Availability: weeknights and Saturday mornings (9am -1pm)
Hours: not to exceed 15 hours per week
Minimum age: 18 years old
Bilingual (spanish) speakers preferred but not required.
Please apply in person at the Robert W. Rolek Community Center, 814 Hart Rd, RL
Position open until filled.
PART-TIME NATURE MUSEUM ATTENDANT
The Nature Museum Attendant is responsible for the overall care of the Prairie Grass Nature Museum facility, animals and exhibits under the supervisioni of the Recreation Supervisor and has appreciation of the natural environment. The Nature Museum Attendant is a part-time hourly position.
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays (1-4pm) and every other Saturday mornings (9:30pm-12:30pm). Not to exceed 15 hours per week.
High School Diploma or GED. Program experience, environmental education, or volunteer work desired. Outgoing personality, creative and a self-starter. Enjoy working with children and engage all ages. A valid driver’s license is required.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Essential Functions: Welcome public with a friendly, courteous attitude, including but not limited to, answering phone calls and questions from all Park District patrons. Develop and maintain a positive relationship with the community. Care for museum items including plants, educational animals, and exhibits. Serve as Nature Museum Attendant during Public Open Hours. Assist supervisor with materials preparation and instruction of programs including field trips, scout programs, summer camps, school outreach, birthday parties and special events. Follow all safety guidelines related to the nature museum and the Park District. Recognizes and reports any unsafe conditions to their immediate supervisor. Secure facility equipment and supplies as needed. Supervises and enforces rules and regulations of the Park District.
- Marginal Functions: Assist in supervision and upkeep of the Aquatics Center and Nature Museum building. Assist in creating displays to promote the Nature Museum.
Position open until filled. Please apply in person at the Robert W. Rolek Community Center, 814 Hart Rd, RL. PD Contact: Christine Kustra at firstname.lastname@example.org or 847-546-8558.