Heritage Interpreter (Guide)
Join our team for a fun and rewarding experience this summer!
Our Museum is a historic school building full of charm and rich with history. We preserve and celebrate the rich cultural heritage of the coal miners and their families. We share stories and artifacts with our visitors to enrich their understanding of an important part of Canadian Heritage.
Heritage Interpreter Duties include:
- Welcoming visitors upon entry to the Museum
- Providing visitors with information about the Museum
- Providing visitors with available tour options
- Delivering a variety of public programs, including Guided Tours, Recreating 1930’s style classroom program, etc.
- Service Customers in the Café
- Receiving stock in the Café and Gift Shop as needed
- Re-stocking in the Café and Gift Shop as needed
- Processing customer orders
- Customer service skills are an asset
- Positive & enthusiastic individuals
- Great communication skills
- A passion for history and learning
- Working as part of a team
- Have Experience with POS systems
We are looking for post-secondary students that are returning to school in the fall. A background in museum studies, education, performing arts, archaeology, geology, anthropology, sociology, history, or tourism is preferred. Be sure to highlight any relevant work experience you have in customer service, working with children or families, food service, communications, or performance.
Reliable transportation is essential as we are located 15 minutes outside of downtown Drumheller.
Job Term – approx. June 27 to August 26, 2022
Work Hours: 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM, 5 days per week on a rotating schedule.
Wage: $17.00/ hour
Number of positions: 2
Posting closes at 11:59 pm MST on May 31st, 2022
To apply e-mail your resume and cover letter answering the following question: What do I think a 1930’s classroom would have been like?
Attn: Valerie Given, Executive Director
Interviews will be held via online video meetings throughout March or until all positions are filled.