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Historical Trades Interpreter (student)
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.
HISTORICAL TRADES INTERPRETER (student)
HOURS OF WORK:
Variable hours to a maximum of 36.25 hours per week (weekends, evenings and holidays as required)
DIVISION / LOCATION:
Fort Henry National Historic Site of Canada
$12.25 per hour
PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT:
June 26 to September 3, 2017
To interpret the history of 1860s Ontario through performing and explaining a selection of activities associated with the daily life and work of trades people employed by the British Army of this period (e.g., garrison life, historical civilian and military trades); to take visitors on guided tours; to support Fort Henry programming and customer service initiatives; to ensure the safety of visitors and staff and to protect the site’s resources.
Ability to communicate and to interpret effectively to large numbers of people of various ages and backgrounds; knowledge of mid-19th century Ontario history; ability to study and learn the interpretive and historical material related to the position and the Fort; 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; ability to perform and learn the skills associated with one or more of the following: garrison life and chores, a historical trade, role playing.
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.