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Maker Community Coordinator

Full Time

Job Description
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with a passion for learning. Regardless of experience if you have the ability and initiative to find information, learn new skills, implement or test new found knowledge and grow from your mistakes, you would be a valuable partner on our team.

At Maker Cube we are constantly executing this philosophy. Whether it's picking up some tools and turning wood into dust, 3D printing a jig to make our coffee taste better, or writing a script to automate a walk sign outside our welding shop door, we're always pushing to learn something new everyday. Our hope is to inspire our clientele to pursue this as well and give them the tools they need to create and be creative.

Maker Cube is a community workshop and co-working space. We provide a wide variety of tools for different forms of fabrication including woodworking, metalworking, laser cutting, 3d modelling, 3d printing, electronics, soap making, ceramics, epoxy pouring, and much more. Our goal is to lower the barrier to access equipment and space for these types of fabrication allowing hobbyists, entrepreneurs and casual enthusiasts alike to be creative with hands on skills.

The Community Facilitator's role is to oversee day to day operations of our maker space, perform basic reception duties and assist our clientel that work in our shop. Beyond the roles of this job there are many opportunites to take on other facets of the business depending on the employee's skills or interests.

It is the perfect opportunity to enhance your creative skills in a unique and exciting learning environment.

Roles and Responsibilities:

- Perform basic front desk duties such as answering phone calls, performing sales transactions, helping clientele with inquiries
- Provide tours for potential leads
- Build and maintain a professional relationship with our clientele
- Be familiar with our policies and procedures and take actions to correct non-compliant behaviour on the premisis
- Manage client accounts
- Monitor inventory levels, restock and re-merchanidize shelves as needed
- Assist members with troubleshooting issues and assist with basic project questions
- General tidying and basic cleaning around the shop

Minimum Qualifications:
- Flexible Availability
- Basic computer literacy and proficient with typing
- Experience with Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets with formulas
- Ability to adapt to new software quickly
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Proven ability to stay calm in stressful situations
- Must be self motivated and a fast learner who takes initiative
- Exhibit a constant desire to learn, improve and optimize everything
- Strong situational awareness
- Strong organizational skills with attention to detail

Assets:
- Experience in using one or more of the following software is a plus: Fusion360, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premier, Adobe Lightroom, Inkscape, Sketchup, Blender3D.
- Experience in one or more of the following fields is a plus: welding, wood working, rapid prototyping, pottery, electronics
- Experience working at a maker space or community based organization

Ideally we're looking for someone who is hands on, ready to jump into anything. Particular preference to those who have existing hobbies or interests in any type of fabrication. We encourage our staff to pursue personal hands-on projects in our facility. A key to understanding our clientele is to join them in the creative process and not be afraid to get your hands dirty. Customer facing reception training as well as training with our hands-on fabrication classes is a must.

Anticipated start date: June 1st
Job Type: Full Time
Hours: Shift flexibility may be permitted after probational period. (Standard business hours are 12pm - 9pm Mon-Friday, 10am - 6pm Weekends)
Compensation: $16/hr
Addtional Benefits:
- All staff may take any of our classes at no cost and are encouraged to do so
- Staff pricing on retail items

Backend Developer

Full Time

Job Description
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with a passion for learning. Regardless of experience if you have the ability and initiative to find information, learn new skills, implement or test new found knowledge and grow from your mistakes, you would be a valuable partner on our team.

At Maker Cube we are constantly executing this philosophy. Whether it's picking up some tools and turning wood into dust, 3D printing a jig to make our coffee taste better, or writing a script to automate a walk sign outside our welding shop door, we're always pushing to learn something new everyday. Our hope is to inspire our clientele to pursue this as well and give them the tools they need to create and be creative.

Maker Cube is a community workshop and co-working space. We provide a wide variety of tools for different forms of fabrication including woodworking, metalworking, laser cutting, 3d modelling, 3d printing, electronics, soap making, ceramics, epoxy pouring, and much more. Our goal is to lower the barrier to access equipment and space for these types of fabrication allowing hobbyists, entrepreneurs and casual enthusiasts alike to be creative with hands on skills.

To grow our business further we are developing new internal tools for business management (ERP) and improving our customer experience. We are looking for individuals to assist us in the backend development of these tools. A successful candidate may have experience in the following:

- Understanding of front end languages (HTML, CSS, JS, JQuery)
- Proficiency with PHP and working with third-party APIs
- Experience with Python, Shell scripting, Github version control
- Ability to manage a hosting environment, including database administration
- Knowledge of accessibility and security compliances
- Knowledge of Google Cloud Platform, WordPress, Airtable, Zapier is a plus

Roles and Responsibilities:
- Collaborate with stakeholders to understand their needs, then translate those into technical requirements and come up with the most effective and efficient technical solution.
- Coordinate with Team Lead to develop internal tools to consolidate and manage data efficiently for streamlining operations
- Collaborate with project manager to optimize and develop a quality client side user experience
- Analyze the requirements and goals, handle bugs and errors, and come up with efficient and fast solutions
- Interact with the database for storing data
- Building the architecture of the system while keeping in mind the scalability, speed, and stability of the applications
- Implementing security structures and their best practices
- Writing reusable code and libraries for future implementation

Ideally we're looking for someone who is hands on, ready to jump into anything. Particular preference to those who have existing hobbies or interests in any type of fabrication. Although this position is primarily computer based, we encourage our staff to pursue personal hands-on projects in our facility. A key to understanding our clientele is to join them in the creative process and not be afraid to get your hands dirty.

This role will also require the applicant to become familiar with our day-to-day operations in order to optimize and automate our systems. Customer facing reception training as well as training with our hands-on fabrication classes is a must.

Anticipated start date: June 6th
Job Type: Full Time
Hours: M-F - Shift flexibility may be permitted after probational period. (Standard business hours are 12pm - 9pm Mon-Friday, 10am - 6pm Weekends)
Compensation: Salary Range $60,000 - $75,000

Addtional Benefits:
- All staff may take any of our classes at no cost and are encouraged to do so
- Stipen available for external training
- Staff pricing on retail items

Digital Skills for Youth Program Eligibility Requirements:
- Be between the ages of 15 and 30, inclusive, at the start of the internship
- Be a post-secondary graduate (i.e. has completed a diploma or degree following secondary education) at the start of the internship
- Not be in receipt of EI during the course of the work placement
- Be legally entitled to work in Canada as a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person
who has been granted refugee status at the start of the internship
- Not be an immediate family member of the recipient or Employer
- Be a new hire for the Employer
- Reside in BC
- Self-assess as underemployed, meaning they are employed below their level of education
and/or hold part-time employment, or are unemployed
- Not have completed a DS4Y work placement in their lifetime, and
- Not be a co-op student