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Florida State Parks Seeks Programs Assistant (Content and Design)

Published September 17, 2012

This position is responsible for providing technical assistance at the statewide level to support interpretive planning and programming for 160 Florida State Parks including, but not limited to: researching, designing, reviewing and producing interpretive panels, posters, flyers and maps to be used in park programming, exhibits, kiosks, presentations and initiatives.

Florida State Parks are part of the Florida Deprtment of Environmental Protection, whose offices are on Commonwealth Blvd off of Capital Circle NW. Hours for this position are flexible between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Position is open until filled. Provide an initial resume followed by a state of Florida application. Particular emphasis is being placed on the candidate’s ability to use Adobe Illustrator and InDesign (CS5 or more). Requirements include Knowledge of: the principles and techniques of effective verbal and written communication; principles, methods and techniques of successful interpretation; principles of exhibit design, development and evaluation; applicable disability access laws, regulations and guidelines including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); current park management practices; current environmental education theories and practices. Ability to: use computer software applications, particularly Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat Professional; work independently; utilize problem solving techniques and apply critical thinking skills; establish and maintain effec tive working relationship with others; plan, organize and coordinate work assignments; collect, organize, evaluate and analyze data; understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures; design, edit and produce a variety of program materials such as program plans, exhibits, lesson plans, evaluations and reports; maintain a valid Driver’s license.