Nature Activity Specialist - Merrimack Parks & Recreation


Job Description

The Nature Activity Specialist is responsible for coordinating and leading environmental activities at Naticook Day Camp. The specialist will develop, plan & lead daily nature activities for groups of children between the ages of 5 – 14. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and have experience in Nature or Environmental Education.

  • Develop, plan and lead the Summer Nature/Environmental Education Program
  • Develop different projects that will fit into allotted time period
  • Assist in conducting initial and end-of-season inventory, storing, and keeping equipment in good condition. 
  •  Assist in teaching staff their responsibilities in activity during staff training
  • Conduct daily check of facilities and equipment in program area for safety, cleanliness and good repair 
  • Submit orders for equipment and supplies when needed
  • Teach and monitor proper use of equipment
  • Assist in packing all materials and supplies at end of the season
  • Evaluate current season and make recommendations for following season
  • Other duties may be assigned and required

Apply by: April 3 2017


Camp/Organization: Merrimack Parks & Recreation (ACA Accredited)

Location: Merrimack, NH

Type of Position: Specialized Activity Leader

Time Frame: Seasonal

Salary: $9.00/hr


  • High School graduate or equivalent, or at least 18 years of age
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certifications preferred


  • Training and experience in Nature/Environmental Education
  • Ability to create lesson plans for campers of all ages
  • Desire and ability to work with children outdoors
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control
  • Abilities to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior management techniques.
  • Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity.
  • Ability to work with different age and skill levels.

Additional Information

Please visit or the Town of Merrimack Human Resource Office located at 6 Baboosic Lake Road, Merrimack, NH, 03054 to view a complete job description and to obtain a Town application. To apply, submit your Town application and a copy of your certification cards to the above address. No email please. Position is open until filled. EOE For questions about the position, please contact Parks & Recreation Director Matt Casparius at 603-882-1046. Position is open until filled


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Matt Casparius

<p>116 Naticook Road <br />Merrimack, New Hampshire 03054</p>