Education Intern - NPS- Zion National Park #32109
Position Type: Internship
Open until Mon, March 8, 2021 expired
Work Hours: 40
Location: Cedar City, UT
Schedule: Eight hours a day, five consecutive days/week. Will most likely work weekends and holidays.
Dates: 05-05-2021 - 09-10-2021
Agency: National Park Service
Location: Zion National Park
The summer education staff is based out of the Zion Nature Center in Zion Canyon where ranger programs, activities and interactive displays are offered from Memorial Day to Labor Day. The position is developmental in nature, though the intern has opportunities to take on greater responsibilities according to ability and desire.
This position requires interns to staff the front information desk at the Nature Center and conducting an interactive junior ranger table at the park’s busy visitor center. Interns will hike trails and interact with visitors. Interns will swear in Junior Rangers and conduct “drop-in” programs throughout Zion Canyon while providing general support of Zion’s Youth Program. Work is performed both indoors and outdoors in all types of weather from wind and rain to sun and heat. Work involves standing for long periods of time and walking over rough and uneven terrain.
Candidates must enjoy working with families and youth, and have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.