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-Thunder Bay-
Curator
Thunder Bay Art Gallery

Employment: Full-time
Supervisor: Executive Director
Salary Range: $43,000 - 48,000 with a benefit package
Closing Date: March 17, 2019

The Opportunity
Thunder Bay Art Gallery is seeking a Curator to guide the exhibition program and the daily activities of the curatorial department while helping to realize the exciting plan for a new gallery on the city’s waterfront.  Join the management team in a stable, community-engaged gallery with an important exhibitions and collections mandate.

We are seeking an individual who is …
Knowledgeable and passionate about art
As an experienced curator, you are fully engaged in exploring artistic meaning through exhibition making. You enjoy enlivening gallery spaces with both original and touring exhibitions that are thoughtful and relevant. You look for innovative connections that will invite people to see contemporary visual art in new ways. You are familiar with the visual style, the honouring of tradition, and the historical relationships expressed in works by contemporary artists who are Indigenous.  

Committed to the collection in his/her care
You are a strategic planner with a solid understanding of the administrative practices that support proper storage, handling and conservation of a unique and growing art collection. You seek out donations and opportunities to build the collection, as you come to know its depth and character.

Talented at networking
You value the collaborative energy in a small organization and readily draw on the skills and knowledge of the Gallery leadership and your colleagues. You recognize that building connections with emerging and established artists is key to keeping the Gallery relevant within the art community.  Networking with other curatorial professionals comes naturally, as does advocating for the Gallery with art organizations and funding agencies when required.

Committed to engagement
You are enthusiastic about the learning opportunities at the Gallery. You share the curatorial intentions and information for all exhibitions with Gallery colleagues as a support to programming, promotion and fundraising. You are happy to do media interviews, speak at openings and help orient Gallery guides. You write for the Gallery’s various audiences, while drawing on the artistic discourse in Canada and beyond. You have experience in the production of exhibition catalogues.

Bold in your thinking
You are inspired by the Art Gallery’s planned move to Thunder Bay’s waterfront. You are ready to take on the big tasks associated with new acquisitions, exhibition planning and moving the collection.  The opportunity to dream and grow with the Gallery is an ideal fit for your career path.

Qualifications:

  • Three to five years of experience working in a cultural institution in a curatorial capacity.
  • Masters level degree in Art History or a related discipline.
  • In-depth knowledge if both historical and contemporary Canadian art, with a particular emphasis on contemporary Indigenous art.
  • Experience developing and managing a permanent collection.
  • Experience managing/supervising staff.
  • Demonstrated success in writing grant applications.
  • A publication record.
  • Exceptional writing and public speaking skills.

Thunder Bay Art Gallery and the Community

Thunder Bay Art Gallery is the only public art gallery between Sault Ste. Marie and Winnipeg. The Gallery’s mandate to exhibit and collect contemporary Indigenous art and the work of emerging and established regional artists is unique within the city and region.  Each year, the Gallery presents about 20 exhibitions, drawing from our permanent collection and featuring work by local and regional artists in solo and group exhibitions. The Gallery regularly schedules relevant touring exhibitions on loan from other institutions.  Through its programs and partnerships, the Art Gallery is a strong contributor to the cultural life of Thunder Bay and Northwestern Ontario.

How to Apply
Submit a cover letter and resume by email to:
directorassistant@theag.ca

Thunder Bay Art Gallery
PO Box 10193
Thunder Bay, ON,  P7B 6T7

Thunder Bay Art Gallery is committed to employment equity and to fostering a positive and diverse workforce that reflects the community. We welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds. Through our exhibition mandate, we work with Indigenous communities. We value Indigenous perspectives in the workplace and encourage Indigenous candidates to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

 

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-Whitchurch-Stouffville-
Visual Arts Assistant (CSJ)
Latcham Art Centre

Application Deadline: March 1, 2019
Date Posted: February 6, 2019

Start Date: June 10, 2019
Salary: $15/hr

Visual Arts Assistant – Summer Position 2019
The Latcham Gallery, Stouffville

Application Deadline: 
Interviews will begin when sufficient applications are received.

Terms: 11 weeks full-time contract (40hrs/wk) **Please note that this position is dependent on funding from Canada Summer Jobs **

Position includes Saturdays and occasional evenings.
Wage: $15.00 per hour
Anticipated Start Date: June 10, 2019
Anticipated Finish Date: August 24, 2019


The Latcham Gallery seeks an outgoing, responsible, creative and flexible individual to act as Visual Arts Assistant at a six-week summer art camp. The Visual Arts Assistant will be responsible for the set-up of activities, assisting children and the instructor, and running children’s reading and lunchtime activities. Other responsibilities include preparing, cleaning and reorganizing studio space before and after art camps, assisting with research into and delivering children’s activities, assisting with art activities at community events. Occasional responsibilities include acting as Gallery Attendant and assisting at gallery events. 

We are seeking a person with excellent leadership, communication, teamwork and problem-solving skills, a positive attitude and eagerness to participate in camp and Gallery activities. Eligible students must be between 15 and 30 years of age; Canadian citizens or permanent residents or have official refugee protection status under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; and are legally entitled to work in Canada.

Please send resume and cover letter in one pdf document with your first and last names in the document title and email to:

opportunities@latchamartcentre.ca

Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.

 


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-Whitchurch-Stouffville-
Art Camp Coordinator (CSJ)
Latcham Art Centre

Application Deadline: March 1, 2019
Date Posted: Feburary 6, 2019

Start Date: May 6, 2019
Salary: $16/hr

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Application Deadline: 
Interviews will begin when sufficient applications are received.

Terms: 16 weeks full-time contract (40hrs/wk) **Please note that this position is dependent on funding from Canada Summer Jobs **

Position includes Saturdays and occasional evenings.
Wage: $16.00 per hour
Anticipated Start Date: May 6, 2019
Anticipated Finish Date: August 24, 2019


Latcham Art Centre seeks an outgoing, creative, responsible, and flexible individual to act as Art Camp Coordinator in preparation for and during a six-week summer art camp. The Art Camp Coordinator will assist with camp planning, registration, inventory and marketing. The student will be responsible for the set up of activities, assisting children and the instructor, and running children’s reading and lunchtime activities. Other responsibilities include preparing and reorganizing studio space before and after art camps, assisting with research into and delivering children’s activities, assisting with art activities at community events, and writing a report at the end of summer. Occasional responsibilities include acting as Gallery Attendant, arts administration duties, database entry and assisting at gallery events. 

We are seeking a person with excellent leadership, communication, teamwork and problem-solving skills, a positive attitude and eagerness to participate in camp and Gallery activities. A successful vulnerable sector screening and basic First Aid & CPR will be required. Eligible applicants must be 15 to 30 years of age; Canadian citizens or permanent residents or have official refugee protection status under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; and are legally entitled to work in Canada.

Please send resume and cover letter in one pdf document with your first and last names in the document title and email to:

opportunities@latchamartcentre.ca

Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted. 

 

 

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-Oshawa-
Summer Learning Activators
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery

Application Deadline: February 22, 2019
Date Posted: February 7, 2019

Start Date: March 6, 2019

Salary: $15.00/hour

Contracts range from 6 weeks – 13 weeks in length

Do you remember your most fantastic summer camp experience? Were there camp counsellors that were energetic and adored? You could be part of the dream team of Summer Learning Activators for the RMG!

At The Robert McLaughlin Gallery you could be part of an outstanding team of summer staff who broaden and enrich young audiences’ experiences, inspiring hearts and minds and nurturing a lifelong love of the arts.

This full-time position is also an outstanding opportunity for you to gain practical, hands-on job experience in a cultural institution.

You’ll be a perfect fit if you are…

  • Outgoing, energetic and between 17 – 30 years of age
  • Currently enrolled in a College/University Fine Arts (arts education, art history or studio arts), Cultural Management, Curatorial/Museum Studies, Social Work or Education program and returning to full time studies
  • Are graduating high school in June 2019 and are looking to attend College/University in 2019
  • Able to commit to the full term of employment
  • Confident to communicate with, motivate, instruct and inspire children and youth
  • Comfortable working in a team-teaching environment, in both a supportive role and as a lead facilitator
  • An effective communicator, with strong interpersonal skills
  • Experienced working with children and/or youth
  • Experienced within the community arts/ culture sector
  • Experienced working with children with special needs (asset)
  • Willing to adapt to a variety of learning styles and student needs
  • Are sporty and able to engage groups in fun outdoor activities (experience an asset)
  • Highly organized and efficient
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Able to provide a clear Criminal Reference Check (mandatory)
  • Have basic First Aid & CPR (an asset)
  • Tech savvy

These positions are an outstanding opportunity for individuals interested in pursuing a career in the field of arts or education to gain practical experience. The role will allow you to use and further develop their communication, administrative, art-making and teaching skills. The main responsibilities will be assisting with our summer art camps, instructing children 5-12 years old, preparing art materials, and leading inclusive camp activities. Students will also assist with organizing and delivering outreach activities at community events in our Pop-up Tent as part of the Gallery summer programming. The Robert McLaughlin Gallery is an equal opportunity employer. Please note that our facility is fully wheelchair accessible.

All required certificates must be in good standing by the end of May 2019. Eligibility in the Young Canada Works program (YCW), Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ), Summer Experience Program (SEP) may be required.

Applicants must currently be enrolled in a College/University Fine Arts (arts education, art history or studio arts), Cultural Management, Curatorial/Museum Studies, Social Work or Education program & returning to full time studies or be graduating high school June 2019.

Applicants must be between 17 – 30 years of age.

Applicants must be able to commit to the full term of employment

All offers of employment for this position will be conditional on satisfactory reference checks and vulnerable sector screening checks as required by the RMG.

The Robert McLaughlin Gallery is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. We thank all those applicants who have applied, however only those applications selected for an interview will be contacted.

All interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume as one combined document by email to: Jessica Gouldthorp, Learning & Engagement Programming Assistant. jgouldthorp@rmg.on.ca Please title your document as follows: name_SummerRMG_Posting2019

 

 

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-Woodstock-
Registrar / Head of Collections
Woodstock Art Gallery

THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF WOODSTOCK

The City of Woodstock is a dynamic and growing community of 40,000 located in the heart of southwestern Ontario at the crossroads of highways 401 and 403. A growing community, Woodstock has kept its small-town flavour while offering the types of amenities typically found only in larger cities. Woodstock has roots in both agriculture and manufacturing; as the recognized Dairy Capital of Canada and as home to Toyota's second Canadian manufacturing facility. With a skilled workforce, affordable housing and a new community hospital Woodstocktruly is a growing city with a lot of rural, small town charm.

Art Gallery - REGISTRAR / HEAD OF COLLECTIONS

Qualifications:
To be considered, applicants must possess the following qualifications:

  • A minimum of a B.A. degree in fine arts, art history, museum studies or related field; a M.A. is preferred.
  • 3 to 5 years museum experience in managing fine art collections and gallery exhibitions
  • Knowledge of computer applications, specifically Microsoft Office, and Collections Management Databases.
  • Valid driver's license an asset.
  • Knowledge of current practices in the proper handling of art works.
  • Thorough knowledge of contemporary and historical art locally, nationally and internationally.
  • Ability to conduct scholarly research.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with respect to historical and contemporary artwork for public presentations, project proposals, grant submissions, publications and other printed or electronic materials.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision in a team environment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, aritsts, professionals within the gallery communities, volunteers, donors and the public.
  • Highly developed organizational skills with good attention to detail.
  • Ability to effectively work on multiple projects simultaneously.

Duties:
Collections Management including:

  1. Acquisitions
  2. Cataloguing
  3. Collections Administration
  4. Conservation

Exhibition Management including:

  1. Exhibition Planning and Development
  2. Exhibition Coordination
  3. Facility/Gallery Operations

Working Conditions:
Evening and weekend work may be required. Hours worked as scheduled by Curator. Heavy lifting and climbing ladders to access art works and artifacts. Working in contact with conservation equipment and chemicals when necessary. Nature of work results in frequent interruption. Applicant will be expected to staff the front desk during staff lunches, interact with the public, orient visitors, register participants for programs and represent the Gallery to the public.

Rate of pay $25.40 - $29.89 under review, as per hour per Schedule "A" of the Inside/Part-time Collective Agreement.

Resumes and cover letters will be received onlined at http://careers.cityofwoodstock.ca no later than 4:00 p.m., February 28, 2019. A copy of the Job Description is available upon request, and will provide a detailed description of the job duties.

The City of Woodstock is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
International Import/Export Specialist
TOTAL Fine Arts

TOTAL Fine Arts is seeking to fill the position of International Import/Export Specialist.

Our team is growing again to meet customer demand! Seeking applicants for immediate openings. TOTAL Fine Arts is built on experienced staff with a clear understanding of what is expected, the precautions needed, and the absolute care required when handling priceless shipments. This position requires demonstrated knowledge of international shipping industry and customs processes as well as exceptional customer service to high profile clients. You will be required to be proactive and coordinate with international parties, operations departments, and clients to ensure successful project completion. You must be proactive with clients and operations to ensure seamless project management, and immediately communicate any changes that may arise to stakeholders.

The key responsibilities of this position include:

  • Prepare shipping documentation, and work closely with customs brokerage, warehouse and road transport departments
  • Prepare permits related to shipment (i.e. CITES, Cultural Property, etc.)
  • Provide consultative support and advice to our clients in regard to our services.
  • Provide project estimates and respond to RFQs based on scope of work.
  • Offer solutions to clients though our array of services and benefits.
  • Schedule & coordinate shipment bookings with clients with a focus on international moves.
  • Work with and provide support to senior fine arts staff & management.
  • Handle all emails and calls with authority and professionalism.
  • Work in a fast paced environment, keeping an acute attention to detail.

Qualifications:

  • Degree from an accredited college or university with emphasis in Transportation and Logistics, Sales and Marketing, or International Business, preferred but not required.
  • 3+ years of experience with a strong understanding of the freight forwarding business – air and ocean experience required
  • CIFFA certification a must, CITT and/or DG certification an asset
  • Comprehensive understanding of operational procedures regarding air transport, ocean transport, and international import/export process
  • Knowledge of permits, import/export restrictions as related to client projects
  • Experience working with arts and culture community
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office suite, database experience, etc.)
  • Able to take charge, make decisions and positively manage change as and when needed.
  • Understanding best practices for the handling and transporting needs, with a focus on the arts
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Strong administrative and organizational capabilities; attention to detail is an ABSOLUTE MUST.
  • Excellent understanding of customer needs – particularly within the freight forwarding industry
  • Outstanding communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Fluency in English required, additional languages an asset
  • This is a full time position, typically Monday-Friday, with occasional weekends as required. Wage is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Interviews will be held as applications are received. Please submit applications to alauffer@totalfinearts.com.

 

 

 

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-Ottawa-
Visitor Services Associate
National Gallery of Canada

Position Title: Visitor Services Associate (May to September - Approximately 30 hours/week)
Competition #: 19-CC-102
Posting Date: January 30, 2019
Closing Date: February 20, 2019
Department: Visitor Services
Employment Tenure: Determinate
Classification: Band 2
Salary: $46,479 - $54,659/Year
Language Requirements: English CBC/French CBC (reading, writing, oral)

JOB SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the Visitor Services Manager, the Associate contributes to the quality of the public experience by providing a seamless front-line service, actively offering comprehensive information regarding programs, activities, facilities and services, as well as providing information on the Gallery’s organization, exhibitions, collections, and tourist information. The Associate gathers information on visitors by conducting surveys and recording public opinion. The VS Associate contributes to the Gallery’s revenue generation effort by promoting and selling the programs and services related to Gallery activities.

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION:

  • A post-secondary education in art, art history or visual art or an acceptable combination of education, experience and training;

WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • 2-3 years’ experience in a field related to customer service for the general public, more specifically in disseminating information and greeting visitors;
  • 2-3 years’ experience with cash systems and cash handling;
  • 2-3 years’ experience in the use of office productivity software such as Outlook, Word, and Excel;

ABILITIES/SKILLS:

  • Ability to deal with the public effectively, politely and professionally;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, initiative, reliability, judgment, integrity and be a team player.

Notice to Applicants: The Human Resources Department of the National Gallery of Canada, invite selected applicants for interviews by way of written communication via email as per the NGC Staffing Process. Should applicants opt to unsubscribe from receiving emails regarding employment in this organisation, please note that we will not be able to communicate with you to participate in the interview process.

We encourage applicants to update their career profiles, ensure Email Communication Consent preferences are set to allow emails and check email junk/spam folders regularly.

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Must meet the bilingual requirement to be invited to the interview process.
  • Reliability Status - this factor is not used at the pre-selection stage.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Temporary assignment with the possibility of extension.
  • Anticipatory staffing
  • A variety of assessment tools may be used to assess candidates.
  • The National Gallery of Canada is committed to having a skilled, diversified workforce reflective or Canadian Society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily their application if they are a woman, an Indigenous person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group
  • The Gallery is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environment. Alternative selection tool methods and/or reasonable accommodation are available upon request.
  • Candidates are entitled to participate in the selection process in the official language of their choice.

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-Prince Edward County, ON-
Senior Arts Sales
Oeno Gallery

Position

Senior Art Sales Associate at Oeno Gallery, located in Prince Edward County, ON.

Are you looking for exciting long term position within a contemporary fine art gallery?

Oeno Gallery is looking for an exceptional person to join their current team of 9 staff.  Responsibilities include facilitating sales, interacting with clients and designers, marketing and show promotion, art installations and gallery administration. For over 15 years Oeno Gallery has been showcasing contemporary artists and maintaining an active secondary and historical market. Oeno Gallery is located in spectacular wine, tourism and recreation region, Prince Edward County, 2.5 hrs east of Toronto and 3 hours west of Ottawa.

Description

Full Time

The position requires working with clients, art consultants and designers within the gallery, online as well as on site consultations. Some travel is required to Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal areas.

Position Requirements

  • 5 years successful sales experience within a contemporary/historical art gallery
  • Solid knowledge of Canadian Contemporary and Historical fine art markets
  • Proven track record of sales in the $20,000-$1,000,000 + range
  • Driver’s License essential
  • Experience installing and hanging artwork
  • English/ French Bilingual is an asset
  • Post-Secondary education in the Arts is an asset
  • Experience working at art fairs is an asset

Skills/Requirements

  • A demonstrated ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work independently and within defined timelines
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Well-organized and attentive to detail
  • Computer proficiency is essential. Technologically current with web-based programs and social media. (Photoshop and Microsoft Office Word, Powerpoint, Adobe Acrobat)
  • A clear understanding of the importance of client confidentiality and privacy considerations

Compensation: Commensurate with experience.

Start Date: Flexible

Apply: Email inquiries only. Please send cover letter, Full CV with a minimum of 3 professional references. References will only be contacted after speaking with applicant. We encourage applicants to apply by Feb 18th, 2019.

Dana Charles, Communications, Oeno Gallery
dcharles@oenogallery.com

Oeno Gallery is committed to the development of a creative, diverse, and inclusive work environment.

 

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Seasonal Coordinator, Waterfront Explorations
Harbourfront Centre

Harbourfront Centre is a leader in providing internationally renowned programming in the arts, culture and recreation across a stunning 10-acre site at the heart of Toronto’s waterfront.

For more than 40 years, Harbourfront Centre has celebrated the best in Canadian culture and the rich mosaic of cultures from around the world by curating thousands of events annually across its ten-acre site from music festivals to contemporary dance, to craft & design to sailing lessons. There is something for everyone at Harbourfront Centre, year-round.

ROLE STATEMENT

Position Title:

Seasonal Coordinator, Waterfront Explorations

Department:

School Visits

Reporting to:

Manager – School Visits

Direct reports:

None

Key Relationships:

Manager – School Visits,
Registrar – School Visits,
Education Officer – Visual Arts,
Education Officer – Urban Studies and Waterfront Explorations,
Seasonal Educators, Waterfront Explorations

Type of Employment:

Contract (5 days/week; April 1 - June 28)

                                        
Summary of Function:
Located at Harbourfront Centre, School Visits is an innovative field-trip centre that provides hands-on, curriculum-based learning experiences through multidisciplinary programs. Within the School Visits portfolio, Waterfront Explorations is a unique spring program offering both on-land and on-water activities related to Toronto’s urban waterfront. We are currently seeking 1 individual committed to education to join our 2019 Waterfront Explorations team. In this role, the Seasonal Coordinator,
Waterfront Explorations, will be supporting all administrative aspects of the program, including
registrations, scheduling, financial tracking, report generation, staff supervision and logistics as well as teaching a selection of Visual Arts and Urban Studies programs to students from Kindergarten to Grade 12, as well in periods of high demand for classes.

DUTIES


Teaching
  • Support all Seasonal Educators in program delivery, providing feedback on teaching
    approaches, classroom management and content;
  • Monitor progress of all students on site, providing assistance and encouragement when necessary;
  • Ensure all programs are executed to the highest standard of teaching excellence,
    ensuring inclusion of all students remains a top priority;
  • When scheduled, assume the role of a Seasonal Educator, including all aspects of set up, program delivery and clean up.

Programming

  • Prepare lesson plans based on existing resources and exemplars available for educators);
  • Participate with co-workers in research, development and writing for urban studies
    programs to reflect annual changes in our 10 acre campus.

Administration

  • Oversee the daily operations of the Waterfront Explorations program, including communication with visiting teachers, staff management and all administrative tasks;
  • Accurate data entry for registrations, payment information and scheduling of educators and other resources;
  • Ensure storage areas are clean and consumable materials are replenished daily
  • Communicate to the Education Officers when supplies need to be replaced and/or ordered to ensure smooth operation of programs;
  • Maintain personal schedule through our Staffing Online portal.

Human Resources

  • Work closely with permanent Education staff to train, monitor, develop and
    evaluate both staff and programs in the Waterfront Explorations division;
  • Able to address customer service complaints in a timely manner.

Workplace Health and Safety

  • All staff are required to take reasonable care of their own health and safety and that of other personnel (including volunteers and interns) who may be affected by their conduct.

 

Skills & Requirements

Essential Criteria

  • A degree in Education (B.Ed.) or equivalent;
  • Extensive experience working with children in a variety of settings (formal and informal);
  • Strong administrative skill set, including previous experience in a supervisor role;
  • Enthusiastic, energetic and able to motivate students and staff alike;
  • Highly organized, including strong time and stress management skills;
  • Able to adapt to a variety of circumstances that may arise within this setting;
  • Able to work 5 days/week for the entire duration of the contract (please note, this position is not well suited to someone who is enrolled in a B.Ed. program in the
    2018/19 year);
  • Able to provide or willing to obtain a Criminal Background Check (with Vulnerable
    Sector Screening).

Desirable Criteria

  • Bilingual;
  • Background in the Visual Arts (mixed media or ceramics);
  • Background in history, geography, environmental science or sociology;
  • Familiarity with Ontario Curriculum;
  • Awareness of Ministry of Education and/or school board policies surrounding field
    trips;
  • Experience with Artifax Event Management software.

Working Conditions

  • Some exposure to inclement weather conditions during outdoor Urban Studies programs;

Acceptable Applications must include:
• A current resume
• A cover letter
• 2 practicum reports or reference letters

Qualified Applicants are invited to apply by: March 1, 2019

To apply: E-mail your application Quoting Job Ref. #19J068-OAAG to:
PRIA PATRONI
EDUCATION OFFICER – SCHOOL VISITS
Harbourfront Centre
ppatroni@harbourfrontcentre.com
Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply. Suitable accommodations will be available upon request during the hiring process.

 

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Seasonal Educator, Waterfront Explorations
Harbourfront Centre

Harbourfront Centre is a leader in providing internationally renowned programming in the arts, culture and recreation across a stunning 10-acre site at the heart of Toronto’s waterfront.

For more than 40 years, Harbourfront Centre has celebrated the best in Canadian culture and the rich mosaic of cultures from around the world by curating thousands of events annually across its ten-acre site from music festivals to contemporary dance, to craft & design to sailing lessons. There is something for everyone at Harbourfront Centre, year-round.

ROLE STATEMENT

Position Title:

Seasonal Educator, Waterfront Explorations

Department:

School Visits

Reporting to:

Manager – School Visits

Direct reports:

None

Key Relationships:

Manager – School Visits,
Education Officer – Visual Arts,
Education Officer – Urban Studies and Waterfront Explorations,
Seasonal Coordinator, Waterfront Explorations
Seasonal Educators

Type of Employment:

Contract     (0-5 days/week; April 27-June 27)

                                   
Summary of Function:

Located at Harbourfront Centre, School Visits is an innovative field-trip centre that provides hands-on,
curriculum-based learning experiences through multidisciplinary programs. Within the School Visits
portfolio, Waterfront Explorations is a unique spring program offering both on-land and on-water
activities related to Toronto’s urban waterfront. We are currently seeking up to 8 individuals interested
in a teaching career to join our 2019 Waterfront Explorations team. Teaching responsibilities include a
combination of Visual Arts and Urban Studies programming to students of all ages (K-Grade 12)

DUTIES


Teaching
  • Deliver workshops to students of various ages from visiting schools;
  • Responsible for set up, execution and clean up before and after programs;
  • Organize the structure of workshops, including material to be provided in order to
    present the lesson;
  • Monitor progress of students, provide assistance and encouragement, and pace
    workshop to meet students’ needs;
  • Execute all programs to the highest standard of teaching excellence, ensuring inclusion of all students remains a top priority.

Programming

  • Prepare lesson plans based on existing resources and exemplars available for
    educators);
  • Participate with co-workers in research, development and writing for urban studies programs to reflect annual changes in our 10 acre campus.

Administration

  • Ensure storage areas are clean and consumable materials are replenished daily;
  • Communicate to the Seasonal Coordinator, Waterfront Explorations when supplies
    need to be replaced and/or ordered to ensure smooth operation of programs;
  • Maintain personal schedule through our Staffing Online portal.

Workplace Health and Safety

  • All staff are required to take reasonable care of their own health and safety and that of other personnel (including volunteers and interns) who may be affected by their conduct.

 

Skills & Requirements

Essential Criteria

  • A degree in Education or completion of the first of two years in a B.Ed, M.Ed or M.T.
    program);
  • Interest in obtaining on-the-job experience in Education while teaching outdoors;
  • Ability to work with students from all grade levels;
  • Creativity and imagination in the development of teaching strategies and
    curriculum content;
  • Enthusiastic, energetic, and able to motivate students;
  • Organized and able to remain calm when faced with competing priorities (time,
    resources, etc.);
  • Willing and able to work 0-5 days/week for the duration of the contract;
  • Able to attend mandatory staff training on the following dates: Saturday April 27th;
    Sunday, April 28th; Wednesday, May 1st; Thursday May 2nd
  • Able to provide or willing to obtain a Criminal Background Check (with Vulnerable
    Sector Screening).

Desirable Criteria

  • Bilingual;
  • Background in the Visual Arts (mixed media or ceramics);
  • Background in history, geography, environmental science or sociology.

Working Conditions

  • Some exposure to inclement weather conditions during outdoor Urban Studies programs;

 

Acceptable Applications must include:
• A current resume
• A cover letter
• 2 practicum reports or reference letters

Qualified Applicants are invited to apply by: March 1, 2019

To apply: E-mail your application Quoting Job Ref. #19J068-OAAG to:

PRIA PATRONI
EDUCATION OFFICER – SCHOOL VISITS
Harbourfront Centre
ppatroni@harbourfrontcentre.com

Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply. Suitable accommodations will be available upon request during the hiring process.

 

 

 

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-Markham-
Summer Camp Supervisor
Varley Art Gallery

The City of Markham is a dynamic and change-oriented leader among Canadian municipalities. The recipient of multiple environmental awards, we are recognized for our innovative sustainability and urban planning initiatives as much as for our fiscal accountability. More than 320,000 residents call Markham home and benefit from our rich heritage, culturally diverse environment, vibrant local economy and focus on quality of life.

Applications are now being accepted for the Summer Camp Supervisor position at the Varley Art Gallery of Markham, in the Economic Growth, Culture and Entrepreneurship Department within the Development Services Commission. To apply for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume online at https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=04bf51f8-d2dd-4641-ba92-183522f6e8b3&jobId=283082&lang=en_CA&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001 by April 5, 2019.

Salary Range: 14.0700 To 14.9900 (CAD) Hourly

Job Summary
The Summer Camp Supervisor manages campers in the Varley Art Gallery of Markham’s Summer Art Camps with responsibilities including curriculum and art-based program planning, program delivery and administration. They will oversee campers ranging from 5 to 13 years of age, while supervising and coaching staff including counsellors, specialists, and volunteers. Through effective leadership and programming, children and youth will develop skills, make friends, socialize and build self -esteem.
The Summer Camp Supervisor is accountable for day to day operations under the guidance of the Summer Program Coordinator, ensuring camp activities are safe, educational, inclusive, high quality and meet the Gallery’s overall goals. One of the Camp Supervisors will focus on camp administration for the Summer Art Camps.

Job Duties:

Planning

  • Conducts extensive research in preparation for program planning, including academic and art resource materials and texts. 
  • Is responsible for completion of detailed program plans and handouts. Works in close collaboration with the Summer Program Coordinator to ensure programs are of the highest standard and appropriate for diverse learners or varying ages and abilities.
  • Organizes daily camp activities according to High Five principles and City of Markham policies, ensuring programming is adapted to camper needs with regards to quality, safety, hygiene, weather, breaks etc. 
  • Develops clear and detailed lists of art supplies that will be required for each program

Administration

  • Orders and maintains art supplies and equipment inventory for camp sessions, ensuring that all necessary supplies and equipment are purchased in accordance with Varley Art Gallery policies and adhere to the available budget.
  • Responsible for attendance records, camp logbooks as well as participates in sign in and sign out procedures.
  • Reports all incidents promptly and thoroughly to the Summer Camp Coordinator using incident report forms and processes. 
  • Maintains camp documentation, including registration information, permission and waiver forms, attendance records, incident reports and time sheets.
  • Completes a full written report on the camp session including feedback and recommendations to the Summer Camp Coordinator weekly

Program Delivery:

  • Organizes and assists with setup and cleanup of camp events, activities and programs.
  • Delivers quality art programming through a combination of lectures, demonstrations, visual presentations, creative play and exercises while adapting to a diverse group of learners.
  • Completes extensive training and orientation of the content of the gallery's current exhibitions. 
  • Responsible for touring campers through the exhibition galleries in an educational capacity under the direction of the Summer Camp Coordinator, Educational Coordinator and Curator. Ensures that themes and concepts in the exhibition are consistently and accurately reflected in studio program delivery.
  • Liaises with Camp Supervisors and counsellors, and resolves any issues with the support of the Program Coordinator.
  • Ensures adherence to policies and procedures working closely with other supervisors to ensure program consistency under the guidance of the Summer Camp Coordinator and Program Coordinator.

Health and Safety

  • Prioritizes child wellbeing, safety and protection throughout the camp. Evaluates situations for potential risks to the safety, protection and wellbeing of campers and staff, proactively taking mitigating actions to address such risks.

Leadership

  • Acts as a leader role model, fostering a positive, open and creative learning environment where people feel included as members of a team and are motivated to work towards common goals.
  • Participates in the orientation and ongoing training, coaching and recognition of staff and volunteers, working in conjunction with full-time culture staff.
  • Provides informal and formal feedback at weekly staff meetings and completes formal performance assessments for all direct reports.
  • Demonstrates the confidence and ability to make decisions independently of peers and in the best interests of the campers. Resolves problems and conflicts effectively as they arise.

Communication

  • Responsible for effective and efficient communication to all stakeholders including parents, campers, staff and special guests as well as managing phone and email inquiries in a timely manner
  • Models City of Markham customer service goals around diversity and inclusion (special needs, ethnocultural, English as second language, socioeconomic).
  • Serves as an ambassador for the Corporation of the City of Markham. Displays a heightened sense of customer service.

Other

  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in a postsecondary institution in education, visual arts, design, media arts, art history, arts administration or related field
  • Past camp experience demonstrating significant leadership capabilities
  • Extensive knowledge of program planning, visual art practice, arts history, arts administration and child development stages
  • Knowledge of art gallery best practices an asset
  • Expertise in any of the following areas would be an asset: drawing, painting, sculpture, fashion design, STEM, design, photography or digital media
  • Current Standard First Aid with CPR 'C' required
  • HIGH FIVE Healthy Child Development certification required
  • HIGH FIVE Quest certification is an asset
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) is an asset
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Acrobat) and knowledge of CLASS applications are an asset
  • Demonstrates creativity and innovation in program planning skills
  • Service Excellence: Leads and supports staff in meeting or exceeding service standards when interacting with customers.
  • Change & Innovation: Effectively implements change and supports and involves staff through change transitions.
  • Teamwork & Relationship Building: Leads and supports staff in working together collaboratively, fosters teamwork and inclusion, and cultivates relationships.
  • Communication: Models active listening and clear communication, and supports staff members in communicating effectively.
  • Accountable Results Oriented: Role models ethical behavior and accountability? Clarifies expectations, policies and legislation and supports staff in meeting them.
  • Management & Leadership: Supports a positive work environment, develops and enables staff, sets clear expectations, provides regular feedback, and addresses performance.

Note: All required certificates must be in good standing by the end of May 2019. Eligibility in the Canada Summer Jobs program may be required.

Summer student applicants must be currently enrolled fulltime in an educational institution and must also be returning fulltime for the fall season. All offers of employment for this position will be conditional on satisfactory reference checks and vulnerable sector screening checks as required for the City of Markham.

The City of Markham is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. We thank all those applicants who have applied, however only those applications selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please respect our scent free area by not wearing scented products when visiting the office.

 

 

 

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-Markham-
Summer Camp Counsellor
Varley Art Gallery

The City of Markham is a dynamic and change-oriented leader among Canadian municipalities. The recipient of multiple environmental awards, we are recognized for our innovative sustainability and urban planning initiatives as much as for our fiscal accountability. More than 320,000 residents call Markham home and benefit from our rich heritage, culturally diverse environment, vibrant local economy and focus on quality of life.

Applications are now being accepted for the Camp Counsellor Varley Art Gallery position in the Economic Growth, Culture and Entrepreneurship Department within the Development Services Commission. To apply for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume online at https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=04bf51f8-d2dd-4641-ba92-183522f6e8b3&jobId=282999&lang=en_CA&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001 by March 3, 2019.

Salary Range: 14.0000 To 14.0000 (CAD) Hourly

Job Summary

  • Supervises a group of campers at the Varley Art Gallery of Markham's Summer & Holiday Day Camps with responsibilities including facilitating lessons, program delivery and administration. 
  • Participates in the supervision of campers (children or youth) in addition to volunteers over nine-weeks of camp programming. Through effective leadership and programming, enables children and youth to develop skills, make friends, socialize and build self-esteem.
  • Accountable for the wellbeing of a group of campers under the guidance of the Camp Supervisor, ensuring camp activities are safe, educational, inclusive, high quality and meet the Varley Art Gallery's overall goals.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

Program Delivery

  • Facilitates daily camp activities such as games, art activities and special events, educational museum themed activities. 
  • Organizes and assists with setup and cleanup of camp events, activities and programs
  • Prepares and organizes program equipment and supplies, reporting any inventory shortages to the Camp Supervisor
  • Delivers activity plans as written and approved by the Camp Supervisors, Summer Program Coordinator and Program Coordinator. Ensures lessons have been reviewed and are ready to be presented to the campers prior to the program delivery.
  • Ensures all participants are aware of upcoming events and schedule changes.
  • Participates in the delivery of the before and after care program.

Health and Safety

  • Prioritizes child wellbeing, safety and protection throughout the camp. Evaluates situations for potential risks to the safety, protection and wellbeing of campers and staff, proactively taking mitigating actions to address such risks.
  • Ensures the wellbeing, safety and protection of each camper in their assigned group
    Helps to ensure programming is adapted to camper needs with regards to quality, safety, hygiene, weather, breaks etc.
  • Completes headcounts according to City of Markham Camp policies and procedures and promptly reports absences to the Camp Supervisor. Assists in maintenance of City of Markham mandated participant-counsellor ratios
  • Serves as a liaison with parents of campers, reinforcing City of Markham customer service, diversity and inclusion (special needs, ethnocultural, English as second language, socioeconomic)

Leadership

  • Demonstrates the confidence and ability to make decisions independently of peers and in the best interests of the campers. Resolves problems and conflicts effectively as they arise.
  • Maintains positive, constructive relationships with camp staff and volunteers with the goal of meeting camper needs. Works with Inclusion staff as needed to ensure all campers are able to participate.
  • Coaches and mentors volunteers and campers, providing feedback to the Volunteer Coordinator through formal assessments
  • Provides regular updates and feedback to the Camp Supervisor
  • Participates in orientation and training sessions, supporting the Camp Supervisor where necessary
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings

Other

  • Other duties as required

Qualifications

  • Minimum age is 16
  • Currently enrolled in a secondary or postsecondary institution. Studies in visual arts, education, arts administration, early childhood education or art history an asset.
  • Experience working with children, knowledge of child development and previous experience in a gallery setting is an asset
  • Experience in a leadership capacity is required (i.e. student council member, leadership role on youth council, previous experience as a camp counsellor/junior camp counsellor/volunteer)
  • Completion of counsellor in training/ leader in training program would be an asset
  • Previous camp experience is an asset
  • Current Standard First Aid with CPR 'C' is required
  • HIGH FIVE Healthy Child Development certificate is required
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) is an asse
  • Service Excellence: Meets or exceeds service standards when interacting with customers in the community and in the organization.
  • Change & Innovation: Responds positively and professionally to change and helps others through change.
  • Teamwork & Relationship Building: Interacts with others in an inclusive, collaborative and respectful way that creates effective working relationships.
  • Communication: Communicates in a clear, professional and respectful way? Demonstrates active listening.
  • Accountable & Results Oriented: Demonstrates ethical behavior and accountability, aligns with City values, and abides by relevant policies and legislation.
  • Management & Leadership: Demonstrates self-management, professionalism and engagement? Leads by example.                                                                                                              

Note: All required certificates must be in good standing by the end of May 2019. All offers of employment for this position will be conditional on satisfactory reference checks and vulnerable sector screening checks as required for the City of Markham.

Summer student applicants must be currently enrolled in a fulltime educational institution and must also be returning full time for the fall season. Eligibility in Canada Summer Jobs program is required.

The City of Markham is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. We thank all those applicants who have applied, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please respect our scent free area by not wearing scented products when visiting the office.

 

 

 

 

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-Hamilton-
Senior Curator
McMaster Museum of Art

The MMA is a public, university-affiliated art museum, one amongst 40 such institutions in Canada. The MMA houses one of the best collections in a university-affiliate in the country. The collection of approximately 6,500 objects, includes Inuit, First Nations, contemporary Canadian and 15th-20th Century European art. The collection is housed in a facility with museum standard environmental and security controls, 5 exhibition galleries, 5 on-site storage vaults and 11 full-time staff. The Museum hosts an on-going exhibition program, pubic/education program and acquisitions program, along with a significant on-line and social media presence.

Reporting to the Director/Chief Curator of the MMA, the Senior Curator will contribute to the academic and research interests of the University and the Museum through the development and production of innovative and engaging exhibitions, publications and, acquisitions. The Senior Curator will provide instruction, both formally and informally, to staff, students and visitors. The position’s curatorial responsibilities will support the academic mission of McMaster University to encourage lifelong learning, academic innovation and an inclusive community. Of utmost importance is a knowledge of and commitment to innovation in museologial practice and an interest in developing a relevant practice within the context of the contemporary Canadian art community and the university-affiliate sector in particular.

In addition to the curatorial component of the position, the Senior Curator – along with the Director/Chief Curator – is considered part of the University’s Management Team and as such is expected to supervise staff, mentor other curatorial staff; enroll in various management and leadership courses offered by the University and, attend on-going management level town halls, open forums and workshops at the University. The Senior Curator is responsible, in partnership with the Director/Chief Curator, for managing the Museum (including environmental, security and staff interests).

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • A Masters level degree or higher in art, art history, museum or curatorial studies
  • At least 10 years’ experience working in a cultural institution in a curatorial capacity
  • At least 10 years’ experience managing/supervising staff (in a unionized environment would be considered an asset)
  • Demonstrated success with grant writing
  • At least 5 years’ experience developing and managing a permanent collection
  • A demonstrated knowledge of contemporary art and contemporary art discourse
  • A demonstrated curatorial reputation as revealed through one’s exhibitions, publications and service/awards
  • Ability to work in a team environment in a collegial manner
  • Ability to communicate at a high level through both written and verbal means

Please apply in writing with a Letter of Intent identifying the focus of your curatorial practice and curtaorial intentions for the MMA, an up-to-date C.V. and, a few recent examples of published curatorial work, by February 28th, 2019 to:

Carol Podedworny, Director & Chief Curator

McMaster Museum of Art

1280 Main Street West

Hamilton, ON, L8S 4L6

podedwo@mcmaster.ca

To apply for this job, please submit your application online.
McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and, within the lands protected by the “Dish with One Spoon” wampum agreement.

In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity. The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. While all qualified candidates are invited to apply, we particularly welcome applications from women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, members of visible minorities, and LGBTQ+ persons. Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact the Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247) or the Faculty of Health Sciences Human Resources office at ext. 22207 to communicate accommodation needs.

 



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-Markham-
Curatorial Collections Assistant, Museum
Markham Museum

The City of Markham is a dynamic and change-oriented leader among Canadian municipalities. The recipient of multiple environmental awards, we are recognized for our innovative sustainability and urban planning initiatives as much as for our fiscal accountability. More than 320,000 residents call Markham home and benefit from our rich heritage, culturally diverse environment, vibrant local economy and focus on quality of life.
Applications are now being accepted for two (2) Curatorial Collections Assistant – Junior & Varsity Specialist (Summer Students) positions at the Markham Museum, Development Services Commission.

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume online at https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=04bf51f8-d2dd-4641-ba92-183522f6e8b3&jobId=282899&lang=en_CA&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001 by March 9, 2019.                                                                                            

The duration of the placement is 16 weeks: May 13, 2019 - August 30, 2019

Job Salary: 14.71 to 16.34 (CAD) Hourly

Job Summary

The Museum offers two concurrent summer placements in the Curatorial Division. The students will work side by side during the summer, but will take on specialized tasks associated with either junior or varsity summer camp programs as well as individual exhibition and research projects. The role of the Curatorial Collections Assistants within the Markham Museum is to assist with the day to day tasks associated with the care and use of the collections. The curatorial function develops, manages and documents collections, conceptualizes & develops exhibitions and provides access to collections for programming & research. These positions report to the Curator.

Job Tasks

  • Assists with preventive conservation, environmental monitoring, and maintenance of exhibits, research assignments and preparation of accurate location inventories for collections.
  • Assist with collections access for summer camps and other education programs, including making regular presentations to children and colleagues.
  • Develops at least one small exhibition project and participate in research, planning and installation of other displays at the direction of the Collections Coordinator. This will involve: project research, exhibit planning & design, preparation of artifacts, fabrication of mounts, scanning, digital photography and installation.
  • Assist other curatorial staff supporting external researcher inquiries.
  • Assist with data entry and updating of catalogue records in the Museum’s collections management system – MIMSy.
  • Assist with the production and support of special events, especially where the Museum’s collections are featured.
  • Responsible for monitoring and maintaining a safe and organized work environment.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Competencies Required

  • Education: Enrolled in a post-secondary degree program in Museum Studies, History, Archives, Anthropology, Archaeology, Natural Sciences, Education or another relevant degree.
  • Experience: 
    • Previous experience working with volunteers, material culture collections, research & writing, and public speaking is desired.
    • Knowledge of digital photography and post-production as well as an understanding of collections management principles thesaurus-based cataloguing (Chenhall, RAD) would be considered assets.
  • Licenses/Certifications:
    • Completion of a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Screening check as determined by the City of Markham.
    • High Five PCHD and G Drivers License are assets.
  • Service Excellence: Meets or exceeds service standards when interacting with customers in the community and in the organization.
  • Change & Innovation: Responds positively and professionally to change and helps others through change.
  • Teamwork & Relationship Building: Interacts with others in an inclusive, collaborative and respectful way that creates effective working relationships.
  • Communication: Communicates in a clear, professional and respectful way; demonstrates active listening.
  • Accountable & Results Oriented: Demonstrates ethical behaviour and accountability, aligns with City values, and abides by relevant policies and legislation.
  • Management & Leadership: Demonstrates self-management, professionalism and engagement; leads by example.

Note: applicants must be current full-time students who are registered with and meet the eligibility requirements of Young Canada Works (www.youngcanadaworks.ca). Students must be returning to school full-time in Fall 2019.

The City of Markham is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. We thank all those applicants who have applied however only those applications selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please respect our scent free area by not wearing scented products when visiting the office.

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Full Time DZ Driver
PACART

Compensation: $55,000 to $65,000
Employment type: Full-time

PACART, Canada's most respected fine art transport company has a full time position available in our Toronto location for Ontario licensed class DZ driver who is energetic, careful, conscientious and pays attention to detail. The successful candidate will possess good interpersonal skills, be customer service oriented and have an interest in the arts.

Requirements:

Must be able to work flexible hours
Valid DZ class Ontario driver’s license
Supply a current CVOR or drivers abstract
Possess a valid DZ class license, valid passport or PR card and be able to travel in the USA when required.
Average physical health (position involves bending and lifting)
Must be bondable
Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug testing screening and participate in a Drug and Alcohol program in accordance with USDOT regulation

Assets:

Provide RCMP or provincial police background check
An interest in the Arts
Relational knowledge of Metro Toronto
City driving experience
Bilingual
Computer literacy

Scope of work:

Local delivery
Long distance driving - single and dual
Over night or out of town driving up to a week at a time
Some onsite and warehouse packing

Salary : Between 55,000 - 65,000

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • Minimum: 2 years

Required license or certification: DZ

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Full Time AZ Driver
PACART

Compensation:$70,000 +
Employment type: full-time

PACART, Canada's most respected fine art transport company has a full time position available in our Toronto location for Ontario licensed class AZ drivers who is energetic, careful, conscientious and pays attention to detail. The successful candidate will possess good interpersonal skills, be customer service oriented and have an interest in the arts.

Requirements:

  • Must be able to work flexible hours
  • Valid AZ class Ontario driver’s license
  • Supply a current CVOR or drivers abstract
  • Possess a valid AZ class license, valid passport or PR card and be able to travel in the USA when required.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug testing screening and participate in a Drug and Alcohol program in accordance with USDOT regulation

Assets:

  • Provide RCMP or provincial police background check
  • An interest in the Arts
  • Relational knowledge of Metro Toronto
  • City driving experience
  • Bilingual ( Not a requirement )
  • Computer literacy

Scope of work:

Local delivery
Long distance driving - single and dual
Over night or out of town driving up to a week at a time
Some onsite and warehouse packing

Salary: 70,000 +

Job Type: Full-time

Required license or certification: AZ

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Wood Shop / Crate Technician
PACART

Full time

Background
PACART is Canada’s most respected Fine Art and Exhibition Logistics is looking for a talented individual to enhance our Local Service team

Scope of position

The successful candidate for this position will join our team of professional Fine Art Technicians providing:

  • Packing, Crate Construction and Installation services;
  • Local and Regional transportation services in company vehicles;

Qualifications 

The successful candidate should possess:

  • a keen interest in the arts;
  • woodworking skills and experience;
  • relevant experience with packing, handling and installation of a variety of artwork;
  • the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing;
  • a professional appearance;
  • excellent interpersonal and client service skills;
  • detail-oriented organizational skills;
  • the ability to work independently
  • flexibility to travel within Canada and the USA


Please send a cover letter and resume to PACART Devon.giroux@pacart.ca 
Subject Line: Wood Shop / Crate Department

 

 

 

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-Scarborough-
Art Technician
TOTAL Fine Arts

TOTAL Fine Arts, a division of TOTAL Transportation Solutions Inc., is built on experienced staff with a clear understanding of what is expected, the precautions needed, and the absolute care required when handling priceless art and artifacts. Our staff and technicians have a genuine passion for the arts. TOTAL Fine Arts has an immediate opening for an Art Technician to join a team of dedicated professionals serving our clients, including museums, art galleries, private collectors and individual artists.

Job Description:

TOTAL Technicians are required to assist with and carry out tasks including but not limited to transportation, installation and deinstallation, condition reporting, packing/wrapping of sensitive and high value artworks and artifacts, as well as providing support in the fabrication of custom crates and travel systems as needed. The candidate may also be requested to fill in for other areas in the company, aiding in the movement of high value products. Position may include other related duties as required.
The position is based in Scarborough, ON and primarily involves work in the GTA and Southern Ontario region.
The successful candidate will have the following qualities and qualifications:

  • Comfort and demonstrated experience with handling artwork and artifacts
  • High level of care and attention to detail
  • Must be legally allowed to work in Canada
  • Good physical health (position will require regular heavy lifting)
  • Professionalism, discretion and attention to detail
  • Must be bondable

Additional assets to this position include:

  • Valid G level Driver’s license, preference/priority will be given to candidates with AZ/DZ
  • An interest or educational background in the arts
  • Construction, carpentry or woodworking experience considered an asset

This is a full time position, typically Monday-Friday, with occasional weekends as required. Wage is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Interviews will be held as applications are received. Please submit applications to alauffer@totalfinearts.com.

 

 

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Full Time Art Logistics Specialists
PACART

PACART, Canada’s leading Fine Art logistic specialists, is seeking a full-time International Logistics Coordinator to join its dedicated team of professionals in Toronto.

The successful candidate will possess a pleasant telephone manner, exceptional interpersonal skills, and be customer-service oriented.

Job description:

  • Liaise with clients to coordinate packing and shipping of artworks
  • Assist logistics coordinators with estimating and coordinating ground transportation
  • Prepare and Complete import and export documentation for cross-border shipments
  • Invoice shipments upon completion
  • Reception and clerical duties as required
  • Work week standard - Monday to Friday - 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The successful candidates must:

  • Have the ability to meet deadlines
  • Have the ability to cope with changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Have well-honed organizational skills
  • Have flexibility for additional hours as projects dictate
  • Be very detail oriented
  • Possess sales and customer-service experience
  • Practice discretion with confidential information
  • Be punctual
  • Be a creative thinker
  • Be computer literate, working in a PC environment (MS Excel, MS Word)
  • Valid G Class driver’s license, comfortable driving in downtown core and surrounding GTA
  • Experience with air, ocean, ground freight and Canadian import and export customs formalities would be considered an asset

Assets to the position:

  • An interest in the Arts
  • Freight forwarding and/or logistics experience
  • Experience with cross border customs and/or brokerage
  • French as a second language

Wage & Benefits:

  • $18.00 per hour starting rate with review after 6 months’ probationary period
  • Medical / Dental Benefits after 6 months of service
  • Self-directed pension contributions after 1 year of service

Interested candidates may apply by submitting their cover letter and resume to:
employment@pacart.ca

 

 

 

 

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-Burnaby, BC-
Woodworking Specialist / Fine Art Technician
PACART

FULL TIME POSITION

Background:

PACART (www.pacart.ca) is Canada’s most respected Fine Art and Exhibition Logistics provider.

We have recently expanded our Toronto operation and now require a talented individual to enhance our Local Service team

Nature and scope of position:

The successful candidate for this position will join our team of professional Fine Art Technicians providing:

  • Packing, Crate Construction and Installation services;
  • Local and Regional transportation services in company vehicles;

Qualifications: The successful candidate should possess:

  • a keen interest in the arts;
  • woodworking skills and experience;
  • relevant experience with packing, handling and installation of a variety of artwork;
  • a valid Class 5 class Licence (Class 3 or Class 1 licenses are definitely an asset);
  • the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing;
  • a professional appearance;
  • excellent interpersonal and client service skills;
  • detail-oriented organizational skills;
  • the ability to work independently
  • flexibility to travel within Canada and the USA

Job Type: Full-time

Email Resumes to : Devon.giroux@pacart.ca with the heading PACART BC OFFICE

 

 

 

 

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