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Museum Careers


The Museum of Natural Science serves as an educational outreach for the department, reaching school children, their teachers and others throughout the state. The museum also serves as headquarters for the department's non-game and endangered species research. The museum houses more than 250,000 specimen collections, including birds, mammals, reptiles, insects, mollusks and fish. At the museum, a person may find such career opportunities as exhibits specialist, aquarium keeper, conservationist, biologist, educator and librarian.

Current Opportunities

  • Projects Officer III, Special - Museum
    Deadline to apply for this postion - Tuesday October 21, 2014

    This is professional, administrative work with responsibility for planning and directing specific programs of an agency. The work includes developing, planning, and directing projects of special significance to the state; preparing, negotiating, and administering contracts including grants and interagency agreements associated with such projects; contacting other agencies, outside organizations, and the general public associated with such projects; informing and educating the public about project goals and activities; and supervising the collection, maintenance, and publication of data regarding research or project activities. Incumbents work under the general supervision of an administrative superior or agency head. The work is subject to general review through conference, personal inspection, and written reports for conformity with established policies, rules and regulations.

    EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

    Education:
    A Master's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in a field related to the scientific, technological, or specialized functions of the employing agency;

    AND

    Experience:
    Three (3) years of experience related to the above described duties, two (2) years of which must include line or functional supervision.

    OR

    Education:
    A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in a field related to the scientific, technological, or specialized functions of the employing agency;

    AND

    Experience:
    Four (4) years of experience related to the above described duties, two (2) years of which must include line or functional supervision.

    OR

    Education:
    Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma);

    AND

    Experience:
    Eight (8) years of experience related to the above described duties, two (2) years of which must include line or functional supervision.

    Substitution Statement:

    Related education and related experience may be substituted on an equal basis, except there shall be no substitution for the two (2) years of line or functional supervision.

    Click Here To Apply . . .



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