Seasonal Science Educator

The Drumheller and District Chamber of Commerce is seeking an enthusiastic and dynamic Science Educator to join the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology (RTMP) located in Drumheller, Alberta. The Science Educator will deliver a variety of interactive school and public programs including guided hikes, hands-on workshops, and amphitheatre presentations at the Royal Tyrrell Museum.


Responsibilities: 

Deliver scheduled education programs and activities including, but not limited to, individual school workshops and hikes, Edutours, public programs, amphitheatre presentations, and special events programming. Some evening and weekend work will be required.

Requirements:

  • A minimum of one year post-secondary training with preference towards biological or environmental sciences, education, communications, performing arts, or a related discipline 
  • Previous education/interpretive programming experience 
  • A strong knowledge of Earth and life sciences
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience working with children
  • Able to lead guided hikes and other outdoor programs in the badlands in a variety of weather conditions
  • Strong MS Office computer skills and comfortable working with technology 
  • Valid First Aid certification
  • Provide a vulnerable sector criminal record check 

Assets: 

  • Palaeontology knowledge 
  • Drama experience
  • Audience engagement
  • Multi-lingual 

Term: February 1 to August 31, 2022

Salary: $17.00 per hour 

Application deadline: Consideration of applications will begin November 22, 2021; however, the competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
 
Forward your resume with cover letter to:
Kathy Little, Support Services Manager
Drumheller and District Chamber of Commerce
E: k.little@drumhellerchamber.com


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

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.