Current PositionsResource Management Assistant

The Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology is seeking a motivated individual with a passion for Alberta’s fossil resources to join the Resource Management Program.


Contact Information

Forward your resume with cover letter include position or positions you would like to be considered for, to:

Kathy Little
Drumheller & District
Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 999
Drumheller, AB T0J 0Y0
Fax: (403) 823-4469


Resource Management Assistant

The Resource Management Assistant will work as part the of the Resource Management team to preserve the palaeontological heritage of Alberta. The position involves communicating with the public and staff members regarding the laws surrounding the collection, preparation and ownership of fossils in Alberta, assisting in the regulatory role of the RTMP and tracking and mapping applications. Computer knowledge is needed to support staff, researchers and palaeontological consultants in the research and protection of fossil resources.


  • Use of GIS software to ensure information regarding palaeontological sites is accurate and current, support other members in the Museum and consultants outside of the Museum by creating maps and layers
  • File, process and mail various regulatory documents and reports
  • Be a team member for various resource management-related projects
  • Participate in the education of RTMP staff and the public regarding fossil laws and resource management in Alberta
  • Assist in the development of interpretation programs at fossil sites outside of the RTMP


Post-secondary degree in palaeontology or closely related subject
Excellent writing, communication, and people skills
Familiarity with the Alberta Historical Resources Act and associated regulations
Strong MS Office computer skills; advanced understanding of Word, Excel, and Access desired
Experience with GIS software is an asset
Ability to handle multiple project assignments and meeting deadlines
Valid Driver’s license and good driving record


Salary will be commensurate with education and experience
Group Health Benefits Plan available
Group RSP Plan available

Deadline for Application: Position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

We thank all candidates for their interest. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

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