Museum Summer Opportunities

Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre
Posted a month ago

Job Description


We’re Hiring for a number of seasonal positions this summer - all positions are subject to funding announcements.

  • Collections Technician

  • Research Assistant

  • Public Programs Assistants

  • Archives Assistant

  • Operations Assistant

  • Historical Interpreter

  • Museum Technology Assistant

*All positions are funded by programs for youth, so candidates must be between the ages of 16 and 30. Some positions may be limited to candidates who were in full-time studies in the current school term and will be returning to full-time studies within the next year.


The Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre’s mission is to preserve and dynamically present the heritage of Rossland and area. We do this with comprehensive indoor and outdoor displays on the industrial, social, natural, and cultural history of Rossland with a particular emphasis on the mining and skiing histories of the area. We are designated as the “Mining in the Kootenays” historic site – on top of the original Black Bear Mine – with 5 acres of property and 6 exhibition buildings among many other outbuildings/shelters. Additionally, we have an extensive community archive, a provincial visitor information centre, numerous educational community programs in-house and through outreach activities, heritage walking tours, and various special events throughout the year.

See detailed job posters on our website at:


Wages are between $16-18/hour DOE.

We encourage participation from the Government of Canada’s job equity groups, including women, First Nations, Métis, and Inuit persons, members of visible minority groups, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression to apply.

Please submit your resume and cover letter clearly demonstrating how you meet the qualifications and quoting the position(s) you are applying for by email (preferred) to or 1100 Hwy 3B (junction of Hwy 3B and Hwy 22). Please be prepared to provide at least two professional references.

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