The Preparator I provides technical support to the Department of Earth Sciences (DES) labs to ensure they function safely, efficiently, and that all specimens are prepared at the highest professional standards. This position is responsible for the proper stabilization, preparation, and housing of K/Pg vertebrate fossils collected from the Rocky Mountain West. She/he/they will provide scientific expertise in paleontology and geology to support DMNS efforts to deliver world-class research, curation, and outreach.
This position supervises DES volunteers and interns.
This is a 3 year term position that will end 3 years after start date.
Ideal candidate will have:
Perks and Benefits of working at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science include:
A comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage. 100% paid life insurance and long-term disability insurance. Paid time-off for vacation, sickness and holidays. 403(b) Retirement Plan with immediate eligibility to contribute and, after one year of employment, an employer contribution and match. An RTD Eco pass and a free Family+ membership to the Denver Museum of Nature & Science.
The full range of perks and benefits can be found HERE.
Please submit your cover letter and resume by December 15, 2021. Resumes will not be accepted after this time.
Applications will only be accepted electronically via the Museum’s website www.dmns.org.
Due to the high volume of people who apply, we are not able to respond to specific inquiries regarding your application status.
The Museum is committed to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff to serve the needs of our visitors. We encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply.