Culture & Heritage Representative, Gallery

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Culture & Heritage Representative, Gallery

Our Community

People who visit and live in Okotoks often comment on how beautiful the scenery is — the mountain views are majestic and the Sheep River valley is at the heart of where we play. They love that Okotoks is just 15 minutes south of Calgary and a short drive to Kananaskis Country.

Okotoks has gained a reputation as an award-winning community, recognized nationally for our commitment to sustainability and to organizational excellence. With annexation complete, the community will grow substantially over the next 60 years. These are exciting times for Okotoks as we envision and plan for our future, while we remain committed to maintaining the enviable lifestyle our residents enjoy.

We Are

The Town of Okotoks is a progressive organization; offering a challenging and dynamic work environment where collaboration, open communication, frequent exchange of ideas and teamwork across different business centres assists us in providing exceptional customer service.

The Town of Okotoks fosters a culture of shared accountability through our collaboratively developed Habits of Execution, which empowers employees to focus on organizational outcomes and supports a high performance culture. We have a strong focus on health and safety, and strive for a culture of wellness, inclusion and organizational effectiveness.

The Opportunity

The Okotoks Art Gallery has an exciting opportunity for a culture & heritage representative to join their team from May to August this year.

Candidates must be enrolled in post-secondary education, preferably related studies, and must be returning to school for the 2023–2024 term.

The success candidate will provide customer service and administrative support at the Okotoks Art Gallery, handle financial transactions and provide visitors information on things such as events, local businesses, culture, history, activities, facility bookings and more. They will also maintain databases and record management and may assist with some social media promotion initiatives.

This position is non-permanent position working 30 hours a week from May to August pending grant approval. Applicants must be prepared to work varying days, including weekends.

What You Bring (Required):

  • Exceptional customer service
  • Enrolled in related post-secondary field (ie: art, tourism, culture, history)
  • One-year related experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and social media

Assets include:

  • Knowledge of intermediate French
  • An interest or passion for arts, heritage, performing, or event management

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Career development
  • Flexible work schedule
  • So much more!

Pre-employment Requirements:

Candidates who progress to final stages of the recruitment process will be required to provide proof of education and designation along with a favourable criminal record check and possibly a driver’s abstract depending on the position.

How to Apply

Applications are invited to submit a resume online through our career section. Postings close at midnight on the closing date listed below. We will not be able to accept late applications.

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The Town of Okotoks is an inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all qualified applicants. Only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Position Type: Non-permanent
Compensation: $16.79 – $18.53/hr
Standby Rotation Required: No
Hours of Work: 30 hours a week, varying days including weekends
Number of Openings: 1
Police Information Check Required: Yes
Driver’s Abstract Required: No
Deadline to Apply: March 23, 2023

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