Job Opportunities

New Brunswick Museum
Maintenance Support (Part-time/Casual)

The New Brunswick Museum is seeking an individual to provide maintenance support for the New Brunswick Museum for 8-10 hours per week

Duties: The successful candidate will be responsible for routine custodial duties for daily operation and special activities at the NBM Exhibition Centre at Market Square, Saint John.

The successful candidate requires some experience in building custodial work, strong interpersonal and communications skills, a great work ethic and the ability to work independently, as well as part of a team.

Evening and weekend work will be required; the schedule of hours may vary.

Qualifications: Applicants must have completed Grade 10 and have a minimum of one year related experience. Written and spoken competence in English is essential, as is a valid driver’s license. Computer skills should include e-mail, Internet and Microsoft Office. Security clearance will be required.

The ability to operate standard A/V equipment would be an asset.

Salary: $14.90per hour

Applications must be received on or before May 11, 2018.

 

New Brunswick Museum
Human Resources
277 Douglas Ave., Saint John, New Brunswick E2K 1E5
Fax: (506) 643-2360  *  Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

**********************************************

BILINGUAL INTERPRETERS SUMMER 2018

The New Brunswick Museum (NBM) is Canada’s oldest museum, with a history that can be traced back to 1842 and a mission to: collect, preserve, research, and interpret New Brunswick’s natural and cultural heritage.

Bilingual interpreters will work in NBM galleries and offsite interpreting New Brunswick heritage, culture, and natural science for the public. A variety of teaching techniques such as innovative gallery tours, experiments, demonstrations, creative activities, and storytelling will be utilized in an effort to create memorable learning experiences for all.

Candidates must be pursuing studies in a related field and possess a positive attitude, an enthusiasm for learning and teaching, as well as being highly self-motivated. Work will require interaction with people of all ages as well as giving presentations to large groups of children. Must be available to work weekends and some evenings.

How to Apply:
Submit Cover Letter and resume by email, fax, or in person to Catrina Russell at:
Address:   New Brunswick Museum
              1 Market Square
              Saint John, New Brunswick
              E2L 4Z6
   Email:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 Phone:   (506)643-2339
     Fax:   (506)643-6081


**********************************************


New Brunswick Museum Onboard Educator 2018


Position: Onboard Educators
Terms: up to 4 positions, f/t & p/t, 12 week (June 10 – Sept 1) with possibility to extend through fall cruise ship season
Rate of Pay: $15/hour
Organizations: The New Brunswick Museum & Bay Ferries Limited
Location: Based in Saint John, NB, with travel back and forth to Digby, NS several days a week. Additional work days will be spent at the New Brunswick Museum.

Job Description: Spend your summer on the beautiful Bay of Fundy as a part of an award-winning partnership between the New Brunswick Museum and Bay Ferries Limited, providing natural and cultural heritage interpretation onboard the Fundy Rose ferry, travelling between Saint John, NB and Digby, NS.

Successful candidates will become “Bay of Fundy Experts”, based in Saint John, splitting their time between providing onsite gallery interpretation at the New Brunswick Museum and sailing the high seas, providing onboard education on the Fundy Rose. Topics to be delivered in a casual presentation format range from early exploration of the Bay of Fundy and historical communities, to the geology and formation of the bay, as well as the marine life found in and around it. There is also the opportunity to whale watch from the ferry, while engaging with passengers of all ages through story-telling and crafting.

Candidates must possess a passion for learning and educating, a positive outlook and an enthusiastic nature, and a strong foundation in heritage interpretation.

Requirements:
•    Bilingual in French and English (language proficiency of intermediate plus or higher required)
•    3rd year (or higher) University students will be considered, with a preference given to those with a background in education, science, or history
•    Ability to communicate difficult topics easily and effectively
•    Highly self-motivated, responsible, and hard-working
•    Previous experience in education and/or a museum setting preferred

How to Apply:
Submit Cover Letter and resume by email, fax, or in person to Catrina Russell at:
Address:    New Brunswick Museum
               1 Market Square
               Saint John, New Brunswick
               E2L 4Z6
    Email:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  Phone:   (506)643-2339
      Fax:    (506)643-6081