Join Our Team

Join Our Team!

Come and work with us at Central BC Railway & Forestry Museum. We are looking for people who want to make a difference.

The Museum offers a positive work culture that gives you the chance to showcase your best skills, add purpose to your day and provide an incredible experience for our guests.

Excellent work environment! Career growth in both heritage and tourism sectors! The opportunity to be part of a small, dynamic and passionate team.

Job Title: Heritage Interpreter
Location: Central BC Railway & Forestry Museum – 850 River Road
Terms: Temporary full-time position*. Between May – August
*dependent on funding
Salary/Rate: $17.50 hour at 35 hours a week.
Requirements: A regular work week will include weekends

About the Role:
The successful candidate(s) would work under the supervision of the Programming and Marketing Manager. They would assist in running, researching and developing tours and programming.
Responsibilities:

  • Leading tours and programming
    Familiarizing oneself with tour and programming information
  • Researching and developing technology-based tours for multiple age groups
  • Booking events and programming
  • Assisting with event prep, set up and take down
  • Assisting running summer events
  • Developing and building props and sets for off-season events
  • Running birthday parties (games, activities, set-up, etc.)
  • Maintaining and restoring holiday lighting displays
  • Stripping and refinishing wood mantle
  • Assist with minirail operations when needed

Candidate Requirements:

  • Canadian citizen, Permanent resident or have refugee status
  • Able to work full contract term
  • Interest in local history/heritage/education
  • Fluent in English, second language an asset
  • Ability to work outside in all conditions
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word/Excel/Access/Publisher)
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Ability to lift, move and carry 20 kg.
  • Ability to function effectively in ever-changing environment and deal with frequent interruptions
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to effectively and confidently lead small and large tours

The Central BC Railway and Forestry Museum is an equal opportunity employer. Please reach out if you have any concerns or special considerations.

Please send cover letter and resume to Alisha Rubadeau, Programming & Marketing Manager arubadeau@pgrfm.bc.ca