Tag Archives: Bowron

June 25

Celebrate the anniversary of Canada’s first birthday party at Barkerville’s 2018 Dominion Day event

Brief On Sunday, July 1st, 2018, visitors from all over the world will celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first “Canada Day” party in history at Barkerville Historic Town & Park, with a costumed street parade (led by local RCMP in Red Serge and the Quesnel Pipes & Drums band), traditional anvil salute, and traditional […]

June 24

Employment Opportunity: Curatorial Assistant

JOB SUMMARY Governed by: Barkerville Heritage Trust 14301 Highway 26 East Box 19, Barkerville, BC VOK 1BO | http://www.barkerville.ca Job Posting: Curatorial Assistant Classification: Special Employment Programs Job title: Curatorial Assistant Position: Internship, September 10, 2018 to March 16, 2019 (26 Weeks) Closing Date: July 23, 2018 Internal/external Posting Status: • BC Government Employees Union […]

June 11

Employment Opportunity – Protection Officer Level 1

JOB SUMMARY Classification: Security/Labourer Job title: Protection Officer Level 1 Positions: Casual / On-Call Closing Date: On going Internal/External Posting Status: • BC Government Employees Union (BCGEU); • Salary grade: $21.43 plus benefits as dispersed according to the Collective Agreement between the BCGEU and The Barkerville Heritage Trust. Orientation and Supervision (how the position fits […]

May 16

Employment Opportunity – Seasonal Curatorial Cleaner

JOB SUMMARY Job title: Conservation Cleaner (seasonal) Position: Full Time Seasonal Closing Date: Until position is filled Internal/external Posting Status: • BC Government Employees Union (BCGEU) • Salary Grade: $21.43 plus benefits as dispersed according to the Collective Agreement  between the BCGEU and the Barkerville Heritage Trust Orientation and Supervision: (how the position fits into […]

April 16

Employment Opportunity: Protection Officer Level 2

JOB SUMMARY Classification: Security/Labourer 2 Job title: Protection Officer Level 2 Positions: Part-time Regular Year-Round (Minimum 26.25 hours per week, plus benefits) Part-time Regular Year-Round (Minimum 8.75 hours per week) Closing Date: April 18, 2018 Internal/External Posting Status: • BC Government Employees Union (BCGEU); • Salary grade: $24.39 plus benefits as dispersed according to the […]

April 16

Employment Opportunity: Protection Officer Level 1

JOB SUMMARY Classification: Security/Labourer Job title: Protection Officer Level 1 Positions: Casual / On-Call Closing Date: On going Internal/External Posting Status: • BC Government Employees Union (BCGEU); • Salary grade: $21.43 plus benefits as dispersed according to the Collective Agreement between the BCGEU and The Barkerville Heritage Trust. Orientation and Supervision (how the position fits […]

April 09

Looking for a SWEET job this season? Talk to our friends at the Goldfield Bakery!

March 29

Experimenting with Photographs

Experimenting with Photographs By: Vasanthi Pendakur Photographing the dress collection presented special challenges. Unlike the smaller pieces, dresses are long and bulky and don’t fit easily on a table. I needed a way to take long flat photos without putting too much pressure on the dress’s shoulders. I experimented with a few different methods before […]

March 11

Employment Opportunity – Curatorial Assistant: Collections Care (Summer Position)

Barkerville Historic Town & Park, the largest historic site in British Columbia, has up to two positions available for students that will provide exciting opportunities to learn about British Columbia’s history in a unique environment. JOB TITLE: CURATORIAL ASSISTANT: COLLECTIONS CARE Hourly pay rate: $15.00 plus 4% holiday pay, 35 hours/week Anticipated term: May 14 […]

March 08

Cataloguing a 1920s and ’30s Clothing Collection

Cataloguing a 1920s and ’30s Clothing Collection by Vasanthi Pendakur, Barkerville Historic Town & Park Fashion in the 1920s conjures images of flappers wearing cloches and beaded dresses. Following the ‘20s were the lace and smooth bias cut dresses of the 1930s. Barkerville Historic Town and Park works hard to preserve and present clothing from this […]