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Indigenous Peoples Education Program Interpreter - Recreation... Edmonton

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City of Edmonton

City of Edmonton Edmonton Canada

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Indigenous Peoples Education Program Interpreter - Recreation Technician I up to 8 months

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Indigenous Peoples Education Interpreter

Take your place as a storyteller, teacher and ambassador to Canadians and visitors from all over the world. Teaching learners of all ages, you will share your knowledge and passion at Fort Edmonton Park.

Share what you cherish about Indigenous histories and cultures in order to create new understandings and lifelong memories that honour the past and the present. Use your humour, grace, and traditional skills in a dynamic environment that puts you front and centre in Edmonton’s history.

In your role as an Indigenous Peoples Interpreter, you will:
• Lead pre-registered educational programs for schools, groups, day camps, birthday parties and courses with a focus on Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, and Inuit) histories and cultures as it relates to Edmonton within the Indigenous Peoples Experience and the four historical eras: 1846... Fort & Cree Encampment, 1885 Street & Métis Camp, 1905 Street, or 1920 Street
• Lead activities for special events at facilities
• Lead, organize, instruct and supervise structured and/or curricular programs
• Share history and knowledge of the Cree, Metis and Other Indigenous cultures
• Assist in program research and development
• Assist in the delivery of public interpretation services
• Assist in the maintenance of artifacts and program supplies
• Work evenings and weekends and conduct other related duties as required

• Completion of GED, High School Diploma or equivalent
• Experience working with the general public and children
• Experience in traditional crafting such as: beading, weaving, wood carving, etc
• Experience with storytelling such as oral, textual, personal, mythical or sacred storytelling is an asset
• Experience working on or living on a reservation is an asset
• Ability to speak the Cree, Michif, or other Indigenous languages, and/ or knowledge of Cree syllabics is an asset
• Experience working in a museum, cultural centre, or historic site is an asset
• Current Standard First Aid and CPR is required prior to commencing employment
• An original Police Information Check, including Vulnerable Sector Check issued within the past 6 months that is satisfactory to the employer will be required before starting in the position. The new hire will be required to obtain this check from Edmonton Police Service. Please note: this may take up to 3 weeks to process
• Demonstrate alignment with the Cultural Commitments of Safe, Helpful, Accountable, Integrated and Excellent, fostering an environment for others to do the same. For more information on the City’s Cultural Commitments, please visit
• Demonstrate the foundational competencies, key behaviours and attributes of the City’s six leadership competencies: Courage, Inclusivity, Values-Based Influencer, Collaborative Networker, Systems Thinker and Creative Innovator. For more information on the City’s leadership competencies, please visit
• Applicants may be tested

The City of Edmonton is committed to inclusive, respectful and equitable workplaces that represent the communities we serve. We continuously improve our systems, policies and practices to remove barriers and ensure our employees, in all their diversity, can succeed. We value applicants with a diverse range of skills, experiences and competencies, and encourage you to apply. To learn more, see the Art of Inclusion: Our Diversity and Inclusion Framework here:

The City of Edmonton strives to provide reasonable access and accommodations throughout the application and selection process. If you would like to request an accommodation at any stage of the process, please contact [email protected].

Up to 4 temporary, part-time positions for up to 8 months

Successful candidates may be eligible for recall in the 2024 season

Hours of Work: Up to 39 hours per week

The weekly hours of work for this position are currently under review and may change at a future time. Any changes will be made accordance with the City of Edmonton/Civic Service Union 52 collective agreement and the incumbent will be notified in advance.

Salary: $18.067 - $22.361 (Hourly)

Talent Acquisition Consultant: TD/SG

Classification Title
: Recreation Technician I - 8hrs

Posting Date
: Aug 17, 2023

Closing Date
: Aug 31, 2023 11:59:00 PM (MDT)

Number of Openings (up to)
: 4 - Temporary Part-time

: CSU 52

: Community Recreation and Culture

Work Location(s)
: Fort Edmonton Park, 7000 - 143 St (Fox Dr & Whitemud Dr) Edmonton T5J 2R7
Edmonton AB

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