Culture & Heritage Representative, Museum

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Culture & Heritage Representative, Museum

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 Museum and Archives/Art Gallery has an exciting opportunity for a museum representative to join their team from May to 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 37.5 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 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.

How to Apply

Applications are invited to submit a resume online through our career section at

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.

Position Type: Non-permanent
Compensation: $16.79 – $18.53/hr
Standby Rotation Required: No
Hours of Work: 37.5 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 6, 2023

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