Student Employment

We're looking for CREATIVE and ENERGETIC people to JOIN OUR TEAM!

Are you interested in a fulfilling career at the world’s largest fur trade post? Fort William Historical Park offers employment opportunities in a wide variety of fields and disciplines. Fort William Historical Park is operated by the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, and is part of the Ontario Public Service (OPS). As a member of the OPS, you’ll join more than 60,000 other employees who are working together to make our province a better place to live and work.


Current Openings: Summer Student Employement


How to apply: Apply online (Indeed) or send a completed Employment Application Form and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . For more information, call (807) 473-2337.


Opportunities Include:

  • Education and Day Camp programming
  • Historical interpretation by costumed staff
  • Historic collections, research and costuming
  • Sharing Indigenous heritage and culture
  • Site maintenance and housekeeping
  • Visitor admissions and transportation

Do you have any special skills or interests, such as:

  • Languages (i.e., French, Anishinaabemowin/Ojibway, other languages)
  • Drama or public speaking
  • Indigenous cultural skills
  • Artisan skills (i.e., baking, woodworking, sewing, metalworking)
  • Play a musical instrument (i.e., fiddle, bagpipes)
  • Customer Services
  • Cash handling and retail sales
  • Canadian history
  • Natural history
  • Science, technology, math, or astronomy
  • Outdoor recreation
  • Certifications in swimming, ORCKA, First Aid, or CPR
  • Working with children
  • Farm animal care
  • Gardening
  • Facility maintenance and landscaping
  • Research skills and library services

Job types available: Part-time, Full time, or Fixed term contract

Expected start date: May 1, 2024

Contract length: 4 months

Salary: $16.55-$17.40 per hour

Schedule: 8 hour shifts, days, evenings, holidays, Monday to Friday, and weekend availability

Work location: In person

Requirements: 15 years old or older and a student (high school, post-secondary, or non-student – graduated more than 6 months ago)

Licences/Certifications: Class G Licence (preferred)


The Ontario Public Service is an equal opportunity employer. We will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates may be required to undergo a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector check prior to commencement of employment.