Wanted: Museum Attendant (Part-Time)

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Job #2019-0: Museum Attendant (Part-Time)

Date posted: January 7, 2019
Closing date: January 28, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.
Job type: Permanent Part-Time
Wage range: $15.87 to $19.28 per hour
Hours of work: Hours will vary and shifts include evenings and weekends; flexibility in scheduling is necessary with the availability to change shifts, work holidays as assigned and work extra hours as needed
Start date: February 2019
How to apply: http://www.collingwood.ca/humanresources
Position Summary:
Reporting to the Museum Supervisor, Museum Attendants provide exceptional customer service to visitors, respond to inquiries from the public and/or community organizations, and assist in the daily functions of the Museum and with special events and projects as required by the Museum and the Culture & Events Division.  Main duties and responsibilities are in the areas of Museum operations, collection development, programming, exhibit assistance and Division support.
Experience and Qualifications:
1. OSSD, or equivalent, together with three (3) months’ of related customer service experience.  Completion of relevant Museum Studies, history or other related courses would be an asset.
2. Thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Windows Office applications and office equipment.  Knowledge of Past Perfect and Adobe Photoshop would be an asset.
3. Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
4. Excellent customer service skills.
5. A strong team player with a collaborative approach as well as excellent administrative, analytical and prioritization skills.
6. Knowledge of local history, attractions and businesses is an asset.
7. Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.
8. Ability and willingness to travel within the community and out of town as required.
9. Possess Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check satisfactory to the Employer and a valid standard first aid and CPR/AED level “C” certificate.