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City of Baytown Intern - Wetlands in Baytown, Texas

Intern - Wetlands

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Intern - Wetlands

Salary

$12.22 - $14.66 Hourly

Location

2407 Market St. Baytown, TX

Job Type

Part Time

Department

Parks & Recreation

Job Number

21-00090

  • Description

  • Benefits

  • Questions

Job Summary

Baytown is a growing community with a population of about 82,000 situated on the north side of Galveston Bay approximately 25 miles from Downtown Houston. As a full-service municipal government our purpose is simple – Together we enrich lives and build community.

Our employees are dedicated to public service through Caring, Innovation, Collaboration, Leadership and Stewardship, and we are looking for a qualified candidate who shares our values to join our team in the role of Intern - Wetlands.

The Intern assists staff with any activities at the Wetlands Center including conducting tours of exhibits and supporting special events. Teaches environmental education programs, including camps. Represent Wetlands Center at outreach events. Assist with animal care, including feeding and cleaning of habitats. This is a year-round, part time position. Position requires an acceptable level of comfort in handling live animals in education programs (i.e. snakes, alligators, and other small animals).

Duties

  • Teaching children and adults during education programs, including camps and outreach activities. Lead outdoor education activities such as seining, birdwatching, fishing, water testing, etc.

  • Feeding/caring for live animals and aquaria containing fresh water/estuarine/marine species.

  • Internet surfing and light computer support.

  • Developing curricula for new programs.

  • Special event support, such as July Fourth Celebration

Minimum Qualifications

REQUIRED:

  • High School diploma or GED.

  • Actively pursuing, or completed, an education in science, education, biology from an accredited college or university.

  • Valid Texas driver's license with acceptable driving record.

  • General word processing and spreadsheet experience.

  • Enjoy working with children and adults.

    May require weekends, evenings and/or overnight travel.

PREFERRED:

  • Currently enrolled in science, education, biology, or related field in an accredited college or university.

  • Bilingual.

Non full time positions are eligible for several benefit options. Additional information will be provided during the selection process.

01

Do you possess a High School Diploma and/or GED equivalency?

  • I do

  • I do not

    02

    Are you currently enrolled at an accredited college or university actively pursuing, or completed, an education in science, education, or biology?

  • I am currently enrolled in a related program at an accredited college or university.

  • I have completed a program in a related field at an accredited college or university.

  • I do not meet this requirement.

    03

    Do you have a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record?

  • I do

  • I do not

    04

    Do you possess general word processing and spreadsheet experience?

  • Yes

  • No

    05

    Describe your specific experience working with children, adults, or senior citizens as it relates to the Intern- Parks & Recreation position.

    06

    This position may require the ability to work weekends, evenings and/or overnight travel. Are you available to work during these times?

  • Yes

  • No

    07

    Are you comfortable handling live animals in education programs (i.e. snakes, alligators, and other small animals)?

  • Yes

  • No

    08

    If you are bilingual in which language are you most proficient?

  • I am not bilingual

  • Spanish

  • Vietnamese

  • Chinese

  • French

  • Urdu

  • Other

  • American Sign Language

    09

    How many years of related experience in education, biology, nature centers or a related field do you possess?

  • None

  • Less than 1 year

  • 1 to 3 years

  • More than 3 years

    Required Question

Agency

City of Baytown

Address

2401 Market Street Baytown, Texas, 77520

Phone

281-422-8281

Website

http://www.baytown.org

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