Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre Guide Jobs Vacancy in Yukon Government Whitehorse
Yukon Government Whitehorse urgently required following position for Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre Guide. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.
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Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre Guide Jobs Vacancy in Yukon Government Whitehorse Jobs Details:
This competition is for a seasonal position, working shiftwork, including weekends, from late April to late September. For the purposes of 2018, the seasonal position will be for three months, commencing July 2018, including weekends. An eligibility list will be established for 12 months.
Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre Guides communicate information to the visiting public regarding the last great Ice Age and related heritage and science issues. They design, deliver, and evaluate various interpretive programs, assist with the operation of the Centre, operate audio-visual equipment, keep displays clean, and provide general information regarding Yukon heritage attractions and facilities.
For more information about this position, please contact: Christie Grekul at (867) 667-3516 or email Christie.Grekul@gov.yk.ca
Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the following qualifications. Please note selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume.
- Post-secondary coursework in Archaeology, Palaeontology, Natural Sciences, History, Education, or a related field.
- Experience delivering presentations or with public speaking (for example: public programming in a museum setting, presentations in an academic setting, performing arts, group presentations).
- Experience providing customer service to the public, preferably in a cultural tourism industry-based operation.
- Experience working in a team setting
The following qualifications would be considered assets for those candidates who possess all of the above Essential Qualifications:
- Experience interacting with children.
- Presentations to school groups.
- Experience designing interpretive programming.
- Experience with Microsoft Office, presentation software, and audio/visual equipment.
- Experience responding to inquiries from the public (in person, by phone or via email)
- Experience working in a work environment with frequent interruptions and changing priorities.
Candidates who have equivalent experience to the essential qualifications will be equally considered.
Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability:
Candidates should have and may be assessed on:
As the ideal candidate you will be an engaging, energetic, and self-confident team player who enjoys interacting with the visiting public and is passionate about providing a quality and current museum visitor experience. You have strong customer service and active listening skills, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills. You will have a good understanding of Yukon history, the peopling of North America, Ice Age mammals and climate change.
Conditions of Employment: Criminal record check, vulnerable sector check
Job Requirements: Wearing and maintaining a uniform and working shiftwork (primarily days and weekends)