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Miniature Train Attendant (student)
Position Code:2022-SLPC-894
Business Unit:Upper Canada Village
Position Location:Upper Canada Village, 11 km east of Morrisburg
Position Status:Student
  
Job Description & Requirements
Join a dynamic team at Upper Canada Village that is on the frontline of delivering an exceptional guest experience.

POSITION:
MINIATURE TRAIN ATTENDANT (student)

HOURS OF WORK:
variable up to 36.25 hours per week

LOCATION:
Upper Canada Village
(11 km east of Morrisburg)

SALARY:
$15.85 per hour

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT:
May 19 to September 5, 2022

WHAT CAN I EXPECT TO DO IN THIS ROLE?

You will:
• Be a representative of one of Morrisburg’s premium and internationally recognized tourism sites.
• Greet and assist customers.
• Help operate the Upper Canada Village miniature train by driving the train, operating the audio-visual exhibit and audio tour, helping to maintain the train, track, station and surrounding area.
• Sell tickets and operating a cash register.
• Work safely at all times and report unsafe activities immediately to your supervisor.
• Embody the SLPC’s equity, diversity and inclusion principles while interacting with staff and guests.
• Note: This position may be combined and include the duties of the Historical Interpreter – Battle Memorial Building position.

HOW DO I QUALIFY?

You have:
• Strong communication and customer service skills.
• The ability to acquire a good knowledge of the train’s operation and to perform the physical tasks that are part of this position (i.e. driving the train properly and safely, operating the audio-visual equipment, assisting with maintenance and minor repairs).
• The ability to operate a cash register.
• The ability to work under pressure in a busy area.
• The ability to learn and share a wide variety of historical and tourist information with customers and to exercise good judgement in responding to inquiries from the public.
• The ability work in a team, problem-solve and find solutions.
• The ability to wear historical costume and/or corporate uniform.
• The ability to learn all safety protocols and procedures to ensure personal, guest and fellow staff safety is maintained at all times.

In your resume and/or cover letter, please indicate specifically how your experience, skills and knowledge relate to the duties and qualifications stated above.

DUE TO SCREENING DEADLINES, PRIORITY CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO APPLICATIONS RECEIVED BY MARCH 31, 2022. WE WILL CONTINUE TO ACCEPT APPLICATIONS BEYOND THIS DATE.

The St. Lawrence Parks Commission is committed to employment equity.  We welcome applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.  The St. Lawrence Parks Commission is also committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. We will make appropriate accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process for applicants with disabilities. To obtain a copy of this posting in an alternative format or to request any accommodation please contact us directly through Human Resources at 1-800-437-2233, ext. 2440. Information received relating to accommodation requests will be addressed confidentially.