Museum Assistant – Education and Guest Services

$17.00 per hour

Part-Time; 30 hours per week average


The Hangar Flight Museum is seeking qualified applicants for a Museum Assistant – Education and Guest Services position.  The Museum Assistant will be an outgoing, people-oriented individual who enjoys working with people of all ages in a cultural setting. 

Reporting to the Education Manager, the successful candidate will deliver interpretive programs to school groups based on the museum’s themes. The Museum Assistant will also assist with new program development, delivery of tours for groups of all ages and backgrounds, and provide front desk assistance.


Skills and Experience

•Ability to develop and deliver unique interpretive programs

•Excellent customer service skills 

•Excellent organizational and time management skills

•Excellent written and verbal communication 

•Ability to work within a small team environment, and with minimal supervision

•Ability to present before large and small audiences of all ages and backgrounds

•Ability to exercise good judgment, critical problem solving and initiative 

•Ability to adapt and thrive in an ever-changing environment

•Proficiency in English with additional language an asset

•Proficiency in Microsoft Office

•Ability to develop social media content is considered an asset


Minimum Standards

•Minimum 1 year of experience in museum programming, preferably with children ages 4 to 12

•Minimum 1 year post-secondary education with preference given to education, history, or museum studies. Equivalencies will be considered

•Ability to stand for long period of time

•Ability to lift up to 10 kilograms

•Must be able to work evenings and weekends

•Criminal Record Check


Closing Date: November 23, 2018

Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume by mail, email, or hand deliver to:


Caitlin Reid (


The Hangar Flight Museum

4629 McCall Way NE

Calgary, AB T2E 8A5

Phone: 403-250-3752 x 107


Applicants without a cover letter will not be considered.