State of Washington Classified Job Specification
COMMUNITY OUTREACH & ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATIONAL SPECIALIST 1
Class Series Concept
Positions in this series have responsibility for activities involving community outreach and environmental/conservation education programs. Duties include performing informational services for the public; and researching, developing, coordinating, and implementing plans and programs. Examples of program areas may include, but are not limited to: Waste Reduction, Recycling and Litter Control, Toxics Cleanup, and Water Resources.
Positions at this level provide technical assistance for community outreach and environmental/conservation education activities including research, development, and/or updating of materials. Positions work under general supervision and within narrowly established guidelines. Positions have limited latitude to resolve problems outside of written guidelines.
Provides technical assistance related to education/outreach programs; researches, develops, updates and distributes educational outreach materials;
Prepares educational materials such as brochures, fact sheets, pamphlets, displays and other educational/outreach materials; develops newsletter, identifying new and updated educational material;
Coordinates program information with various employees, managers, community leaders and the general public;
Serves on educational task forces and committees to research and develop educational/outreach activities;
Makes oral presentations of environmental information to various groups such as teachers, students, employees and the community;
Assists managers in developing, implementing, and/or overseeing community outreach plans and/or activities.
There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.
Positions typically require a Bachelor’s degree involving major study in environmental, physical, or natural science, education, communications or closely related field; or equivalent education/experience.
Class Specification History
New class effective January 1, 2006; Community Outreach & Environmental Education Specialist 1 (replaces 62810 Environmental Education/Outreach Specialist 1).