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historic site interpreter


Source: Job Bank

Location

Barkerville, BC
V0K1B0

Salary

$20.25 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Temporary
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
  • Experience: 1 to less than 7 months

Work setting

  • Rural area
  • Various locations
  • Heritage/historical site
  • Interpretive centre
  • Museum
  • Recreational or cultural centre
  • Tourism

Tasks

  • Assist in the research, handling and storage of artifacts
  • Assist with the planning and development of travelling exhibitions and special events
  • Conduct guided tours of museums, gallery exhibitions and historical, heritage and other sites, answer inquiries and provide information
  • Protect and care for cultural artifacts and collections during exhibitions, while in transit and in storage

Technical experience

  • Interpretation/guiding

Area of specialization

  • Cultural

Transportation/travel information

  • Public transportation is not available

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Initiative
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?

Internship

  • This position is a paid internship that encourages on-the-job training and skill development.

Financial benefits

  • As per collective agreement

Other benefits

  • On-site housing options

Support for youths

  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports youth employment
  • Offers on-the-job training tailored to youth
  • Offers mentorship, coaching and/or networking opportunities for youth
  • Provides awareness training to employees to create a welcoming work environment for youth

Support for Indigenous people

  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports Indigenous people
  • Offers mentorship, coaching and/or networking opportunities for Indigenous workers
  • Develops and maintains relationships with indigenous communities, indigenous-owned businesses and organizations
  • Provides cultural competency training and/or awareness training to all employees to create a welcoming work environment for Indigenous workers
  • Facilitates access to Elders who can offer support and guidance to Indigenous workers

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