Heritage Programmer, contract, City of Pickering, Pickering, ON (25/02/21)

  • 23 Feb 2021 1:52 PM
    Message # 10130271
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Pickering is a vibrant, connected, and engaged community that is experiencing both significant

    economic and residential growth. We continue to evolve as a preferred destination for creative

    learning, memorable events, and unique experiences, and are seeking passionate candidates

    that are committed to joining us on our journey.

    Our dedicated, energetic staff are guided by our core values and corporate priorities which fuel

    an inclusive culture and encourages teamwork, customer service excellence, and personal and

    professional growth.

    Heritage Programmer

    (Temporary Assignment – 1 Year)

    The incumbent is responsible for researching, developing, implementing and evaluating public

    programs and events in support of the Pickering Museum Village mission, vision, and strategic

    goals; overseeing the living history experience of the heritage village and contributing to a vibrant

    living history and museum environment.

    Successful applicants will possess the following:

     Post-secondary College diploma or degree in history, museum studies, event management,

    tourism or related disciplines.

     Must possess High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development.

     Quest 2 and High Five Trainer certifications would be considered an asset.

     1 year working experience planning and implementing events, programs and outreach in the

    museum sector.

     Proficient in the use of registration software. Active Net is preferred.

     Knowledge of 19th century Canadian history and lifestyles, including a practical knowledge and

    ability to demonstrate heritage handicrafts, trades, and interpretive skills.

     Knowledge and understanding of Ministry Standards for Community Museums in Ontario and

    ability to meet or exceed those standards related to goals and expectations for this job.

     Knowledge and understanding of the Canadian Museum Association’s Museum Ethics


     Ability to deal courteously and professionally with other staff, volunteers, and the public.

     Proven ability in museum/living history program and event planning and delivery, revenue

    management, group facilitation and community development.

     Well developed interpersonal, organizational, leadership, communication (oral and written) and

    customer service skills.

     Proven ability to work independently on assigned duties under minimum supervision.

     Must be willing to work irregular hours, including weekends and holidays, all year, and a

    Wednesday to Sunday schedule during public operating hours.

     Demonstrated proficiency in the use of personal computers and MS office software products

    with the following levels required.

    o MS Word – Intermediate

    o MS Excel – Intermediate

    o MS Outlook – Intermediate

     Proven experience handling cash, balancing a cash drawer, reporting and preparing a deposit.

     Must be prepared to undergo a Vulnerable Sector Screening as a condition of employment.

     Must hold current Standard First Aid (within 2 years of certification) and Basic Rescuer CPR-C

    (within 1 year of certification) certificates.

    Employment Opportunity

     Must possess a valid Class “G” Ontario Driver’s Licence and provide ongoing consent for a

    Driver’s Abstract. A clean driving record is preferred.

    Salary range is $26.55/hr to $29.50/hr based on a 35-hour work-week.

    Qualified candidates may submit a detailed resume or online application form by Thursday,

    February 25, 2021 to:

    Human Resources Associate By Email: hr@pickering.ca

    Human Resources Department By Fax: 905.420.4638

    One The Esplanade Online: pickering.ca/employment

    Pickering, ON L1V 6K7

    We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be

    contacted. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act,

    personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act and will be used for the

    purpose of candidate selection. Please contact Human Resources if you require accommodations

    throughout the recruitment process. Documents are available alternate formats upon request.

    An Equal Opportunity Employer

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