Recreational Coordinator/Naturalist

Recruitment #220317-X35A-14

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Recreational Coordinator/Naturalist

The Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department’s (OTRD) mission is to advance the exceptional quality of life in Oklahoma by preserving, maintaining, and promoting our natural assets and cultural amenities. OTRD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

OTRD is seeking a temporary Recreational Coordinator/Naturalist at Lake Murray State Park in Ardmore, OK. This position should expect to work weekends and holidays. The hourly rate for this position is $10.00.

DEFINITION:
Under general supervision, plans, supervises and directs a recreation program at a state lodge, resort, or park.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
• Assists with environmental educational and recreational programs for resort and park visitors.
• Constructs and maintains trails and displays within park nature centers.
• Assists with educational programs for schools, scout groups, and others at locations that may be outside the park itself.
• Prepares and submits required reports, evaluations, and visitor surveys.
• Develops environmental educational programs for resort and park visitors; organizes activities; interprets the natural and cultural resources of the park area; leads nature walks; develops brochures and the text for signs; constructs and maintains trails and displays within park nature centers.
• Responsible for the maintenance of the tennis courts, volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, and poolside courtyard.
• Performs related work as required and assigned.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Knowledge of recreation programs and of methods involved in planning and conducting a recreational program. Knowledge of environmental science and natural and cultural history. Skill in conducting group activities; in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with facility staff or tourists; and, in communicating effectively, both orally and in writing.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

One (1) year of experience in public contact work, or in a recreation-related field; or general customer service work; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to lift 30 lbs

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