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The Discovery Centre is entering the most exciting, challenging and important period of its 30 year history. To fully realize our potential and secure our role in the community, we’re looking for new members to join our team!

Please carefully review the position requirements and submission details as they may vary.

Science Experience and Volunteer Coordinator

The main objective of the position is to develop and lead a skilled team of staff scientists, facilitators, and volunteers in providing quality visitor experiences and services to guests of the Discovery Centre The incumbent develops orientation modules and leads training sessions, evaluates performance, maintains quality control of visitor programs, schedules the Science Experience team, and assists with hiring and termination. They interact with frontline staff daily, mentoring and providing feedback to maintain the integrity and high-quality visitor experiences.  

Facilitator – STEAM (Part Time)

Working with the staff and volunteers of the Science team the main objective of the position is to deliver an exceptional experience to every Discovery Centre visitor. The Facilitator does this by providing an enthusiastic welcome to all visitors, encouraging their interaction with the centre’s exhibits in addition to delivering programs and demonstrations on a variety of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) topics.

Ocean/Energy Gallery Facilitator - Co-op

The main objective of the position is to create exciting, stimulating, hands-on/minds-on science education experiences for visitors in the energy and ocean galleries. The Facilitator will help with the maintenance of the life support systems of aquaria including its flora and fauna which require to be fed and receive everything they need to live and thrive in their environment. The position includes facilitating how energy sources are being developed from ocean, land and technology within the province of Nova Scotia.

Customer Service Representative- Weekdays

The Customer Service Representative is a valued member of our front desk team responsible for representing the Discovery Centre in a positive, friendly and outgoing manner. The successful candidate must enjoy interactions with a variety of visitors to the Centre and be comfortable delivering applicable information clearly and positively. The Customer Service Representative must be diplomatic and understanding while receiving customer feedback and work well under pressure with large crowds during peak times.

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