The City of Aurora Naturalist program is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated part time, temporary employee to assist with nature center staffing, program planning and presentation, and event staffing for our busy programming season (March – October).
This position is a temporary, part time and seasonal position that is supervised by full time naturalist staff. It is generally staffed March-October. Employment may extend beyond October, depending on staffing needs. On average, this position works 32 hours a week, but some weeks may vary. Applicant must be willing to adjust schedule to work evenings, holidays and partial days, depending on programming needs.
This position uniquely combines highly energetic and interactive work with quiet, self-directed project time. Applicant should be able to stand and interact for hours at busy events. This includes being able to play with children and be motivated to start and complete projects in a quiet and unsupervised environment for long periods of time.
At the City of Aurora we demonstrate our work by modeling the Core 4 Values of: Customer Service, Professionalism, Integrity and Respect and we welcome all who share those values to apply.
Physical Demands: Primarily physical and active work requiring the ability to lift a maximum of 30 pounds; lifting, carrying, walking and standing; vision for reading, recording and interpreting information; frequent speech communication with fellow employees, and Aurora citizens.
Work Environment: Works primarily in recreation facilities, public buildings and/or parks.
Equipment Used: May use standard office equipment including, computers, calculators, copy/fax machines; may answer telephone.
For Veteran's points: Please show all of your employment history, including military service and related documentation (DD214) on the application.
The City of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer. We are required by state and federal agencies to keep certain statistical records on applicants. It will not be used in any way to discriminate against you because of your sex, race, age, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, disability or military status, gender identity, unless related to a bona fide occupational qualification as defined by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
If you need assistance in completing this application, please feel free to contact our office at: 303-739-7225 or visit us at 15151 E. Alameda Pkwy., Suite 3500, Aurora, CO 80012.