Job Opportunities

Collection and Exhibit Assistant, Summer 2018

The Elgin County Railway Museum is recruiting a student for the full-time, summer position of Collection and Exhibit Assistant. The successful candidate for this position will assist with the supplemental research and installation of a new special exhibit for the 2018 season, as well as update and standardize labels and interpretive text panels throughout the permanent exhibits. This position will support the work of the Collection Committee by completing accessioning correspondence and paperwork, researching, cataloguing and entering artifacts into the online collection database.

Full job posting: Collection and Exhibit Assistant

Tour Guide and Cataloguing Clerk, Summer 2018

The Elgin County Railway Museum is recruiting a student for the full-time, summer position of Tour Guide and Cataloguing Clerk. The successful candidate for this position will provide informative guided tours of the museum displays and exhibits including railway maintenance equipment, locomotives, cabooses, and the History in Motion model railway. This position will support the work of the Collection Committee by researching, cataloguing, photographing and entering artifacts into the online collection database, as well as digitizing previous collection records.

Full job posting: Tour Guide and Cataloguing Clerk

Special Events Assistant, Summer 2018

Special Event Assistants will work as a team to help with planning and implementation of Elgin County Railway Museum’s 2018 special events, primarily; a Day Out With Thomas the Tank Engine, and the Museum’s involvement in the Iron Horse Festival which is located on our grounds.

Full job posting: Special Events Assistant

Education Assistant, Summer 2018

The Elgin County Railway Museum is recruiting a student for the full-time, summer position of Education & Public Programming Assistant. The successful candidate for this position will deliver curriculum connected education programs to visiting schools and community groups, and assist with the coordination of group bookings. They will plan, develop and deliver public programming activities for all ages at special events, and through community outreach, as well as a weekly railway-themed children’s workshop.

Full job posting: Education and Programming Assistant

Retail and Marketing Assistant, Summer 2018

The Retail and Marketing Assistant will work as a part of a team to help with the planning and implementation of Elgin County Railway Museum’s 2018 marketing plan for special events including Nostalgia Weekend and Day Out With Thomas the Tank Engine. The Retail and Marketing Assistant will also help promote the Museum to its audiences using a variety of traditional, digital and social media marketing methods. This student will conduct market research, create and implement visitor surveys and analysis for each of our events, and share their findings in a final report.

Full job posting: Retail and Marketing Assistant

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