Careers

Careers

All of our staff have a passion for sharing Canada’s West Coast fishing history and giving visitors a quality experience. Bringing together a diversity of skills and backgrounds helps make this possible. If you share our passion for history and quality visitor experience, please send us your application for any of the opportunities below.

Current Opportunities

Part-Time Heritage Interpreter Seeking outgoing individuals to join our front-line heritage interpreter team, dedicated to providing exemplary customer service in presenting the site and its history to visitors. Find more details here.

Visitors inspect the final product – canned salmon – on the canning line at Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site.

About Us

The Gulf of Georgia Cannery is located in the fishing village of Steveston the largest commercial fishing port in Canada.¬†The Cannery was built in 1894 and until 1902, was known as the ‚ÄúMonster Cannery‚ÄĚ among more than 15 canneries that occupied cannery row on the Steveston waterfront. It is now a national historic site and home¬†to a museum presenting the history of Canada‚Äôs West Coast fishing industry.

Established in 1986, the Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society is an independent non-profit society and registered charity responsible for the operation of the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site of Canada on behalf of Parks Canada. Boasting over 250 members, the Society is governed by a board comprised of volunteer directors who bring together a wealth of expertise in community building, British Columbian history, heritage preservation, commercial fishing, business practice, education, and fundraising.

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