The Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site is seeking a Part Time Bilingual Heritage Interpreter
Deadline to apply is September 21, 2018
Part Time – Bilingual Heritage Interpreter
The Gulf of Georgia Cannery, built in 1894 in the historic village of Steveston, is a living monument to the individuals involved in BC’s fishing industry. The site is operated by the Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society, a non-profit society and registered charity. Working in partnership with Parks Canada, the Society works to preserve the history of the Canada’s west coast fishing industry. We are currently seeking outgoing individuals (fluent in French and English) to join our front‐line team of Heritage Interpreters dedicated to providing exemplary customer service in presenting the site and its history to our visitors.
Reporting to the Marketing & Visitor Services Manager, and working with the Audience Engagement Manager, responsibilities include:
- Delivering site tours and educational programs
- Performing front desk duties, including greeting visitors, responding to visitor inquiries, and conducting admission and Cannery Store retail transactions
- Assist with special event activities as required
- Excellent customer service skills; public speaking experience an asset
- Previous experience working with children an asset
- Ability to work independently and to multi‐task
- Ability to work as an effective team member
- Fluency in English and French is required.
- A criminal record check is required
Hours and compensation:
This is a permanent, part‐time position. Must be available to work weekdays and holidays. Starting wage is $14 per hour, plus 4% in lieu of vacations.
Please forward your resume and cover letter to:
Mimi Horita, Marketing & Visitor Services Manager
Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society
12138 Fourth Avenue, Richmond, BC V7E 3J1
Only those candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.
For more information about the site, please visit: www.gulfofgeorgiacannery.org