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Visitor Services Assistant for qathet Museum And Archives


How To Apply

Position:Visitor Services Assistant
Employer:qathet Museum And Archives
Closing Date:2022-Jul-07
Salary or Wage:$20 per hour
Full or Part Time:Part Time
Location:Powell River, BC
Start Date:ASAP
Please apply with a cover letter, resume and three professional references.
Include "Attn: Executive Director- Visitor Services Assistant" in the subject of your email.


- Minimum 2 years of customer service
- Preference given to candidates with a background in education, tourism, museum studies, history, or a similar field.
- Experience working or volunteering in a not-for-profit environment is an asset.
- Excellent interpersonal and administrative skills and a high degree of professionalism, discretion and confidentiality.
- Intermediate to advanced level of computer proficiency
- Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Some spoken knowledge of French or other language would be an asset
- Appreciation for history, and an understanding of how it intersects with and informs present-day lived experiences
- Clear Criminal Background and Vulnerable Sector Checks
- Valid First Aid Certification is considered an asset

Duties and Responsibilities

- Responsible for museum reception, greeting the public, special guests, members and groups in a cheerful, receptive manner at all times
- Orients visitors to the museum and answers visitor inquiries
- Monitors exhibits during public hours
- Records visitor statistics and other relevant data
- Maintains and updates membership records
- Assists with the completion of research requests, as well as facilitating public research
- Assists in the running of the museum gift shop, processing transactions, arranges and displays merchandise, and inventories stock
- Assists the Program & Education Manager during programs and special events, including ticket sales
- Works alongside staff on other museum projects as requested
- Minor cleaning and maintenance duties - dusting, sweeping, sanitizing and supply restocking as required
- Administrative duties

Additional Details

Job Type: Contract, Part-Time (5 hrs./day, 4 days/wk.) 20 week contract from start date.

Regular work week: Wednesday to Saturday, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm (the successful candidate must be able to work weekends and some evenings)

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