Culture & Heritage Representative

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Culture & Heritage Representative

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

This position is non-permanent position working up to 40 hours a week. Hours are anticipated to be higher during the summer months and less for the remainder of the year. Applicants must be prepared to work varying days, including weekends.

What You Bring (Required):

  • Exceptional customer service
  • One year experience in related post-secondary field (i.e. art, tourism, culture, history)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

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.

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

Business Centre Culture & Heritage

Position Type: Non-permanent
Compensation: $16.79 – $18.53/hour
Standby Rotation Required: No
Hours of Work: up to 40 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

How to Apply

Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume online through the Apply Now option by the closing date listed. We will not be able to accept late applications.


The Town of Okotoks is an inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all qualified applicants.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those receiving an interview will be contacted.

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