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CATALINA ISLAND RESORTS CATAUNA COUNTRY CLUB HAS IMMEDIATE OPENINGS FOR SEASONAL/ YEAR ROUND COOKS. 2-4 years exp. Knowledge of Aloha system, food safety standards. Assist in daily food operations. Pick up and drop off applications at SCICo office at 150 Metropole. D-91 SANTA CATALINA ISLAND COMPANY IMMEDIAIE OPENING, CALL CENTER RESERVATION IST SEASONAL PART-TIME. Book reservations for tours, hotels & other Company offer- ings for individuals. Large vol- ume of phone calls & paper- work. Requires high level of organizational skills. Accura- cy, attention'to detail a must. Computer skills necessary. Patience. Great Customer Service. Pick up and drop off applications at 150 Metropole Ave. Email resumes to jobs@ scico.com. For more informa- tion call Jani at 310-510-2000 X 1250 3/4-3/18.D-70 CATALINA ISLAND. CONSERVANCY PART-TIME VISITOR SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE: The. Catalina Island Conser- vancy is seeking an energetic person with excellent custom- er service skills to greet and assist visitors. This position will work at the Explore Store, Nature Center and Wrigley Memorial & Botanic Gardens selling merchandise, issuing permits, and entrance tickets, etc. Previous experience han- dling cash and basic knowl- edge of Excel is required. This is a part-time position for the summer season. Once offered the position you will be required to complete a background & credit check as this position requires working with cash and credit cards. Must be able to lift up to 35 Ibs. Number of working hours each week will fluctu- ate. Applications are avail- able at 125 Clarissa Ave. You may also send your resume to jobs@ CatalinaConservancy. org. 96 SANTA CATALINA ISLAND COMPANY NOW HIRING IMMEDIATE OPENING FOR TOUR BUS DRIVERS Must have at least a Class B license, passenger, airbrake endorsements, and be able to drive manual transmission. Exemplary customer seryice a must. Pick up and drop off applications at SCiCo office, 150 Metropole or download an application from www.visit- cata inaisland.com and fax it to 310-510-1433 or email to jobs@scico.com. 874/22-5/6 CATALINA ISLAND CONSERVANCY AIRPORT DRIVER FULL-TIME/YEAR ROUND EMPLOYMENT The Catalina Island Conser- vancy is seeking a customer service oriented driver with clean driving record and comfortable driving large vehicles through steep, nar- row, bumpy, mountainous roads. HS diploma/GED plus valid CA Commercial drivers license Class B w/ passen- ger and air brake endorse- ment is required. If hired, we will reimburse you for DMV expenses to obtain license for this position. Background check plus pre-employment physical with drug/alcohol testing is required. Position is full-time as an Airport Driver, however you will fill in on occasion as a Jeep Eco Driver. Must be able to lift up (o 50 Ibs. Ability to work weekends and holidays is required. First Aid/CPR certificate and Con- servancy Naturalist training will be required, We have excellent benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid holidays, vacation and sick time. We also have gener- ous retirement plan benefits. Applications are available at 125 Clarissa Ave. You. may also send resume to jobs@ CatalinaConservancy.org. Position must be filled ASAP so please apply TODAY! D-90 4/29-5/6 Not everyone is French-Canadian As most people that know Canadian history can 'tell you, the French were the first people from Europe to come to Canada. Because of this, many people in Canada today have a French heritage. However, not everyone likes to be called French-Canadian. In Quebec, for example, they do not consider themselves to be "French- Canadian" and like to be called qudbdcois, which is French for '"people of Quebec." Other areas have similar groups, including the Franco-Albertans (FrenchCanadians from Alberta)and Franco-Ontarians. New people that come over from France or French-speang countries are often called Franco- Canadians to show that they are new to Canada. All of the French-Canadian groups, though, have a common history in Canada's founding. The French came over the Atlantic in hopes of claiming new land. They found their new land in Canada, Louisiana and the Mississippi River valley. In what was to become Canada, they found many animals that they could trap for food and clothing, and worked together with many tribes of Native Americans to learn how to make the most of each animal. In the Seven Years' War (or the French and Indian War), the Indians and the French allied against the British to try to defend the land. The French lost the war, and Canada became part of the British empire. Ever since then, the French-Canadian people have been trying to keep their heritage alive in Canada. In some places like Quebec, signs are posted in French and the residents speak both English and French. The French-Canadians are proud to declare their heritage. lllbe CATAUNA ISLANDER Friday, May 13, 2011 i 11