Summer Student Employment – NOW HIRING

The Ladysmith Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Centre is accepting resumes for the 2017 Summer Season.

Position:  Temporary part-time to full-time position during the summer from June until early September.  A strong knowledge of the Ladysmith Area would be an asset. Applicants must be available to work weekends, was a full time student in 2016/17 and planning on returning as a full-time student in the fall of 2017.

Job Description:

To provide Visitor Information Counselor support services for the Ladysmith Visitor Centre.

Summary of Duties:

  • Provide community information to visitors, newcomers and community members (in person, by phone, email etc).
  • Record and Track Stats
  • Organize and maintain brochure racks and publications
  • Maintain facilities in a clean, tidy and organized fashion
  • Communicate events and emergency warnings through social media, email, etc.
  • Assist with marketing, events, local business
  • Work with Volunteers
  • Organize, research and update information in brochures, website.
  • Any other reasonable duties as required.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Must be a full time student in the 2016/17 school year and have plans to return in the fall. Available to work weekends
  • Available ASAP to Sept 04/17.  Hours will vary from 28 to 35 hours per week (July & August 5 days a week)
  • Excellent communication skills and rapport with the public
  • Knowledge of local history, attractions, sights, amenities, recreation, events, businesses
  • Complete the Tourism/Visitor Information Counselor Training program (upon hiring) provided/required by Destination BC at no cost.
  • Strong Computer Skills
  • Problem solver and self-starter and comfortable to work unsupervised.

Wage: $12.00 per hour.

Deadline:  Open until position has been filled.  Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

 

Please apply with resumes to:

In Person: Ladysmith Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Centre, 33 Roberts Street, Ladysmith, BC.

Or by Email: admin@ladysmithcofc.com