Updated: Sep 5, 2021
Seeking Tour Guides
AstroTours.org is a local astronomy tour business operating out of Boulder Colorado and servicing the surrounding area. AstroTours.org is currently looking for multiple tour guides to help during the busiest summer nights. Tours occur at night starting at sunset and last about 2 hrs. Shifts will be 4 to 6 hours long to give time to prep before, and clean/pack up after the tour.
Be somewhat familiar with astronomy and using a telescope (training will be provided)
Have a driver's licence, and experience driving in the mountains at night.
Be able to lift 55lbs.
Enjoy communicating complex ideas to people from all over the world.
Definitely highlight if you have any of these skills:
Knowledge of folklore surrounding astronomy such as mythology/astrology/indigenous names of stars/etc...
Safety experience; CPR, First Aid, etc…
Knowledge of Colorado nature/flora/fauna/geology/geography/history
If interested and you meet all of “Musts” please send an email to Luke@AstroTours.org with:
“Job posting” in the title field of the Email
CV (or resume),
Brief bio highlighting your astronomy skills/experience,
What availability you will have this fall/winter,
Your favorite deep sky object
And any questions you might have.