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Baltimore Urban Outreach Educator
7/18/2016

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation seeks an Urban Outreach Educator for the Baltimore Harbor Education Program, located in Baltimore City. This is a full time position with a one-year term.

THE CHESAPEAKE BAY FOUNDATION

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is the largest regional non-profit conservation organization working solely to save the Bay. Established in 1967, CBF has a staff of approximately 185 employees working in offices in Annapolis Maryland; Richmond and VA Beach, Virginia; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; and Washington, D.C., and in 15 field education program locations. Our staff and volunteer corps work throughout the region educating students and adults, advocating for clean water polices, restoring waterways, and litigating when necessary.


CBF's headquarters office in Annapolis, MD is the Philip Merrill Environmental Center, the world’s first U.S. Green Build Council’s LEED platinum building. In 2014, CBF opened The Brock Environmental Center in Virginia Beach, VA. The Brock Center is one of the most energy efficient, environmentally smart buildings in the world.


CBF has an annual budget of approximately $21 million and is supported by more than 200,000 members and e-subscribers. For more information on CBF please visit www.cbf.org.

CONTEXT OF THE POSITION


This position is the first phase in a three-year project that aims to increase the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s work in urban communities and school systems in Baltimore City. The first year will focus on program development to aid in achieving the broader goals of community outreach. The community outreach work will be in conjunction with working on CBF’s Baltimore Harbor Environmental Education Program. This program provides field-based experiential education to students and teachers on-board a traditional bay workboat. This enables CBF to use a floating classroom to explore the local waterways, discuss environmental issues affecting the health of the Bay, and explore local ecosystems to determine their health. Some sample investigations include: performing water quality/chemistry tests, biotic sampling using oyster dredge and trawl nets for fish, and mapping activities.


In addition to assisting & leading environmental education field experiences, the Urban Outreach Educator will work on conducting outreach within Baltimore City. 


Outreach Essential Functions:
Purpose of this position is to increase urban student and teacher exposure to local environmental issues and create pathways for students, teachers, and schools to become advocates for their local environments. This position will work on that goal by pursuing the following strategies:

  • Create an Education Outreach Plan that includes:
    • Identifying existing urban environmental education efforts and networks that are complementary to the goals of CBF’s education and urban outreach project
    • Develop School Partnerships by working with teachers, administrators, and students
    • Identify specific short term and long term outcomes that will promote urban environmental education as well as address CBF’s mission and strategic plans
  • Develop & implement a recruiting plan for Teachers to participate in CBF’s Chesapeake Classrooms professional learning summer courses in Baltimore City
  • Develop a recruiting plan to increase the number of local schools that participate in CBF’s urban-based one-day field programs in Baltimore City
  • Develop a recruiting plan for local student leaders to participate in CBF’s student leadership program

CONTEXT OF THE POSITION


Baltimore Harbor Education Program:
The Baltimore Harbor Education Program uses the Port of Baltimore, the Patapsco River, and the Bay itself as the classroom on board the 46-foot bay-built workboat, Snow Goose, which enables students to see a vast area of urban Baltimore. By using a variety of field study techniques, participants develop a keener awareness of the urban environment as it interacts with a natural ecosystem. Field educators demonstrate the importance of the Port as an economic lifeline for the State of Maryland while teaching about the life cycles and needs of the other organisms which share the same environment. At the end of the one-day field experience participants will understand the issues facing the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem through discussing how humans affect water quality & food webs; dredging & examining oysters; conducting water quality chemical tests; sampling for fish using an otter trawl net, among other activities.


Education Program Essential Functions:

  • Assist with implementing one-day field programs on a workboat for middle & high school aged students along with the Program Manager & the Captain
  • Communicate the following items for all students/teachers: safety review, rudimentary boating skills, ecosystem & watershed concepts, wildlife observation, biological sampling, water quality sampling, and other educational activities
  • Continually adapt program content based upon grade/age level of students, weather, and group dynamics
  • Assist with distributing teacher evaluations & responding to feedback
  • Complete/submit timesheets, personal expense reports, and all other administrative tasks
  • Attend all safety training and professional development offerings


Professional Experience and Qualifications

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, environmental science, biology, environmental studies, or related field, required

Professional Experience:

  • Experience teaching in either a formal or non-formal setting
  • A strong desire to teach in the field/outdoors (under all weather conditions) and work with students on a daily basis
  • Experience living and/or working in an urban environment such as Baltimore City 
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Desire and ability to relate to people of all backgrounds
  • Initiative, creativity and collaborative work style
  • Energy, enthusiasm, and passion for students and the environment
  • Strong desire to learn and to teach
  • Knowledge of environmental issues facing the Bay, a plus

Physical Requirements:

  • Physical ability to lift and carry heavy objects-at least 45 pounds (canoes and other equipment)
  • This physically demanding position involves year-round exposure to the elements

Other:

  • Strong commitment to safety and maintenance
  • Ability to work occasional evenings and/or weekends, required
  • Ability to travel to attend trainings & meetings, required
  • Must participate and pass the criminal history background check
  • All education staff participate in a pre-employment & random drug screening program per the requirements of the US Coast Guard

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and three references no later than August 5, 2016 to:
Human Resources/FY17-001-UOE-BA
Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Cbf_employment@cbf.org
No phone calls please


CBF offers a comprehensive benefits package to include: 20 vacation days, 10 sick days, health, vision, dental, life insurance, and a tax deferred annuity plan. The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Seasonal Field Educator- Island Residential Programs
7/13/2016

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation seeks (1) seasonal field educators for the summer & fall field seasons.  This position will start immediately and end the beginning of December (dates can be negotiated).  The seasonal field educator will live and teach at one of our four island centers.  The position includes housing and a stipend.  This is an ideal position for a recent college graduate looking for experience in environmental education.

THE CHESAPEAKE BAY FOUNDATION

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is the largest regional non-profit conservation organization working solely to save the Bay. Established in 1967, CBF has a staff of approximately 185 employees working in offices in Annapolis Maryland; Richmond and VA Beach, Virginia; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; and Washington, D.C., and in 15 field education program locations. Our staff and volunteer corps work throughout the region educating students and adults, advocating for clean water polices, restoring waterways, and litigating when necessary. 


CBF's headquarters office in Annapolis, MD is the Philip Merrill Environmental Center, the world’s first U.S. Green Build Council’s LEED platinum building. In 2014, CBF opened The Brock Environmental Center in Virginia Beach, VA. The Brock Center is one of the most energy efficient, environmentally smart buildings in the world. 


CBF has an annual budget of approximately $21 million and is supported by more than 200,000 members and e-subscribers. For more information on CBF please visit www.cbf.org
CBF Environmental EducationApproximately 35,000 students and teachers participate each year in CBF’s education field experiences or teacher professional learning.

 
The Bay, and its watershed, is our classroom and CBF environmental educators are responsible for bringing the Bay alive to students.  We strive to make a lasting impression about the excitement and vulnerability of the Bay.  


Each of CBF’s 15 education programs has its own individual character. The field experience options run the gamut from the inner city boat programs in Baltimore and Hampton Roads to Pennsylvania canoe programs to remote island-based residential centers.  We use hands-on experiential teaching techniques to educate students about the health of the Bay and connect them back to their local environment.  Educators promote and develop citizen knowledge about the Bay by providing unforgettable, hands-on, student lead experiences that inspire them with a commitment to take action for the restoration of the Bay.
The education department is comprised of field programs, Teacher and Principal Professional Learning, and Student Leadership.  All of these components work closely to educate and empower students to take action towards “Saving the Bay.”  


CONTEXT OF THE POSITION 

The seasonal educator will live and work at one of the following centers:


The Fox Island Education Center is located on a remote salt marsh island in the lower Chesapeake Bay, where the Tangier and Pocomoke Sounds converge.  The island is compromised completely of tidal salt marsh, with no trees or high ground.  This center provides participants access to some of the Bay’s most pristine areas.  Two hundred and forty-five acres of unspoiled marshland and surrounding water that teem with life provide opportunities for exploration by foot, canoe and workboat.  Access to Fox Island requires a 45-minute boat trip from Crisfield, MD (pop. 2,500).  Built in 1929 as a hunting and fishing lodge, the center operates a residential program for 6th - 12th grade students and teachers.  This rustic education center houses up to 24 people and is the only structure on an uninhabited island.  The lodge’s location, history and simple nature make it a truly magical experience for students and teachers.  The full-time, on-site staff consists of a Program Manager, Captain, and seasonal educator who are all responsible for conducting all field experiences. 


The Smith Island Education Center is located in Tylerton, Maryland, the largest inhabited offshore island in the Bay.  It is an 8-mile x 4-mile island consisting primarily of virgin estuarine marsh crisscrossed by a maze of guts, creeks, and thoroughfares.  The three island communities have a total population of 500 people.  CBF owns two houses in the community of Tylerton, from which we operate a residential environmental education center for groups of up to 30 students and/or adults.  The center incorporates canoes, a skiff, and a 40-foot workboat into the program.  The full-time, on-site staff consists of a Program Manager, Assistant Manager, and Captain who are all responsible for conducting all field experiences. 


The Karen E. Noonan Center for Environmental Education at Bishops Head (Crocheron, MD) Bishops Head is a 20-acre site on a peninsula in Dorchester County, south of Cambridge, MD.  The site is part of a 2,278-acre parcel of land owned by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  The main building was once one of the famous gunning clubs on the Bay and the staff house was transported from its original location on nearby Holland’s Island over 100 years ago. The center has a 40-foot workboat, canoes, a pier, and approximately 100 feet of beachfront.  The full-time, on-site staff consists of a Program Manager, Captain, and seasonal educator who are all responsible for conducting all field experiences.

 
The Port Isobel Education Center is a 250-acre island that is situated in the heart of the Tangier Island archipelago.  The island showcases a variety of estuarine habitats such as: marshes, a pine forest, and a ¼ mile beach.  The program serves 6th-12th grade students, teachers, and other adult groups.  The program is focused on understanding the delicate relationship between the ecosystem and the watermen community of Tangier.  There is also a pier, 42-foot workboat and a fleet of canoes that are used with all participants.  The center utilizes a dormitory, a dining/meeting hall, and staff housing.  The full-time, on-site staff consists of a Program Manager, Captain, and seasonal educator who are all responsible for conducting all field experiences.  



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  

  • Ability to live at one of CBF’s Island Residential Centers for the term of the position
  • Conduct three-day ecology and environmental science field experiences for school aged groups (grades 6-12 typically) and adults  
  • Assist in the planning and implementation based upon state standards and the needs of the teacher
  • Teach aboard a CBF education workboat, in canoes and along the water’s edge.  The residential island center serves as the base for the program.  
  • Teach a wide array of participants (students, teachers, donors, media representatives, politicians, members)
  • Help with routine maintenance, upkeep, cleaning and projects in compliance with safety checklists
  • Ensure safe learning environment for participants  
  • Create a fun, experiential environment for all participants
  • Understand and convey the mission of the Foundation
  • Be a role model for students and participants
  • Develop and maintain education materials and equipment 
  • Work as a team within the individual field program and the education department
  • This physically-demanding position involves fairly frequent weekend work year-round exposure to the elements
  • Housing is provided and the Seasonal Educator must live on-site for the duration of the term 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS


Successful Candidate should possess the following: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, environmental science, biology, environmental studies, or related field, or relevant experience required 
  • Experience teaching in either a formal or non-formal setting, preferred 
  • A strong desire to teach in the field/outdoors (under all weather conditions) and work with students on a daily basis•Experience on boats & boater safety certification, preferred 
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Collaborative work style 
  • Energy, enthusiasm, and passion for students and the environment  
  • Creativity, humor and self-confidence
  • Desire and ability to relate to people of all ages and backgrounds 
  • Knowledge of environmental issues facing the Bay
  • Knowledge of Chesapeake Bay Foundation & the Education Department mission, strategic plans & goals, a plus
  • Strong commitment to safety and maintenance 

Physical Requirements: 

  • Physical ability to lift and carry heavy objects-at least 45 pounds (canoes and other equipment) 
  • This physically demanding position involves year-round exposure to the elements 
  • Ability to live on-site at an Island Center for the duration of the term
  • Ability to work occasional evenings and/or weekends 
  • Ability to travel to attend trainings & meetings

Other: 

  • Must pass a criminal background check 
  • All education staff participate in a pre-employment & random drug screening program per the requirements of the US Coast Guard 


To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for (3) references no later than July 22, 2016:Seasonal/Education JobsChesapeake Bay Foundation Educationjobs@cbf.org

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

Education Outreach and Communications Coordinator
7/1/2016

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation seeks an Education Outreach & Communications Coordinator that will work from our Annapolis headquarters, The Philip Merrill Center. This is a fulltime position.

THE CHESAPEAKE BAY FOUNDATION

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is the largest regional non-profit conservation organization working solely to save the Bay. Established in 1967, CBF has a staff of approximately 185 employees working in offices in Annapolis Maryland; Richmond and VA Beach, Virginia; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; and Washington, D.C., and in 15 field education program locations. Our staff and volunteer corps work throughout the region educating students and adults, advocating for clean water polices, restoring waterways, and litigating when necessary. 

CBF's headquarters office in Annapolis, MD is the Philip Merrill Environmental Center, the world’s first U.S. Green Build Council’s LEED platinum building. In 2014, CBF opened The Brock Environmental Center in Virginia Beach, VA. The Brock Center is one of the most energy efficient, environmentally smart buildings in the world. 

CBF has an annual budget of approximately $21 million and is supported by more than 200,000 members and e-subscribers. For more information on CBF please visit www.cbf.org

CBF Environmental Education

Approximately 35,000 students and teachers participate each year in CBF’s education field experiences or teacher professional learning. 

The Bay, and its watershed, is our classroom and CBF environmental educators are responsible for bringing the Bay alive to students.  We strive to make a lasting impression about the excitement and vulnerability of the Bay.  

Each of CBF’s 15 education programs has its own individual character. The field experience options run the gamut from the inner city boat programs in Baltimore and Hampton Roads to Pennsylvania canoe programs to remote island-based residential centers.  We use hands-on experiential teaching techniques to educate students about the health of the Bay and connect them back to their local environment.  Educators promote and develop citizen knowledge about the Bay by providing unforgettable, hands-on, student lead experiences that inspire them with a commitment to take action for the restoration of the Bay.
The education department is comprised of field programs, Teacher and Principal Professional Learning, and Student Leadership.  All of these components work closely to educate and empower students to take action towards “Saving the Bay.”  

Context of Position:

The mission of the Education Department is to create a constituency who will value the Bay and its watershed as a living, connected system and who will act to restore clean water and insure a high quality of life for all inhabitants.  The education department is comprised of student field programs, teacher and principal professional development, systemic environmental literacy initiatives, and student leadership.  Approximately 35,000 students and teachers participate each year in field experiences or teacher training.  As a member of the Professional Learning Team, the Education Outreach & Communications Coordinator will collaborate with the director of teacher professional learning and professional learning coordinators to develop, implement, and support programming for school leaders, teachers, students, and our education field staff to accomplish the education department’s goals.   S/he will serve as the liaison between the Education and Communications departments and coordinate administrative and thematic elements of the Chesapeake Classrooms and Principal Leadership Programs as well as systemic environmental literacy initiatives. 


Essential Functions:

  • Coordinate and lead workshops across the watershed
  • Coordinate and staff CBF exhibits at events such as conferences and expos across the watershed
  • Produce and manage quarterly digital education newsletter, Watershed Voice
  • Organize and disseminate print media communications for the Education Department with an emphasis on the Teacher Professional Learning Program
  • Create recruitment material for the Chesapeake Classrooms summer courses and assist with other recruitment efforts as needed
  • Manage education web-based communications and write education related pieces for the CBF website, blog, and social media accounts 
  • Work with other CBF departments to manage the SharePoint sites used by Chesapeake Classrooms participants and education staff
  • Organize and manage summer course on-line registration and enrollment
  • Organize and manage the summer Chesapeake Classrooms calendar
  • Assist with planning and implementing professional learning team sessions for education staff
  • Inform content for summer course programming
  • Assist with creating and maintaining relationships with partner organizations to advance the development of summer courses and recruitment efforts
  • Develop and lead summer courses as appropriate/needed
  • Develop and implement one-year program plan that is in alignment with CBF’s strategic plan and Teacher Professional Learning Team goals
  • Provide timely communication and updates about the program to supervisors and other CBF departments
  • Attend all safety training and professional development offerings 
  • Program staff are responsible for the safety of all field participants, ensure that all safety protocols are rigorously followed, and are required to respond to medical emergencies that may arise
  • This physically-demanding position involves fairly frequent weekend work and travel. It will also work in the field when needed with year-round exposure to the elements


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

Successful Candidate should possess the following: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, environmental science, biology, environmental studies, or related field, or relevant experience required 
  • 3-5 years’ experience teaching in either a formal or non-formal setting 
  • A strong understanding about how to teach in the field/outdoors•Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong writing skills 
  • Ability to design both printed and web-based materials, in conjunction with CBF Communication Department 
  • Collaborative work style 
  • Energy, enthusiasm, and passion for working with teachers and students •Creativity, humor and self-confidence
  • Desire and ability to relate to people of all ages and backgrounds 
  • Knowledge of environmental issues facing the Bay
  • Knowledge of Chesapeake Bay Foundation & the Education Department mission, strategic plans & goals, a plus
  • Strong commitment to safety and maintenance 


Physical Requirements: 

  • Physical ability to lift and carry heavy objects-at least 45 pounds (canoes and other equipment) 
  • This physically demanding position involves year-round exposure to the elements 
  • Ability to work occasional evenings and/or weekends 
  • Ability to work away from home for multiple-day periods throughout the year
  • Ability to travel to attend trainings & meetings
  • Ability to have reliable transportation to travel to other CBF field programs & locations as needed

Other: 

  • Must pass a criminal background check 
  • All education staff participate in a pre-employment & random drug screening program per the requirements of the US Coast Guard 



To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, salary history, and contact information for (3) references no later than July 22, 2016:

Ed Outreach/Education Jobs

Chesapeake Bay Foundation 

Educationjobs@cbf.org

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Karen Noonan Education Center Captain/ Assistant Manager
7/1/2016

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation seeks a Captain/Educator/Assistant Manager for the Karen Noonan Education Center in Crocheron, MD.  This position is residential and the captain must stay on site for all field experiences.  

THE CHESAPEAKE BAY FOUNDATION

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is the largest regional non-profit conservation organization working solely to save the Bay. Established in 1967, CBF has a staff of approximately 185 employees working in offices in Annapolis Maryland; Richmond and VA Beach, Virginia; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; and Washington, D.C., and in 15 field education program locations. Our staff and volunteer corps work throughout the region educating students and adults, advocating for clean water polices, restoring waterways, and litigating when necessary. 

CBF's headquarters office in Annapolis, MD is the Philip Merrill Environmental Center, the world’s first U.S. Green Build Council’s LEED platinum building. In 2014, CBF opened The Brock Environmental Center in Virginia Beach, VA. The Brock Center is one of the most energy efficient, environmentally smart buildings in the world. 

CBF has an annual budget of approximately $21 million and is supported by more than 200,000 members and e-subscribers. For more information on CBF please visit www.cbf.org

CBF Environmental Education

Approximately 35,000 students and teachers participate each year in CBF’s education field experiences or teacher professional learning.  

The Bay, and its watershed, is our classroom and CBF environmental educators are responsible for bringing the Bay alive to students.  We strive to make a lasting impression about the excitement and vulnerability of the Bay.  

Each of CBF’s 15 education programs has its own individual character. The field experience options run the gamut from the inner city boat programs in Baltimore and Hampton Roads to Pennsylvania canoe programs to remote island-based residential centers.  We use hands-on experiential teaching techniques to educate students about the health of the Bay and connect them back to their local environment.  Educators promote and develop citizen knowledge about the Bay by providing unforgettable, hands-on, student lead experiences that inspire them with a commitment to take action for the restoration of the Bay.

The education department is comprised of field programs, Teacher and Principal Professional Learning, and Student Leadership.  All of these components work closely to educate and empower students to take action towards “Saving the Bay.”  


Context of Position:

The Karen Noonan Education Center is located at Bishops Head, a 20-acre site on a peninsula in Dorchester County, south of Cambridge, MD.  The site is part of a 2,278-acre parcel of land owned by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  A renovated hunting lodge and separate staff house comprise the buildings on the property. The full-time, on-site staff consists of a Program Manager and Captain/Assistant Manager.  Both staff serve as co-educators who plan and facilitate the field experiences for students.  Using a 40 ft. workboat, canoes, and the extensive surrounding marshes, the participants explore various ecosystems, examine plant and animal species, analyze water quality, and discuss the socio-economic issues facing residents of the Bay watershed, in general, and the local watermen communities, in particular. Like CBF’s other island centers, the Karen Noonan Center has access to the open waters of the Bay as well as to the smaller marsh inlets.  Participants can set crab pots, dredge for oysters, and scrape the nearby underwater grass meadows for various critters.  

During the fall and spring seasons, the Karen Noonan Center staff typically lead 3-day field programs for students traveling from within the watershed.  In the summer, and occasionally during the rest of the year, the center hosts a variety of trip participants including adult groups, teacher groups, and student leadership programs.  Housing is provided and the captain must live on-site for the duration of Spring, Summer, and Fall field program seasons. The centers are winterized from December – February and no housing is provided during that time.

Education Program Essential Functions:

  • Safely & professionally serve as Captain and Educator
  • Maintain USCG inspected work boat.  Ensure safe operation of the boat.  Inform passengers of safety precautions  
  • Maintain/repair boat, equipment, center and educational gear
  • Participate & manage regular inspections and safety checklists
  • Develop and implement one-day field programs using multiple field based methods which include: canoes, land-based, and 40-foot Bay work boats for middle and high school aged students, teachers, and other audiences 
  • In conjunction with the Program Manager and teachers, plan appropriate activities such as canoeing, seining, conducting biological sampling and water quality testing 
  • Communicate the following items to all participants: safety review, rudimentary boating skills, ecosystem & watershed concepts, wildlife observation, biological sampling, water quality sampling, and other educational activities as appropriate
  • Continually adapt program content based upon grade/age level of participants, weather, and group dynamics and feedback/evaluations from teachers and supervisors
  • Plan and execute summer courses for Chesapeake Classrooms Teacher Professional Learning program and/or Student Leadership Program 
  • Complete/submit timesheets, personal expense reports, credit card reports, and all other relevant administrative tasks in a timely manner
  • Program staff are responsible and accountable for performing maintenance in order to keep all education related equipment (buildings, boats, grounds, and/or gear) in proper working order
  • Program staff are responsible for the safety of all field participants, ensure that all safety protocols are rigorously followed, and are required to respond to medical emergencies that may arise
  • Develop and implement one-year program plan that is in alignment with CBF’s strategic plan
  • Provide timely communication and updates about the program to supervisors and other CBF departments
  • Attend all safety training and professional development offerings 
  • This physically-demanding position involves fairly frequent weekend work year-round exposure to the elements
  • Housing is provided and the captain must live on-site for the duration of Spring, Summer, and Fall field program seasons. The centers are winterized from December – February and no housing is provided during that time


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

Successful Candidate should possess the following: 

  • Minimum 25-ton Master of Inland Waters USCG Captain license with a FCC certification
  • 1-3 years’ experience operating & maintaining a USCG inspected passenger carrying vessel
  • 1-3 years’ experience teaching in either a formal or non-formal setting
  • A strong desire to teach in the field/outdoors (under all weather conditions) and work with students on a daily basis 
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Collaborative work style 
  • Energy, enthusiasm, and passion for students and the environment  
  • Creativity, humor and self-confidence•Desire and ability to relate to people of all ages and backgrounds 
  • Knowledge of environmental issues facing the Bay
  • Knowledge of Chesapeake Bay Foundation & the Education Department mission, strategic plans & goals, a plus
  • Strong commitment to safety and maintenance 

Physical Requirements: 

  • Physical ability to lift and carry heavy objects-at least 45 pounds (canoes and other equipment) 
  • This physically demanding position involves year-round exposure to the elements  
  • Ability to live on-site at the Karen Noonan Center from end of February through December
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends
  • Ability to travel to attend trainings & meetings
  • Ability to have reliable transportation to travel to other CBF field programs & locations as needed

Other: 

  • Must pass a criminal background check 
  • All education staff participate in a pre-employment & random drug screening program per the requirements of the US Coast Guard 



To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, salary history, and contact information for (3) references no later than July 22, 2016:

KNC Captain/Education Jobs

Chesapeake Bay Foundation 

Educationjobs@cbf.org

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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