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Children Face Painting

Children face painting at the Kearney Dog Sled Races will be provided by Jessica Kaercher age 19. Born and raised in Muskoka, Kearney Emsdale specifically. Jessica loved drawing at a young age, inspired by her mother Terri Kaercher McKay. Jessica was involved in art through Huntsville Highschool and Fleming College.  She volunteered for the first time face painting at the Kearney dog sled races last year 2014 after face painting at the Kearney regatta in the summer of 2013.   “I’ve always loved getting my face painted as a child, and love painting others faces as an adult!”, Jessica says about children face painting.

Children Face Painting
Children Face Painting
Children Face Painting
Children Face Painting
Children Face Painting
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Once we receive your e-mail confirming that you have received this Letter of Interest in the manner we have requested and have accepted all of the terms, we will reply by e-mail with an Employer Preference Survey which lists one or more profiles of employers for you to choose from.  Once we receive your employer preference, we will reply by e-mail with a Conditional Job Offer on behalf of an employer.     The Conditional Job Offer that will be sent is approximately 20 printed pages long and includes answers to virtually every question that we have ever been asked by anyone we have ever recruited.  Therefore, we request that you hold any questions or requests you may have until after you have read the Conditional Job Offer entirely.  After you have read the Conditional Job Offer, we will be more than happy to reply to any questions you may have, in as much detail as you need, in order for you to make an informed decision.  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If the employer’s situation permits, you may be offered the opportunity to work in the geographic area that is most convenient for you after your pre-employment orientation has been completed.  However, no employer is bound by this informal arrangement as they all require all of their employees to be flexible on location of work.  When making dates for pre-employment orientation available to you, we will provide options that offer at least 14 days from the date this Letter of Interest has been sent to you to the scheduled pre-employment orientation date.     Please confirm by e-mail that you have received this Letter of Interest and that you accept all of the positions that we are prepared to recommend you for.  When you reply, please list your first and last name, as well as the date and start time of your scheduled interview, the capitalized words “LETTER OF INTEREST ACCEPTED”, and your 6-digit Safety Review Confirmation Number in the subject line.  For example: John Smith, October 10, 2011, 8:45 AM MT, LETTER OF INTEREST ACCEPTED, 150114.  Any 6-digit Safety Review Confirmation Number beginning with the letters “RJ” will not be accepted.  Your name in the subject line must appear exactly how it appeared in your account at the time of your telephone interview.  Always quote your interview time in Mountain Time and not your local time if it is different.  Your Employer Preference Survey may be delayed if you misspell the words in the phrase “LETTER OF INTEREST ACCEPTED” or do not include them at all, and may not be processed at all if you do not include the correct date and start time of your scheduled interview in the subject line.  If you are unsure of the correct date and start time that your telephone interview was originally scheduled to start, please log into your account and check your past appointments by clicking the MY APPOINTMENTS tab, then clicking on the HISTORY button, and finally clicking on the INSPECT button.  Please note that you should be quoting the time your interview was scheduled to start and not when it actually started which is often a bit later.  Also, you should include this identifying information in the subject line of every e-mail communication with Blue Sky Recruiting from now on.     EMPLOYER PREFERENCE SURVEY  We have included some information for you from the Employer Preference Survey beforehand.  When you receive your Employer Preference Survey, you will be offered an opportunity to choose an employer with the remuneration shown below.  The actual Employer Preference Survey contains additional information not shown.  Please note that we can provide any further information, clarification or comment regarding the information shown below at this time.  You will have an opportunity to ask any questions you would like to after you have received both the Employer Preference Survey and Conditional Job Offer.     Pre-Employment Orientation Dates (8:00 am – approximately 5:00 pm): Every Monday from now until February 23rd, 2015.  Orientations include a catered lunch.  These dates are subject to any restrictions that may be listed in your Letter of Interest that you have already been sent and/or the Conditional Job Offer the will follow your accepted confirmation of this Employer Preference Survey and/or any additional restrictions communicated by us to your e-mail address.  Usual Work Rotation: 3 weeks in, 1 week out.  Vacation Pay: 4% added to each cheque.  Pay Rate Type: Hourly for all positions.  There is a set number of hours per day with overtime calculated on a weekly basis (Sunday to Saturday) and is based 1.5x hourly rate for hours greater than 44 per week in Alberta.  All pay rates shown are gross figures and taxes etc. will be deducted accordingly.  Because everyone’s individual situation is unique, we are unable to calculate what your "take home" pay will be in advance of you actually working.  As is a very common practice with the remote camp industry, you will be required to sign a contract each time you are sent to camp to work.  The wages listed below are entry level and higher wages may apply dependent upon experience determined solely by the employer after pre-employment orientation has been completed at the employer’s office.  Weekly Pay Examples: This employer does not pay a weekly salary for any of the job titles listed below.  Actual pay is only calculated by the number of hours worked (as agreed to by a contract) in a calendar week (Sunday through Saturday) multiplied by the hourly pay rate.  The weekly amount shown is a calculation example only and is based on an ideal situation where the maximum number of hours was worked for all seven days of a calendar week.  Although this weekly dollar calculation is accurate based on all of those assumptions, the employer does not discuss payroll inquiries in terms of weekly amounts and only discusses them in terms of hours per day and week, as well as the hourly pay rate.  Furthermore, weekly pay would be significantly less if the start day for a work rotation was not a Sunday.  Typical rotation start days are often Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.  Depending on what days of the week your rotation begins and ends, the amount of overtime hours will vary.  For example, if someone was on a 21 day work rotation for 10 hours per day that started on a Wednesday and they worked all of those hours, the number of hours they would be paid for each calendar week would be Week 1: 33 (3+10+10+10=33), Week 2: 70 (10+10+10+10+10+10+10=70), Week 3: 70 (10+10+10+10+10+10+10=70), Week 4: 40 (10+10+10+10=40).  Overtime (time and one half for hours over 44 in a calendar week) plus 4% vacation pay would be added as applicable.  2nd Cook: $1294.80/ Weekly for 70 hours per week (equals $15.00/hr for 10 hours per day + 4% vacation pay)  Pay When Travelling To And From Camp: 3-hours pay on first day in camp and full hours pay on last day at camp.     OR     First Date Recruits Can Arrive: Every Monday from now until February 23rd, 2015.  These dates are subject to any restrictions that may be listed in your Letter of Interest that you have already been sent and/or the Conditional Job Offer the will follow your accepted confirmation of this Employer Preference Survey and/or any additional restrictions communicated by us to your e-mail address.  Usual Work Rotation: 3 weeks in, 1 week out.  Vacation Pay: 4% added to each cheque.  Pay Rate Type: Day Rate for all positions.  This is a fixed daily dollar amount for a set number of hours per day with weekly overtime already built in and is payable regardless of the number of hours worked in a week.  All pay rates shown are gross figures and do not include any tax deductions or pre-authorized charges (e.g. uniforms, etc.)  Because everyone’s individual situation is unique, we are unable to calculate what your "take home" pay will be in advance of you actually working.  Weekly Pay Examples: This employer does not pay a weekly salary for any of the job titles listed below.  Actual pay is only calculated by the number of days worked (as agreed to by a contract) in a calendar week (Sunday through Saturday).  The weekly amount shown is a calculation example only and is based on an ideal situation where the maximum number of full days were worked in a calendar week.  Although this weekly dollar calculation is accurate based on all of those assumptions, the employer does not discuss payroll inquiries in terms of weekly amounts and only discusses them in terms of daily rate.  Furthermore, weekly pay would be significantly less if the start day for a work rotation was not a Sunday.  Typical rotation start days are often Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.  Depending on what days of the week your rotation begins and ends, the number of days paid for in a calendar week will vary.  For example, if someone was on a 21 day work rotation that started on a Wednesday and they worked all of those days, the number of days they would be paid for each calendar week would be Week 1: 3.5 (.5+1+1+1=4.5), Week 2: 7 (1+1+1+1+1+1+1=7), Week 3: 7 (1+1+1+1+1+1+1=7), Week 4: 3.5 (1+1+1+.5=3.5).  4% vacation pay would be added as applicable.  2nd Cook: $1521.67/ weekly for 84 hours per week (equals $209.02 per day for 7 days at 12 hours per day plus 4% vacation pay)  Premium for Journeyman Cook or Baker Certificate: With a Canadian provincial or territorial Journeyman Cook or Baker certificate, an employee receives an additional $14.00 per day.  With a Canadian Inter-provincial Red Seal Cook or Baker certificate, an employee receives an additional $35.00 per day.  4% vacation pay will be added to either of these amounts as applicable.  The employee must provide a copy of this certificate in order to be eligible for this premium.  Premium for Length of Service: Once an employee has reached 1000 hours (approximately 4-months of full-time employment), they will receive an additional $0.48/hour, 3000 hours - $0.72/hour, 6000 hours - $0.47/hour, 9,000 - $.71/hour, and 12000 hours – $1.29/hour.  These increases are cumulative.  For example, an employee who meets all requirements and works 12000 hours, would receive an additional $3.67/hour ($0.48 + $0.72 + $0.47 + $0.71 + $1.29).  If the employee leaves or does not work for 3 months or greater, their accumulated hours start back at zero.  4% vacation pay will be added to these amounts as applicable.  Pay When Travelling To And From Camp: Half day pay on first day in camp and half day pay on last day in camp.     REQUIRED RESPONSE TIME  You have 14 calendar days from the date this Letter of Interest e-mail was sent in which to respond and confirm that you have received and accepted this Letter of Interest without any conditions (as previously explained), and would like receive the Employer Preference Survey, which is the next step in the process.  If we receive your Letter of Interest confirmation by e-mail after more than 14 calendar days have passed, you will have to apply for another interview (which may not necessarily be approved) and start the recruiting process over again.  Please note that you will not be given additional time beyond the 14 calendar days in which to complete the Employer Preference Survey and the Letter of Interest and both must be successfully completed within 14 calendar days from the date this Letter of Interest e-mail was sent to you.     IMPORTANT: To reduce potential misunderstandings occurring due to this message being truncated during transmission, please inform us immediately if you do not see this identical message at both the top and bottom of the text that we have sent you.  In the event that this identical message does not appear at both the top and bottom of the text that we have sent you and you do not notify us immediately for any reason, be advised that all of our decisions will continue to be made under the assumption that you have received the full text (without truncation) which may result in significant consequences for you if you have not.  For this reason, please scroll to the other end of this text now and ensure this identical message appears and immediately report the issue to us if it doesn’t.     Blue Sky Recruiting Inc.  Calgary AB | Charlottetown PE  apply@blueskyrecruiting.com | www.blueskyrecruiting.com

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