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Position: Assistant Light Keeper 

Location: Porphyry, Trowbridge, Silver Islet, Thunder Bay

Dates: July & August

Wage: $14 minimum wage


Canadian Lighthouse of Lake Superior (CLLS) is excited to offer summer students who are returning to school in the fall to become an Assistant Lighthouse Keeper for the summer. Deadline to apply: March 29, 2019

The Lighthouse Trail covers three leased lighthouses operated by CLLS

The employment opportunity will take place, partly in Thunder Bay, with the majority of work happening at Porphyry Island Lighthouse on Lake Superior. It will be an opportunity to discover how a new tourist attraction connects with members, community and charter operations.

The experience is a unique opportunity to connect with the world’s largest fresh water lake in summertime with room and board provided.

Duties to Include:

-to help to operate a lighthouse and meet and greet tourists and guests

-to help develop interpretive programming and assist with events

-to share attractions: mini museum, gallery and tower with members and tourists

-to track tourist data and enter into a daily log.

Requirements- desire to use work time to further career goals, basic first aid and CPR, drivers license is an asset.

Please send your resume and cover letter explaining why you want the position and what assets you bring to CLLS.

Send to:

Voyageur Outward Bound School.