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Education Coordinator

Cougar Mountain Zoo, Issaquah, WA
Posted February 10, 2014
Application Deadline: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Cougar Mountain Zoo is seeking out an exceptional individual to run the education department. The successful candidate for this position must be energetic, enthusiastic, team-oriented, personable, able to multi-task, possess strong leadership skills and have a strong desire to educate visitors about wildlife and conservation.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, managing the Education Department, (including volunteers and interns), giving and overseeing Guided Group Tours, Birthday Tours, Educational Outreaches, Mini Lectures, oversee training of volunteer and intern staff, interact with zoo visitors and educate them on zoo animals/conservation, manage membership and other zoo fundraising drives, perform zoo facility quality control checks, assist in the admissions booth and gift shop, backup for the General Curator when curator is off grounds, develop relationships with local schools and increase awareness of Cougar Mountain Zoo.

Minimum (2) years’ experience in a management role, experience in education or public relations and excellent computer skills. Experience in a zoo setting preferred, but not required. Must be able to work weekends/holidays. (Required software knowledge of MS Word, Publisher, Adobe Photoshop and Excel).

Salary and Benefits discussed during interview and based on experience.

How to apply
Email or send resumés with cover letter and three (3) professional references to Cougar Mountain Zoo, ATTN: Robyn Barfoot – General Curator, 19525 SE 54th St, Issaquah, WA 98027.