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Agricultural Support Interpreter (student)
Position Code:2017-SLPC-171
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 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: AGRICULTURAL SUPPORT INTERPRETER (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 assist with the operation of the Upper Canada Village Cheese Factory; to provide hands-on horticultural landscaping and agricultural support; to interpret the historical gardens and farms at Upper Canada Village; 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:
Ability to perform the physical duties associated with the position; knowledge and experience with traditional gardening and/or in farming practices; ability to drive a tractor and operate other machinery (e.g. power mower, grass trimmer); ability to follow strict cleaning and food handling procedures and meet health standards associated with the operation of the Village’s Cheese Factory; ability to communicate effectively to people of all ages and backgrounds, ability to study and learn historical information related to the position; ability to wear an historical costume (25% of the time); ability to work as an effective team member.

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.