Type: x2 Full-Time, Term (5 months), Closed Competition (Open to BOCN Members ONLY)

Responsible To: Experience Development Officer – Pemiska Tourism

Responsive To: Park Manager, Fort Carlton Provincial Historic Park

The Cultural Interpreter is responsible to the Experience Development Officer of Pemiska Tourism and will have direct involvement in the development and delivery of engaging, informative and interactive nature, recreation, and cultural programs that make visitors aware of the Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation’s unique cultural diversity and rich history.

Facilitating curriculum-based school programs, leading nature hikes, cultural interpretation, organizing and supporting special events.
Hosting guest presenters and guiding resourced-based recreation activities such as canoeing and camping skills and operate a windows based computer to create seasonal reports.

The successful candidate will have knowledge of our local natural environment, cultural heritage specific to the Willow Cree of the local territory, outdoor skills, use of social media and basic computer skills. Knowledge, training, and experience in canoe instruction is considered an asset for this role. Successful candidates will have experience and ability to develop and present public programs, work alone with minimal supervision, exhibit sound judgment when dealing with the public, work in all types of weather conditions, lead school-based education programs and safely lead outdoor excursions.

• Heritage Interpreter training is considered an significant asset
• Service Best, Standard First Aid
• A valid Driver’s License is required.
• A clear Criminal Record Check (CPIC) and Vulnerable Sector Check (VSS) are required.

Working Conditions:
• Weekend and evening work is required.
• Light housekeeping activities such as sweeping, mopping and wiping of facilities;
• Picking up litter and debris;
• Lifting and moving program materials weighing up to 10 Kg;
• Working outdoors in a variety of weather conditions;
• Hiking and walking a minimum of 5 km while carrying a pack weighing up to 10 Kg;
• Clearing and maintaining trails using hand tools;

Interested applicants are invited to submit a covering letter, resume, a list of three professional references, and proof of all required qualifications (copies accepted) to:

Human Resources Officer
Re: Cultural Interpreter
Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation
PO Box 340
Duck Lake, SK S0K 1J0
Email: dsanderson@beardysband.com
Fax: 306-467-4404

Start Date: As soon as possible.
Job Location: Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation

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

Closing date for submissions is 12:00 pm (noon) on Friday, May 3, 2024.

We thank all those who are interested but only those applicants who meet the requirements will be contacted and selected to advance.