BARGAINING UNIT / LEVEL: Supervisory Bargaining Unit - Level 10
SALARY RANGE: $80,842 - $89,261 annually DOQ
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Under the immediate supervision of the Chief of Interpretive Services, work activities in this position primarily involve supervising and overseeing in the daily activities related to interpretive programs and operation of interpretive centers for assigned district. Creativity, initiative, enthusiasm, positive demeanor, confidentiality, and reliability are crucial to the success of this position.
Bachelor’s degree with specialization in nature interpretation, environmental education, biology or natural resources management or a related field. Master’s degree preferred. Applicants with 8 or more years of related service will be given credit toward meeting the minimum educational requirements and will be considered for the position.
Two years of supervisory or five years of experience in Interpretation, education or related field.
Certified Interpretive Guide (CIG) certification, or the ability to complete CIG certification within one year of employment and maintain certification.
Must maintain a valid Michigan driver's license and an acceptable driving record.
Knowledge of the principles and practices used in developing and carrying out a diversified interpretive program.
Ability to plan, organize, coordinate and direct the activities and personnel involved in a well-rounded interpretive program.
Ability to direct the development and redevelopment of interpretive centers and facilities, interpretive trails, exhibits, lecture programs and maintenance procedures.
Ability to instruct interpreters to apply the fundamentals of natural and cultural history to an interpretive program.
Ability to demonstrate creativity and the ability to implement new initiatives.
Ability to promote and maintain cooperative working relationships with educational groups, park visitors and other employees.
May be assigned to work in other parks and districts as needed and if necessary.
May be required to adjust schedule to meet organizational needs.
Ability to perform essential duties.
A full job description can be obtained by contacting the Department of Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to Apply: To apply for this position please submit your resume & complete the application on metroparks.com/hiring.
Applications will be accepted until the vacancy is filled.
NOTE: Michigan “Freedom of Information” laws require that candidate names and other information be made available upon request, unless the candidate has expressly requested confidentiality. The Huron-Clinton Metroparks will endeavor to maintain confidentiality and privacy within applicable laws. The Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
About Huron-Clinton Metroparks
The Huron-Clinton Metroparks, located in Southeastern Michigan, is a five county regional parks system serving Livingston, Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties. The Metroparks host nearly 9 million visitors each year at 13 Metroparks covering 25,000 acres, including eight golf courses, two marinas, scenic nature trails, beaches, pools, educational activities and winter sports.