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Title Heritage Re-enactment Program Assistant (Community Services Assistant 3)
Job Status Auxiliary
Overview

The City of Surrey’s Parks, Recreation and Culture Department currently has an auxiliary (8 hrs. per week – June to September) Heritage Re-enactment Program Assistant opportunity in the Heritage Services Division.  This position will be responsible for assisting to co-ordinate the delivery of historical re-enactment presentations at City and Museum venues and special events.  The Re-enactment Program Assistant will work with contact actors, staff and community partners to assist with the co-ordination, preparation, setup and presentation of dramatic heritage re-enactment performances during the summer program season.  The position reports to the Heritage Re-enactment Co-ordinator.

Scope

 

In this role, some typical duties will include: preparing props, equipment and costumes for re-enactment presentations; sourcing and ordering supplies and equipment; co-ordinating transportation and delivery of equipment to performance venues; assisting to setup site program staging props and program banners; distributing promotional materials; photographing performance presentations and other related administrative support duties.

 

The successful applicant must have an understanding and knowledge of theatrical presentations and historical re-enactment interpretation programs, their purpose and objectives.  Effective communication skills both orally and in writing are essential, as well as strong organizational and planning skills.  The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with contract actors, volunteers, community partners and the public is necessary.

 

Requirements

You must have completed Grade 12 supplemented by some post-secondary education from a recognized institution, supplemented by 2 years related experience including supervision of cultural work in the area of specialty, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.    A valid and current Emergency First Aid and CPR certificate are also required.

Note Effective fall 2013, City Hall will be moving to a new state-of-the-art facility located in North Surrey (King George and 104th area). Surrey's New City Hall (NCH) is part of the Build Surrey program, designed to make Surrey an even more exciting place to live and work, and to position the city for growth over the next decade. NCH will act as a catalyst to stimulate job creation in the city and will be easily accessible to residents and businesses.
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