The Parks of the St. Lawrence is an inclusive employer.  Accommodation is available under the Ontario Human Rights Code.  For more information on how to request accommodation or assistance, please contact our staff in Human Resources at Shannon.Moulton@parks.on.ca or Amanda.Veltheim@parks.on.ca

Returning Applicant? Returning Applicant?  Login Now

New Applicant? Scroll to the bottom of the job description and use the "New Applicant? Apply Now" button

Musician / Performer (student)
Position Code:2022-SLPC-896
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:
MUSICIAN / PERFORMER (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:
June 6 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.
• Interpret various aspects of the history of 1860s Ontario through music and drama-related activities and special events.
• Lead children’s activity sessions as part of the on-site youth programs.
• 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.

HOW DO I QUALIFY?

You have:
• Proven ability to play the piano, brass, wind or string instrument.
• The ability to read and transpose music.
• The ability to sing harmony line.
• Background in performing arts – music and drama.
• The ability to communicate and to interpret effectively to large numbers of people of various ages and backgrounds.
• The ability to communicate well with children.
• The ability to study and learn the interpretive and historical material related to the position and the Village.
• The ability to perform physical duties in order to carry out the various interpretive activities on site associated with the position(s) assigned.
• The ability to wear historical costume.
• The ability to learn all safety protocols and procedures to ensure personal, guest and fellow staff safety is maintained at all times.

A vulnerable service sector check is required for this position.

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.