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Current opportunities:

Event Staff

Employment Details:   Part-time, mostly evening and weekend shifts. Will vary based on event activity.
Rate of Pay: $12.65/hr
Requirements: Cover Letter and Resume, minimum of three references, RNC Certificate of Conduct/Vulnerable Sector Check (required for employment)
Who can apply: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with provincial legislation and regulations. Applicants must be aged 19 or over. 

Summary of Position:
Reporting to the Events Manager, the Events Staff are responsible for the efficient operation of the Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre during rental events. They will ensure that client needs are met during the course of the event, and that rental functions run smoothly from start to finish by providing the highest quality service and respect. Candidates should have experience in the hospitality sector, with excellent customer service, bartending and food service skills. Three references are required and an RNC certificate of conduct must be obtained before employment commences.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent service to all visitors during rental functions.
  • Operate the bar service during events, mixing and serving drinks, maintaining a clean, neat bar space
  • Cash and inventory balancing at the beginning and end of each shift
  • Work with Manuels River caterers to ensure event requirements are met.
  • Work as a member of a team to ensure the proper set up and take down of event infrastructure (ability to move and lift tables and chairs).
  • Address client comments and concerns in a prompt and friendly manner.
  • Ensure a safe environment for all guests, staff and performers.
  • Provide basic security and monitoring of the facility during evening events.
  • Waiting tables and catering services
  • Other duties as required and assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Qualified candidates should be dynamic, pleasant individuals with experience in the hospitality and customer service sector.
  • A strong reputation for attention to detail and a commitment to first-class service and quality are essential.
  • Strong communication and organizational capabilities are important.
  • Experience with POS systems is an asset.
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Outgoing, polite, friendly and patient.
  • Able to multi-task and work efficiently in a high energy environment.
  • Must be available for evenings and weekends

To Apply: Email your resume with cover letter, three references and availability to: jillian.whittle@manuelsriver.ca

Jillian Whittle, Executive Assistant

 

Heritage Interpreter

Employment Details:   Full-time, permanent
Rate of Pay: $15-17/hr
Requirements: Cover Letter and Resume, minimum of three references, RNC Certificate of Conduct/Vulnerable Sector Check (required for employment)

Who can apply:  Applicants must be a legally entitled to work in Canada.

Summary of Position:

Heritage Interpreters interact with visitors of all ages, leading school programs, public tours and interpretive programs within the Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre and along the Manuels River Trails. Heritage Interpreters strive to make each visit a memorable one for our patrons, by providing excellent visitor services, knowledge and learning opportunities in a fun, hands-on manner. Heritage Interpreters help bring the history of Conception Bay South to life for visitors.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent visitor services and interpretation;
  • Work as a member of a team to deliver curriculum-based school programs for K-12;
  • Work as a member of a team to deliver science day camps and leadership camps;
  • Prepare and deliver educational programs for youth, adults and families;
  • Prepare and present interpretative programs and tours;
  • Promote Manuels River at off-site locations;
  • Provide heritage interpretation in-person, and virtually, as necessary
  • Other duties as required and assigned

This position is part of the Manuels River Education Department and is overseen by the Education Manager. The Heritage Interpreter works directly with our Lead Interpreter, who is responsible for the training and day-to-day direction of the interpretation staff.

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or college diploma in a field related to History or Geography and/or children & youth (e.g. Education, Recreation, Physical Education) and/or interpretation (e.g. Museum Studies);
  • Experience in developing, planning and delivering public programs;
  • Experience working with children, youth and families;
  • Strong leadership, communication and organizational skills;
  • A love of learning about the natural world and an enthusiasm for sharing knowledge;
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience deemed acceptable by Manuels River;
  • Knowledge of child development and behaviour management techniques an asset;
  • Knowledge of local history and geography, including Indigenous traditional knowledge, considered an asset;
  • French language proficiency a strong asset;

Hours of Work: Tues to Sat, 9 am to 5 pm OR Sun to Thurs, 9 am to 5 pm, with some evening work.

Applications accepted by mail, email or delivery in-person. 

Attn: Madison Acker, Education Manager

Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre

7 Conception Bay Highway Conception Bay South, NL A1W 3A2

madison.acker at manuelsriver.ca

Please forward a resume and cover letter detailing experience and eligibility along with three references.

Applications must be received by August 10, 2021 at 4pm.

 

 

Science Interpreter

Employment Details:   Full-time, permanent
Rate of Pay: $15-17/hr
Requirements: Cover Letter and Resume, minimum of three references, RNC Certificate of Conduct/Vulnerable Sector Check (required for employment)

Who can apply:  Applicants must be a legally entitled to work in Canada.

Summary of Position:

Science Interpreters interact with visitors of all ages, leading school programs, public tours and interpretive programs within the Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre and along the Manuels River Trails. Science Interpreters strive to make each visit a memorable one for our patrons, by providing excellent visitor services, knowledge and learning opportunities in a fun, hands-on manner. Science Interpreters help make science fun and engaging through hands-on learning.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent visitor services and interpretation;
  • Work as a member of a team to deliver curriculum-based school programs for K-12;
  • Work as a member of a team to deliver science day camps and leadership camps;
  • Prepare and deliver educational programs for youth, adults and families;
  • Prepare and present interpretative programs and tours;
  • Promote Manuels River at off-site locations;
  • Provide science interpretation in-person, and virtually, as necessary
  • Other duties as required and assigned

This position is part of the Manuels River Education Department and is overseen by the Education Manager. Science Interpreters work directly with our Lead Interpreter, who is responsible for the training and day-to-day direction of the interpretation staff.

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or college diploma in a field related to Environmental Sciences (e.g. Geology, Biology, Ecology) and/or children & youth (e.g. Education, Recreation, Physical Education) and/or interpretation (e.g. Museum Studies);
  • Experience in developing, planning and delivering public programs;
  • Experience working with children, youth and families;
  • Strong leadership, communication and organizational skills;
  • A love of learning about the natural world and an enthusiasm for sharing knowledge;
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience deemed acceptable by Manuels River;
  • Knowledge of child development and behaviour management techniques an asset;
  • Knowledge of natural history of the area, including Indigenous traditional knowledge, considered an asset;
  • French language proficiency a strong asset;

Hours of Work: Tues to Sat, 9 am to 5 pm OR Sun to Thurs, 9 am to 5 pm, with some evening work.

Applications accepted by mail, email or delivery in-person. 

Attn: Madison Acker, Education Manager

Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre

7 Conception Bay Highway Conception Bay South, NL A1W 3A2

madison.acker at manuelsriver.ca

Please forward a resume and cover letter detailing experience and eligibility along with three references.

Applications must be received by August 10, 2021 at 4pm.

 

 

Manuels River is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Manuels River is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Manuels River are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in Canada. Manuels River will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.