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Canada Summer Jobs: 2 Visitor Centre Openings!

Job Title: Visitor Info Centre Staff
Reporting To: Office Admin, Gabriola Chamber
Status: Seasonal Position x 2

Description
The Gabriola Chamber is seeking two employees for Canada Summer Jobs positions, which is Visitor Information Centre Staff. Each employee will work from the Visitor Info Centre in the Madrona Complex on North Rd and at the summer markets (Saturday/Sunday). All tools and training for the position will be provided.

The Details
8 weeks starting Saturday, June 29th and ending Saturday, Aug 31st.
30 hours per week
The position pays $17.00 – $19.00 commensurate with experience.
Schedule has flexibility but the suitable candidate must be available for some weekend work and not less than 30 hrs per week.

Qualifications:
● Applicants must between the ages of 15-30 and be legally entitled to work in Canada.
● The successful candidate must be able to communicate politely and professionally both verbally in person and on the phone, and in writing.
● Demonstrate a welcoming and outgoing personality to visitors
● Able to demonstrate taking initiative, self-motivation, as well as taking direction.
● Able to commit to a schedule that includes 30 hrs/week and includes some weekends. (Some flexibility exists)
● No direct experience is required, there will be training for all aspects of the job.
● Access to a vehicle is preferred

Duties and Responsibilities:
● The position will be working directly with the Office Administrator and at times the Executive Director of the Chamber of Commerce
● Teamwork in scheduling and coordinating alongside other staff and volunteers to ensure Visitor Centre opening hours are covered.
● Assign tasks to staff and volunteers as needed to maintain coverage.
● Greeting visitors and connecting them to services and island features.
● Record official visitor statistics for Destination BC.
● Keep up with consistent cleaning and sanitizing duties around the office.
● Fill in when opening hours are not covered by counsellors and/or volunteers
● Tourism Strategy support tasks will include data research, surveying and using online platforms such as gmail, Survey Monkey, WordPress, Meta Business Suite and social media pages to communicate.

Deadline for application is June 2nd, 2024.
Please send cover letter and resume to Lottie Anderson at admin@gabriolachamber.ca

View PDF Job Description here.

 

 

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