Stargazing Leader

Job Description

Seasonal Stargazing Leaders for Summer of 2018

Spend your summer stargazing in Jackson Wyoming! We are a local nonprofit organization that is hiring several seasonal stargazing leaders for the summer of 2018. Primary responsibilities include leading nighttime stargazing tours into Grand Teton National Park several times each week. Some daytime work is available as well leading solar astronomy programs, planetarium programs, and indoor astronomy presentations.  See below for details.


  • Safely lift and carry up to ~50lbs of equipment
  • Safely hitch and unhitch trailer
  • Safely drive 15 passenger vans with trailer
  • Entertain guests to and from stargazing location
  • Display "hospitality" demeanor towards guests
  • Lead engaging and informative stargazing programs
  • Locate and discuss planets and deep sky objects
  • Correctly answer most general astronomy questions
  • Provide accurate information about the organization
  • Collect payments and/or donations from guests
  • Perform basic first aid and CPR if necessary


  • 21 years old and clean driving record
  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge of astronomy/telescopes
  • First Aid and CPR Certification
  • Punctuality
  • Teaching experience (preferable)
  • B.A. or B.S. in Math or Science


  • Daytime hours off
  • Only 5 total hours of work/program
  • Your choice of 3-5 programs/week
  • $125/program + tips
Job Availability: 

Applications accepted on a rolling basis

To Apply

If you are interested in applying for a Stargazing Leader position please contact our Executive Director, Samuel Singer, by March 1st.


[email protected]
Use the subject: "Stargazing Leader Position"



Application Closing Date: 
May 1st
Application Contact Email: 
Employment Type: 
Job Region: 
Job Location: 
Jackson, WY
Job Experience: 
1 - 2 years
Job Degree Level: 
Bachelor's degree
Job Starting Date: 
June 4th

Job Details

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