Careers

The Barkerville Promise

Barkerville exists to inspire today through the courage of the past.  We promise a welcoming experience to reflect, connect and grow. We are connected by discovery in everything we do. We are adventurous, authentic, inclusive and dynamic.

Our Values

Affordability

Authenticity

Education

Efficiency

Enthusiasm

Entrepreneurship

Honesty

Inclusiveness

Leadership

Personal Service

Quality

Respect

Stability

Stewardship

Sustainability

Transparency

 

Current Postings

Custodian

Barkerville Heritage Trust is seeking casual workers to fulfill the custodial duties at Barkerville Historic Town & Park. This includes cleaning and sanitation of heritage, visitor and administrative buildings, company vehicles, and housekeeping of accommodations. The positions are part of the BC Government Employees Union and offers a salary grade of $22.19 per hour. 

To apply, candidates must download and read the full Job Description, and email ksenya.dorwart@barkerville.ca with a resume and cover letter by July 5, 2020. 

Black Canadian History Interpreters

Barkerville Heritage Trust is seeking a candidate to fulfill the duties of historical interpretation in Barkerville. This includes:

  • researching, developing, and presenting interpretation of Black Canadian culture, history, economic activities, and social movements in British Columbia during the Cariboo Gold Rush (1862-1942);
  • portraying historical characters who are relevant to the lifestyles, customs and routine activities of the interpretive period;
  • providing interpretation, education and animation services for the benefit and enjoyment of visitors to the site;
  • researching Black history in Barkerville and the Cariboo Goldfields and providing recommendations for exhibit and interpretive updates, as appropriate.

The position is part of the BC Government Employees Union and offers a salary grade of $25.25 per hour. It runs 32 hours per week, beginning immediately and ending September 30th, 2020.  Staff housing options available on site.

To apply, download and read the full Job Description and contact Jillian Merrick at jillian.merrick@barkerville.ca or 250-994-3332 ex. 28 with a resume and cover letter. The deadline for application has now been extended. Applications for the position will be accepted until filled.

Curatorial Assistant – Youth Employment Program

Barkerville Heritage Trust is seeking eligible workers to fulfill the role of Curatorial Assistant as part of our Canada Summer Jobs youth employment program. Our Collections Care Assistants primarily support Barkerville in cleaning exhibits, displays, buildings, boardwalks, and collections using museum techniques. We in turn support your education through training and support for conducting your own research project for the summer.

The position is part of the BC Government Employees Union and offers a salary grade of $18.36 per hour. It runs 35 hours per week for 8 weeks from June to August.

To apply, candidates should download and read the full Job Description, and email mandy.kilsby@barkerville.ca with a resume and cover letter. 

This position is subject to conditions set by the funding agency. Please check the full job description for eligibility criteria.