SEASONAL STAFF

Love local history? Enjoy exploring the Bow Valley’s natural landscapes? Are you a geology buff? Love engaging with the public in multifaceted ways? We have a summer job for you! The Canmore Museum is seeking gifted storytellers to deliver a variety of museum programs, services and experiences which connect visitors and residents to the culture, arts, heritage and landscapes of Canmore and the Bow Valley. Programs may be delivered onsite at the Canmore Museum or the Canmore NWMP Barracks or offsite within the community, and surrounding mountain landscapes.

HERITAGE INTERPRETER I

Our Heritage Interpreter I is based at the Canmore NWMP Barracks Provincial Historic Site. The focus of this role is to interpret the history of the Mounted Police in the Bow Valley/Kananaskis region including the relationship between the Mounted Police and regional Indigenous communities, opening and closing of the NWMP Barracks, providing demonstrations, assisting with the delivery of school programs, gift shop sales, cleaning and preparation of facilities, as well as supporting other ongoing museum activities.

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Start date: May 30 | End Date: August 29.
Days of work; Thursday to Monday, stat holidays included (days off are Tuesday and Wednesday)
Pay rate: $18.75/hr

HERITAGE INTERPRETER II

Our Heritage Interpreter II is based at the Canmore NWMP Barracks but engages the public at outdoor pop-up locations located within the town’s boundaries. As such, the be responsible for setting up and tearing down an interpretive display each day and will require being outside for extended periods of time. The focus of this role is to interpret topics related to naturally occurring and altered terrain as well as the settlement history of Canmore and the Bow Valley. Along with providing interpretation of Canmore’s natural and human history, this position will assist with the opening and closing of the Barracks, gift shop sales, and cleaning of facilities.

Start date: May 30 | End Date: August 29
Days of work; Thursday to Monday, stat holidays included (days off are Tuesday and Wednesday)
Pay rate: $18.75/hr

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HERITAGE INTERPRETER III *

Based at the Canmore Museum, this role provides gallery interpretation on topics of local geology/geography and human history. It also supports Visitor Services functions such as gift shop sales, providing visitor information, opening and closing the museum, and light cleaning in the gallery and shop.

Start date: June 29| End Date: August 29.
Days of work; Thursday to Monday, stat holidays included (days off are Tuesday and Wednesday)
Pay rate: $18.75/hr

* Funding decisions for these roles are still pending.

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit your CV and a cover letter that indicates which positions you are applying for to hr@canmoremuseum.com

Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 30, enrolled in (or been accepted to a post-secondary institution for fall 2022 or have just graduated from a post-secondary institution; these requirements are outlined by Young Canada Works and Canada Summer Jobs which fund our summer positions.

The Canmore Museum is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, provincial, or local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. The Canmore Museum makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

If you are interested in any of these positions and are looking for more information before applying, please contact Kevin Meisner, Programs Officer at the Canmore Museum at 403.917.1757 or email programs@canmoremuseum.com

HERITAGE RESOURCES INTERN

This position will support the research of local built heritage as part as part of the Museum’s Uncovering Canmore’s Built Heritage Project. This position will assist in updating the 2002 heritage building inventory and establishing digital files for each heritage building. This updated inventory will serve as a base from which to identify and add other buildings, places and spaces that have heritage value to the community that may not have been identified as such in 1982, including places of value and meaning to regional Indigenous people. The project will also serve as a basis from which photographs of people, events and buildings can be associated in our collections database with an address, with links to our digital building files.

Start date: June 10 | End Date: August 27.
Days of work: Monday to Friday. Occasional weekend work required.
Pay rate: $18.75/hr

>> Download a detailed job description

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit your CV and a cover letter that indicates which positions you are applying for to hr@canmoremuseum.com

Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 30, enrolled in (or been accepted to a post-secondary institution for fall 2022 or have just graduated from a post-secondary institution; these requirements are outlined by Young Canada Works and Canada Summer Jobs which fund our summer positions.

The Canmore Museum is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, provincial, or local laws. This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. The Canmore Museum makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

If you are interested in any of these positions and are looking for more information before applying, please contact Ron Ulrich, Executive Officer at the Canmore Museum at 403.778.9460 or email director@canmoremuseum.com