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Job Posting Spring/Summer 2023, a local astronomy tour business operating out of Boulder, Colorado, is seeking multiple tour guides to join their team for the upcoming Spring/Summer season. As a tour guide, you will be responsible for leading tours starting at sunset and lasting for approximately 2 hours, with shifts lasting 4 to 6 hours to allow for adequate preparation and clean-up time.

Must-have qualifications:

  • Reliability

  • Some familiarity with astronomy and the use of telescopes (training will be provided)

  • Valid driver's license and experience driving in the mountains at night

  • Ability to lift 55lbs

  • Enjoyment in communicating complex ideas to people from around the world

Additional qualifications that would make you stand out:

  • Knowledge of astronomy folklore, such as mythology, astrology, indigenous star names, etc.

  • Safety experience, including CPR and First Aid

  • Knowledge of Colorado nature, flora, fauna, geology, geography, and history

  • Travel or tour guiding experience

If you meet the above qualifications, please send an email to with:

  1. "Job Posting" in the subject line.

  2. Attached CV or resume.

  3. In the body of the email please include:

a) A brief bio highlighting your astronomy skills and experience,

b) your availability for Spring/Summer 2023,

c) your favorite Messier object (or object from any other catalog),

d) and any questions you may have.

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