The Canadian Museum of Nature
Fossil Preparator (2090-CMN-23-OC-068) 
How to APPLY! DEPARTMENT: Research & Collections 
TYPE OF HIRING: Temporary Full-time position (37.5 hours per week)

2-year contract – Beginning January 2024

WORK LOCATION: Natural Heritage Campus (NHC) – Gatineau, QC
SALARY RANGE: ME-04 – $58,139 to $70,664 per year 
CLOSING DATE: October 12, 2023 

About the position

The job holder will have to provide technical support for the Palaeobiology section, specifically through preparation of fossil material in support of the Palaeobiology research programs at the CMN with a particular emphasis on the preparation of dinosaur and fish material.Working at the museum means:

  • Contributing to an engaging mission as well as exciting projects and challenges
  • An inclusive, friendly and safe work environment
  • A competitive salary established by collective agreements
  • Access to federal public service group insurance and pension plans

The Canadian Museum of Nature is committed to inclusive and barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If you are invited to participate in the selection process, we encourage you to advise us of any accommodations you may require. This information will be treated as confidential.

The Statement of Qualifications providing greater detail about the skills, knowledge and aptitudes needed for this role can be obtained by contacting the Museum at the email address below.

All candidates must submit a cover letter and resume outlining how their experience and training meet the requirements listed above. 

Send a cover letter and your resume by email to: with competition number 2090-CMN-23-OC-068, in the subject line

Please note that only those applicants who are invited to participate further in the selection process will receive a response.

CLOSING DATE: October 12, 2023 

For more information visit: Fossil Preparator – Canadian Museum of Nature