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Now Hiring Astronomy Tour Guides for 2024 Season!

Updated: 4 days ago

AstroTours.org, is expanding our team! We're on the lookout for passionate and enthusiastic astronomer guides to lead our captivating night sky tours. As we gear up for a bustling 2024 season, we need dedicated individuals to help us share the wonders of the cosmos with our guests.


Who We're Looking For:

We're calling all stargazers, night owls, and astronomy aficionados! If you've got a knack for storytelling and a passion for the stars, we want you on our team.


Essential Qualifications:

  • Dependability: We need team members who are as reliable as Polaris in the night sky.

  • Astronomical Acumen: Familiarity with the night sky is helpful (don't worry, we'll train you!).

  • Driving Proficiency: You must have a valid driver's license and be comfortable navigating mountain roads by night.

  • Physical Readiness: Ability to lift and transport equipment weighing up to 55lbs is a must.

  • Public Speaking: Confidence and clarity in presenting to groups of all sizes.

  • Interpersonal Skills: A love for sharing complex astronomical concepts in an engaging way with a diverse audience.


Desirable Qualities:

  • Cultural Astronomy Insight: Knowledge of astronomy folklore, including mythology, astrology, and indigenous star narratives, is a plus.

  • Safety Savvy: CPR and First Aid certifications are highly regarded.

  • Local Lore: Familiarity with Colorado's natural and cultural heritage will enhance the tour experience.

  • Tourism Background: Previous experience in travel or tour guiding will set you apart.


Join Our Team:

To apply, please email Coda@AstroTours.org with the subject "Job Posting". Attach your CV or resume, and in your email, include:

  • A short bio showcasing your passion for and experience with astronomy.

  • Your availability for the Spring/Summer 2024 season.

  • Your favorite celestial object (Messier or otherwise).

  • Any questions you're eager to ask.


Deadline for Application: March 19th

Don't miss this chance to turn your passion for astronomy into an unforgettable experience for others. Join AstroTours.org and help us light up the night with the magic of the cosmos, right here in Boulder, Colorado.

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