Employment opportunities at the Revelstoke Railway Museum

We currently have three positions available. Please scroll down or click on the job title to see the  descriptions.

Summer Admissions and Gift Store Attendant

Summer student position - Museum Assistant

Summer student position - Marketing and Programs Assistant

 

1. Admissions and Gift Store Attendant - Summer Position

Revelstoke Railway Museum

719 Track St West

 

The Revelstoke Railway Museum is seeking an energetic, outgoing individual to join our retail team this summer from May 1st until October 11th, 2020. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet people from all over the world at one of Revelstoke’s most popular tourist attractions.

 

Essential skills

  • Customer service and retail sales experience

  • An enthusiasm for enhancing our visitor experience.

  • An ability to work independently.

 

Duties include:

  • Collecting and processing admission fees

  • Collecting and processing gift shop sales

  • Helping with gift shop display and inventory

  • Providing visitors with a warm and professional welcome

  • Providing visitors with an exceptional shopping experience

  • Museum reception – answering the phone

  • Assisting museum staff with other duties as required

 

Skills and requirements:

  • Retail sales experience

  • Customer service oriented

  • Accurately operate cash register

  • Accurately process money and credit/debit card payments

  • Work with minimal supervision

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to lift, move and carry up to 20 kg

  • Must be available to work 3-4 days per week including weekdays, weekends and holidays.

 

Position details:

  • Part-time, seasonal, 3-4 days a week (8 hours a day)

  • $15 per hour + employee contributions to EI & CPP

 

Send or drop off resume to:   Revelstoke Railway Museum

                                                719 Track St West

                                                PO Box 3018

                                                Revelstoke, BC

                                                V0E 2S0

                                                E-mail:director.railway@telus.net

                                   

Deadline for applications:  Friday, 10th April, 2020

2. Summer Student Position – Museum Assistant

The Revelstoke Railway Museum seeks a conscientious, detail-orientated student for the position of Museum Assistant. This 13-week position beginning June 2020 will provide a practical, hands-on learning experience in the areas of collection management, event coordination and visitor services, including admissions and gift shop sales.

This position would be ideal for students in the fields of museum studies, tourism, recreation, or education. The student will be exposed to multiple areas of museum operations and would be perfect for an individual interested in pursuing a career in a museum related field. Previous sales and cash handling experience would be an asset.

Candidates must be current, full-time students (Sept 2019 to April 2020) and returning to full-time studies in the fall of 2020. Applicants must be between the ages of 16 and 30 and legally entitled to work in Canada. Applicants must be available for the full duration of each grant sponsored position.

About the Revelstoke Railway Museum:

Established in 1988 the Revelstoke Heritage Railway Society began construction of the museum in 1992, opening its doors to the public in 1993. The history of the Canadian Pacific Railway through the Columbia Mountains is one about great changes in geography, industry and the movement of people, playing a pivotal role in the creation of Canada as a nation. The museum plays a valuable and essential role in collecting, preserving and interpreting this history. The facility is one of Revelstoke’s most popular tourist attractions offering a unique tourist experience and appealing to a broad audience both nationally and internationally. Over the busy summer period, the museum is open seven days a week, employing up to six staff in the museum gift store and at The Last Spike heritage site, 47 kilometres west of Revelstoke.

For more information on what this dynamic community has to offer visit seerevelstoke.com

 

Hourly rate: $15 per hour

Hours per week: 40

Anticipated start date: 2020-06-01 End date: 2020-08-30**

 

How to apply

Email resume and cover letter to Hayley Johnson by Friday 17th April 2020

Phone: 1 250 837 6060 Email: director.railway@telus.net

Website: railwaymuseum.com

Address: 719 Track Street, PO Box 3018, Revelstoke, BC, V0E 2S0, Canada

3. Summer Student Position - Marketing & Programs Assistant

 

The Revelstoke Railway Museum seeks an energetic summer student for the 14-week position of Marketing and Programs Assistant. The successful candidate will assist the executive director in developing and delivering a marketing strategy, utilizing social media, website updates and newsletter distribution. The student will also gain hands-on, practical experience in event coordination, visitor admissions and gift store sales.

 

This position would be ideal for students in the fields of marketing, communication or tourism management. Some graphic design and/or web maintenance experience would be an asset.

Candidates must currently be full-time students (Sept 2019 to April 2020) and returning to full-time studies in the fall of 2020. Applicants must be between the ages of 16 and 30 and legally entitled to work in Canada. All positions and start dates are based on approved funding from federal government grants. Applicants must be available for the full duration of each grant sponsored position.

 

About the Revelstoke Railway Museum:

Established in 1988 the Revelstoke Heritage Railway Society began construction of the museum in 1992, opening its doors to the public in 1993. The history of the Canadian Pacific Railway through the Columbia Mountains is one about great changes in geography, industry and the movement of people, playing a pivotal role in the creation of Canada as a nation. The museum plays a valuable and essential role in collecting, preserving and interpreting this history. The facility is one of Revelstoke’s most popular tourist attractions offering a unique tourist experience and appealing to a broad audience both nationally and internationally. Over the busy summer period, the museum is open seven days a week, employing up to six staff in the museum gift store and at The Last Spike heritage site, 47 kilometres west of Revelstoke.

 

For more information on what this dynamic community has to offer visit seerevelstoke.com

Hourly rate: $15 per hour

Hours per week: 40

Anticipated start date: 2020-05-25 | End date: 2020-08-30**

 

How to apply

Email resume and cover letter to Hayley Johnson by Friday 17th April 2020

Phone: 1 250 837 6060 Email: director.railway@telus.net

Website: railwaymuseum.com

Address: 719 Track Street, PO Box 3018, Revelstoke, BC, V0E 2S0, Canada

 

**All positions and start dates are subject to approved funding from federal government grants

 
 
 

719 Track St W,  Revelstoke, BC, Canada

P.O. Box 3018

V0E 2S0

1-877-837-6060

(250) 837-6060

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