Career Opportunities

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Woodland Cultural Centre has the following career opportunities available. Looking forward to hearing from you.

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Maintenance Assistant

Location: Woodland Cultural Centre Wage: $16.00 – 21.68 per hour, 7 hr/day, 35 hours/week Deadline: November 23, 2022

Summary

The Woodland Cultural Centre is seeking a dynamic individual to assist our maintenance department in a range of maintenance and custodial duties, including security, event set up and take down, cleaning and restocking restrooms.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintenance of grounds includes weed eating, leaf blowing, power wash etc (does not include snow removal).
  • Routine detail cleaning of museum building: museum, gallery spaces, meeting rooms, offices, kitchen and washroom
  • Some heavy lifting and moving
  • Set up and take down for meetings
  • Sanitization of high traffic areas and surfaces (PPE provided)
  • Monitoring of systems and maintenance checks are required along with other tasks as directed

Qualifications

  • Be able to communicate effectively
  • Attention to detail, professionalism, confidentiality, strong communication & interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multitask and is solution oriented
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Require license for insurance purposes

Submission Process

Please submit the 2 items listed below to administration@woodlandculturalcentre.ca with the job position in subject time

  • CV or resume
  • 3 references
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Weekend Visitor Services

Location: Woodland Cultural Centre Wage: $18.00 per hour, 7 hr/week Deadline: Until filled

Summary

The Woodland Cultural Centre is seeking a dynamic individual with exceptional customer service skills to greet visitors and provide them with information regarding the Centre and its activities. This individual should be a self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for greeting visitors and keeping visitor statistics.
  • Provide information to visitors regarding the museum and exhibitions on display.
  • Use the museum POS system to collect payments for museum admissions and gift shop sales, and conduct day-end accounting.
  • Answer the telephone and provide information to the caller, or route calls to the appropriate staff member and place out-going calls.
  • Assist the Visitor Services Coordinator with various tasks regarding the museum reception area.
  • Promote a favourable image of the Centre at all times

Qualifications

  • Must have experience working in public relations and customer service
  • Must have experience working retail and handling transactions with a POS system and managing inventory
  • Must possess a thorough understanding of Indigenous cultures, histories and traditions, specifically within southwestern Ontario.
  • Must have reliable transport to and from the Centre. and a way to be reached in case of emergency

Submission Process

Please submit the 3 items listed below to administration@woodlandculturalcentre.ca with the job position in subject time

  • cover letter
  • CV or resume
  • 3 references
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Language Centre Digitizer and Cataloguer

Location: Woodland Cultural Centre Salary: $20.25/hr. Deadline: Until filled

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the Language Department with inventory, data-entry, and cataloging.
  • Digitize and catalogue the contextual collection of 110 audiocassette tapes.
  • Identify the Longhouse Speeches, Songs, and topics of conversation on the audiocassettes in Cayuga and Onondaga languages, and input this information into WCC Language’s PastPerfect database.
  • Some audio editing in Audacity and/or Adobe Audition.
  • Adhering to the guidelines set out for the Sacred and Sensitive Materials held at WCC.
  • Collection is almost entirely in the Cayuga language, with some Onondaga Language dialog – must be able to differentiate between the two languages.
  • Follow Woodland Personnel Policies, and Museum Policies.
  • Interact with the public in a professional and courteous manner.

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Longhouse Protocols, Speeches, and Haudenosaunee cultural practices, including Ganǫhǫnyǫhk, Gei: Niyoihwa:ge:, and Gaihwi:yo.
  • The ability and knowledge to differentiate and distinguish between different Longhouse Speeches and Ceremonies in Cayuga with limited support.
  • Ability to speak, write, and understand spoken Cayuga language at an Intermediate level.
  • Experience digitizing audio-visual analog materials such as cassette tapes, or willingness to learn.
  • Experience editing digital audio files.
  • Experience with Audacity, PastPerfect Museum Software, Adobe Create Cloud Suite, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, and Microsoft Teams are considered assets.
  • Understanding of Haudenosaunee cultural history and current issues.
  • Effective verbal and listening communication skills in English and Cayuga.
  • Familiar with both Mac & PC operating systems, or willing to learn.
  • Time management skills, and completion of assigned projects.
  • Able to work as a team as well as independently.
  • Research skills would be considered an asset.

Please note that this is position must be done on-site, and cannot be done remotely. In the case of closure due to COVID-19 restrictions, complementary work with the Language Department will be assigned.

Submission Process

Please submit the 3 items listed below to administration@woodlandculturalcentre.ca with the job position in subject time

  • cover letter
  • CV or resume
  • a sample of writing in an Ǫgwehǫ:weh Language on the topic of their choice
  • 3 references – references must include one reference who can attest to applicants level of proficiency and literacy in an Ǫgwehǫ:weh Language, one employment reference, and one personal or community reference.
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