to Work For by Forbes, 22nd Century Technologies, Inc.,* consistently exceeds our clients expectations by focusing on their absolute satisfaction with jobs while keeping our employees motivated.22nd Century Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer' and US Citizens & all other parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply.'*All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.*Job Types: Full-time, ContractPay: $13.00 per hourSchedule:* Day shiftAbility to Relocate:* Lakeland, FL 33812: Relocate before starting work (Required)Work Location: In personby Jobble

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