Student Employment Opportunities - Fort Malden National Historic Site
Selection process number: 2024-CAP-SWON-EA-FM-STU-004
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Fort Malden NHS
We are currently looking for motivated students to work in a variety of positions at Fort Malden National Historic Site in Amherstburg, ON. As the location of the British stronghold on the Detroit frontier during the War of 1812 and the Rebellions of 1837-1838, Fort Malden National Historic Site opens a fascinating doorway into Canada’s early military history. Don’t miss this great opportunity to gain work experience in one of Canada’s best National Historic Sites.
SU-02 Heritage Presenter
Responsible for learning and delivering education programs, presenting interpretive demonstrations, leading guided tours, assisting with the development and presentation of special events, acting as an ambassador for the site (both on-site and off-site), as well as other related activities. Additionally, working on the site’s point of sale system.
Intent of the process
The intent of this process is to hire youths for summer 2024. The exact number of positions available is to be determined. Opportunities are 37.5 hours per week.
Please clearly indicate in your application which position you are interested in. If you are interested in more than one position, please indicate them in order of preference. We may only contact candidates who demonstrated clearly in their resume the skills required for this opportunity.
Positions to be filled: Number to be determined
Information you must provide
In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
Abilities & Skills:
• Ability to carry out instructions accurately, safely and efficiently;
• Ability to communicate effectively and influence others;
• Ability to read, comprehend, and communicate Parks Canada messages;
• Ability to work cooperatively as a part of a team;
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Various language requirements
English Essential or Bilingual (English & French)
Please clearly indicate in your application your bilingual status.
To be eligible, you must be:
• a secondary or post-secondary student in an accredited institution.
• or a recent graduate in the last 4 months.
• Excellent interpersonal abilities (friendliness, tact, responsiveness, enthusiasm);
• Sound Judgement;
Conditions of employment
Reliability Status security clearance
Depending on the position, possession of a valid class G1, G2 or G driver’s license;
Work shift-work, including evening, weekends, and holidays;
Wear a Parks Canada uniform as per the uniform policy and/or dress in period costume as per Parks Canada requirements;
Handle historic weapons and artifacts;
Work outdoors in varying temperatures and inclement weather;
Work and/or travel in varied terrains and by various means of transportation;
Parks Canada prohibits smoking in the workplace;
The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.
How to Apply:
• Email your resume directly to email@example.com and please identify which position(s) and site you are interested in. (e.g. SU-02 at Fort Malden).
• Please clearly indicate in your application your bilingual status.
• Or apply directly through the jobs.gc.ca website.
*Please note, that as a diverse employer, Parks Canada encourages students and youth from all backgrounds to apply. Preference may be given to qualified candidates who self-identify as youth facing an employment barrier, including Indigenous youth, visible minority youth, or youth with a disability.
We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
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