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Singer / Performer (student)
Position Code:2017-SLPC-181
Business Unit:Upper Canada Village
Position Location:Upper Canada Village, 11 km east of Morrisburg
Position Status:Student
Hours/Week:Variable up to 36.25
  
Job Description & Requirements
Join a dynamic team at Upper Canada Village that provides visitors with an understanding of historic rural village life through interpretation, re-enactments and/or musical performances. You will contribute to a great work environment with your high level of performance.

POSITION: SINGER / PERFORMER (student)

HOURS OF WORK: 36.25 hours per week 

LOCATION: 
Upper Canada Village
(11 km east of Morrisburg)

SALARY: $12.25 per hour

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT: early-May to September 4, 2017

DUTIES:
To interpret various aspects of the history of 1860s Ontario through music and drama-related activities and special events; to lead children’s activity sessions as part of the on-site youth programs; to support Upper Canada Village programming and customer service initiatives; to ensure the safety of visitors and staff and to protect the site’s resources.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Proven ability to perform before an audience; ability to read and transpose music; ability to sing the harmony line; background in performing arts – music and drama; ability to communicate and to interpret effectively to large numbers of people of various ages and backgrounds; ability to communicate well with children; ability to study and learn the interpretive and historical material related to the position and the Village; ability to perform physical duties in order to carry out the various interpretive activities on site associated with the position(s) assigned; ability to wear historical costume. A vulnerable service sector check is required for this position.

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/RÉSUMÉS RECEIVED BY FEBRUARY 24, 2017.

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