Minnesota DNR is currently seeking to fill an Assistant Cave Supervisor for Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park. This position exists to assist with the supervision of interpretive services and the management of interpretive facilities at Forestville/Mystery Cave and Lake Louise state parks.
Job Class: Interpretive Naturalist Supervisor 1
Working Title: Assistant Cave Supervisor
The DNR is currently seeking to fill an Assistant Cave Supervisor for Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park. This position exists to assist with the supervision of interpretive services and the management of interpretive facilities at Forestville/Mystery Cave and Lake Louise state parks.
This position leads and implements welcoming and inclusive interpretive, environmental education, and information services to:
This position implements the programs, policies, plans and procedures of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Parks and Trails Division (PAT) and the Interpretive Services Program.
This position also supports cave development and restoration, resource management, and management of recreation and research uses in remote areas of the cave. Primarily in late fall to early spring, outside of cave-specific operations, this position will be responsible for operational tasks in coordination with other supervisors at Forestville/Mystery Cave and Lake Louise state parks.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
A Bachelor's degree in environmental education and interpretation OR one of the physical sciences such as ecology, zoology, botany, geology OR a cultural resource-focused degree such as Indigenous Studies, history, anthropology, archeology OR parks and recreation management OR an equivalent.
AND Two years of professional experience that includes responsibilities for developing and conducting natural and/or cultural resource interpretive programs and services.
Other minimum qualifications include
Occasionally lifting articles such as 50 pounds maximum and frequently lifting and/or carrying objects such as heavy tools and file boxes. This job may require walking or standing to a significant degree on rough terrain or may involve sitting most of the time with pushing and pulling of arm and/or leg controls.
Ability to enter a cave and travel through passages that are sometimes tight, have exposed traverses, and can be muddy and wet. Ability to crawl, kneel, stoop walk while in a cave.
This position requires successful completion of the following:
This position requires an unrestricted Class D Driver’s License with a clear driving record
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