City of Troy Michigan
  • 10-Feb-2020 (EST)
  • Troy, MI, USA
  • 12.50
  • Hourly
  • Other

The Nature Center intern will work in the Stage Nature Center, an extension of the Parks Division within the Department of Public Works. This intern will assist with the maintenance of the trails and assist in the facilitation and implementation of curriculum for community and school-based programs in order to create a more successful and sustainable program structure.



  • Assist in the creation and preparation of materials, lessons and manipulatives needed for programs.
  • Communicate with the public to provide information on program activities.
  • Maintain a safe and an enriched learning environment.
  • Provide nature trail maintenance.
  • Ensure that program policies and procedures are followed.
  • Promote cross-departmental interaction and assist with various projects.
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned.



  • Pursuing a Bachelor Degree in recreation, environmental education, environmental studies, natural resources, biology, or related field.
  • Must possess a strong interest and enthusiasm about the environment and a desire to share that appreciation of nature with children and the public.
  • Must have good communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills.
  • Must be a team player with creativity, imagination, and energy.
  • Willingness to help with a variety of different tasks and projects.
  • Prefer experience working with children and with the public.
  • Must possess a valid Michigan Driver License, with a good drivingrecord, based on City of Troy standards.
  • As a condition of employment, the successful candidate must pass a background check and pre-employment physical.



Usually Tuesday through Friday 9:00 am 5:00 pm and Saturday 10:00 am 4:00 pm with occasional flexibility.





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AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The City of Troy is committed to providing equal opportunity employment to all applicants. The City of Troy will consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of race, religion, color, sex, height, weight, marital status, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal and state law.                                                                                                            120-04

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