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Summer Program Supervisor


Posting Id 1447
Number of Positions
Department Community Services
Division Recreation and Culture Services
Shift Monday to Friday 
Rate of Pay $16.50 - $16.50 Hourly
Job Length/End Date          12 weeks 
Job Type Part Time
Posting Type Internal and External
Posting Date 05/05/2022  
Application Deadline 05/31/2022  


Position Summary

Reporting to the Heritage Coordinator, the Summer Program-Camp Supervisor will be responsible for the administration and supervision of programs and camps for Heritage Services to include on location programs at the Heritage Centre and off-site programming. Duties will include; supervision of programs/camps, staff and volunteers. Program and event planning. inventory control, food and beverage services, conduct tours and programs, retail sales, and site supervision. Curatorial duties as assigned. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities

•    Provide the supervision and administrative support Heritage Services Programming. 
•    Attend scheduled staff meetings and staff training sessions.
•    Know and understand the policies and procedures of the Facility(s), and of the Community Services Department and ensure they are enforced with all staff and volunteers.
•    Prepare and implement programs, camps and events for Heritage Services as assigned. 
•    Assist the Heritage Coordinator/ Cultural Services Assistant - Operations with the scheduling of staff and volunteers.  
•    Ensure that replacements are scheduled, and approve all submitted time sheets.
•    Provide day-to-day direction and supervision to program staff and volunteers.
•    Provide staff and volunteer performance evaluations.
•    Assist with planning and implementing staff/volunteer training and orientation
•    Conduct training and orientation sessions as required.
•    Complete all necessary forms (accident, incident, daily report, risk management) neatly and accurately and submit to the Heritage Services Coordinator.
•    Conduct retail sales
•    Responsible for producing all printed and written documents required in fulfilling your job responsibilities (i.e. all word processing, tables and charts, lesson plans, POS reports etc.)
•    Conduct tours and programs as required.
•    Maintain and take inventory of supplies. Order/purchase necessary supplies, with the approval of the Heritage Coordinator.
•    Ensure the cleanliness and security of the Facility(s) and its contents before, during and after programs.
•    Ensure the facility is completely secured (i.e. alarm activated, doors and windows locked) before leaving at the end of the day.
•    Input program registrations as required, and print all necessary program class lists and registration reports.
•    Deposit and record all monies collected in the safe at the end of the day/shift as required.
•    Know of any upcoming changes to the program schedule, staffing schedule and facility bookings.
•    Maintain excellent public relations at all times, with staff and the public.
•    Ensure program adaptations occur for individuals who require extra support.
•    Apply first aid when necessary.
•    Inform the Heritage Coordinator/ Cultural Services Assistant – Operations of any serious problems or concerns.
•    Proven written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate with honesty, openness, respect, and trust
•    Takes initiative to participate in a culture of learning, mentoring, and sharing
•    Contributes to building and being a part of a positive culture
•    Demonstrate the City’s corporate values of care, collaboration, courage and service
•    Perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

•    Enrolled in a relevant post-secondary education in Museum Studies, Education, History or equivalent
•    High Five, Current Standard First Aid certificate. 
•    Complete all Corporate trainings/certifications as required.
•    Class G Drivers License and access to a vehicle (mileage compensated)

Required Skills/Knowledge

•    A responsible, highly organized and self-motivated individual who is a team player with the ability to adjust to working on their own with minimal supervision and have the ability to consistently meet deadlines. 
•    Possess strong written/verbal communication, problem solving research skills. 
•    Well-developed computer skills in Word and Excel 
•    A background working with artifacts in a historical setting is desirable. 
•    The ability to occasionally work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends is required. 
•    Ability to lift 20 kilograms
•    The Summer Program-Camp Supervisor – Heritage position is dependent on funding from the Canadian Heritage Young Canada Works program (YCW). Candidates for the position must:
-be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada (unfortunately, non-Canadian students holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible);
-be legally entitled to work in Canada;

-be between 18 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
-intend to return to full-time studies in the fall of 2022.

Leadership Competencies


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