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Community Services Assistant 2, Senior Leader - Historic Stewart Farm

From CivicInfo BC - July 12, 2016

PARKS, RECREATION AND CULTURE CAREERS

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As a Senior Leader you will assist in the implementation, delivery, promotion and evaluation of high quality heritage programs and services at the Historic Stewart Farm, including tours, school curriculum based programs, special events, workshops, and heritage demonstrations. You will provide support for facility operations to ensure public access, safety, security and the protection of collections and assets of the City. Typical duties may include tours of the historic farmhouse and site; assisting with research and development of crafts, games and demonstrations; implementing cash handling procedures, operating a wood stove; and supporting volunteer hospitality and recognition. As this is an auxiliary position, shifts are varied and may include weekends and occasional evenings.

Strong customer service, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills are required. Experience working with a variety of ages, cultures, individuals and groups is required. A friendly, welcoming personality and an interest in history with a practical knowledge of heritage activities makes you an ideal candidate for this position.

You should have completed Grade 12 supplemented by 1 year of relevant experience in community service work or an equivalent acceptable combination of training and experience. Additionally some knowledge of cultural programs, their purpose and objectives would be beneficial. Completion of a criminal record check will be required. Valid BC Drivers License with a safe driving history and Emergency First Aid and CPR Certificate are also required. A current Foodsafe Level 1 certificate is an asset.

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