DINOSAUR RIDGE IS HIRING!
Join our team and you will become part of an exciting and part of an exciting team working to teach people about a world-famous paleontology site and National Natural Landmark.
Part-Time Tour Guide/Bus Driver
In the role of a Dinosaur Ridge Tour Guide/Bus Driver, you will be responsible for facilitating fun and exciting outdoor tours and telling the story of this unparalleled National Natural Landmark in metro Denver. Our tour guide/bus drivers are the primary point of contact with guests of Dinosaur Ridge, and act as stewards to educate and entertain our visitors as they learn about and view the paleontological and geological treasures at Dinosaur Ridge. Dinosaur Ridge tour guides/bus drivers will be provided with a full training schedule and must commit to delivering the detailed and approved key messages at each of the designated educational sites on the Ridge in a professional and enthusiastic manner. You will be expected to provide a safe and enjoyable tour experience for each person on your tour in all kinds of weather.
The job of tour guide/bus driver requires full knowledge of Dinosaur Ridge sites, history, and emergency procedures; a genuine ability to get along with guests and coworkers; and an enthusiasm about nature and dinosaurs! Candidate must possess strong people skills and excellent verbal communication, the ability to tailor tours to specific audience needs and questions, and a passion for interacting with people of all ages.
We anticipate this position will work 2-5 days per week from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Please submit a cover letter and resume to Sue Kaberline at firstname.lastname@example.org AND Robin Morris at email@example.com. Click here to download the full job description for the Part-Time Tour Guide/Bus Driver.
Part-Time Gift Store Clerk
In the role of Gift Store Clerk, you will be the first point of contact for our guests, sharing information about the paleontological and geological treasures at Dinosaur Ridge and how guests can experience them up close during our guided bus tours, walking tours, and special events. In addition to providing exceptional guest service, gift store clerks are expected to perform a variety of retail duties, such as money handling, operating a QuickBooks Point of Sale, restocking, and inventory, in both of our retail store locations with a high degree of accuracy, efficiency, and professionalism.
Gift store clerks may be scheduled to cover lunch breaks or shifts for our bus tour guides or snack shack staff. As such, the position of gift store clerk requires full knowledge of Dinosaur Ridge sites, history, and emergency procedures, the ability to tailor tours to specific audience needs and questions, and a passion for interacting with people of all ages. Successful candidates will demonstrate strong people skills, excellent verbal communication, genuine ability to get along with guests and coworkers, and enthusiasm about nature and dinosaurs!
We anticipate this position will work 2-5 days per week from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Please submit a cover letter and resume to Sue Kaberline at firstname.lastname@example.org AND Robin Morris at email@example.com. Click here to download the full job description for the Part-Time Gift Store Clerk.
Summer Camp Junior Counselor
Summer Camp Jr. Counselor: If your child is between the ages of 14 and 18 they can become a Junior Counselor with us! A Junior Counselor is a hands-on volunteer opportunity to assist with all aspects of the camp day, including preparing science and outdoor activities, working with small groups of campers on lessons, running games and crafts, and helping younger campers with transitions. Junior Counselors must be available to work two full weeks of camp 9 am-3 pm. Junior Counselors will be mentored by Camp Leaders and gain valuable leadership and outdoor skills. Now accepting applications until the positions are filled. Click here to download the 2019 Jr Counselor Application.