Would you like to be part of a fun team of science educators? Gain experience in science and in presenting?

The Okanagan Science Centre is looking to fill two positions.

Planetarium Guide

Role Description

  • Deliver Planetarium shows at the Okanagan Science Centre
  • Learn both the Greek and First Nations stories behind the constellations
  • Answer questions from children and families
  • Help out in galleries as needed

Role Requirements

  • Good public speaker and storyteller
  • Good working with children
  • Knowledge of astronomy
  • Student in astronomy or astrophysics a big plus
  • First Aid certification a plus

Hours

  • 8 hours per week, 2 hours each on two weekday afternoons and 4 hours on Saturday afternoon

Wages

  • $12 per hour

The Okanagan Science Centre will provide training in operating our planetarium and in presenting planetarium shows.

To apply please send Cover Letter and Resume to applications.osc@gmail.com. Include Planetarium Guide in the subject line. We will start reviewing applications on May 3rd and will continue until a suitable candidate is found. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we will only be contacting those applicants we schedule for interviews.

Successful completion of a vulnerable sector criminal records check is a requirement of working at the Okanagan Science Centre.

Gyro Chair Operator

Role Description

  • Operate our Gyro Chair
  • Help out in galleries as needed

Role Requirements

  • Good public speaker and storyteller
  • Good working with children
  • Highly safety conscious
  • First Aid certification a plus

Hours

  • 8 hours per week, 2 hours each on two weekday afternoons and 4 hours on Saturday afternoon

Wages

  • $12 per hour

The Okanagan Science Centre will provide training in operating the gyro chair.

To apply please send Cover Letter and Resume to applications.osc@gmail.com. Include Gyro Chair Operator in the subject line. We will start reviewing applications on May 3rd and will continue until a suitable candidate is found. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we will only be contacting those applicants we schedule for interviews.

Successful completion of a vulnerable sector criminal records check is a requirement of working at the Okanagan Science Centre.