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we are closed on
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Current Employment Opportunities

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NOW HIRING – Summer Staff 2015!

–The Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre (CFDC) is home to the largest collection of marine reptile fossils in Canada including the largest mosasaur Bruce. The fossils date back to the Late Cretaceous Period, 80 million years ago. We're looking for students with lots of enthusiasm, who have an interest in fossils and rocks and enjoy working with the public, to assist us in the upcoming field season. All positions will require a criminal record check and child abuse registry check prior. Applicants must be under 30 years of age, a full-time post secondary student, and a Canadian citizen. The following positions available for 2015 are:

Field Technician

Youth Program Co–ordinator

These positions will be offered between May and August with wages starting at $11.25/hour at 35 hours a week.

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SUMMER STAFF JOB DESCRIPTION

Field Technician

Tasks:
– Prepare and conduct educational tours within museum and at fossil dig sites
– Assist with public fossil excavations
– Successful excavation of marine fossils
– Help maintain museum gallery
– Assist with or develop new exhibits
– Catalogue fossil specimens
– Assist with museum research projects
– Promotion of CFDC at special events
– Assist in organization of special events
– Maintain blog entries and prepare end of season reports
– Assist with Gift Shop

Requirements:
– Full-time students returning as a full time student.
– First aid and CPR certificates
– Valid driver's license.
– Submit to a Child Abuse Registry check, and criminal record check.
– Experience with the public and/or as an interpretive guide.
– Recommended to have one or more of the following courses: biology, palaeontology, geology, geography, anthropology,or archaelogy.

Youth Program Co-ordinator

Tasks:
– Organization, and implementation of youth programming for ages 3-10;
– Creation of activities
– Maintenance of activity room and program supplies.
– Budget for program supplies/equipment according to available funds
– Promotion of CFDC at special events
– Promote youth programming (ie, radio interviews)
– Create and distribute promotional materials for youth programming
– Organize all materials pertaining to youth programming for future reference.
– Produce program reports at end of season.

Requirements:
– Full-time students returning as a full-time student
– First Aid and CPR Certificates
– Submit to a Child Abuse Registry Check and Criminal Record check
– Recommended to be in the faculty of education
– Experience working with youth groups or with the ogranization of youth actvities

Application Deadline: March 13, 2015

Please submit your CV or resume along with a cover letter to:

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attn: Field & Collection manager
111-B Gilmour St, Morden MB, R6M 1N9