Teaching Opportunities


Employment Opportunities - Education Crew


Applications for Education Crew positions are not being accepted at this time. 



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RiverQuest has opportunities from time to time for talented, enthusiastic and adventuresome people to become a part of our a river-based teaching crew! Positions are available seasonally. Qualified individuals have a unique opportunity to teach science, math, and environmental education onboard our floating classroom. Positions, when available, are available in spring (March-June), summer (June-August), and fall (September-November). Training begins a month before each season. Teaching staff can also serve as customer service stewards, teaching crew leaders, and offsite presenters.

These are part-time positions, generally 2-5 days per week in season, 4-8 hour days.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in education, science or related field
  • Knowledge in at least one of the following areas: freshwater ecosystems, water quality, navigation, aquatic life, green science and sustainability
  • Previous teaching experience in formal or non-formal setting preferred
  • Enjoy working with children and adults
  • Willingness to work in the outdoors, around water, and onboard a boat
  • Act 34/151 clearances
  • Pre-employment Drug Testing and Random Drug Testing program participation

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to:

Education Department
1501 Reedsdale Street, Suite 2001
Pittsburgh, PA 15233

Letters and resumes may be also faxed or emailed as Microsoft Word attachments.

Fax: 412-231-2880

Email: info@riverquest.org


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