The Cranbrook History Centre is a key visitor attraction in the East Kootenay and we pride ourselves on giving our 7,000+ annual visitors a rewarding, enjoyable, and entertaining experience. We are a non-profit, driven by a small, dynamic, and passionate team.  We have unique historic collections and are enthusiastic about telling Cranbrook’s story to the world.

Custodian & Facilities Maintenance Worker, PT, Permanent

$24 hr, flexible evening, weekend and holiday availability required. 8-16 hours a week.

The museum relies on motivated and detail-oriented individuals who enjoy interacting with all visitors to achieve the museum’s mission. Our small team values a supportive and collaborative work culture that is respectful, challenging and promotes diversity and creativity. The Museum is seeking a self-starter, problem solver, a good manager of time, and be able to work independently. You will be responsible for a variety of items ranging from simple maintenance and essential cleaning tasks, to assisting with special events. We are looking for an individual with carpentry and trades skills who also has a good understanding of cleaning techniques, proper use of cleaning chemicals, and experience with a variety of maintenance issues. Click the link to see the full job description.

In the spirit of reconciliation, we are committed to increasing Indigenous representation throughout the organization and encourage applicants to self-identify as Indigenous within cover letters and/or resume.

Please send your resume and cover letter as a PDF to Subject line: first name, last name, job title. Ex: Jane Doe, Custodian & Facilities Maintenance Worker. The selection process will remain open until the position is filled. Earliest possible start date: September 26, 2022.

*We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 3 references, a valid drivers license, clean criminal record check and vulnerable sector police check will be required before employment*

About the City of Cranbrook

The City of Cranbrook is located in southeastern BC between the Canadian Rockies and the Purcell Range of the Columbia Mountains. If new to Cranbrook, you’ll quickly discover that you’re only seven minutes to anywhere you want to be. Hiking and biking trails are within a 10-minute drive from downtown! That means peaceful lakes, great river valleys, and ski hills surrounded by nature are right at your fingertips. This is a community where nature is close to downtown and the city’s history & culture are a sight as impressive as our wild spaces. Find out more about Living & Working in Cranbrook, BC.

COVID-19 Response

The safety of our staff and guests is our top priority.  Under the directives outlined by WorkSafeBC, the BC Health Authorities and other governing bodies, protocols and policies have been put in place in both staff and public areas and activities to keep staff, volunteers, and guests safe. For further details please feel free to contact our us or view further information on some of our operational protocols here.

Thanks for your interest in the Cranbrook History Centre, one of the Kootenay’s premier historical sites!