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The Corporation of the County of Huron
Huron County Museum and Historic Gaol

Up to Five (5) Temporary Full Time Seasonal Museum & Gaol Assistants (Student Position)

The Huron County Museum and Historic Gaol is seeking up to five (5) Seasonal Museum & Gaol Assistants. This position will assist with the day-to-day operations of the Museum & Historic Gaol, provide visitor services through the summer season and conduct special research/work projects. Projects may include site programming, special event planning, and collections management. The ideal candidate will enjoy serving the public, be an independent worker and have an avid interest in local history.

Hours of work:

  • May through September 2nd – 30 to 35 hours per week as scheduled, weekends required
  • Hours of work generally fall within 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Evening work is required for some positions
  • Potential for weekend work in September and October


  • Subject to funding


  • Avid interest in local history and culture
  • Excellent people skills
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Excellent organization and record keeping skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience working with cash is an asset
  • Good computer skills, working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • A police security clearance check may be required prior to hiring.

Some seasonal employment opportunities and projects are grant dependant. Applicants should be eligible for the Young Canada Works (YCW) in Heritage Organizations program and be registered in the YCW on-line candidate inventory: http://www.pch.gc.ca/special/jct-ycw/index-eng.cfm

Please forward your letter of application by 4:30 pm on March 16th, 2012 to:

Human Resources
County of Huron, 1 Court House Square, Goderich, ON
N7A 1M2
E-mail: humanresources [at] huroncounty [dot} ca OR

Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Information is collected solely for the purpose of job selection under the provisions of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Posted Feb 17, 2012