Naturalist (Part-Time)

The ideal candidate will lead quality environmental education programs for children and teens visiting on field trips. Responsibilities include on-site classroom teaching, experiential instruction on trail hikes and outreach programs.

Work Schedule

  • Average of 10- to 15-hours per week to conduct 3- to 4-hour programs. Elachee Naturalists are also asked to lead occasional evening or weekend programs.
  • Salary starts at $10.00 per hour, based on experience.


  • A college degree in education, science or a related field is preferred, and some previous college attendance is required.
  • Experience in working with children is a must.
  • Applicants subject to a Background Check, Driving Record Check and Drug Screening.

Typical Duties/Requirements

  • Enthusiastically engage young minds in memorable and relevant nature encounters.
  • Teach PreK-12 STEAM-based environmental curriculum that correlates with grade level Georgia Standards for Excellence (GSE) and the Gwinnett County Public Schools’ Academic Skills and Knowledge (AKS). DETAILS
  • Ability to hike up to 1-2 miles in a variety of outdoor conditions.
  • Ability to perform physical tasks, including light lifting.
  • Current CPR/First Aid Certification preferred.

For consideration, please submit the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Three (3) References

Mail or Email Package

Mail Completed Package to:
Elachee Nature Science Center
RE: Naturalist Position
2125 Elachee Drive
Gainesville, GA 30504

Email Completed Package to:
Subject Line: Naturalist Position Inquiry