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PART-TIME SUMMER STUDENT

 

HOURS:                           20 hours per week.  

TERM:                              July 1st to September 5th  

WAGE:                             $16/hour

REPORTING TO:            Desert Centre Manager

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

Customer Service

  • Cover admissions duties

  • Provide tourists with information about the local area

  • Interact with guests following tours

  • Interact with guests in the exhibit area

  • Merchandise sales

 

Restoration and Conservation Assistance

  • Monitor water levels in spadefoot breeding ponds and fill as needed/per schedule

  • Monitor hummingbird feeders and clean/fill as per schedule

  • Monitor bluebird boxes and record bluebird data

  • Record species sightings

  • Update log sheets (water, feeders, etc.)

  • Weeding and removing invasive plant species

  • Prune bushes in garden and along boardwalk as needed

 

Cleaning and Site Maintenance

  • Clean and re-stock bathroom daily

  • Keep the exhibit space and gift shop clean and tidy (mop floors, dust, etc.)

  • Re-fill the rack display and the self-guided tour booklet holder daily

  • Empty garbage and recycling, pick up litter, sweep walkways, etc.

  • Assist with other projects as needed

 

APPLICATION:

Please email resume and cover letter to Leor Oren, Desert Centre Manager at mail@desert.org
by June 17, 2022.

 

Deadline: June 17, 2022

ODC is an equal opportunity employer that encourages people of visible minorities, First Nations/Aboriginal individuals, newcomers and immigrants, members of the LGBTQ community, people of diverse abilities, and members of other underrepresented communities to apply. We thank everyone who applies for these positions. Only successful applicants will be contacted for interviews.