Education Program Host (Full-Time/Permanent)

Job Type: 
Job
Company Info: 
Dolphin Research Center
58901 Overseas Highway
Grassy Key, FL 33050
United States
Company Website: 
www.dolphins.org
Description: 
We are looking for an engaging, entertaining person who would love an exciting environmental career. Programs Hosts narrate live-action, ever-changing presentations of DRC’s dolphins and sea lions. Program Host is a full-time position and week-end hours are required. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Greeting and entertaining guests Giving presentations, teaching workshops and/or seminars Narrating public dolphin and sea lion sessions Conducting guest and kids’ activities Checking in and coordinating participant/student activities Monitoring dolphin observation and activities with participants/students Transporting DolphinLab students in a 15 passenger van Assisting in program preparation and development Assisting in preparation of pre-class and post-class activities and paperwork Assisting with the processing of information requests Assisting with resource and equipment maintenance Conducting Distance Learning presentations
Posting Date: 
08/23/21
Application Deadline: 
10/31/21
Number of Positions: 
1
Requirements: 
Successful candidate will be outgoing, have excellent presentation/public speaking skills and be excited about DRC and our family of dolphins and sea lions. Must be passionate about sharing their excitement and knowledge with our guests. Be flexible with their availability, as work schedules can change weekly (evening and week-end hours are required). Must have physical agility and good balance, be able to take steep steps while climbing on and off our floating docks, and be able to assist guests onto and off of our floating docks. Must also be able to squat and/or crouch to take photographs. Must be able to work long days in the Florida Keys heat. Must have the ability and desire to work with a variety of people, especially youth, on a regular basis. Successful applicant will be a responsible, organized, motivated, self-directed individual who demonstrates excellent “team player” skills. Must have a clean driving record (helpful to have a Florida driver’s license) and computer experience. A Bachelor’s degree is required for this position, however candidates actively pursuing this degree will also be considered. Benefits:
Additional Information: 
DRC currently offers medical benefits, life and disability insurance plan, a 401(k) retirement plan, flexible spending accounts, employee assistance program, paid holidays, vacation, sick, and overtime, as well as personal growth and training opportunities. DRC seeks to provide for the well being of its employees and our salary combined with our generous benefits creates a competitive total package that is right for our environment.
How to Apply: 
Forward a cover letter, resume and a DRC application to; Human Resources, Dolphin Research Center, 58901 Overseas Highway, Grassy Key, FL 33050. Email: drc-hr@dolphins.org. Dolphin Research Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.