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Museum Assistant at Miles Canyon Historic Railway Society in Whitehorse

Posted on Apr 10, 2015 in Arts & Culture

Hourly Wage/Annual Salary

$11.07 to 15/hr

Hours per Week

Full-time (35-40 hours)



About this Job

The Miles Canyon Historic Railway Society (MCHRS) runs a local, community museum, called the Copperbelt Railway & Mining Museum. The museum assistant will be responsible for the general operations of the Museum.

Please provide your resume and cover letter clearly demonstrating how you meet both the essential and desired qualifications.

Essential Qualifications:

• An interest in Yukon history

• Experience working with children and families Excellent verbal and written skills

• Customer service experience

• Experience in conflict resolution and problem-solving

• Excellent verbal and written skills

• First Aid/CPR and an RCMP security check

• A valid class 5 driver’s license

Desired Qualifications:

• Post secondary education in museum studies, history, geology, drama, anthropology, tourism, marketing, or related field

• Experience working for a not for profit organization

• Experience working with the tourism and/or cultural sector

• Minor labour and equipment maintenance experience

Note: These are student (ages 15-30) positions dependent on the approval of funding. Candidates must have been full-time students and returning to full-time studies in the fall.

This job was posted on Apr 10, 2015 and will be removed on May 01, 2015

All applications must be received before May 01, 2015

Miles Canyon Historic Railway Society

Please Contact: Angela Drainville


Phone: (867)667-6355


Address: 1127 Front Street Whitehorse, YT Y1A 0G5

To apply for this Job

Apply with resume, cover letter and references by email (preferred): or drop off at 1127 Front Street (Trolley Roundhouse). Please quote the position you are applying for!