Job Details

Brookside Gardens Butterfly Exhibit Assistant Manager - Seasonal

Company

Montgomery Parks, M-NCPPC

Published

2019-01-29

Closes

2019-02-28

Location

Silver Spring, Maryland, United States

Category

Government, Hospitality and Tourism, Natural Science

Type

Temporary

Description

The Montgomery County Department of Parks, Horticulture, Forestry and Environmental Education Division, is currently seeking Seasonal/Intermittent applicants to fill a position in Brookside Gardens.
 
Brookside Gardens Butterfly Exhibit Assistant Manager ($12.50/hour) (March10-October 19, 2019)
Works as part of a team to manage and operate an educational live caterpillar and butterfly exhibit. Duties include training, supervising and managing many adult and student volunteers; proper handling and management of butterflies, plants and related materials; customer service and educational interpretation for groups and individuals.  Work environment is inside a greenhouse and outdoors with exposure to heat, humidity, disinfectants and animal waste.

Qualifications:  Strong communication and customer service skills with a general knowledge of animal and plant care. Must be reliable and able to work on weekends in a fast-paced, team-based setting. Occasional evening work may be required.
 
Contract period is March 10- October 19, 2019, up to 37.5 hours per week including weekends and holidays.

Supplemental Information

This position does not qualify for benefits.
A complete background investigation will be completed before hire.