Local recruitment: Water Education Program Assistant

City of Boise

Boise, ID, USA 🇺🇸

Salary: $14.00 – $15.00 Hourly

Location: Boise, ID

Job Type: Temporary – 9 Month

Department: Boise WaterShed

Job Number: 06028

Closing: 1/2/2023 12:00 PM Mountain

Summary Statement

Become part of the City and have an opportunity to make a difference as a Water Education Program Assistant at the Boise WaterShed. Located at the West Boise Water Renewal Facility, the Boise WaterShed teaches water protection and conservation with a hands-on approach. 

  • Plans and facilitates environmental education activities for summer youth and family programs at the Boise WaterShed Environmental Education Center
  • Uses exhibits, art and programs to teach people of all ages how to protect and conserve resources
  • Works under general supervision
  • This position is open to all interested persons 18 years of age and older
  • Estimated employment duration is from February 1, 2023 to November 1, 2023
  • This temporary position is anticipated to last 9 months or less and is designated as At-Will

We’re honored to serve and positively affect the lives of our community. We like to have a little fun while we’re here, too. Imagine that!Essential Functions

Collaborates, plans and teaches water and STEM educational activities for kids at the Boise WaterShed during WaterShed Wednesday events. Works with Water Education Coordinator and education staff on program development and implementation. Participates in team-building and environmental stewardship activities as scheduled. (100%)

Performs other duties as assigned. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.
Total Percentage = 100%Requirements

Required Knowledge, Experience, And Training

  • Interest in water or the environment and working with children

Ability to:

  • Deal with individuals in a friendly and tactful manner
  • Work in indoor and outdoor conditions
  • Display an attitude of cooperation and work harmoniously with all levels of City employees, the general public and other organizations
  • Communicate effectively in the English language at a level necessary for efficient job performance
  • Complete assignments in a timely fashion
  • Understand and comply with all rules, policies and regulations
  • Maintain prompt and regular attendance
  • Perform all essential and marginal functions as assigned by an authorized employee, supervisor and/or manager with or without a reasonable accommodation
  • Individuals must be capable of operating vehicles safely and have an acceptable driving record

Preferred Knowledge, Experience, And Training

  • One year of experience working with youths from various cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds
  • First Aid and CPR Certification

Licensing And Other Requirements

  • First Aid and CPR certification

Special Requirements
Applicants must be able to pass:

  • City of Boise background check processes which includes a criminal history check and reference checks in accordance with the City of Boise Hiring Process Regulation
  • Drug Free Workplace: In accordance with the City of Boise Drug Free Workplace Regulation, this position is designated as safety sensitive and is subject to testing requirements including Post Offer Applicant Testing, Random Testing, Reasonable Suspicion, Post – Accident, etc. Applicants will be required to submit to screening for illegal drug use prior to hire. Appointment to this position is contingent upon a negative pre-employment drug test.
  • This position has responsibilities that require the person to work with minors or individuals with disabilities.

Working Conditions

The physical effort characteristics and working environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Efforts
While performing the duties of this job the employee is occasionally lifting/carrying up to 10 pounds and rarely lifting/carrying up to 35 pounds. Also, the employee is occasionally pushing/pulling up to 10 pounds and rarely pushing/pulling up to 75 pounds. The noise level is rarely moderate. Work includes sensory ability to talk, hear, smell and touch. Work in this position also includes close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. Employees will stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach and grasp. Position requires hand/finger dexterity.

Working Environment
The work environment will include inside conditions and outdoor weather conditions. Employees will also drive a vehicle as part of this position.
The schedule for this position is 5, 8 hour shifts Monday-Friday with occasional Saturdays

Agency: City of Boise


625 W Idaho St

Boise, Idaho, 83702

Website: http://www.cityofboise.org




IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development