Education and/or Experience
Bachelor's degree from four-year College or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have one-year experience as a database user. In addition, the individual should have knowledge of spreadsheet and word processing software. Basic GIS skills would be a plus!
Certificates and Licenses
- Must have or be able to obtain State of AZ Certified Pesticide Applicator License. The Museum will assist the employee in obtaining this license.
- Valid Arizona Driver's License, or ability to obtain, and a satisfactory 39-month DMV report
Other Skills and Abilities
- Excellent organizational skills
- Good written and oral communication skills
- Ability to speak effectively to the general public
- Detail oriented
- Spanish and O'odham language skills are a plus
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
The Invasive Species Program Coordinator must be able to use a backpack sprayer to apply herbicide to invasive plant species in rugged conditions. Backpack sprayers typically hold 3 or 4 gallons of water.
The Invasive Species Program Coordinator must be able to dig and pull large clumps of grass using heavy dig bars. They must be able to bend and squat while exerting force.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The individual is frequently required to work in high, precarious places and be able to deal with outdoor weather. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The above description reflects a general overview of the responsibilities, reporting relationships and position requirements for this job classification. It is not intended to be a complete description of all duties and requirements that may be inherent in the position.