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Job Title: TOUR GUIDE  (2 positions available, Canada Summer Jobs)

Tentative Start Date: June 5, 2023 (flexible)

Duration of Contract: 8 weeks 

Wage: $15.50/hour, 35 hours per week

Location: Sault Ste Marie, Ontario

Please send cover letter and resume in one document to by  Friday May 19, 2023


The Sault Ste. Marie Insectarium, also known as Entomica, is looking for a Tour Guide to assist us with our insect exhibit at our fantastic new location at the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre. The Tour Guide’s key duties are to assist with public tours, insect care, merchandise sales and social media. 


Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Provide hands-on educational tours to all our clients including tourists, students and families of all ages.

  • Work with live animals, assist with animal husbandry and exhibit and laboratory maintenance

  • Assist with merchandise preparation and sales

  • Follow Health and Safety guidelines

  • Assist with social media and website postings

  • Work in a team setting

  • Must be available to work a flexible work hour schedule including weekends and holidays


Knowledge, Experience and Skills Required

  • Secondary Education 

  • Motivation to learn about insects, their biology and ecology

  • Comfortable with handling live insects

  • Interest in or experience with social media

  • Excellent personal interaction skills

  • Excellent verbal communication skills

  • Applicants must have a current police background check


Eligibility Requirements (Canada Summer Jobs) 

This position is funded by the Government of Canada through the Canada Summer Job program. You must be aged between 15 and 30 and be legally entitled to work in Canada.

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