Up to 28 hours/week
One year limited term contract
The Historical Interpreter is responsible for planning, developing and delivering a variety of public and educational programs at the Ireland House Museum and Joseph Brant Museum. The Historical Interpreter will be required to work some evenings, weekends and a number of special events held throughout the year.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Researches, plans and delivers; school programs; youth group programs; adult education programs; outreach programs; booked tours; and general admissions.
- Books and schedules programs.
- Provides program support, as required, for special events and activities.
- Researches, plans and delivers co-operative programs with other groups.
- Maintains security in the buildings, arming and disarming security systems and securing exits.
- Front-line duties and reception (gift shop, phones etc,)
- University and/or college degree in history, education or museum studies.
- Demonstrated communication and public relations skills.
- Demonstrated experience in museum program development, delivery and interpretation.
- Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Sound knowledge of Canadian history appropriate to site interpretation at both Museums.
- High level of computer literacy (MS Office).
- Standard First Aid/CPR Certification.
- Valid driver's license.
Application Deadline: April 19, 2019 by 4:00pm.
Interested candidates may submit a cover letter, resume and 3 references to:
Ireland House Museum, 2168 Guelph Line, Burlington ON, L7S 1C5
*Please note "Historical Interpreter" in the subject line.
The Museums of Burlington thanks all those who apply, but only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.