Job Posting – 24-50 Archives Research Assistant, Auxiliary Part Time (Closes July 15, 2024)

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Competition No. 24-50

Internal/External Opportunity

This is a Union Position

Anticipated start date: Immediately

About our Community:

Located on the traditional territory of the lək̓ʷəŋən Peoples, the Township of Esquimalt acknowledges its neighbouring First Nations and is committed to building strong and enduring relationships with the Esquimalt and Songhees First Nations.

The Township of Esquimalt, with a population of over 17,000 is recognized as a vibrant, distinct, resilient, and diverse community for people to discover, feel welcome and belong. The Township is home to Canada’s Pacific Navy and boasts extensive amenities including beautiful parks and beaches, scenic waterfront walkways as well as modern recreational facilities. 

About our Organization:

With a high performing, progressive Council and leadership team, and dedicated, engaged staff, the Township is an organization committed to working collaboratively to continue making Esquimalt one of the most desirable places to live, work and play.

About the Opportunity:

The Corporate Services Department is seeking a motivated individual to fill a part-time auxiliary Archives Research Assistant position. The Archives Research Assistant provides support to the Archivist with research requests from internal and external parties and supports the maintenance and preservation of a wide variety of historical records and archival materials relating to the Municipality.  The successful candidate will assist with set up and attend outreach and volunteer recognition events and must be able to interact effectively with public and staff.

Our Preferred Candidate:

The ideal candidate will have completed Grade 12 supplemented by post secondary coursework in records management, archival, library studies or related field.

Salary: $30.79 – $33.16 hourly plus 14% in lieu of benefits

Hours per week: up to 14 hours, schedule to be determined

Prior to applying, please review the attached job description, which provides a detailed outline of key duties and required qualifications, skills, and abilities. 

Please submit your resume and covering letter quoting competition no. 24-50 by 4:00 p.m. on July 15, 2024

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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