Assistant Observatory Attendant
Position Activity: Education
3-4 hours / Weekly
3 month - 40 hour commitment minimum
11211 142 Street NW, Edmonton, AB, T5M 4A1 [Map]
Suitability: Adult , Older Adult (55+), Student (Post Secondary), Youth
The Sky Is The Limit When You Share ASTRONOMICAL Information!! Share your passion for astronomy and showcase the skies above as an Assistant Observatory Attendant. Our knowledgeable Observatory Attendants supervise the set-up and use of telescopes during public observing sessions, and share relevant information to lead our guests on an astronomical adventure. The operation and staffing of this out-door facility is weather-dependent. Weekend Shifts (Sat, Sun, & Holidays): • 12:45 pm - 4:00 pm OR • 6:45 pm - 10:00 pm Friday Shifts: • 6:45 pm - 10:00 pm July - September - Daily Shifts, (Mon - Sun):1:00pm - 5:00pm OR 6:30pm - 10:00pm. Observatory shifts can be scheduled on the same day each week throughout the summer , OR the equivalent number of hours (minimum 40) can be completed over a compressed 2 to 3 week period, with daily shifts 4-6 hours in length scheduled each week.