Supervisory Position, Fundy Tidal Interpretative Centre
Location: South Maitland, NS
We are recruiting for a full-time summer Supervisory position to fill future opportunities for our 2019 summer season. The successful candidate will join our tourism team at Fundy Tidal Interpretative Centre, which operates as a tourism site and a Visitor Information Centre.
This is a great opportunity to learn about the geological and biological uniqueness about the Bay of Fundy and the Tidal Bore phenomenon, engage and educate visitors from around the world, and promote the tourism industry in our Municipality and Province.
Responsibilities: Training, supervision, and scheduling of park staff, ensure OH&S compliance, conduct routine facility checks, management of equipment/supply inventories, deliver education programs and provide interpretation of the site to visitors, provide visitors with information on local services and other attractions, lead tours, participate in developing and implementing education programs, participate in social media management, and maintain a healthy, safe, and clean site.
• Completed or working towards post-secondary education in tourism, science, or history; equivalent combination of education and experience; or familiarity with the local area including the Bay of Fundy
• Previous experience with supervision of staff and operations in a tourism related site would be an asset
• Excellent communication, customer service and organizational skills
• Comfortable leading groups of visitors through educational experiences
• Knowledge and use of social media platforms
• Basic computer skills
• Comfortable in a working alone environment
• Willing to work weekends and holidays
• This position is subject to criminal records and child abuse registry checks
Review of applications will commence March 8, 2019 with an anticipated start date of May 2019.
The hourly rate will commensurate with your qualifications.