Job Openings

Position:              Naturalist
Reports To:         Executive Director
Status:                  Permanent full-time, Non-Exempt, 40 hours per week (Tuesday-Saturday)
Salary:                  $30,500 - $35,000/annually with benefits


Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary (OHNS) is seeking an energetic, collaborative, outdoor enthusiast to join our team as Naturalist. Candidates will have a strong connection to, and passion for, environmental education and conservation of wild places that renew the human spirit. The ideal candidate is resourceful, professional, familiar with Tennessee natural history, and possesses both a strong work ethic and sense of humor.

OHNS provides a protected home for 2,000+ species of local flora and fauna that thrive in the hills, forests, creek, ponds and meadows of our private 300-acre nature preserve. The Nature Sanctuary attracts 10,000 visitors annually through year-round programming that encourages school groups, families and visitors of all ages to explore the great outdoors, learn about our native flora and fauna, and connect with nature. Curriculum is hands-on and geared toward fostering a deeper awareness, understanding and appreciation for the natural world.

The OHNS Naturalist is expected to help build upon our reputation as a beloved outdoor-based educational institution and help us expand our reach and volunteer engagement. The Naturalist is a core member of the OHNS team, engaged in strategic planning, annual operational goals, and budget objectives. 

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Interested candidates should send letter of interest (tell us why you are the right candidate for this position) and resume to Electronic submission required for all materials. Please reference the position title in the subject line of your message.  No phone calls please. Review begins December 6; open until filled. 

Top candidates will be selected for interviews. All candidates will be notified of selection.  Employment is conditional upon a satisfactory background check. 

Owl’s Hill Nature Sanctuary is an equal opportunity employer