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Historical Interpreter (student)
Position Code:2017-SLPC-175
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: HISTORICAL 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 interpret the history of 1860s Ontario through performing and explaining a selection of activities associated with the daily life and work of this period (e.g., domestic life, historical trades, farming, the general store, mills and industrial technology, school, religion, and/or period music, etc.) 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 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 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; ability to perform and learn the skills associated with one or more of the following: domestic life and chores, a historical trade, farming and gardening, role playing. 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.  

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.