Culture & Heritage Representative

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Culture & Heritage Representative

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 empower employees to focus on organizational outcomes and support 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 and Museum has an exciting opportunity for a culture & heritage representative to join its team. 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 up to 40 hours. We anticipate higher hours 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:

  • Exceptional Customer Service
  • One or more years, directly/indirectly related work experience representing continuous learning
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Assets include:

  • An interest or passion for arts, heritage and performing
  • Event management or project management

What We Offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Career development
  • 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.

Business Centre: Culture and Heritage
Position Type: Non-permanentCompensation: $17.04 – $18.81/hrStandby Rotation Required: NoHours of Work: Up to 40 hours – required to work some weekends and eveningsNumber of Openings: 1Work Location: On-sitePolice Record Check Required: YesDriver’s Abstract Required: NoDeadline to Apply: July 14, 2023

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The Town’s dedication lies in cultivating a workplace that embraces respect, inclusivity, and equity, mirroring the diverse community we serve. Upholding the core values of Diversity, Equity, Inclusiveness, and Accessibility is our unwavering commitment. The Town of Okotoks prides itself on being an inclusive workplace, inviting applications from all qualified candidates. If you are contacted by The Town regarding a job opportunity, please advise if you have any restrictions that need to be accommodated.

We will only reach out to those selected for an interview. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

If you have any questions or require any accommodations, please contact us at: hr@okotoks.

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