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Cultural Services Facility Clerk - Anvil Centre

DEPARTMENT: Office of the CAO – Irving House Centre & Museum
STATUS: Regular Full-Time
UNION: CUPE, Local 387
HOURS OF WORK: 35 hours per week*
SALARY: $46,295 to $54,221 (2021 rates) annually

New Westminster Cultural Services is seeking a highly motivated and skilled Facility Clerk to support the City’s Cultural Services division. Cultural Services includes museum, gallery, archival, theatre and arts services functions operating from Anvil Centre, as well as locations throughout the City including Irving House and the Samson V Maritime Museum.

The Facility Clerk supports a fast-paced team serving the growing and diversified community of the City of New Westminster. Work at this level required independent judgment and initiative within defined guidelines. The Cultural Facility Clerk is responsible for:

  • Performing moderately complex and diversified clerical support work in various capacities.
  • Overseeing timekeeping and payroll, and maintaining accurate records, as well as providing service to the public in program registration, facility bookings and archival reproductions.
  • Assisting the public with inquiries and complaints in a professional manner and with diplomacy.
  • Training and assisting junior staff when required.
  • Facility maintenance, security and public operation support

We are looking for an independent thinker who can take initiative within defined guidelines. Our ideal candidate is an excellent communicator with a focus on a customer service approach with internal and external clients. They have good knowledge of computer applications and keyboarding skills as well as:

  • A minimum of Grade 12, supplemented by courses related to office administration (preferably taken as part of a certificate or diploma program) plus sound related experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • A sound knowledge of the operations and activities of cultural facilities including museums, art centres, art galleries, theatres and archives.
  • The ability to perform a variety of clerical and cashiering tasks including filing, typing, payroll data entry, bank deposits, program registration, scheduling and facility booking.
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office and POS systems.
  • Familiarity with a facility and program booking system such as Xplor, Council agenda management systems such as Escribe, and a time management system such as Kronos.
  • The ability to successfully pass and maintain a clear Police Information Check/vulnerable sector

*You may be required to work a flexible schedule which could include any combination of days and hours, weekdays and weekends.

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To support a workforce that reflects the diversity of our community; women, Indigenous Peoples, racialized individuals, persons of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (LGBTQ2S+), persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to diversity of our workforce, are encouraged to express their interest.
New Westminster is on the unceded and unsurrendered land of the Halq'eméylem-speaking peoples.
It is acknowledged by the City that colonialism has made invisible their histories and connections to the land.
We are learning and building relationships with the people whose lands we are on.
We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.