Responsible for the development, direction and coordination of the Fort Pierce Manatee Observation and Education Center and the Treasure Coast Manatee Foundation. Creates a vision for the future of environmental education and stewardship, sets goals and develops outreach messaging. Connects visitors, residents and the community with nature and the Florida environment. Develops environmental programs and events, permanent and rotating exhibits/displays, and outreach and volunteer opportunities. Reports to the Director of Utility Support Services


Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s degree in Environmental Science/Studies, Natural Resource Management, Forestry, Natural Resources Planning, Botany, Biology or closely related field, with five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in management of environmental centers with some experience at the administrative level, preferably with a non-profit organization.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office, financial/accounting software and Point of Sale systems.

A comparable amount of training, experience, and previous job performance and accomplishments may be substituted in lieu of some of the minimum qualifications.


  • Walking, standing, sitting throughout the day while performing a range of job duties.
  • Light to moderate lifting and carrying.  Good manual dexterity and use of both hands for    frequent computer use.  Good vision and hearing (with or without correction) and ability to speak and write clearly and concisely to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
  • Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.
  • Temporary modifications to provide reasonable accommodations do not waive any essential functions of the job requirements.