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Senior Interpretive Guide

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Job Order #: 5598223

Employer Name:
Wanuskewin Heritage Park
Posted Date:
10-Nov-2017
Location:
SASKATOON
 
# of Positions:
1
Employment Terms:
Full Time
Education:
Completed at least some post-secondary
Experience:
1-2 Years
Apply By:
24-Nov-2017
How to Apply?:
Please submit your resume and cover letter no later than 4:30pm November 24, 2017 to Jenaya Chutskoff, Director, Finance & Administration. Email jenaya.chutskoff@wanuskewin.com or fax 306-931-4522.

Application Information

Employer Name:
Wanuskewin Heritage Park

Contact Name:
Jenaya Chutskoff

Contact Fax:
306-931-4522

Contact Email:
jenaya.chutskoff@wanuskewin.com

Employer Website:
wanuskewin.com



Description

Wanuskewin Heritage Park (WHP) is accepting applications for a Senior Interpretive Guide. The position requires excellent leadership and teamwork skills and will include the following accountabilities:

- Determine and apply a variety of heritage presentation and interpretation techniques in the development of meaningful, captivating and enjoyable presentations, non-personal interpretive products and demonstrations
- Participate in the delivery of programming through interpretation, storytelling, etc. both on-site and off to specific audience requirements
- Contribute to a welcoming environment for all Wanuskewin visitors and guests with a focus on service excellence
- Ensure park visitors are informed and equipped with information about trail routes, programs, regulations, and issues or concerns related to public health and safety
- Accurately enter all admissions and tours into the POS/database and handle payments
- Recommend and actively support the development and implementation of all programming including demonstrations, workshops, interpretation of Plains Indigenous Cultures, natural history and ecological features, exhibits, displays and artifacts
- Ensure excellence in the stewardship of all resources

Required Qualifications and Experience

Post-secondary education in a related field (Indigenous Studies, Tourism & Hospitality, Education, Archaeology, etc.) is considered an asset. Demonstrated knowledge of Indigenous cultures and traditions as well as previous experience conducting presentations is required. Previous experience in public speaking and storytelling would be considered an asset.

Wanuskewin offers a fair and competitive compensation and benefit package. Transportation is a necessity for employment. People with Aboriginal Ancestry will be given preference (HRC-E-91-09) (HRC-E-91-17). Please note in cover letter.

 

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