Opportunities with KLHS and the SS Moyie

A busy and exciting season is underway on both the SS Moyie and in the Visitors Centre.

The Kootenay Lake Historical Society is currently looking to fill an important position at the SS Moyie that is a Managerial role for our busy society and seasonal Visitor Centre.

With opportunities to learn about a future career in restoration, tourism, woodworking, or just learning about Kaslo history, we encourage you to reach out with a cover letter and resume expressing your interest in working with our organization.

We offer employment in the following areas:

  1. In the Visitors Centre
    • PT Site Supervisor/Interpreter (Starting TBD)
    • FT Student Tourism Ambassadors (Starting June)
  2. Administration and Visitor Services
    • Board Administration and Visitor Services Manager – (Starting ASAP)
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Apply Today!

Send Your Cover Letter and Updated Resume to:
~ ssmoyie@klhs.bc.ca ~

Please List the Role Applying for in the Subject Line

Board Administration & Visitor Services Manager

Highlights of Qualifications Required:

  • Well-developed organizational skills and leadership
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Knowledge & competence in digital workspaces (including Social Media Platforms, CMS, and Marketing Software)
  • Experience in Policy and Procedure for Non-profit Organizations including an understanding of working in a regulated environment
  • Familiarity with Non-profit Strategic Planning 
  • Financial acumen, knowledge of budgets and spreadsheets
  • Ability to submit grant applications
  • Required to attend monthly board meetings
  • Strong managerial experience
  • Team player and leadership skills
  • Knowledge of local history and knowledge of the area and amenities 
  • Good communication skills, written and verbal
  • Available full-time
  • Competent with digital payment gateway (Square), and other digital work systems – such as email, spreadsheets, social media, etc.
  • Enjoys working in a public setting
  • Familiarity with Destination BC is a definite asset
  • Ability to understand the importance of the local First Nations and the role they play in our history

Tourism Ambassadors

Highlights of Qualifications Required:
  • Returning Student – Between 16 – 30 years old
  • Customer service experience
    • Team player with leadership skills
    • Interest in local history
    • Knowledge of the area and amenities¬†
    • Good communication skills, written and verbal
    • Available full-time – Seasonal
    • Enjoys working in a public setting
    • Quick learner of new work systems and requirements

      Site Supervisor/Interpreter

      Highlights of Qualifications Required:
      • Team player and leadership skills
      • Knowledge of local history and local physical geography
      • Knowledge of the area and amenities
      • Enjoys working with the public
      • Good communication skills, written and verbal
      • Assist in the research and development of potential educational displays based on the Society‚Äôs existing archival material and upcoming funding opportunities
      • Available full-time (seasonal)
      • Competent with digital payment gateway (Square), and other digital work systems – such as email, spreadsheets, social media, etc.
      • Willingness to learn
      • Interpretation of what is happening on the ship
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      Apply Today!

      Send Your Cover Letter and Updated Resume to:
      ssmoyie@klhs.bc.ca
      Please Note the Role Applying for in the Subject Line

      To learn more about these amazing job opportunities please email us at ssmoyie@klhs.bc.ca