4-H Camp Track Instructor
Work Location: Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center located in Pollock, Louisiana
Position Description: This individual will serve as the lead instructor to teach hunter safety subject matter to an audience of up to 40 youth in the 4th – 6th grade. The instructor will be responsible for meeting with two other assigned 4-H Agents, or 4-H Volunteers, before and after track time each day. The instructor will provide safe supervision of youth and will support 4-H professionals, volunteers, and members in conducting meaningful educational experiences of hunter safety skills.The instructor works under the direct supervision of the Camp Director to implement all policies and procedures of the LSU AgCenter and the Louisiana 4-H Youth Development program.
- Preferred applicant will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Social or Behavioral Sciences, or field related to outdoor skills.
- Must be at least 21 years of age.
- Must have completed a 12-hour hunter education instructor academy taught and administered by a Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries hunter education coordinator.
- A criminal background check is mandatory prior to receiving certification from LDWF. Once certified, the instructor must teach/assist in one course per 24 months to remain certified.
- The instructor must teach all required hunter safety education materials provided by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, including preparing and administering exams to youth.
- The instructor must enter all exam scores and information in the LDWF approved database.
- Must complete the employee background screening process and be approved by the LSU AgCenter Human Resource Management Unit.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- A professional demeanor.
- Desire and ability to work with youth outdoors and in varied conditions.
- Ability to communicate and collaborate with groups participating (various ages and skill levels) and provide necessary instructions to campers.
- Courteous and respectful.
- Excellent communication and teamwork skills to work effectively with youth in group situation.
- Dedicated and motivated.
- Believes in the importance of hunter education.
- Ability to enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply proper behavior-management techniques.
Salary and Benefits: $2,700.00 for the nine-week period.
Date Available: Camp begins the week of May 18, 2020, and ends July 24, 2020. Workdays and hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday of each week from 7:30 am until 12:00 pm and includes prep and clean-up time. Camp is not in session the week of June 22-26, 2020.
Application Deadline: February 14, 2020, or until a suitable candidate is identified
Application Procedure: Must apply online at https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU
Must submit a cover letter, resume, two letters of recommendation, and transcripts for application to be considered complete.