Title: School and Family Evening/Weekend Educator II
Updated: November 2021
Job Status: Part-time
Primary Reporting to: School and Family Programs Supervisors
Secondary Reporting to: Manager of School and Family Programs
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Job Purpose: An Evening/Weekend Educator II advances
the mission of Zoo Atlanta by creating experiences that engage,
educate and energize program participants to action. These
individuals teach evening, overnight and weekend daytime programs both
at the Zoo and in the community. Specifically, they facilitate
learning for groups of all ages using interactive, STEM-based
curriculum that showcases Zoo Atlanta’s work to conserve wildlife and
wild places; how to protect our environment; and how every person can
make a difference in these areas. Educator IIs will additionally train
to become approved animal handlers and facilitate Program Animal
Ambassador experiences as part of educational programming.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
- Deliver high quality programming as part of all Zoo Atlanta’s
weekend, evening, and overnight educational experiences.
Programming includes but is not limited to: Night Crawlers, Twilight
Trek, Scout Programs, Adventure Cubs, Special Events, and Tours.
- Willingness to cross train on additional Education Programs such
as Professional Learning programs, Home School Academy, and Safari Camp.
- Commitment to learn and master all content and skills needed to
provide quality programming to Zoo program participants and guests.
- Be able to provide excellent customer service to all zoo guests,
including parents, teachers, chaperones, students, etc.
- Preparation and breakdown of program materials
- Report program needs to supervisor as necessary.
- Know and follow all emergency procedures and protocols
- Maintain a positive and encouraging attitude to co-workers and guests
- Assist with and/or lead on-grounds programming and projects as needed
- Must attend all Zoo Atlanta mandatory training (i.e. customer
service training) as well as Team meetings and workshops
- Completion of various additional duties as assigned