Under the supervision of the Store Manager and the Program Manager, the successful
applicant will be responsible for acting as a host to visitors, providing information and detailed
site tours to groups of various ages, and assisting in the planning and execution of site
programming. This position also requires a willingness to demonstrate old-fashioned activities
and the ability to assist in site maintenance.
– Greet and welcome all visitors to the site.
– Conduct guided tours of the buildings and grounds of Huble Homestead to regular
visitors, school programs, and tour groups.
– Assist in the development and execution of programming and site rentals.
– Lead games and activities for visitors of various ages, and help present
demonstrations of old-fashioned activities such as making butter, preparing ice
– Perform food related duties, such as food preparation, cooking, serving, and cleaning.
– Assist with the day-to-day operations of the General Store, which include customer
sales, product restocking, inventory, store accounting, cash handling, and manual
credit card transactions.
– Assist with general site maintenance and garden upkeep.
– Perform cleaning tasks such as dusting, sweeping, mopping, disinfecting, and
– Assist the curatorial assistant with exhibits, repairs, and general artifact care.
– All other duties as required.
Skills and Qualifications
- Knowledge of local history and geography, as well as old-fashioned crafts and activities,
- Proficiency in English required, with additional languages an asset.
- Excellent customer service skills; retail experience an asset.
- Ability to work independently and within a team environment.
- Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
- Ability to exercise integrity, good judgment, critical problem solving and initiative.
- Ability to function effectively in an ever-changing environment and deal with frequent
- Ability to lift, move and carry up to 20 kg.
- Canadian Red Cross Emergency First Aid and Food Safe an asset.
- A Criminal Record check.
- All Huble Homestead/Giscome Portage Heritage Society employees are required to be
fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and attest to their vaccination status unless
accommodated based on a medical contraindication, religion, or another prohibited
ground of discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act.
- A valid British Columbia drivers’ licence and access to a personal vehicle to travel to
and from work every day.
- Must be able to work a five-day week, which will include weekends and holidays, both
on and off site.
- For grant purposes, successful applicants must be between the ages of 16 and 30,
currently enrolled in full-time studies, and intending to return to full-time studies in
the semester following the position.
Please send applications to:
Christine Reid, Store Manager
#202-1685 3rd Ave.
Prince George, BC
INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING VIA EMAIL
• All application information must be sent as an e-mail attachment. This should include
a cover letter and detailed resume. Documents may be combined into one file or sent
as separate attachments. Please submit materials in .doc or .pdf format.
• In the SUBJECT LINE of the email indicate the position title (Heritage Interpreter) and
Post Date: March 13, 2023 Deadline for Application: April 2, 2023
202-1685 3rd Avenue
Huble Homestead / Giscome Portage Heritage Society operates and maintains the Huble Homestead Historic Site, a living museum, 40 km north of Prince George, B.C. This Regional Park is open to the public mid-May to early-October, with guided tours of the original 1912 Huble House and other replica buildings. Educational programs and Special events are held at the site throughout the season.