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Assistant Lighthouse Keeper Wanted

Location: Porphyry Island Lighthouse

Dates: July 4 – Aug. 25, 2017

Wage: $11.40 per hour



Canadian Lighthouses of Lake Superior Inc. (CLLS) is a not for profit organization developing tourism destination at the Porphyry, Trowbridge and Number Ten Lighthouses on Lake Superior. The organization is seeking two students who are enrolled in a college or university program and will be returning to school in the fall.

The Lighthouse Trail which covers three of the four leased locations currently operated by CLLS.


Interested candidates must have a strong customer service background, feel comfortable talking to visitors and be able to engage in onsite interpretive programs and tours. A passion for the outdoors is an asset. Students who are interested in nautical history, appreciate the role lighthouses play in history will be considered as appropriate for the work.

Main Duties

The main duties of the summer student will be to ensure that all lighthouse guests have an opportunity to access, understand, participate, and further explore the lighthouse station. The student may also be asked to assist the CLLS Directors with some day-to-day administration and other related activities and also work occasionally at the Trowbridge Island Lighthouse.

Send it In!

Please send your resume and cover letter explaining, ” Why you want the position and what assets you will bring to the Canadian Lighthouses of Lake Superior”? and 


Any questions should be directed to the above email address.

Thank You, for applying.

Voyageur Outward Bound School.