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Position: Summer - Heritage Leader

Competition Number: 2018-EX-EN-51993990-01
Competition posting date: 2018-02-01
Competition closing date: 2018-08-31

Recreation, Cultural and Facility Services Department
Multiple Positions
Affiliation: Non Union/Non MPE
Salary: $14.000 per hour (2018 rates of pay)
Location: Various locations

Category: Summer Opportunities
Employment Group: Recreation and Culture

Job Summary

Assist with researching, planning, delivery, and documentation of public and educational interpretive programs and events at museums and historic sites. Conducts interpretive tours and dispenses historical information to the community, utilizing first- and third-person interpretation techniques. Interacts cooperatively with museum volunteers and actively participates in a team environment to include all aspects of museum operations, and assists with public rental bookings and food services as required. Acts as public ambassador of the museums by participating in educational and promotional outreach activities and engages in customer service activities such as front desk duties, cash transactions, responding to public inquiries, setting up rooms and grounds for public events, recording of visitor statistics, and conducting visitor evaluations. Ensures safety of museum visitors and program participants, as well as ensuring the security of the museum and its contents. Opens and closes the site and performs some cleaning and gardening duties as required.

Education & Experience

Post Secondary Student (completion of second year College or university) : History, Museology, Education, Theatre, Public Relations, Classical Studies, or Related Discipline

Minimum of eight (8) months but less than one (1) year of related experience is required : Experience in working with the public in a client service environment; experience with clients of various ages; experience in research activities

*Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for stipulated academic requirements.

Language, Certificates & Licenses

The successful candidate will be required to complete a Police Record Check to the City of Ottawa’s satisfaction.

English oral, reading, writing required.
French oral, reading, writing may be required for some positions.
Candidates must meet language requirement for position upon hire.

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