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Interpretation Supervisor of Indigenous Narratives - Recreation Technician II - 31510

  • 03 Jan 2018 11:23 AM
    Message # 5657646

    Do you love to share what you cherish about Indigenous histories and cultures with others?

    Are you passionate about delivering the best possible experience to visitors and guests?

    Do you want to be a part of a dynamic, exciting, collaborative work community?

    As Supervisor of Indigenous Narratives, you'll help recruit and support the Indigenous Peoples’ History interpretive team as they share their cultures and histories, deliver engaging museum programming related to Indigenous narratives, and provide onsite support during the summer season.

    As an Interpretation Supervisor at Fort Edmonton Park you will:

    • Assist with recruiting, training, scheduling, coaching, and evaluating Interpretation staff and volunteers; especially but not exclusively focussed on supporting the Indigenous Peoples Interpreters.
    • Lead and facilitate the development, implementation and evaluation of interpretive programs, education programs, and special event activities that involve First Nations, Métis, and Inuit narratives
    • Work as part of a team in training staff and peers in best practices related to museum interpretation of Indigenous narratives and supervising Indigenous staff
    • Participate in outreach and community-building activities with Indigenous communities and groups in the Edmonton area.
    • Work with the Indigenous Relations unit as they collaborate with our partners in the Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations and the Metis Nation of Alberta.
    • Complete administrative tasks related to the interpretation program including scheduling staff, submitting timesheets, writing program reports, and collecting statistical information.
    • Order, procure and maintain program supplies
    • Lead a monthly staff meeting for Indigenous Peoples Interpreters
    • Provide assistance and direction to staff, volunteers, and visitors while acting as on-site supervisor
    • Respond to visitor concerns, first aid emergencies, inquiries, etc. as needed
    • Coordinate and implement special projects as needed including booking and facilitating the experience of Indigenous performers and contractors.
    • Work with Special Events staff in setting up and overseeing special event days, and events for Halloween and Christmas

    To visualize what it is like to be on our team, visit The City of Edmonton Recreation & Sports Talent Hub

    To see our Indigenous Peoples’ Interpreters in action and hear them talk about their job, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQl0_QBlBQw

    Qualifications:

    • Completion of the first year of a recognized Recreation Administration or related diploma or degree program (including, but not limited to Education, Native Studies, History, Museum Studies)
    • One year direct experience delivering related historical interpretation, recreational, cultural or educational programs
    • Strong skills in and knowledge of Cree, Métis or other Indigenous histories and traditions.
    • Previous supervisory experience
    • Highly developed and demonstrable verbal and written communication, as well as inter-personal skills
    • Experience working with volunteers
    • Applicants must be willing to sign a media consent form in accordance with City policy and participate in media events
    • Applicants will be required to arrange their own transportation and where appropriate will be reimbursed in accordance with the City of Edmonton policy. This may require the applicant to obtain business use auto insurance
    • Current Standard First Aid and CPR/ AED training is required prior to commencing employment
    • Hire is dependent upon a Police Information Check including Vulnerable Sector check satisfactory to the City of Edmonton

    We are an equal opportunity employer.

    We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

    This posting is for one temporary, part-time position for a duration of up to 11 months.

    Hours of Work: Up to 39 hours per week. Weekends and some evening work is required.

    Salary Range: $20.594 - $25.448 (Hourly)

    Recruitment Consultant: SFH/JP

    Classification Title: Recreation Technician II

    Posting Date: Dec 31, 2017

    Closing Date: Jan. 12, 2018, 11:59:00 P.M. (MST)

    Number of Openings (up to): 1 - Temporary Part-time

    Union: CSU 52

    Department: Programs/Events and Kinsmen (Citizen Services)

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

    TO APPLY:  https://recruitment.edmonton.ca/job/CITYA000C133/Interpretation-Supervisor-of-Indigenous-Narratives-Recreation-Technician-II

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