We are hiring one (1) new summer position through the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program. The contract runs for 9 weeks.
If you are under 30 years old, per CSJ regulations, you can apply for the following positions by sending your resume and brief cover letter to:
No specific experience is required however historical and/or public interaction experience is a plus, we are seeking engaging and keen employees to help the museum provide an exceptional visiting experience. Must be comfortable with public speaking and a dependable employee.
We are a rural museum location with no access to public transport, employees must have a reliable way of getting to work.
Experience with Past Perfect 5 is an asset.
We will be enforcing a mask mandate for all employees and visitors throughout the 2022 season. Employees must be willing to wear a mask covering the nose, mouth, and chin throughout their shift while indoors and not eating.
Job start date is May 4th, 2022, CSJ contract end date is July 3rd, 2022.
Job Hours are:
Wednesday through Sunday
10:30am - 4:30pm
Employees are expected to work every weekend throughout their 9 weeks of employment.
The successful candidate's primary responsibilities will be to interact with the public on a daily basis when greeting visitors, providing museum introductions, providing guided tours, answering visitor inquiries, assisting in cataloging objects and archives, and operating our point of sale system in our gift shop. During down times, the employee will assist in cataloguing and maintaining our collection and displays. In addition to these tasks, the interpreter will be responsible maintaining the cleanliness of the museum, ensuring all Covid-19 protocols are followed, as well as other sundry duties necessary for the day-to-day operation of the museum.
Two further positions will be hiring later in the summer in June and July.