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Seeks candidates for the Full-Time Seasonal (June to October) position of:

The Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic commemorates the fishing heritage of the Atlantic Coast of Canada. The Museum, located in historic Lunenburg, is housed in brightly painted red buildings, with floating vessels at wharf-side. Heritage Interpreters on our vessels or inside exhibits are responsible for delivering our visitor programs and tours. Customer Service and communication skills are of utmost importance to this role as our Heritage Interpreters are busy presenting the history of The Fisheries, conducting tours and school programs, interacting with our visitors, keeping our Museum tidy and working on special projects to enhance our Visitor experience.

The Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic is looking for energetic, outgoing candidates who:

  • can commit to full-time seasonal schedules including weekends and statutory holidays - Museum is open 7 days a week
  • enjoy working with people 
  • are comfortable speaking in public and sharing stories with individuals and groups
  • have experience /interest in offshore fishery, fishing heritage, fishing vessels and the marine environment
  • are committed to visitor and staff safety
  • are interested in meeting a diverse range of visitors from varying age ranges and backgrounds
  • are a team player with a strong work ethic, dependable, adaptable and know the importance of time-management
  • will communicate with your colleagues and treat them with respect in a professional manner
  • are physically capable of performing all aspects of the position, working indoors/outdoors in all weather conditions, standing/walking for majority of shift, wearing necessary protective equipment and uniforms
  • are legally entitled to work in Canada

Lead Heritage Interpreter position requires all the above plus training and leadership responsibilities

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We would like to thank all applicants for their submission. Only those candidates selected to continue will be contacted

Please submit resume with covering letter to:

Laurie Smith
Senior Operations Supervisor
68 Bluenose Drive, PO Box 1363
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0