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Historical Interpreter - Battle Memorial Building (student)
Upper Canada Village
Upper Canada Village, 11 km east of Morrisburg
Variable up to 36.25
Job Description & Requirements
Join a dynamic team at Upper Canada Village that embraces customer service to provide visitors with a treasured experience.
HISTORICAL INTERPRETER – BATTLE MEMORIAL BUILDING (student)
HOURS OF WORK:
variable up to 36.25 hours per week
Upper Canada Village
(11 km east of Morrisburg)
$14.85 per hour
PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT:
early-May to September 3, 2018
WHAT CAN I EXPECT TO DO IN THIS ROLE?
• Be a representative of one of Morrisburg’s premium and internationally recognized tourism sites.
• Interpret aspects of the early Canadian military history and specifically the War of 1812 and the Battle of Crysler’s Farm.
• Assist with school and youth group programs visiting the National Historic Site, Battle Memorial Building and/or Upper Canada Village Discovery Centre.
• Work safely at all times and report unsafe activities immediately to your supervisor.
• Note: This position may be combined and include the duties of the Miniature Train Attendant position.
HOW DO I QUALIFY?
• The ability to greet and communicate effectively to large numbers of people of various ages and backgrounds.
• Knowledge and interest in early Canadian military history, historical re-enactments and events.
• The ability to study and learn the interpretive and historical material related to this position and the Village.
• The ability to perform physical duties and demonstrations associated with this position.
• The ability to wear historical costume and corporate uniform.
• The ability to perform and learn the skills associated with this position (e.g. military drill demonstrations, teaching, role playing).
• The ability to work independently.
• The ability to learn all safety protocols and procedures to ensure personal, visitor and fellow staff safety is maintained at all times.
In your resume and/or cover letter, please indicate specifically how your experience, skills and knowledge relate to the duties and qualifications stated above.
DUE TO SCREENING DEADLINES, PRIORITY CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO APPLICATIONS RECEIVED BY FEBRUARY 23, 2018. WE WILL CONTINUE TO ACCEPT APPLICATIONS BEYOND THIS DATE.
The St. Lawrence Parks Commission is an equal opportunity employer.