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- Chaplin Nature Centre - Seasonal Manager Position
Chaplin Nature Centre - Seasonal Manager Position
Employer Name: Chaplin Tourism Committee Inc.
Wage/salary: $25/hr (commensurate on experience)
Location: Chaplin, SK
Positions available: 1
Application deadline: March 17, 2023
Employment terms: Full time in peak season and part time negotiated in off season.
Employment length: March to early September with the hours of operation at the Nature Centre – mid-May to late August Mon-Fri 9-5
Experience: some experience in retail and or administration/management and knowledge of grant writing/funding proposals would be an asset but not a necessity for success in the position. The board is willing to work with the successful applicant to ensure a mutually rewarding experience for both parties.
Education: Post secondary preferred. Administration or marketing interest would be helpful.
Applicant will assist the Chaplin Tourism Board in management, promotion and some program development as required during the term of employment. Applicant will assume the scheduling and oversee duties of employees also hired to undertake daily duties for the Chaplin Nature Centre. This includes welcoming visitors to the Centre, arranging, promoting and conducting tours of the interpretive centre and preservation of the displays and artifacts in-house. Operational aspects of the retail gift shop, handling cash, debit/credit transactions, daily cash receipts reconciliation, tracking inventories. Daily updates as required on social media platforms. Light duty cleaning and maintenance necessary inside and outside building. Knowledge of and interest in shorebird and grassland species and prairie grassland habitat an asset - training material is also available.
Off season duties include searching and writing applications for grants and funding. Also required will be the promotion of our site to other organizations interested in recognition and appreciation of wildlife and environmental organizations with concerns similar to our facility.
- excellent oral communication
- effective written communication
- critical thinking
- ability to work well with other employees
- job task planning and organizational skills
- knowledge of computer and internet including ability to utilize search engine features effectively, and social media platforms
How to apply: email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact info: Lisa Fisher (306-796-7978)