Conservation Education Program Coordinator


Genesee County Human Resources

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Tim Hens

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Batavia, NY
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The incumbent is primarily responsible for developing all aspects of the Genesee County Parks Interpretive Nature Center and the Genesee County Parks, Recreation and Forestry conservation education programs. These aspects include, but are not limited to: educational program development, program presentation, nature interpretation, brochure development, exhibit development, design and development of interpretive trail improvements, program promotion, grant writing and volunteer coordination.



This position will require the individual to work outdoors frequently and work some weekends and some evenings.  The incumbent of this position is under the direct supervision of the Deputy Highway Superintendent and responsible to the Genesee County Highway Superintendent at all times.  The incumbent of this position may supervise volunteers, education aides, interns, or others.  

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: Develops and presents interpretive and conservation educational programming for the County Parks and the Nature Center. Works cooperatively with project team members to efficiently and effectively carry out educational programming. Assists in the implementation of special conservation projects or programs of the Genesee County Parks. Assists in setting standards for educational materials design and publication; Initiates contact with school districts, colleges, local educators, youth groups, civic organizations, public organizations, or local government to exchange information and/or maintain or improve established relationships. Maintains a good working relationship and coordinates efforts with various agencies such as the NYSDEC, CCE, NRCS, FSA, F&WS, USACE, county agencies, and private sector businesses; Works in cooperation with federal, state, county, or other public or private entities according to established Memorandums of Understanding, other agreements, and/or policies; Maintains accurate and detailed field notes. Maintains accurate and detailed records of time spent on various projects, prepares bi-monthly reports of activities to the Deputy Highway Superintendent;

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$55,870 - $70,674; salary commensurate with experience