Are you curious about the world around you? Do you get excited for opportunities to share your knowledge in fun and engaging ways?
The TRMF is currently seeking a dynamic, creative, and dedicated individual to join our museum team in the position of Programmes Coordinator. Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Programmes Coordinator will be responsible for the development and delivery of curriculum and STEAM based education programmes, public programmes, and events for diverse audiences on the subjects of palaeontology, biodiversity, and the human heritage and history of Tumbler Ridge and the Peace Region. Weekend work and some evenings are a requirement for this position, as is travel and program delivery in municipalities throughout the Peace River Regional District.
Closing Date: May 7, 2021
Job Status: Full Time (40 hours/week)
Successful applicants will be required to reside in Tumbler Ridge
Please send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the title “TRMF – Programmes Coordinator”.
We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
The Tumbler Ridge Museum Foundation collects, researches, archives, and displays over 300 million years of Peace Region history, from early examples of marine life, dinosaurs, and the ice age, to First Nations and Metis history, early explorers, mining, and the founding of the town.
Tumbler Ridge is a remote community located in the foothills of northeast British Columbia. In 2014 the community received a UNESCO Global Geopark designation due to its internationally important geological, palaeontological, and heritage resources. The area is known for its extensive hiking trails and is the waterfall capital of the north. More information about the Geopark can be found at www.tumblerridgegeopark.ca.
The busy summer season is quickly approaching, and we are looking to fill several summer student positions. If you have a passion for ancient giant lizards, working outside, meeting and talking to people, delivering STEAM programs, and detail-oriented work, we have a fun summer planned for you!
On Friday October 9th, 2020, a massive fossil recovery effort disrupted traffic along highway 29 between Tumbler Ridge and Chetwynd for several hours as four large blocks containing significant material were recovered, the largest weighing in at 17,000 pounds.