Wednesday, November 16, 2016

North Pacific Cannery Historical Site launches its search for a new General Manager

One of the top attractions for locals residents and visitors to the North Coast has launched its quest for a new General Manager, with the North Pacific Cannery Historical Site recently placing advertisements for the position.

The employment opportunity will fill the position recently vacated by the departure of Lesley Moore who left the Historical site in September

Operated by the Port Edward Historical Society, North Pacific has evolved over the years into a high profile attraction for the region and the guardian of much of the history from more than a century of fishing industry activity on the North Coast.

The search for a replacement will provide for the sole full time, year round employee on the site.

The Management of the site is the prime focus during the period of the year from May to September when North Pacific is Open to the public. Though there are many other aspects of the work ahead for the successful applicant

Among some of the duties for the General Manager, the management of all site operations, implementation of approved capital projects and operating budgets, as well as expanding awareness and recognition of the historical site.

Other areas to be considered by the selection committee include the ability to secure funding through grant applications and sponsorships, developing ongoing support for programs related to the history of salmon canning on the North Coast and maintaining open lines of communication with the Board of Directors.

Further background on the mission of the historical site and a full overview of the position, as well as the application process related to it can be found on the North Pacific website here.

The Deadline for applications is November 30th.

You can review some of the past items of interest related to North Pacific from our Tourism archive page here.

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