History Museum Interpreter
The History Museum Interpreter will collaborate with the Visitor Services team and assist the Museum Curator with collections related aspects of the museum. This includes assisting in developing and running summer programming and events, as well as greeting visitors, providing customer service in our museum gift shop, conducting guided tours of the museum, recording visitor statistics, interpreting museum exhibits, generally providing an enhanced visitor experience, and other duties as required.
The Interpreter will also assist with maintaining and stocking gift shop displays, maintaining an inventory, taking special requests, retail sales, and displaying and maintaining inventory for resale products. They, along with the Visitor Services team, will maintain and operate cash registers for admissions, pass and retail sales, and ensure that cash handling procedures are completed in adherence with policies and procedures. They will also be responsible for answering the museum’s main telephone line and passing messages on to the appropriate staff or board member.
This position is seasonal full time at 35 hours/week and suitable for a student. The wage is $13/hr.
This position start date is Thursday, June 16th and the position ends on August 30th, 2022.
All positions are dependent on funding approval.
Applicants are asked to submit their resume and cover letter, subject line: Collections Assistant Application to Tegan Smith, Curator, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please familiarize yourself with our museum by visiting our website at mhrailwaymuseum.com, and our Facebook page Musquodoboit Harbour Railway Museum.