Summer Front Desk Position
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Front Desk Gift Shop staff (full-time, eight weeks)
North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre, a world-class wildlife rehabilitation centre, located in Errington, on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, cares for ill, injured and orphaned wildlife, and educates the public on wildlife and environmental issues.
The North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre is accepting applications for full-time summer Front Desk staff to work in our gift shop, meeting and greeting visitors and offering outstanding customer service and sales to visitors. Successful applicants should possess previous experience in customer service and retail sales. The position works under the direction, support and supervision of the Chief Administrative Officer.
Welcome visitors to the Centre, presenting a positive, professional deportment as a first point of contact
Sell admission tickets, annual passes, animal adoptions and process donations
Stock and sell merchandise, handling cash, credit and debit transactions on a Point of Sales system
Answering phones and performing other administrative tasks as required
Perform duties in other departments as needed
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Requirements:
This rewarding position requires a mature person that works well within a team and independently and can readily adapt to changing circumstances. It is physically demanding and requires attention to detail.
Must be able to communicate fluently in English
Must be able to work 5 days a week with 2 consecutive days off
Must be reliable and dependable
Previous retail and merchandising experience preferred
Self motivated, demonstrates initiative, ability to work alone and in teams
Flexibility to work weekends, weekdays and holidays
Strong time management skills
Number of Weeks: 8 weeks (May & June or July & August with some flexibility)
Hours: 35 hours per week
Wage: $16.50 per hour
Please email cover letter, availability dates, resume and 2 references to firstname.lastname@example.org Attention Joyce Lee. Please write Front Desk Summer Position in the subject line.
We appreciate all applications, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
We reserve the right to close the vacancies early depending on the number of applications received, so encourage you to submit your details as soon as possible if you are interested.