Heritage Interpreters / Education Officers - Atlas Coal Mine National Historic Site
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Atlas Coal Mine National Historic Site
|Job Title:||Heritage Interpreters / Education Officers|
|Salary:||$15.50 / hour|
|Category:||Tourism and Travel|
|Location:||East Coulee, Alberta|
Join the dynamic team of guides who make the award winning Atlas Coal Mine National Historic Site a fun & fascinating place to visit - and work! Amaze visitors with your stellar tours. Use your unique talents to enliven each programme. This fun summer job involves a lot of time outside in the sunny Canadian Badlands - as well as small dark places such as our underground tunnel! We need positive, enthusiastic individuals with great communication skills and a love of learning.
Primary responsibilities include: Delivering educational programs and tours always considering different learning styles, group management and risk management Develop, maintain and evaluate educational programming for elementary, secondary and post-secondary school groups and visiting summer youth programs Assist with visitor services including welcoming visitors, working in the gift shop and cleaning chores as required Operating mechanical equipment which includes our battery powered, mantrip locomotive Qualities: You make connections with people of all ages as you bring the stories of the Atlas and Drumheller mining communities to life. You possess high energy, initiative, and delight in working with people. You are passionate about delivering quality educational programming. You have outstanding communication skills. You are a fantastic problem solver. You energize others - lead by example and celebrate accomplishments
Experience and Qualifications
Must be physically fit and able to climb a hill with a pack of adoring fans. We're looking for a self-motivated crew that knows what needs to be done. Must have at least one year post secondary education, and plan to return to school in the fall. Background in history, education, geography, ecotourism, engineering, or performing arts an asset. First-aid an asset. French or other languages an asset. A valid driver's licence a must. A car is an asset as we're located 15 minutes east of Drumheller.