Program Specialist

JOB TITLE: Program Specialist

LOCATION: Colleton County, South Carolina
8377 State Cabin Road, Edisto Island, SC 29438

NORMAL WORK SCHEDULE:  40 hour/week rotating schedule including weekends and holidays.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist the Interpreter at the Environmental Learning Center in all capacities including but not limited to park administrative duties. Maintaining customer service for all park visitors.  Develop/Facilitate recreation programs for all ages. Assist with animal care and tank maintenance, as needed. Collect fees for admission/programs.  General Upkeep of the Facilities, including classroom, conference room, exhibit hall, restroom and surrounding areas.  Maintains a safe work environment. Interprets the cultural and natural resources of the State Park Service to park visitors. Assist in resource management around the park. 

MINIMUM AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:  Bachelor's degree of higher in Biology or a related field. Knowledge of native flora/fauna of Edisto Island and the Lowcountry.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Position requires medium to heavy lifting, walking and standing on uneven terrain, crawling and working at heights. Exposure to weather conditions, cleaning agents and other materials used in maintaining park facilities and grounds.  Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.  Must possess or be able to obtain a valid South Carolina Driver's License. Comfortable with handling reptiles, preferred.

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS:
Optional housing provided in personnel barracks. Health, vision, and dental insurance available.
Send a cover letter and copy of your resume to Samantha Pettit at spettit@scprt.com .

The South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.
 

Edisto Beach State Park