Employment Opportunity: Office Manager

The Grist Mill and Gardens at Keremeos is a twelve acre provincial historic site that features spectacular heritage gardens (both ornamental and vegetable), fascinating heritage buildings and the only working waterwheel-powered flour mill in Western Canada. We also have a small restaurant, gift shop and campground and host a large number of special events throughout the season.

We have an exciting year ahead full of concerts, events, workshops, and other projects. We require someone skilled at office organization to support us. Specifically, someone who wants to join our team as a Office Manager. This position will handle day-to-day administrative, light bookkeeping, and clerical duties. Work hours are flexible and can vary depending on the season.


Reporting to the General Manager, this position will be responsible for coordinating financial activities (tracking and filing expenses, budget development, contract administration, accounts payable, payroll, purchasing and managing the visitor statistics, daily sales and cash routine), assisting with grant applications and reporting, supporting the General Manager with communications, and other duties as required.


  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational and administrative skills
  • Comfortable with deadlines and juggling multiple tasks
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills with experience using Microsoft Office, QuickBooks and other comparable software applications
  • Ability to work independently and under minimal supervision

The successful candidate will help us to achieve these priorities for this year:

  • Effectively analyze visitor statistics
  • Provide monthly financial snapshots
  • Support and manage changes in organization

Wage Range: $20-$24/hr, commensurate with skills and experience.

How to Apply:

Please direct questions and submit resume and pay expectations to:

Chris Mathieson, General Manager
Grist Mill and Gardens
2691 Upper Bench Road
Keremeos, BC V0X1N4

The deadline to apply is June 21, 2024, although applicants will be interviewed in the order that applications are received. If you plan to apply for more than one position, only a single resume is required. Please note in your cover letter which position(s) you are applying for. Communication by email is strongly preferred.