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Quarter Master Support (student)
Position Code:2017-SLPC-147
Business Unit:Fort Henry
Position Location:Kingston
Position Status:Student
Hours/Week:Variable up to 36.25
  
Job Description & Requirements
Join a dynamic team at Fort Henry National Historic Site of Canada, part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, that embraces customer service to provide visitors with a treasured experience. You will contribute to a great work environment with your high level of performance.

POSITION:  QUARTER MASTER SUPPORT(student)

HOURS OF WORK: variable hours to a maximum of 36.25 hours per week (weekends, evenings and holidays as required)

DIVISION / LOCATION:
FH Guard
Fort Henry National Historic Site of Canada
Kingston, Ontario

SALARY: $12.25 per hour

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT: May 8 to September 3, 2017

DUTIES:
To assist the Quartermaster in the daily operations of the program support unit (Quarter Master stores); general storekeeping duties; assist in the repair and manufacturing of period leather accoutrements, artillery pieces, woodwork for pace sticks, NCO canes, etc. To interpret, in period uniform, the role of a recruit in the British Army in 1867 Canada by executing military drills and manoeuvres. To take visitors on guided tours, to participate in historical dramatizations, events, parades and performances. To perform before the public and to attend internal and external special events. To make each visitor’s experience at Fort Henry National Historic Site of Canada interesting and enjoyable by providing excellent customer service.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Ability to follow inventory procedures, dealing with seasonal and daily issuing of uniforms and equipment. Ability to work with black gunpowder and historic weapons. A high degree of physical fitness to perform 19th century British army foot and arms drill (both infantry and artillery) and to meet other essential physical demands; ability to learn historical information within limited timeframe and interpret it to the public (in both individual and group settings), particularly Canadian and/or British military and social history (circa 1867); ability to portray an historical character and perform the role in public; good communication and interpersonal skills to provide excellent program delivery, customer service and effective information service to both the public and the staff; willingness to work a variable work schedule which includes weekends, evenings and holidays as required; possess personal commitment to Customer Service, Health and Safety, Employment Equity, Workplace Discrimination and Harassment Prevention and Revenue Generation and Cost Reduction; awareness of tourism and its economic impact. Valid class G driver’s licence.

In your resume and/or cover letter, please indicate specifically how your experience, skills and knowledge relate to the duties and qualifications stated above.  

HIRING FOR THE 2017 HAS BEEN COMPLETED. WE WILL CONTINUE TO ACCEPT APPLICATIONS UNTIL LABOUR DAY AS VACANCIES MAY OCCUR DURING THE OPERATING SEASON.

The St. Lawrence Parks Commission is an equal opportunity employer.