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Interpretive Specialist - Weldon Spring, MO
Title:Interpretive Specialist - Weldon Spring, MO
ID:1507 - LMS
About Company

RSI EnTech (RSI) has provided services to major federal clients and Fortune 500 engineering and construction companies since 1996. RSI EnTech has more than two decades of experience in complex, highly regulated markets providing environmental, engineering, energy and project management services while maintaining an excellent safety record. RSI Services was founded in 2017 and is the 8(a) company of RSI EnTech.


RSI is headquartered in Oak Ridge, Tennessee and is a wholly owned operating company of ASRC Industrial (AIS).  AIS is a wholly owned operating company of Arctic Slope Regional Corporation (ASRC), an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC). Through ASRC, we are a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE).


RSI offers a full range of benefits; a generous PTO plan, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K (100% match up to 4% eligible compensation) and 100% immediate vesting, Basic and Supplemental life insurance, and short- & long-term disability.


Job Title: Interpretive Specialist

Location(s): Weldon Spring Site in St. Charles, MO

Hiring Range:  $32,000 – 55,000/yr. (Depending on education and experience)

Status: Full-Time

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Clearance and Health Requirements:

  • Criminal Background Check
  • Pre-placement Drug Screening
  • COVID 19 Vaccination or legally supported exemption
  • Fit for Duty Test (if applicable)


RSI EnTech, LLC is recruiting for an Interpretive Specialist. This position will support the Interpretive Center operations at the Weldon Spring Site in St. Charles, Missouri through staffing public hours, leading projects, developing and hosting public programs, hosting public tours, and participating in related public engagement and outreach strategies and events.


This position is required to travel locally 25% of the time.


Primary responsibilities and essential functions:

  • Develop and host onsite, offsite, and virtual experiences and programs for schools, youth and adult groups, stakeholders, and the general public.
  • Directly support events such as Monarch Madness, Earth Day, and similar St. Charles, Missouri area events.
  • Provide excellent professional customer service for both the public and internal team members.
  • Provide subject matter expertise, write curriculum and activities, and lead projects within the STEM with LM program.
  • Serve as project lead to write lesson plans, create videos in cooperation with videographers, write video scripts, create graphic displays and self-guided visitor products in cooperation with graphic designers, develop web and social media content consistent with methods defined by the National Association for Interpretation.
  • Conduct ecological observations and research for the purpose of use in programs, temporary displays, tours, and other visitor experiences.
  • Conduct research with original historic documents and objects.
  • Provide interpretive tours of exhibit gallery and disposal cell.
  • Review scientific and technical resources for use in programs.
  • Staff the front desk in rotation with other co-workers during public visiting hours.
  • Operate as the lead within established incident command structure when Interpretive Center Manager and other site lead staff are not present.


Work experience, skills, and capabilities needed:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Working confidentially and professionally with a wide diverse audience.
  • Researching, developing, and providing original programming and exhibits.
  • Ability to perform independent work and collaborate with a diverse team.
  • Positive orientation towards customer service.
  • Strong attention to detail and quality.
  • Ability to work with the public in many educational settings both in person and virtually with a wide diversity in audiences.
  • Ability to present interpretive programs; engage and communicate with audiences; and support special events.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of discretion regarding confidential and sensitive information.
  • Ability to communicate complex information with diverse technical and nontechnical stakeholder groups.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with managers, co-workers, stakeholders, and the general public.
  • Proven problem-solving, decision-making, and negotiation skills
  • Ability to maintain a safe working environment for self, coworkers, and the public.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage internal client expectations across multiple, competing projects/priorities with quick turn-around times.
  • Ability to think and act creatively to define a project, then execute a project plan.
  • Ability to work under pressure to complete tasks with aggressive due dates.


Technical knowledge, certifications/licenses, and software proficiency required:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proficiency with virtual program platforms
  • Strong attention to detail and quality.
  • Valid driver’s license.


Desirable qualifications, experience, or proficiencies of the ideal candidate:

  • Experience in teaching or training role.
  • Familiarity with the Next Generation Science Standards
  • National Association for Interpretation “Certified Interpretive Guide” certification or related training
  • Familiarity working as a contractor for the U.S. government.
  • Knowledge of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Legacy Management.
  • Proficiency with SharePoint


Required Education and Years of Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Interpretation, Communication, Public Affairs, Science, History, or a related field.

3 years of experience providing interpretive and/or educational programming.


Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

The employee exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The employee is regularly required to use hands to handle or feel, to reach with hands and arms, and to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


The employee is regularly required handle or feel, to reach, and communicate. The employee is frequently required to move about and maintain various positions. The employee must have the ability to perceive the environment and observe technical material and emails.


EEO Statement:

ASRC Industrial (AIS) and its operating companies affords equal opportunity in employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, pregnancy, familial status, disability status, veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected under Federal, State or Local law. AIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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