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Museum Interpreter/Programmer (Student Position) - Student, Internship, Co-Op / Etudiant, Stage Cooperative

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Delta Mill Society

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Industry Sector: Other / Autre

Organization Description:

 The Delta Mill Society owns and operates the Old Stone Mill National Historic Site located in the village of Delta Ontario within the Township of Rideau Lakes. The OSM showcases milling technology and 1800s industrial heritage; built in 1810 it is one of the finest examples of early industrial architecture in the region.

Job Listing #3078

Museum Interpreter/Programmer (Student Position) • Student, Internship, Co-Op / Etudiant, Stage Cooperative

Date Posted: 11 Feb 2019

Application Deadline: 15 Apr 2019

Location: Leeds and Grenville

Category: Other / Autre

Hours Per Week: 35-37.5 hours per week

Pay Rate: Hourly Wage / Rémunération Horaire $14/hr

Language Requirements: English / Anglais

Job Description:

Job Location: Delta, ON

Tasks:

  • Provide interpretive guided tours of the Old Stone Mill National Historic Site
  • Assist with the demonstration of working milling equipment, the packaging of stone-ground flour and the promotion of the mill’s flour products
  • Provide tourist information to visitors
  • Perform Mill Gift Shop sales
  • Assist with the planning and delivery of special events
  • Deliver children’s educational programmes and other activities as required
  • Perform routine maintenance and cleaning in public and exhibition spaces
  • Keep daily attendance and sales records
  • Be observant of both artifact and visitor safety
  • Depending upon skills and interests be willing to help with displays that pertain to the cultural integrity of our Mill.
  • Any other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

▪ Should be comfortable dealing with the public - good oral communication skills responsible and reliable

▪ Able to work independently and as part of a team

▪ Demonstrated interest in history, museology and/or tourism will be considered an asset

▪ Willing to wear period costume

▪ Willingness to learn and take part in flour milling and packaging

▪ Preference will be given to candidates with a secondary school diploma and post-secondary experience

▪ Conversational French will be considered an asset, although not required

▪ Must be willing and able to work weekends

▪ Must meet eligibility criteria

 How to Apply:

Please send cover letter and resume to the Delta Mill Society, PO Box 172, Delta, ON K0E 1G0, or via email to info@deltamill.org before 5 pm on Mon, April 15th. We thank everyone for applying but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. For more information about our Old Stone Mill please visit our web site at www.deltamill.org/

NOTE: These Positions are Conditional on Grant Funding Approval.

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