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Job Opportunity at Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center

Thu, 01/21/2016 - 11:00am

Employment Opportunity for Naturalist Program Director at Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center.

Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge and experiences of natural science with children of all ages?
The Gunflint Trail Historical Society is looking for energetic individual to join the crew at Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center. The individual will serve as the Nature Center Program Director from the beginning of June to the end of August during the 2016 season.

Nature Center Program Director will work 25 hours per week at $12 – $15 per hour, depending on experience and skill level. Work schedule will include weekends.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to: developing and implementing naturalist programs for every day of the week, train and oversee nature center volunteers, collect admission fees and provide information to visitors, work with the site manager to promote and market naturalist activities.

Assigned tasks will be diverse and vary from day to day. This job requires flexibility, creative thinking, and an enjoyment of working with the general public. Candidates with historical familiarity of the Gunflint Trail and an appreciation and knowledge of Northwoods biology and ecology will be given priority in selection process.

No on-site housing available.

For more information and to receive an application, contact the Gunflint Trail Historical Society at or 218-388-9915.

Job application and more information about the position available at: on the homepage, under “Upcoming Events”.

Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center is located at the end of the Gunflint Trail.

Application deadline is February 21, 2016

Here is the progression from beginning to almost finished Nature Center, the doors will open up on May 28, 2016.

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