COMMUNITY SERVICES ASSISTANT 3 – HERITAGE SERVICES
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The City of Surrey is seeking a dynamic, collaborative and innovative Heritage Program Assistant at the Historic Stewart Farm, a vibrant heritage site located within Elgin Heritage Park, along the Nicomekl River. This auxiliary position forms an integral part of the team that delivers high quality educational programming, special events and a one-of-a-kind heritage experience. This is an auxiliary position of approximately 10-20 hours per week, including weekends and some evenings.
Research, develop and deliver heritage programs, special events, and demonstrations at the Historic Stewart Farm, and at various outreach activations in Surrey.
Schedule and deliver guided tours of the historic farmhouse and other features of the site.
Implement cash handling procedures.
Support volunteer training, hospitality and recognition.
Purchase teaching collection artifacts and other program equipment and supplies.
Supervise and schedule instructors, volunteers and junior staff.
Assist in the development and distribution of promotional material.
Provide support for some curatorial-related tasks.
Completion of Grade 12 and some post-secondary education form a recognized institution, supplemented by 2 years related experience including supervision in cultural work or area of specialty.
Valid Emergency first aid/CPR C and AED certification.
A valid BC Driver’s License with a safe driving history.
Some knowledge of cultural programs, their purpose and objectives would be beneficial.
Foodsafe Level 1 certificate (asset).
Have excellent customer service, communication, and organizational skills.
Detail oriented person able to work well with various programming timelines.
Comfortable interacting with a variety of ages, cultures, individuals and groups and can handle difficult situations with tact and diplomacy.
If you are interested in this opportunity please apply at SurreyCareers.ca to Job ID 2546. Posting will remain posted until Nov 4, 2018.