Position Available: Information Centre Summer Student

The Municipality of Highlands East is accepting applications for a student position to assist visitors in our Information Centre, located in Wilberforce. You will provide information about the Municipality which includes travel directions, information about accommodations, restaurants, points of interest and things to do in the area. 

You must be very familiar with the Municipality of Highlands East (including local businesses and points of interest), possess excellent interpersonal, communication and social skills. Excellent customer service skills, ability to problem solve and attention to detail is a must. You must be knowledgeable or willing to learn about geocaching, mineral collection, trails, and special events in the Municipality. 

The successful candidate must possess excellent computer and professional telephone skills, ability to work independently and unaccompanied while on certain shifts. Some physical labour is required. Must have a valid “G2” driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle. 

Typical work hours will be varying days throughout the week, including weekends, generally 9:00AM to 4:30PM.

Duties include:

  • Answer inquiries by telephone, email, or walk in visitors
  • Tracking inquiries
  • Stocking all brochures, racks, and organizing brochures
  • Updating events and other details
  • Mailing out packages
  • Photocopying
  • Database work
  • Light garbage clean up duties
  • Update Exploration Centres
  • Attend events and trade shows as required
  • Other duties as assigned 

Please note that this position is partly subsidized by the Federal and/or Provincial Government and candidates must be students between ages of 16 and 30 years old and be attending school. 

Please send your resume to Shannon Hunter, CAO/Treasurer shunter@highlandseast.ca by 4:30PM on Friday, April 28, 2017.

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Municipality of Highlands East is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, the information gathered will be used solely for candidate selection purposes only.