Title: Park Interpreter, Fort Carlton Historic Park

Responsible to: Historic Park Supervisor, Fort Carlton Historic Park

Summary: The Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation, in partnership with Parks Saskatchewan, is seeking a qualified individual to fill a part-time, term position as Park Interpreter at the Fort Carlton Historic Park.

Reporting to the Historic Park Supervisor, the Park Interpreter is responsible to connect visitors to natural and cultural landscapes, and lead them through impactful experiences that leave lasting memories. You’ll get to lead programs related to nature, history, culture and recreation. Organizing special events is also part of the job.

Core Competencies:

  • General knowledge of: biological, environmental, or natural sciences, the arts, history and culture, recreation, or education;
  • Formal and/or experiential knowledge of Willow Cree culture and history;
  • Deliver, promote, and evaluate interpretive and recreational programs and special events to park visitors;
  • Lead groups in park programs, while tactfully, and politely communicating park rules and management messages;
  • Promote awareness of parks as special places with appreciation of our natural heritage and cultural resources;
  • Disseminate information and respond to inquiries related to the natural environment, cultural history, and area and park facilities; and
  • Perform general upkeep of and ensure safety and cleanliness of interpretive facilities and park trails.

Qualifications:

  • Heritage Interpreter qualification is considered an asset – this training may be made available (at no cost) to a suitable candidate should an individual not possess the necessary qualification;
  • Knowledge of local historically significant events;
  • Knowledge of Willow Cree culture;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills especially in a group setting;
  • First Aid;
  • A clear CPIC/VSS is required; and
  • Class 5 Drivers License and have access to a reliable vehicle

Working Conditions:

  • Part-time – scheduling determined by the supervisors based on facility and programming needs;
  • Evening work may be required;
  • Will be working outdoors with small and large groups of people from a variety of backgrounds; and
  • Term: Employment begins approximately in June 2021 and runs through till August/September 2021.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, resume detailing how the applicant meets the qualification requirements, and a list of three professional references to:

Kevin Seesequasis, Community & Tourism Development Officer
Re: Park Interpreter
Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation
PO Box 340
Duck Lake, SK  S0K 1J0
Email: tourism@beardysband.com
Fax: 306-467-4404
Phone: 306-467-4523

Applications can also be dropped off in-person with our receptionist at the Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Band Office.

Closing date for submissions is 12:00pm (noon), April 21, 2021

We thank all those who are interested, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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