Museum Representative

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Museum Representative

Seasonal Opportunity

Position Type: Non-Permanent
Compensation: $17.30 – $19.09/hr
Hours of Work: 40 hours a week, varying days including weekends
Work Location: On-site
Deadline to Apply: March 24, 2024

The Town of Okotoks is 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 Museum and Archives/Art Gallery has an exciting opportunity for a museum representative to join their team from May-August this year. The Culture & Heritage Representative will assist with artifact collections management, education program delivery and exhibit development. Candidates must be enrolled in post-secondary education, preferably museum/cultural studies, Canadian History or related studies, and must be returning to school for the 2023-24 term. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills are required as well as a high level of attention to detail. Proficiency using office software applications is required. Candidates must be fluent in English and an intermediate knowledge of French will be considered an asset. This position is non-permanent position working 40 hours a week from May to August pending grant approval. Applicants must be prepared to work varying days, including weekends.

What You Bring:

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

Assets include:

  • Knowledge of intermediate French
  • An interest or passion for history, heritage, or cultural studies

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.

Applicants can apply on the Town of Okotoks Careers Page at okotoks.camuseum-representative.

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