- Environmental Education & Information Specialist I
- What will I be doing?
- Do I qualify?
- Can I be successful?
- How do I apply?
This is technical work for the Department of Natural Resources in the collection, preparation, organization, and dissemination of environmental educational information and materials.
An employee in this class is responsible for completing assignments dealing with the development of environmental education information for integration with public and non-public school curricula, creation of informational pamphlets, and the organization of seminars and in-service training. Work includes developing environmental educational material and information for governmental agencies and a variety of other organizations. General supervision is received from an administrative superior; however, the employee is expected to exercise considerable independent judgment and initiative in the performance of assigned responsibilities.
Gathers technical information, prepares outlines, and develops materials for presentations to service and civic groups and public and non-public schools.
Develops pamphlets and publications on environmental subjects of interest to the general public.
Instructs public and non-public school teachers in methods of integrating environmental information and material with the classroom curricula.
Develops environmental education resource guides for teachers in the public and non-public schools throughout the state.
Assists with the development and maintenance of information on state environmental education legislation.
Assists in the organization of and provides logistical support for public meetings, workshops and similar events dealing with environmental issues.
Answers correspondence from the public on questions concerning environmental education issues.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility. Allowable experience and education substitutions are provided in italics below the corresponding minimum qualification statement. These minimum qualifications may also be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)
Two years of professional experience in one or more of the following areas: education; environmental science; journalism; or closely related fields; and graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with specialization in the environmental sciences, education, or journalism. (Graduate work in the specified educational areas may be substituted on a year for year basis for one year of the stated experience.)
Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.
Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?
Considerable knowledge of current environmental issues.
Working knowledge of methods and techniques for dissemination of educational information.
Some knowledge of curriculum design and development.
Ability to develop and coordinate information on a variety of environmental subjects.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with other employees, civic and educational groups and the general public.
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