Visitor Services Receptionist - Art Gallery

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Job Details:

Provide assistance to patrons of the Art Gallery of Peterborough (AGP) by greeting and directing them through the facilities and by answering inquiries. Process registrations and shop sales as well as assist staff with various facility programs, exhibits and communications.

Qualifications and Other Pertinent Details:

Knowledge and experience normally associated with a 2 year college diploma in related field with one-year experience including organizing and assisting with special events, media relations, and retail experience including cash handling and reconciliation experience. Familiarity with art and craft is required and art gallery experience would be considered an asset. Effective customer relation skills are essential along with strong verbal and written communication skills. Intermediate level computer skills including word processing, spreadsheet and database applications, and experience with CLASS database would be an asset. Well-developed organizational, administrative, and reception skills. Must have Emergency First Aid (or must obtain within 3 months). Basic conversational language skills in French would be an asset.  

Must work primarily weekend and evening hours in addition to occasional holidays. 

This is a temporary, part-time position until February 2023.

The City requires all new employees, as a condition of employment, to provide proof of vaccination that they are fully vaccinated prior to their first day of employment.



Application Information

Qualified applicants are invited to submit 1 file containing a résumé and cover letter (ensure your name is in the title of the document), quoting file number 22-T-79 on the file as well as in the subject line, no later than 12:00 p.m. on Monday, July 4, 2022, to, Human Resources.

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