The Cranbrook History Centre is a key visitor attraction in the East Kootenay and we pride ourselves on giving our 7,000+ annual visitors a rewarding, enjoyable, and entertaining experience. We are a non-profit, driven by a small, dynamic, and passionate team.  We have unique historic collections and are enthusiastic about telling Cranbrook’s story to the world.

Programming Coordinator

Full-Time, Permanent

The Cranbrook History Centre is currently seeking a dynamic and dedicated individual to join our museum team in the position of Programming Coordinator. Reporting directly to the Chief Curator, the Programming Coordinator will be responsible for the development and delivery of the Historic Railcar Tour Program, curriculum-based education programmes, public programs and activities for diverse audiences on the subjects of paleontology, natural history, and the human heritage and history of Cranbrook and the East Kootenay.  Click the link to read the full job description.

Operations Assistant/Historical Interpreter

Part-Time Temporary Student Position

The museum relies on motivated and detail-oriented individuals who enjoy interacting with people from around the world and providing excellent customer service in the delivery of our events and programs.  Our team provides a quality guest experience, ensuring the visitors’ first and last impression is memorable. This multidimensional position is responsible for the successful daily operations of all aspects of the visitor experience at the information desk and gift shop and greeting and orienting guests with a focus on providing a quality, memorable guest experience. Click the link to read the full job description.

This role is funded by a grant. Interested candidates must:

  • Live in the Columbia Basin.
  • Be a post-secondary student enrolled in full-time education.

If you’re interested in joining the museum but don’t see a specific position of interest posted, we’d still like to hear from you.  Please submit a resume to,, indicating the type of work you are interested in. Or…volunteer!

COVID-19 Response

The safety of our staff and guests is our top priority.  Under the directives outlined by WorkSafeBC, the BC Health Authorities and other governing bodies, protocols and policies have been put in place in both staff and public areas and activities to keep staff, volunteers, and guests safe. For further details please feel free to contact our us or view further information on some of our operational protocols here.

Thanks for your interest in the Cranbrook History Centre, one of the Kootenay’s premier historical sites!

COVID-19 Notice:
We remain open to serve our customers and their operations, adhering to and exceeding all recommendations by health authorities. More Info