Education Specialist Position | Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

Education Specialist
Position Title: Education Specialist
Department: Conservation Education
Reports To: Assistant Curator of Conservation Education
Position Status: Part-time, year round position
Posting Date: January 31, 2018
Removal Date: Until Filled


  • Reports to the Assistant Curator of Conservation Education.
  • Responsible for the facilitation of organized educational programs for the Conservation Education Department, including school programs, after-school and weekend programs, and outreach programs. 
  • Must have demonstrated teaching experience and a willingness to learn proper animal handling skills for a variety of animals.  
  • Must possess a high degree of creativity and flexibility that will enhance current and future projects.


  • B.S. or B.A. degree in Zoology, Biology, Education or related field.
  • Knowledge in the field of conservation, ecology, and zoology.
  • Must have or be willing to obtain Pennsylvania Act 33/34 clearances.
  • Must have and maintain a valid PA driver’s license.
  • Strong customer service skills are requisite. 
  • Must be available to work weekends and occasional evenings and overnights.

Apply online below or submit resumé with salary requirements to:

Zoological Society of Pittsburgh
Human Resources Department
One Wild Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15206


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