|Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre Guide|
Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre Guide
Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $30.44–$35.20 an hour
Location : Yukon
This is to fill 1 full-time Seasonal position. This position works 70 hours bi-weekly, typically from late April to late September. 2023 Season will run May to September 2023.
This competition may be used to staff identical positions including Auxiliary On-Call positions, Casual positions or other Seasonal positions.
At Tourism and Culture, we are a dynamic team of professionals who are dedicated to the Yukon’s vibrant tourism, arts, museums, heritage, historic sites, and archival communities. We are passionate about our pride in the Yukon, the beauty of its land, the character of its people, and the uniqueness of its history and culture. If you enjoy working with the public, this position will interest you. We are looking for friendly, energetic, outgoing individuals who are knowledgeable in Yukon history, First Nations history, the peopling of North America, Ice Age mammals and climate change.
Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre Guides communicate information to the visiting public regarding Beringia and related heritage and science issues; they design, test, modify and implement various interpretive programs, assist with the operation of the Beringia Centre, maintain and operate audio-visual equipment and displays, and provide general information regarding Yukon heritage attractions and facilities.
If you are outgoing, adaptable, self-motivated and passionate about providing excellent front-line customer service, have a positive and professional attitude, and enjoy interacting with a variety of visitors, we would love to hear from you.
For more information about this position, please contact: Christie Grekul, Manager, Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre, at [email protected].
For more information about the recruitment process, please contact Julie Jakesta, Manager, Human Resources, at [email protected].
Please do not email resumes to the email address above; resumes may only be accepted through the E-Recruitment application system. To create your E-Recruitment account, click here.
Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the following qualifications. Please note selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume. If you have these qualifications, ensure you clearly expand upon them (for each applicable employer) in your resume using the year/month format.
- Coursework or demonstrated knowledge in Archaeology, Palaeontology, Natural Sciences, Museology, Education or a related field or other relevant subjects;
- Experience providing customer service to the public (ie: greeting, answering questions, providing information, guiding tours, etc.);
- Experience working in a dynamic, team-based environment, preferably in a cultural tourism industry-based operation;
- Experience delivering presentations or with public speaking (for example: delivering public programming or presentations to groups);
- Experience researching and designing interpretive programming would be an asset;
- Experience working with children in an educational or learning environment would be an asset.
Candidates who have education, training, and/or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above will be equally considered.
Before applying, you may want to refer to our sample resume to assist you in submitting your application.
Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability
Candidates should have and may be assessed on:
As the ideal candidate you will be an engaging, energetic and self-confident individual who enjoys interacting with the visiting public and is passionate about providing a quality and current museum visitor experience. You will have strong customer service skills, as well as good communication skills, both orally and in writing. You will have excellent listening skills and be a collaborative and strong team player. You will have a good understanding of and/or interest in learning about Yukon history, First Nations history, the peopling of North America, Ice Age mammals and climate change.
Conditions of Employment
- Have and maintain a valid Security Clearance with vulnerable sector.
- Wearing and maintaining a uniform;
- Working shiftwork that includes days, evenings, statutory holidays, and weekends.
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