New Job Guest Services Attendant In Nova Scotia

Guest Services Attendant
Guest Services Attendant

Guest Services Attendant

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Salary : $15 an hour
Location : Nova Scotia

Full Description

Guest Services Attendant – DesBrisay Museum

(Term position: 8-16 weeks)


The Guest Services Attendant will provide front desk visitor services and gift shop sales. The position also assists with basic collection management, exhibit development and archival research at DesBrisay Museum. This position will support the Engagement Coordinator with the delivery and creation of promotional products for summer events, including Canada Day, and heritage skill programs. Additionally, the role involves developing small in-house exhibits, panel displays, and online content that celebrates the heritage & cultural of our community.


Do you enjoy working with the public and being the friendly face, a patron sees? Are you outgoing, and have a desire to ensure that patrons have an excellent experience when they interact with you? Are you passionate about history and culture and want to share that passion with others? If you say yes to these questions, we want to hear from you!

The Guest Services Attendant is an externally funded position. You must meet the requirements of our funders – check out the details here:

Key Qualifications:

Education/ Experience:

· Experience or education in the fields of community development, planning, marketing, exhibit production, theatre, communications, or related field is desire


· Good communication skills, especially writing and reading comprehension

· Customer service skills

· Familiar with local culture, including an interest in regions history and heritage

· Strong work ethic and positive team attitude


· Communicate effectively both orally and in writing

· Able to work directly with public and support inquiries

· Effective time management and able to prioritize tasks effectively

· Work well under pressure while maintaining customer service

· Maintain a rapport with diverse stakeholders, patrons, volunteers, and the public

· Self-starter that functions effectively independently

· Team player that is a pro-active problem solver and generates ideas

Terms and Conditions of Employment:

  • Non-union
  • Full time (35 hours per week, variable schedule). Days of work Tuesday to Saturday, with variable hours to be negotiated with supervisor. Regularly scheduled hours require weekend work and may be required to work evenings.
  • This is a 8-16-week position (May 1- August 19, 2023). Please note the employment dates are based on grant approval and can be shifted to suit candidate’s needs (example: school schedule.)
  • Location of work: 130 Jubilee Street, Bridgewater, Nova Scotia (DesBrisay Museum)
  • Funding is provided by Canada Summer Jobs. To be eligible applicants must be 15-30 years of age at the start of employment and meet eligibility requirements as outlined at:
  • Wage: $15.00/hr

To Apply

Interested individuals should submit a resume and cover letter to:

DesBrisay Museum

60 Pleasant Street

Bridgewater, NS B4V 3X9

Competition # DESGUESTSERV_2023

Applications will be accepted until 5pm, March 22, 2023

The Town of Bridgewater is committed to the fundamental principles of equal employment opportunity. We are committed to treating people fairly, with respect and dignity, and to offering equal employment opportunities based upon an individual's qualifications and performance — free from discrimination or harassment because of Age, Race, Colour, Religion, Creed, Ethnic, national or aboriginal origin, Sex (including pregnancy and pay equity), Sexual orientation, Physical disability, Mental disability, Family status, Gender Identity, Gender Expression, or other protected characteristics, in accordance with the Nova Scotia Human Rights Code.

Job Types: Full-time, Fixed term contract
Contract length: 8-16 weeks

Salary: $15.00 per hour


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Work Location: One location

Application deadline: 2023-03-22