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Heritage Interpreter (Summer Student Position), Permanent PT with FT hours May-August, Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society, Richmond, BC (12/03/21)

  • 17 Feb 2021 2:09 PM
    Message # 10110611

    GULF OF GEORGIA CANNERY NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE

    Heritage Interpreter Job Posting

    The Gulf of Georgia Cannery, built in 1894 in the village of Steveston, is a living monument to the individuals involved in Canada’s West Coast fishing industry. It is now a Parks Canada national historic site operated by the Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society, an independent, non-profit society and registered charity.

    We are seeking outgoing individuals to join our front-line Heritage Interpreter team, dedicated to providing exemplary customer service in presenting the site and its history to our visitors.

    Reporting to the Marketing & Visitor Services Manager, and working with the Audience Engagement Manager, responsibilities include:

    • Delivering public tours and educational programs
    • Performing front desk duties, including greeting visitors, responding to visitor inquiries, and conducting admission and Cannery Store retail transactions
    • Assisting with special event activities as required

    Qualifications:

    • Full-time student ending 2021 Spring semester, with intention to return as full-time student beginning in 2021 Fall semester
    • Excellent customer service skills; public speaking experience an asset
    • Fluency in English is required; fluency in French an asset
    • Previous experience working with children an asset
    • Ability to work independently and to multi-task
    • Ability to work as an effective team member
    • A criminal record check is required


    This is a permanent, part-time position, with full-time hours from May to August.

    Must be available to work weekdays and holidays.

    Starting wage is $15.20 per hour, plus 4% in lieu of vacations.


    Please forward your resume and cover letter to:

    Mimi Horita, Marketing & Visitor Services Manager

    Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society

    12138 Fourth Avenue, Richmond, BC V7E 3J1

    mimi.horita@gogcannery.org


    Deadline to apply: March 12, 2021


    Only those candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

    For more information about the site, please visit: www.gulfofgeorgiacannery.org

    Last modified: 17 Feb 2021 2:14 PM | Anonymous member


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