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Field Naturalist, Inside the Outdoors - Educational Services Division at Orange County Department of Education

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About the Employer

The Orange County Department of Education (OCDE) is a public education organization offering support services to 27 school districts and more than 600 schools and 20,000 educators serving over 500,000 students in Orange County. OCDE’s personnel offer support, professional development, and student programs through its divisions and departments: Administrative Services, Alternative Education, Business Services, Career and Technical Education, Information Technology, Instructional Services, Legal Services, Community and Student Support Services, and Special Education. Our vision is that "Orange County students will lead the nation in college and career readiness and success." We play a supportive role in the fulfillment of this vision in collaboration with educators at all levels of student development, from early childhood through higher education, and in partnership with families, businesses, and community organizations. We believe that to lead the nation in college and career readiness and success is a high ambition, but within the reach of Orange County students.

Job Information

Date Posted: 5/24/2019 Application Deadline: 11/14/2019 12:00 AM Pacific
Employment Type: Full and Part Time Length of Work Year: 2019/2020
Salary: $15.00 per hour Number Openings: (At time of posting) Not Specified
Contact: Olivia Dayton Email: odayton@ocde.us
Phone: 714-966-4497
Budget Status: Substitute

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

A completed online application, which includes responses to supplemental questions, is required of all applicants to be considered for this opening. Resumes may be attached to the online application, but will not be accepted in lieu of the application. Please note that although we are happy to view your electronic attachments to your application, we will not accept any hard-copy application materials, nor will we attach electronic documents for you. In order for your application to be considered, your online application must be complete, including responses to the supplemental questions on the application. For your reference in preparing to complete the online application, the application’s supplemental questions requiring composition and thought are included below. Please note that your response to the supplemental question should be thoughtful and thorough, within the limit of 5,000 characters or less. 1. Please list any equipment you can operate that may be involved in the position for which you are applying. 2. Please describe any work or volunteer experience in an outdoor education program, camp, or youth group within the past five years. Please include name(s) and location of program(s). 3. If you have had experience instructing natural sciences to elementary school children, please describe your teaching style. Please include specific philosophy(s) and discipline procedure(s). 4.Please comment further on your employment history or to describe in greater detail any aspects of your experience.

The Orange County Department of Education (OCDE) is a public education organization based on fundamental human values of honesty, commitment, responsibility, respect, integrity and professional ethics. Our priority is service to students, districts, and the community who look to us for support and educational leadership. We hold each other and ourselves accountable for the highest level of service, performance, efficiency, resources management, and professionalism. As a leader in hands-on science and social science programs, our Inside the Outdoors School and Field Programs have three major goals: • Encourage students’ awareness and appreciation of the environment. • Broaden the students’ knowledge of science concepts. • Foster students’ commitment to the protection of the natural environment.



      A completed online application, which includes responses to supplemental questions, is required of all applicants to be considered for this opening. Resumes may be attached to the online application, but will not be accepted in lieu of the application. Please note that although we are happy to view your electronic attachments to your application, we will not accept any hard-copy application materials, nor will we attach electronic documents for you. In order for your application to be considered, your online application must be complete, including responses to the supplemental questions on the application. For your reference in preparing to complete the online application, the application’s supplemental questions requiring composition and thought are included below. Please note that your response to the supplemental question should be thoughtful and thorough, within the limit of 5,000 characters or less. 1. Please list any equipment you can operate that may be involved in the position for which you are applying. 2. Please describe any work or volunteer experience in an outdoor education program, camp, or youth group within the past five years. Please include name(s) and location of program(s). 3. If you have had experience instructing natural sciences to elementary school children, please describe your teaching style. Please include specific philosophy(s) and discipline procedure(s). 4.Please comment further on your employment history or to describe in greater detail any aspects of your experience.

      The Orange County Department of Education (OCDE) is a public education organization based on fundamental human values of honesty, commitment, responsibility, respect, integrity and professional ethics. Our priority is service to students, districts, and the community who look to us for support and educational leadership. We hold each other and ourselves accountable for the highest level of service, performance, efficiency, resources management, and professionalism. As a leader in hands-on science and social science programs, our Inside the Outdoors School and Field Programs have three major goals: • Encourage students’ awareness and appreciation of the environment. • Broaden the students’ knowledge of science concepts. • Foster students’ commitment to the protection of the natural environment.

          Comments and Other Information

          Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed online application. We are currently recruiting for energetic professionals to serve as Field Naturalists for the OCDE Inside the Outdoors (ITO) School and Field Programs. Our ITO School and Field Programs are a unique and hands-on science, social science, and environmental education program that provide one and two-day science field trips for kindergarten through seventh grade students. The students spend the day at one of the various field sites, (Upper Newport Bay, Crystal Cove State Park, Modjeska Canyon Nature Preserve, George Key Ranch, Shipley Nature Center, Helena Modjeska House, Mt. San Antonio College, Santiago Oaks Regional Park, Rancho Soñado, and Irvine Regional Park). Students will study tidepools, chaparrals, riparian (stream), and estuary ecosystems. Information on Native American lifestyles and geology are also integrated into the program. Our Field Naturalists begin work at 8:00 a.m. and range from 4 to 8 hours per day. Limited weekend and summer work may be available. For more information, please visit www.insidetheoutdoors.org. Thank you for your interest and we look forward to receiving your application.

          Comments and Other Information


          Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed online application. We are currently recruiting for energetic professionals to serve as Field Naturalists for the OCDE Inside the Outdoors (ITO) School and Field Programs. Our ITO School and Field Programs are a unique and hands-on science, social science, and environmental education program that provide one and two-day science field trips for kindergarten through seventh grade students. The students spend the day at one of the various field sites, (Upper Newport Bay, Crystal Cove State Park, Modjeska Canyon Nature Preserve, George Key Ranch, Shipley Nature Center, Helena Modjeska House, Mt. San Antonio College, Santiago Oaks Regional Park, Rancho Soñado, and Irvine Regional Park). Students will study tidepools, chaparrals, riparian (stream), and estuary ecosystems. Information on Native American lifestyles and geology are also integrated into the program. Our Field Naturalists begin work at 8:00 a.m. and range from 4 to 8 hours per day. Limited weekend and summer work may be available. For more information, please visit www.insidetheoutdoors.org. Thank you for your interest and we look forward to receiving your application.

           


          Application Deadline

          11/14/2019 12:00 AM Pacific

          Date Posted

          5/24/2019

          Contact

          Olivia Dayton
          714-966-4497

          Number of Openings

          Not Specified

          Salary

          $15.00 per hour

          Length of Work Year

          2019/2020

          Employment Type

          Full and Part Time

          Budget Status:

          Substitute