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Natural Resource Specialist

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Natural Resource Specialist
NC Museum of Natural Sciences at Prairie Ridge

The Natural Resource Technician provides operational support to the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ (NCMNS) outdoor Prairie Ridge Ecostation. The position is part of the Museum’s Regional Network Section and is supervised by the Head of Prairie Ridge Ecostation. Prairie Ridge Ecostation is located in West Raleigh at 1671 Gold Star Drive.

Prairie Ridge consists of more than 40 acres which contain Piedmont Prairie, forest, pond, stream, trails, Nature PlaySpace, research study sites and educational arboretum. Prairie Ridge serves as a research field station for NCMNS researchers and local college students. It is a field trip destination for hands-on natural science programs for students of all ages, and it is open daily to the public for wildlife watching, nature play, and nature exploration. This position assists the Natural Resources Specialist in a variety of land management tasks at Prairie Ridge Ecostation. As part of a small team, this position will assist with events, outdoor projects and other needs as they arise.

This position is classified as part time, temporary for 29 hours per week. The schedule is primarily weekdays with occasional evening and/or weekends. Exact schedule will vary weekly depending on programs, events, and candidate’s availability. Position is 11-months, with anticipated opportunity for rehire after a 31-day break for the 12th month. For more information about Prairie Ridge Ecostation visit:

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Raleigh, North Carolina United States
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