Are you 1830 years old, looking for engaging work in natural history this summer? Wild Cortes is hiring a Curatorial Assistant/Host to assist with mounts, displays and interpretation this summer season.
Located at Linnea Education Centre, Wild Cortes is the off-site learning centre and lab of the Cortes Museum & Archives (CIMAS). The wage for this position is $18/hr for a 30hr work week, June Aug, 2022.
We are looking for a science-minded, hands-on, self-reliant and friendly person with a desire to learn about taxidermy, species at risk and the natural history of Cortes Island. Computer skills are required, and secure housing must be in place. Applicants should be comfortable working with animal specimens.
In this position you will:
assist the Natural History Curator/Taxidermist with hands-on work
learn about the basic ecology and environmental factors affecting Cortes Island and surrounding areas
perform data collection and input
share this knowledge with visitors as they explore Wild Cortes and the EcoLabTo apply please submit your resume with references to cimastwincomm.ca by May 3, 2022.
CIMAS values diversity and inclusivity and welcomes individuals of all abilities and backgrounds to apply for this position.
To find out more about Cortes Island Museum please visit our website https://cortesmuseum.com/