Interpretive Naturalist Resume Samples

As an Interpretive Naturalist, the professional will make the natural world accessible to everyone else. Some of the job duties and responsibilities associated with the post are listed on the Interpretive Naturalist Resume as – conducting field trips to point out scientific, historic, and natural features of parks, forests, and historic sites; conferring with park staff to determine subjects and schedules for park programs, assisting with operations of general facilities, surveying park to determine forest conditions and distribution, providing visitor services, and performing emergency duties as needed.

Summary of qualifications includes the following – knowledge of principles and processes relating to customer service, reasoning logic and analytical skills, training skills; knowledge, experience, and insight about specific areas; and outstanding knowledge in the area of expertise. A relevant degree is commonplace among job applicants.

Interpretive Naturalist Resume example

Interpretive Naturalist Resume

Summary : Over 34 years of overall experience, creating environmental programs for school and public audiences. As Senior Outdoor Education Manager for Three Rivers Park District, refocused outdoor education programming and doubled program revenues in 3 years.

Skills : DNA Extraction And PCR Protocol, Teaching.

Description :

    1. Directed a nationally recognized program serving the Osseo School District promoting lifetime outdoor recreation and educational skills.
    2. Provided training for staff, volunteers and teachers.
    3. Trained, scheduled, coordinated, evaluated and recognized volunteers for a variety of outdoor education and recreation programs (e.g. Zoo Volunteers, Interpretive Instructors, Bluebird Project, Carp Fishing Contest).
    4. Pioneered and developed Hennepin Parks' volunteer-led kit building program (snowshoe/furniture kits).
    5. Secured funding, developed, and supervised special programs encouraging minority and low income youth, in science, outdoor education and recreation, and zoo careers.
    6. Presented a positive image of the park district through television, newspaper articles and radio interviews.
    7. Developed and presented curriculum to satisfy public school science requirements in many fields of earth science.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
B.S.


Interpretive Naturalist Resume

Objective : Interpretive Naturalist with 5 years of experience in Developing environmental education curriculum, prepare materials and supplies, instruct, and evaluate environmental programming offered by the District, including, but not limited to day camps, scout badge programs, family, children’s, and adult programs, and nature-themed birthday parties.

Skills : Inspection, Computer , Interpersonal , Excel, Word, Windows, Electronics, Microsoft Office, Mechanical, TCP, Powerpoint, Training, Troubleshooting, Written Communication, Service.

Description :

    1. Worked on location at the nature center, in schools, or at public sites to present science programming.
    2. Maintained live animal, aquarium, pond, and plant displays in-house.
    3. Led park's public nature hikes, and supervised volunteer trail projects with at-risk youth.
    4. Used self-written educational programming; presented for public, school groups, birthdays & special interest groups, home schools, scout groups, and many others.
    5. Assisted with operations of general facilities, such as visitor centers.
    6. Compiled and maintained official park photographic and information files.
    7. Conducted field trips to point out scientific, historic, and natural features of parks, forests, historic sites or other attractions.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
GED


Interpretive Naturalist Resume

Objective : Four years of direct experience in Agricultural and Commodities Inspection, Consumer Protection, and Regulatory Enforcement. Four years of direct experience in Public Environmental Education including curriculum program creation and presentation. Direct experience managing the day to day operation, emergencies, and staffing of public nature facilities. Direct experience in Biological Science Survey, Data Analysis, and Invasive Species Management. Supervisory experience with at-risk youth.

Skills : Planning Skills, Naturalist.

Description :

    1. Developed, communicated, and presented program materials in a manner that is appropriate for the age level of participants.
    2. Assisted with interpretive programs and exhibits at the Nature Center and other facilities throughout the Park District.
    3. Communicated effectively with participants, parents and staff regarding rule infractions, questions and concerns.
    4. Provided care for the nature centers live animals (herps), including feeding and tank cleaning.
    5. Worked cooperatively with other District staff to assist in attaining the goals and objectives of the Districts environmental education programming.
    6. Maintained cooperative relationships with community organizations. 
    7. Collaborated with the Conservation Foundation, Forest Preserve Districts, Schools and other community groups on program and activity planning, educational opportunities, and research projects.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  2-5 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Junior
                  Education
                  Education
                  GED

                  Interpretive Naturalist Resume

                  Headline : Secure an Interpretive Naturalist position with an outdoor products retailer which will leverage my significant team leadership experience and utilize my extensive knowledge of outdoor recreational products.

                  Skills : USFWS Licensed Bird Bander, Microsoft Office Products.

                  Description :

                    1. Worked in the rainforest, aquarium, music, and dinosaur exhibits.
                    2. Guided guests in the rainforest and educated them about the flora and fauna found inside.
                    3. Supervised and educated adults and children at the touch tanks in the aquarium.
                    4. Organized karaoke, maintained the well-being of instruments, and educated guests in the music exhibit.
                    5. Monitored sandbox and guided and educated guests in the dinosaur exhibit.
                    6. Hosted birthday parties and managed events.
                    7. Publicly spoke to guests to inform them about the exhibits.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  5-7 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Executive
                  Education
                  Education
                  G.E.D

                  Interpretive Naturalist Resume

                  Objective : Strong public speaking skills Strong technical writing skills Strong interpersonal skills Organized and able to prioritize tasks Self-motivated, quick learner Tolerant and flexible to different situations.

                  Skills : Animal handling, Teaching, Public Speaking, Zookeeping, Client Relations, Animal Interpretation.

                  Description :

                    1. Located in the Rio Grange Valley of sub-tropical Texas, Edinburg is in a region unmatched in the U.S.
                    2. Provided interpretation about birds, butterflies, dragonflies, native plants, and wetland ecology to site visitors, both indoors and outdoors.
                    3. Maintained site records of birds by weekly counts and identification.
                    4. Helped with teaching students about water chemistry, micro and macro organisms, with the Environmental Educators, for 5th Grade Wetland Program.
                    5. Led the Kids' Birding club.
                    6. Served as volunteer coordinator.
                    7. Maintained cleanliness in the exhibits and birthday party rooms.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  2-5 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Executive
                  Education
                  Education
                  GED

                  Interpretive Naturalist Resume

                  Objective : Seeking an Interpretive Naturalist position with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

                  Skills : Adobe Creative Suite, Planning Skills.

                  Description :

                    1. Organized and taught interpretive programs for customers of all ages.
                    2. Guested service representative for the Metropark authority.
                    3. Daily parked operations including opening/closing duties, cashier responsibilities and answering phones.
                    4. Created effective advertising for new nature programs through print and social media.
                    5. Daily cared of resident and exhibit animals, and wildlife.
                    6. Designed and Taught Junior Naturalist outdoor educational programs for campers, summer school & camp groups.
                    7. Collected plant, bone, egg shell, soil and rock samples for a stable isotope study on Australian ecological change.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  2-5 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Executive
                  Education
                  Education
                  BS

                  Interpretive Naturalist Resume

                  Objective : Hardworking, organized, Interpretive Naturalist professional with a proven background delivering sensible business technology solutions on time and under budget while working as a team member or team leader.

                  Skills : Fast Learner, Dependable, Critical Thinker, Ambitious, Detail Oriented, Multi-tasker.

                  Description :

                    1. Educated guest on animals and their environments, also on conservation.
                    2. Ensured the safety of our animals and the guests as well.
                    3. Occasionally hosted birthday parties, tours, camps, and other programs offered by Moody Gardens.
                    4. Learned a great deal about animals and the habitats that they reside in.
                    5. Used Politeness, patience, informative, and many others.
                    6. Compiled weekly interpretive programs throughout the park for visitor education.
                    7. Led interpretive hikes for three hours with a ranging group of visitors in the back country.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  2-5 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Executive
                  Education
                  Education
                  High School Diploma

                  Interpretive Naturalist Resume

                  Objective : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Interpretive Naturalist professional skills and knowledge to be an effective Associate Program Manager and inspiration to those around me.

                  Skills : Logistical In Running A Multi-faceted Maritime Business, Changing Protocols, Microsoft Office, Talent Acquisition, Payroll.

                  Description :

                    1. Identified flora encountered, as well as fauna and their sign.
                    2. Explained geography, natural history, and local history.
                    3. Cultivated understanding of leave-no-trace principles and practices, as well as general respect for wildlands and wildlife.
                    4. Answered questions regarding nature and it's surrounding controversial issues.
                    5. Researched our animals as well as other animals in the same region and explain/inform people about the animals in a way that they can understand.
                    6. Told them facts about their living habits as well as answer any questions they may have about that animal.
                    7. Accomplished training faster than most.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  2-5 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Executive
                  Education
                  Education
                  High School Diploma

                  Interpretive Naturalist Resume

                  Objective : Interested in facilitating the learning process in a variety of ways and settings . I have classroom experience at the elementary and college level. I also have a wealth of experience in teaching and leading groups in the outdoors.

                  Skills : Computer Literate, Writing, Teaching- Ability To Engage And Manage, Editing, Curriculum Development, Grant Writing, Customer Service , Time Management, Multi-Tasking.

                  Description :

                    1. Led safety programs through the park to ensure visitor are aware of safety education.
                    2. Collected plant and sediment samples in Belize.
                    3. Planned, coordinated and presented various educational programs for property visitors as well as for the community.
                    4. Managed a nature center and/or other interpretive facility which includes hiring and training seasonal naturalist aids and support staff.
                    5. Conducted research and develop inventory of natural and cultural resources of the property.
                    6. Developed and maintained brochures, bulletin boards, aquariums, terrariums, and vivariums.
                    7. Assisted in the development of new nature center facilities or visitor centers.
                                      Years of Experience
                                      Experience
                                      2-5 Years
                                      Experience Level
                                      Level
                                      Executive
                                      Education
                                      Education
                                      MA

                                      Interpretive Naturalist Resume

                                      Objective : To find a challenging Interpretive Naturalist position that encourages me to improve my skills and abilities to share my passions with others and to work collaboratively with others.

                                      Skills : Microsoft Office, Safety, Pesticide Use, Type 45 Wpm, Database Management, Data Entry, Public Speaking.

                                      Description :

                                        1. Coordinated interpretive activities with central office staff and property managers.
                                        2. Interacted with property visitors on a daily basis and respond to requests in writing for information from the public.
                                        3. Planned and organized special events and festivals on the property, or on other DNR properties.
                                        4. Oversaw maintenance of the facility and exhibit construction work by skilled craft-persons.
                                        5. Developed environmental education curriculum, prepare materials and supplies, instruct, and evaluate environmental programming offered by the District, including, but not limited to day camps, scout badge programs, family, childrens, and adult programs, and nature themed birthday parties.
                                        6. Developed, communicated and presented program materials in a manner that is appropriate for the age level of participants.
                                        7. Assisted with interpretive programs and exhibits at the Nature Center and other facilities throughout the Park District.
                                                                            Years of Experience
                                                                            Experience
                                                                            0-2 Years
                                                                            Experience Level
                                                                            Level
                                                                            Entry Level
                                                                            Education
                                                                            Education
                                                                            B. A.