Clerk 2-Retail and Visitor Services Canada

Clerk 2-Retail and Visitor Services Canada
$2,815 – $3,064 a month

Clerk 2-Retail and Visitor Services, Permanent, HALIFAX

About Us

Nova Scotia’s culture and heritage contribute to vibrant communities and enrich the quality of life in every part of the province. The Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage invites Nova Scotians to experience and participate in our rich cultural expression. By exploring our past, we appreciate where we came from. This enriches our lives today and gives us insight for times ahead. Through investing in our future, we help realize the potential of our people and talents.

The Museum of Natural History is responsible for the collecting and recording of artifacts of cultural significance to Nova Scotia as well as promoting Nova Scotia’s natural landscape. The Museum houses collections on Archeology, Ethnology, Mammals, Marine life and more.

About Our Opportunity

The Museum of Natural History is seeking an outgoing, energetic, enthusiastic and team oriented individual with exceptional communication and organizational skills to ensure excellence in retail and visitor services to clients and visitors. You will assist with visitor services, admissions, shipping/receiving and reception duties for the Museum and Heritage Division, recording visitor statistics, maintaining current information on special orders, passes, discounts and special offers. You will assist with the coordination of facility rentals, promotional activities and special events and other duties as required. You will also assist with researching, displaying and maintaining inventory for resale products. You will maintain and operate cash registers for admissions, pass and retail sales, ensuring special offers, discounts and cash handling procedures are completed in adherence with policies and procedures.

About You

To be successful in this role, you will have three (3) years of related experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

You will also possess the following:

  • Previous retail and customer services experience
  • Strong computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets (excel), databases, e-mail and internet/intranet applications
  • Experience with cash handling, POS and inventory control systems
  • Demonstrated excellence in organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Knowledge and strong interest in the cultural and natural history of Nova Scotia and its Museums

Assets include: training or certification in tourism, hospitality, retail and/or museum studies, certification in first aid and WHMIS and the ability to speak French.

We will assess the above qualifications using one or more of the following tools: written examination, standardized tests, oral presentations, interview(s), and reference checks.

Other Considerations

This is a 60% term opportunity with an anticipated end date of September 7, 2019

Must be willing and able to work flexible hours including weekends and evenings.

Pay Grade: CL 13

Salary Range: $1,407.60 – $1,532.16 Bi-Weekly

This is a bargaining unit position initially restricted to current civil service employees represented by the Nova Scotia Government Employees Union (NSGEU).

If applying from outside a government office, employees must apply correctly via this link:

Failure to apply correctly means that your application will not be given first consideration as a bargaining unit applicant, and will only be included if external applications are pursued.

External applicants and current casual employees will only be considered if there are no qualified civil service bargaining unit candidates.

Offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to the employer.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For questions or concerns, please contact Competitions@novascotia.ca.

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4 Comments

  1. Abeba Asrat

    March 17, 2019 at 10:22 am

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  2. Abdoul fattahou

    March 17, 2019 at 1:30 pm

    I like to work in Canada but I can’t speak English well.

  3. Rahabor Aminn

    March 27, 2019 at 11:46 am

    I Am Rahabor Aminn, Completed my Graduation in BBA Management and Running Post graduation (MBA) in Management….
    I have a work experience Of more than 2 years in Accounts and Management at A well reputed Garments Accessories company…

    Now i am very much keen to get a job in relavent field, with a view to expertise myself and specialise my gathered knowledge…

    I Hope you will select me,and Give a chance to offer myself for this job…

    Thank you

  4. Rahabor Aminn

    March 27, 2019 at 11:47 am

    I Am Rahabor Aminn, Completed my Graduation in BBA Management and Running Post graduation (MBA) in Management.
    I have a work experience Of more than 2 years in Accounts and Management at A well reputed Garments Accessories company…

    Now i am very much keen to get a job in relavent field, with a view to expertise myself and specialise my gathered knowledge…

    I Hope you will select me,and Give a chance to offer myself for this job…

    Thank you

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