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The Craigdarroch Castle Historical Museum Society is a charitable organization, whose mission is to preserve Craigdarroch Castle and bring its stories to life. Craigdarroch Castle is a designated National Historic Site with annual visitation of 140,000 and is open year round providing a wide range of visitor services to an international clientele.

Casual Employment

Current Rate $15.30 per hour

Start Date: End of May 2018

We operate 7 days a week and shifts vary from days to evenings to accommodate high season and evening group tours.

Reporting to the Manager of Operations and Development, the Museum Worker assists in various areas of the museum, primarily providing daily support to volunteers and staff working in all visitor service areas.  Duties may also include but are not limited to museum store assistance, admission cashier and tea house operation. 

The successful candidate will have experience working with the public as well as cash/POS handling. An even temperament, high energy and proven customer service skills are required. Food and beverage service an asset.

 Availability for daytime, evening and weekend shifts is required.

Interested applicants should forward resume by e-mail, in confidence to:

Toby Stubbs


Use subject line: Casual Posting May 2018

Posting closes:   May 15th, 2018

Please note that only those candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.


For people interested in helping out in these positions but are not looking for employment there are year round opportunities to volunteer at Craigdarroch. As a non-profit we are grateful for any volunteer assistance in any of the above mentioned positions. Thank you for your interest in Craigadarroch Castle.

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Robert and Joan Dunsmuir had two sons, eight daughters and plenty of exploits. The Castle weaves a fascinating tale of this intriguing family – their achievements, their relationships and even their quirks.

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Built by coal baron Robert Dunsmuir during the reign of Queen Victoria and now a National Historic Site, Craigdarroch Castle has been meticulously restored, giving visitors a glimpse of privileged life in the 1890s.

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We are open daily from 10am – 4:30pm, with extended hours from June 15th to September 6th (9am – 7pm). (Please note that we are closed December 25th, 26th and January 1st)

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