Nashville, Tennessee based Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world's largest tire and rubber company. Bridgestone Americas and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand tires to address the needs of a broad range of customers, including consumers, automotive and commercial vehicle original equipment manufacturers, and those in the agricultural, forestry and mining industries. The companies are also engaged in retreading operations throughout the Western Hemisphere and produce air springs, roofing materials, and industrial fibers and textiles. The Bridgestone Americas family of companies also operates the world's largest chain of automotive tire and service centers. Guided by its One Team, One Planet message, the company is dedicated to achieving a positive environmental impact in all of the communities it calls home.
Bridgestone Warren Plant has an opportunity available for a Teaching Assistant. This position will have the opportunity to support the Bridgestone Environmental Education and Classroom Habitat (B.E.E.C.H.) program, which is a sanctioned science education program within the Warren County school system. The position will support educational science activities for Pre-K through 5th grade students.
The Teaching Assistant will assist the Bridgestone Outreach Professional and school teachers with maintaining the Habitat. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Bridgestone Environmental Education and Habitat (BEECH):
Prepare rooms for scheduled classes, meetings, training and other events.
Meet with visitors/teammates for facility tours and review safety measures and requirements.
Instruct visitors/teammates how to properly use equipment.
Works closely with Community Outreach Program Coordinator in all areas.
Other additional duties as assigned.
Qualified candidates must be sophomore to senior-level students
Currently enrolled in an accredited college or university
Must be able to work ~32-36 hours per week
Intermediate Microsoft Office Skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) preferred
Highly motivated with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Willingness to work outside leading nature hikes and other science activities