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Project Learning Tree Coordinator

Applied Sciences and Natural Resources, Educational and Media Services

CHARLOTTESVILLE

Project Learning Tree Coordinator

  • 494354
  • 900 NATURAL RESOURCES DRIVE SUITE 200, CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia, United States, 22903
  • Department of Forestry
  • Applied Sciences and Natural Resources
  • Educational and Media Services
  • Wage (Hourly)
  • Closing at: Feb 15 2023 at 23:55 EST

Title: Project Learning Tree Coordinator

Hiring Range: $20.00-$25.00 per hour

Agency: Department of Forestry

Location: Charlottesville, Nat Resrcs Dr

Agency Website: www.dof.virginia.gov

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

The Virginia Department of Forestry (DOF) is seeking an experienced education professional to coordinate Virginia’s Project Learning Tree (PLT) program.
The position is half time (20 hours per week). Duties include: serving as the state liaison with the PLT International office and working with the state PLT Steering Committee to direct PLT in Virginia; managing the PLT budget; promoting the PLT program to formal and non-formal Virginia educators; recruiting, training and managing PLT facilitators and other volunteers; partnering with natural resource agencies, schools, and other groups to offer professional development workshops to educators; working with the agency’s Conservation Education Coordinator on educational events and programs as needed; and supporting the work of the VDOF Communications team.

Minimum Qualifications

Undergraduate studies in forestry, biology, or a related field, or in education; minimum of 5 years’ experience in formal or non-formal education; considerable knowledge of and experience using teaching methods appropriate for both adults and children; working knowledge of Virginia’s natural resources; excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills; ability to organize work and prioritize tasks with limited supervision; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with personnel from various state and federal agencies, schools, cooperators, and the public; demonstrated ability to recruit, train, manage and motivate volunteers. Valid driver’s license and proficiency using a PC and Microsoft Office software required. A fingerprint-based criminal history check is required for final candidate.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in forestry, biology, or a related field, or in education, experience in acquiring and managing grants is desirable.

Special Instructions: 

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The position is wage part-time (20-29 hours per week) NTE 1500 hours per wage year. No state benefits.

This position requires some travel, occasionally overnight; agency vehicle is available for work-related travel from Charlottesville.

Contact Information:

Name: Kristi Clore

Phone: 434-220-9029

Email: kristina.clore@dof.virginia.gov

 

In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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