Seasonal Brock’s Monument Heritage Interpreter
The Friends of Fort George are hiring for Brock’s Monument!
It is the interpreter’s job to bring history to life through dynamic, animated presentations and guided tours.
Join us for a summer experience like no other! Primary responsibilities of the Heritage Interpreter position include presenting the stories of Queenston Heights National Historic Site as related to the military and social history of the War of 1812. Additional knowledge of other battle sites in the Niagara Region and an overall understanding of this war are an important aspect of the position. Duties will include station interpretation, featured talks, monitoring activities at Brock’s Monument, and providing walking tours of the battlefield. The ability to present to large school groups, tour groups, national and international visitors is a primary function of this position. Clerical and administrative duties as related to a small book and gift shop is an essential part of the position. Heritage presenters will be required to wear period clothing/uniforms, appropriate to 1812. All clothing will be provided.
Candidates will be at a university level, with an identified interest in Canadian history. Candidates must exhibit a demonstrated ability to interact with others, work in a team atmosphere, be self-motivated and enjoy dealing with the public-at-large.
Season: May – September, with possibility of extension through the fall
Positions Available: 3
Rate of Pay: $18.50
How to ApplyThe deadline for applications is April 10, 2023 Please submit your resume (including references) by mail or e-mail to: Amanda Gamble, Executive Director The Friends of Fort George P.O. Box 1283 Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0 e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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