Camp Grant Walker Instructor (Hunter Safety) - Grant Parish - R00077238

Work Location: Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center located in Pollock, Louisiana

Position Description: This individual will serve as the lead instructor to teach hunter safety subject matter to an audience of up to 40 youth in the 4th – 6th grade. The instructor will be responsible for meeting with two other assigned 4-H Agents, or 4-H Volunteers, before and after track time each day. The instructor will provide safe supervision of youth and will support 4-H professionals, volunteers, and members in conducting meaningful educational experiences of hunter safety skills. The instructor works under the direct supervision of the Camp Director to implement all policies and procedures of the LSU AgCenter and the Louisiana 4-H Youth Development program.

Qualification Requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must have completed a 12-hour hunter education instructor academy taught and administered by a Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries hunter education coordinator.
  • A criminal background check is mandatory prior to receiving certification from LDWF. Once certified, the instructor must teach/assist in one course per 24 months to remain certified.
  • The instructor must teach all required hunter safety education materials provided by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, including preparing and administering exams to youth.
  • The instructor must enter all exam scores and information in the LDWF approved database.
  • Must complete the employee background screening process and be approved by the LSU AgCenter Human Resource Management Unit.

Preference given to applicants who:

  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Social or Behavioral Sciences, or field related to outdoor skills.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • A professional demeanor.
  • Desire and ability to work with youth outdoors and in varied conditions.
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with groups participating (various ages and skill levels) and provide necessary instructions to campers.
  • Courteous and respectful.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills to work effectively with youth in group situation.
  • People-oriented.
  • Dedicated and motivated.
  • Believes in the importance of hunter education.
  • Ability to enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply proper behavior-management techniques.
  • Adheres and assists with maintaining health and safety standards, both personally and among campers, to ensure a safe and healthy camp environment.

Salary: $3,000.00 for the ten-week period.

Date Available: Camp session is May 22-July 28, 2023. LOST Camp takes place August 3-6, 2023. Work hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday each week from 7:30 am until 12:00 pm, plus prep and clean-up time. The camp is not in session the week of June 19-23, 2023. The required training period will be May 11 – May 19, 2023.

Application Deadline: February 10, 2023, or until a suitable candidate is identified

Application Procedure: Must apply online at LSU AgCenter Careers

Please Note: MUST submit a cover letter, resume, two letters of recommendation, and official transcripts for application to be considered complete.

The LSU Agricultural Center is a statewide campus of the LSU System and provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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