Pottery Contract Positions

The Fernie & District Arts Council is hiring to assist with the management of The Arts Station pottery studio. Please see below for information and contact Louise at admin@theartsstation.com if you have any questions.

Temporary Pottery Technician/s

The Fernie & District Arts Council is seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our team on a contract basis to assist with making glazes for the pottery studio and/or assist with kiln management.

Skills

  • Basic knowledge of pottery studio operation.

  • Either experience and training in creation of glazes and/or

  • Experience with kiln loading/unloading.

  • Follow health and safety procedures including WHIMS training.

  • Strong communication – verbal, written, listening & computer literacy.

  • Works independently, excellent problem-solving skills.

  • Organized, ability to track and follow up on action items.

Responsibilities 

  • Works with FDAC and FPG to review glaze needs and liaises with Pottery admin for inventory, ordering and creations.

  • Creates the required glazes and/or

  • Loads/unloads the kiln
  • Update Facebook page with firing schedule, general reminders, etc.
  • Reports directly to the Executive Director of FDAC.

  • Fill out a daily activity log and provide biweekly email updates to FDAC and FPG.

Contract part-time: 3 month contract Feb-April 2021 2 hours per week or as needed dependent on role.

Compensation: $20 per hour

The employee will be responsible for payment of tax and government remittances as required by law.

If you are interested in one or both of the roles please send your resume to admin@theartsstation.com.