Visitor Experience Facilitator/Clerk

Thousand Islands Boat Museum - Gananoque, ON (30+ days ago)

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Position: Visitor Experience Facilitator / Clerk

Location: Gananoque, ON

Wage: $14/hr

Start Date: May 13, 2019

End Date: September 2, 2019

Language of Work: English (French is an asset)

As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage women, aboriginal people, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities to apply for employment.

Job Description:

  • Welcome museum visitors and provide orientation and general information – the successful applicant will ensure that each visitor’s experience is interesting, that all questions are answered accurately and that the visitor leaves with a greater understanding and appreciation for the rich history of the region
  • Interpret the In-Water fleet to the public, work on the dock welcoming those visiting the Museum; and maintain the in-water fleet
  • Assist (help, support, contribute) with daily museum operations
  • Contribute to woodworking projects working hands-on alongside the Museum Manager
  • Assist with marketing, education, and membership initiative and activities
  • Assist with retail operations/operate cash register
  • Assist with developing and implementing educational materials and programs
  • Help organize all aspects of events

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following skills and qualifications:

  • Demonstrated interest in local history
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Smart Serve is an asset
  • Experience with boats/working on the water an asset
  • Experience providing tours in a museum setting an asset
  • Experience working with children in educational setting an asset
  • Basic computer skills specifically in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Qualifications:

  • Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada
  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment
  • Have finished the school term at the start of employment
  • Be willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment
  • Not have another full-time job (over 30 hours a week) while employed

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Job Types: Temporary, Contract

Salary: $14.00 /hour

Location:

  • Gananoque, ON (Preferred)

Licence:

  • G2 (Preferred)

Language:

  • English (Required)