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Welcome to Harbourfront Centre's online resource for employment opportunities. Simply click on the title of each position listed below for further information. Specific application instructions can be found within each job posting.

Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

Bilingual (English-French) Part-Time Educator- (Visual Arts, Urban Studies and/or Performing Arts)-JOB REF#17J068

School Visits
Bilingual (English-French) Part-Time Educator- (Visual Arts, Urban Studies and/or Performing Arts)

Job Ref.#17J068-ET
Number of vacancies: 1-2

Located at Harbourfront Centre, School Visits is an innovative field-trip centre that provides hands-on, curriculum-based learning experiences through programmes that are multidisciplinary. The School Visits team is currently looking for a Bilingual Part-Time Educator. Through on-site and off-site opportunities, the ideal candidate will be teaching students from all age groups a variety of programmes. We are seeking 1-2 individuals interested in pursuing teaching in an experiential environment to join our 2016/2017 School Visits team.

• Delivers / teaches workshops to students of various ages from visiting schools. Responsible for preparation, set up and clean up before and after programmes, as well as auditing materials when necessary.
• Prepares workshops and lesson plans for both basic programmes and specialized workshops, including developing materials.
• Organizes structure of workshops, including materials to be provided in order to present the lesson
• Monitors progress of students, provides assistance and encouragement, and paces workshop to meet students’ needs.
• Participates with co-workers in research, development, writing, and teaching methods
• Works with a variety of partner organizations to provide additional learning opportunities as required.
• Is willing to work in a variety of indoor and outdoor settings and weather conditions while conducting site walks
• Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

• A degree in Education (B.Ed.), or sufficient relevant experience working with children
• Ability to work with and interested in teaching children from all grade levels
• Creativity and imagination in the development of teaching strategies and curriculum content.
• Enthusiastic, energetic and able to motivate students.
• Ability to organize activities
• Ability to adapt and deal with unexpected situations.
• Familiarity with integrating technology into the classroom, GIMP software, PowerPoint and other A/V considered an asset.
• Fluent in French.


HOURS: 8:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. (Tuesday – Friday; 0-5 days/week as scheduled)
WAGE: $17/hour

INTERVIEWS: Pending Applicant Availability

For further information contact CAROL SHELLY, MANAGER, SCHOOL VISITS

To apply: E-mail your cover letter (in English and French) and resume (English only)
quoting Job Ref. #17J068-ET to:
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West, Toronto, ON M5J 2G8

Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply

Marine Crew Technician - Job Ref. # 17J026

Marine Crew Technician

Job Ref. # 17J026-ET
Number of vacancies: 1

Situated on Toronto’s waterfront, Harbourfront Centre is renowned as Canada’s foremost facility for contemporary arts and culture. Our year-round operation offers some 4,000 internationally acclaimed events ranging from music, literary and theatrical festivals to children’s activities and craft shops.

The ideal Technician will have the ability to:

- Maintaining Harbourfront centre marina structures and floating vessels
- marine electrical trouble shooting
- Installing and repairing new and old plumbing for fresh water and sewage
- Wood working on decks and floating structures, repairing and building
- Utilizing a consultative service approach, while flawlessly executing marine related repairs, including electrical and wood related repairs

Education & Experience:
- High School or equivalent
- Valid driver’s license G
- Must be able to operate boats
- Must be able to operate forklifts
- Must be over the age of 18

Desirable Criteria:
- Marine technologies education background an asset
- Must be able to use hand tools such as but not limited to, saws, drills, torches, grinders, concrete drills and saws
- Must be able to use oxy/acetylene torches in controlled and non controlled
- Previous work experience on the water driving boats and towing docks
- Strong organizational skills, willing to work on their own or in a team environment

- Must be willing to work in extreme weather conditions
- Energetic, self-motivated, and results-oriented
- Strong work ethic

Work Health and Safety (WH&S)
- All members of staff are required to take reasonable care of their own health and safety and that of other personnel (including volunteers and interns) who may be affected by their conduct

DURATION: 6 month contract, with the potential to extend
HOURS: 7am-3pm Monday through Friday and on call weekend basis for emergencies
START DATE: As soon as possible
WAGE: Experience and qualification dependent

Please send your resume quoting Job Ref. No. 17J026-ET to:
Katrina Martens Marine Services Manager

Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply.


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