HOSTS-HOSTESSES, CANADA SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY MUSEUM (CSTM) [Ottawa]

 

HOSTS-HOSTESSES, CANADA SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY MUSEUM (CSTM)

    

 

Job Title:

 

HOSTS-HOSTESSES, CANADA SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY MUSEUM (CSTM)

 
 

Organization:

 

Ingenium - Canada's Museums of Science and Innovationn

 

Job Type:

Term / Part-time

 

Language Required:

 

Bilingual (BBC/BBC)

 
 

Location:

 

Ottawa, ON

 
 

Application Deadline:

 

2019-03-31

 

Job Start Date:

2018-06-18

 

Date Posted:

 

2018-05-14

 

Email:

competition@ingeniumcanada.org

 

Salary:

 

$18.57 - $22.60 Level: 1

 
 

Job Description:

 

Summary of Duties:
You can effectively communicate your knowledge of the Canada Science and Technology Museum’s collection and programs
to visitors and colleagues. In addition, you are a reliable team player who can work well independently without supervision .
You will act as an ambassador of the museum by presenting it as a dynamic cultural institution . You will demonstrate good
judgement that will allow you evaluate changing situations quickly and take appropriate action . You possess an interest and
curiosity in science and technology and are sensitive to the needs of our diverse group of visitors .

Reporting to the Supervisor, Guides and Hosts, the incumbent will work at the CSTM Information Center, welcome groups and
administer the CSTM admissions program so that the objectives , programs, purpose and facilities of the Museum can be
explained, as well as respond to general questions by visitors . The successful candidate will provide interested visitors with
background information on the Museum's artifacts, collections, displays and special events to encourage visitors to visit , return
and promote the Museum. The incumbent will also participate in emergency evacuation of employees and the public while
performing all duties in both official languages .

Education and Experience:
As the ideal candidate, you will have successfully completed your secondary school diploma .
You also have experience in the following areas:
- dealing with the public;
- cash handling;
- a valid certificate in First Aid and CPR is required ;
- experience working in a cultural institution would be an asset .

Security Requirement: Enhanced reliability
RATED REQUIREMENTS
Knowledge:
- of the collection and programs of the Canada Science and Technology Museum;
- of the museum as a cultural institution;
Abilities :
- to communicate and work effectively with both visitors and team colleagues ;
- to evaluate situations quickly and take action effectively and calmly when required ; to exercise good judgement;
-to work well independently with out supervision and as part of a cohesive team .
Personal suitability :
Team player
Reliability, adaptability, flexibility, dynamism
Sensitivity to clients needs
Excellent communication skills .
A strong interest in science and technology would be a valued asset .

** The purpose of this job posting is to create an "active résumé bank" of potential candidates. Please note that
eligible candidates may be called for an interview, at any time, between the posting date and the closing date.
The CSTMC is committed to the principles of employment equity.

Résumés received for this position will not be accepted after the indicated closing time (midnight) and date.
Please note that only candidates who are selected for the next stage of this selection process will be contacted.
As a result of this competition, we may establish an eligibility list that may serve to staff similar positions.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward your cover letter and curriculum vitae indicating the
reference number 2018/2019-CSTMC-047 in your email's Subject line, no later than the closing date to:
competition@ingeniumcanada.org

Posting Date: May 11, 2018
Closing Date: March 31, 2019