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"Park Naturalist"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Plan, develop, and conduct programs to inform public of historical, natural, and scientific features of national, state, or local park.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Park Naturalist"

1) Provide visitor services by explaining regulations; answering visitor requests, needs and complaints; and providing information about the park and surrounding areas.

2) Conduct field trips to point out scientific, historic, and natural features of parks, forests, historic sites or other attractions.

3) Prepare and present illustrated lectures and interpretive talks about park features.

4) Perform emergency duties to protect human life, government property, and natural features of park.

5) Confer with park staff to determine subjects and schedules for park programs.

6) Assist with operations of general facilities, such as visitor centers.

7) Plan, organize and direct activities of seasonal staff members.

8) Perform routine maintenance on park structures.

9) Prepare brochures and write newspaper articles.

 

 

11) Research stories regarding the area's natural history or environment.

12) Interview specialists in desired fields to obtain and develop data for park information programs.


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13) Compile and maintain official park photographic and information files.

14) Take photographs and motion pictures for use in lectures and publications and to develop displays.

15) Survey park to determine forest conditions and distribution and abundance of fauna and flora.

16) Plan and develop audiovisual devices for public programs.

Job Description for "Park Naturalist" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  S-R-I        SOC:  19-1031.03