Job Posting

Assistant Curator

Salary: $15.20/Hourly
Job Type: Full Time, Student
Start Date: 2021-05-23

Language: English
Minimum Education: High School
Positions Available: 1

NOC Group: Conservators and Curators (5112)
NOC Job Title: Assistant Museum Curator
Expires in 17 days
Expires: 2021-04-27
Last Updated: 2021-03-24

Job Number: 663827

Job Location(s)

Chemainus, British Columbia

Job Description


Position: Assistant Curator, Chemainus Valley Museum   
SUBJECT TO Young Canada Works approval and funding 

Closing Date: April 27, 2021

Contact:  Please email resume to:   


The position starts on or about May 23, 2021 and runs through September 7, 2021 or through Labour Day September 9, 2021, schedules permitting. 

Hourly wage: $15.20; 5 days/week, 7 hours/day. Approximately 525 work hours for summer.

Curators are responsible for assembling, cataloging, managing, and presenting/displaying cultural collections. The position will assist with these duties as well as: helping with Museum operations; Front Desk duties including greeting visitors from around the world and providing museum tours and/or information about Chemainus Valley; assisting with summer events. Our Museum and Society is designed to be friendly and compliant with Covid-19 protocols in a welcoming safe environment.

Students seeking summer employment must currently be in school as a full-time student and be planning to return to full time studies in September 2021.

The Chemainus Valley Museum is located on Vancouver Island mid-way between Victoria and Nanaimo in the Mural town of Chemainus. The Museum has a beautiful setting to showcase the history of this wonderful community overlooking the harbour and situated in the town centre within Waterwheel Plaza. Chemainus is a popular attraction for local Islanders as well as for Canadian, International and US visitors each summer.

How to Apply

Expiring: Apr 27, 2021