Park Naturalists

Park Naturalists

Plan, develop, and conduct programs to inform public of historical, natural, and scientific features of national, state, or local park.

Key Competencies * Cooperation * Dependability * Integrity * Self Control * Concern for Others * Adaptability/Flexibility * Leadership * Independence * Attention to Detail * Initiative

Representative Tasks * Prepare and present illustrated lectures and interpretive talks about park features. * Provide visitor services, such as explaining regulations, answering visitor requests, needs and complaints, and providing information about the park and surrounding areas. * Plan and organize public events at the park.


Government, Manufacturing, Mining Quarrying & Oil & Gas Extraction, Administrative & Support Services,

Job Family Life, Physical, and Social Science

Sample Job Titles Department of Natural Resources Officer (DNR Officer), Education Specialist, Environmental Education Specialist, Environmental Educator, Interpretive Naturalist, National Park Ranger, Naturalist, Park Activities Coordinator, Park Interpretive Ranger, Park Interpretive Specialist, Park Manager, Park Naturalist, Park Protection Ranger, Park Ranger, Park Warden, Park Worker, Parks and Recreation Manager, Parks Worker, Program Production Specialist, Ranger.