Visitor Experience Facilitator/Clerk [Gananoque]

Visitor Experience Facilitator/Clerk



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Visitor Experience Facilitator/Clerk




Thousand Islands Boat Museum


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Gananoque, ON


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Position: Visitor Experience Facilitator / Clerk

Location: Gananoque, ON

Wage: $14/hr

Start Date: May 13th, 2019

End Date: September 2nd, 2019

Language of Work: English (French is an asset)

As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage women, aboriginal people, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities to apply for employment.

Job Description:

• Welcome museum visitors and provide orientation and general information – the successful applicant will ensure that each visitor’s experience at the Boat Museum is interesting, that all questions are answered accurately and that the visitor leaves with a greater understanding and appreciation for the rich history of the region
• Interpret the In-Water fleet to the public, work on the dock welcoming those visiting the Museum; and maintain the in-water fleet
• Assist (help, support, contribute) with daily museum operations
• Contribute to woodworking projects working hands-on alongside the Museum Manager
• Assist with marketing, education, and membership initiative and activities
• Assist with retail operations/operate cash register
• Assist with developing and implementing educational materials and programs
• Help organize all aspects of events
The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following skills and qualifications:

• Demonstrated interest in local history
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Smart Serve is an asset
• Experience with boats/working on the water an asset
• Experience providing tours in a museum setting an asset
• Experience working with children in educational setting an asset
• Basic computer skills specifically in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint


• Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada
• Be legally entitled to work in Canada
• Be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment
• Have finished the school term at the start of employment
• Be willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment
• Not have another full-time job (over 30 hours a week) while employed

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Please forward resume to:


Thousand Islands Boat Museum
125 Water Street
Gananoque, ON
K7G 3E3

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