Archives Assistant-City of New Westminster (New Westminster, BC)

Position Vacancy: Archives Assistant
(Young Canada Works Program)

Great City, Great Work, Great Future!
The New Westminster Museum and Archives has a 16 week summer employment opportunity
which will run from May 15, 2018 to September 1, 2018, Tuesdays to Saturdays, 35 hours per
week. Please note that the staffing of the position and its duration are conditional on the
approval of the grant application submitted to the Young Canada Works program.

Duties include:
 Assist the public with reference inquiries.
 Accessioning of donations.
 Develop online and in-house exhibitions.
 Arrangement and description of community records.
 Digitize, describe and index historic photographs.
 Perform other related duties.

Requirements include:
 Please note that in order to apply you must be registered in the Young Canada Works  inventory at and that you must be between the ages of  16 and 30. You must also have been a full-time student in the semester preceding the YCW job and intend to return to full-time studies in the semester following the YCW job.
 Completion of a year of study in an Archival Studies or Library Science program at a recognized university is desirable, but not required.
 Preference may be given to those with previous work or volunteer experience in archives.
 Familiar with the theory and principles of archives operations.
 Ability to work co-operatively as part of a team.
 Possess excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
 Excellent attention to detail.
 Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite of products.
 Ability to successfully pass and maintain a clear Police Information Check.

This position offers an hourly rate of $18.62 plus 12% in lieu of benefits.

Apply by sending your resume quoting competition #18-08, by February 25, 2018 to the
Human Resources Department, City of New Westminster, 511 Royal Avenue, New
Westminster, BC, V3L 1H9, Fax: (604)527-4619 or e-mail to

The City of New Westminster welcomes diversity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.
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.
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