Museum Guide- Pickering Museum Village - $18.54/hour

Date Posted: May 08, 2022
Application Deadline: May 27, 2022
Start Date: May 23, 2022

Hourly From: $15/hr To $20/hr
Province: Ontario
Region: Durham Region
City: Pickering
Employee Benefits: N/A
Organization's Field/Discipline: Heritage
Job's focus: Creative
Job Type: Contract
Career Level: Entry level/ intern

Organization Description

City of Pickering
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.

Job Description

Seasonal Museum Guide Term, June - December 31st, 2022 ($18.54/hr.)
Full time hours from June - September; Part time hours available from September - December.

Work with a dynamic and creative team to deliver arts, heritage and cultural programs to the community. Grow your skill set in customer service, program delivery, heritage, arts, history and culture. Great for local students, those studying history, those interested in a career in teaching, or those interested in a career in the arts.

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.

 

Requirements:

Successful applicants will possess the following:
Full-time attendance in a post-secondary educational institution in a related field. **Recent graduates will also be accepted**
Has completed full-time studies in the preceding academic year. Intends to resume full-time attendance in the next academic year.
Experience in working in a front-line customer service role is an asset.
Experience in heritage program facilitation is an asset.
Previous general cashier experience is an asset.
Well developed interpersonal, and communication skills (oral and written in English).
Strong presentation skills in guided tours, or providing information to the public.
Knowledge of local historical events and 19th century domestic crafts, cooking, and industrial skills (like blacksmithing or leather work) is an asset.
Ability to deal courteously and professionally with staff, volunteers, and members of the public.
Basic proficiency in the use of personal computers, Windows based software applications, and other software relevant to the position.
Must hold a current Standard First Aid & CPR-C certificate during the course of employment with a minimum expiration date of January 1st, 2023. Please indicate your expiration date on your application or resume.
Must possess a valid Class “G” or “G2” Ontario Driver’s Licence and provide consent for a Driver’s Abstract. A clean driving record is preferred.
Must be willing to work evenings, weekends and holidays as required.
Must be prepared to undergo a Vulnerable Sector Screening as a condition of employment.

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates may submit a detailed resume to: hr@pickering.ca 

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