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Museum Summer Administrative Assistant

We are currently accepting applications until 12:00 p.m. on Friday, March 29, 2019 for the position of Museum Summer Administrative Assistant.  

The Museum Summer Administrative Assistant will provide visitor services for the Peterborough Museum & Archives (Museum).  Participate in planning, developing and delivering projects for the Museum, including visitor experience, children’s camps, volunteer support, and special events.  Other projects will include exhibitions, and social media promotions.

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Previous experience in a heritage, cultural or natural setting
  • Post-secondary education or equivalent in a field related to education, tourism, interpretation, culture, heritage or other humanities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven planning and organizational skills
  • An ability to work well with the public
  • An ability to work independently
  • Proven willingness to respect health, safety and security issues in the workplace
  • Possess confidence and sensitivity: comfortable with children, youth and adults
  • As a condition of hire, candidates must provide a criminal record clearance with vulnerable sector check prior to the start of employment

The Museum Summer Administration Assistant must be available to work full time, including weekends, from May 13 to August 30, 2019, with occasional evenings.  

To be an eligible candidate, as stipulated by the granting agency, Canada Summer Jobs, the applicant must be a Canadian citizen, legally entitled to work in Canada, and be between the ages of 16 and 30.  Position is subject to grant funding approval.

Hourly Rate: $16.44

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A. Personal Information
Have you previously been employed by the City of Peterborough?
Are you willing and able to work any shift for which you may be scheduled including weekends from May 13, 2019 to August 30, 2019?
Have you ever been convicted of a criminal offence for which a pardon has not been granted?
B. Related Experience/Education
Do you have post-secondary education or equivalent in a field related to education, tourism, interpretation, culture, heritage or other humanities
C. Training/Certifications
Do you have access to your own vehicle for the purposes of fulfilling the responsibilities of this position? This requirement is being considered as an asset.
D. Required Attachments at Time of Application
E. Conditions of Employment
It is understood and agreed that any misrepresentation made by me in connection with this application will be sufficient cause for cancellation of the application. I authorize The Corporation of the City of Peterborough, Human Resources Division to make such enquiries respecting the foregoing information as may be deemed necessary.

I understand that I will be required to provide a current police check with vulnerable sector check and proof of the validity of my relevant certifications/licences. All this documentation will be requested and collected after an offer of employment has been made.
I agree to the above conditions.
Personal information on this form is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, R.S.O., 1990 C.M45, and will be used to determine eligibility for employment.

The City of Peterborough is an organization that strives to embrace the spirit of inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility.  We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building an inclusive and barrier-free environment in which all individuals have access to the City's goods, services and facilities.  If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation.
The personal information submitted for employment is collected under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used to determine eligibility for employment. We thank you for your application, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.