Career Opportunities

by | Jan 8, 2024

Job Postings for Town of Provost

Available Positions with the Town of Provost are posted here when we are recruiting.

Summer Student- Visitor Information Centre (VIC)

Purpose of Position:                               

This position plays a vital role in supporting the mandate to attract more visitors to Provost and area, to provide information and assistance to the public.

This is a seasonal position, operational between May and September. This position receives supervision but is expected to be self-driven and maintain close connections with stakeholders and partners. Duties are performed independently using the incumbents experience and judgement. Must be comfortable working alone and following safety procedures.

 Major Responsibilities:

 Program/Service

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Familiarizing yourself with tourist attractions, accommodations, services, and programs in the area, and being able to articulate this information to the public, whether in person, by telephone or electronically.
  • Welcome visitors in a warm, friendly, professional manner (well-dressed and groomed).
  • Distribute travel literature, assist tourists with directions, maps & answer questions.
  • Encourage visitors to experience aspects of our region.
  • Helping visitors install or download travel apps. Especially our “On This Spot” walking and driving tour.
  • Set up displays and brochure racks in an organized, neat, and accessible manner.
  • Ensuring you maintain an adequate supply of information for use by the public, e.g. maps, brochures, information booklets, etc.
  • Collect statistics (through discussion with tourists), prepare reports.
  • Creating interesting Social Media content (through discussion with tourists).
  • Maintaining the Visitor Information Centre in a clean and tidy manner. Sweeping/ vacuuming the floor of the tipi, cleaning bathrooms, washing windows (inside and out), and removing debris regularly.
  • Weeding and watering flowerbeds outside of the visitor information centre.
  • Ensuring that there are adequate supplies for the operation of the Visitor Information Centre, e.g. paper towels, toilet tissue, cleaning supplies, garbage bags.
  • Assisting Mural Artist in various ways as needed during mural installation.
  • Speaking to the public and being knowledgeable on the mural progress.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

 

Skills and Effort

  1. Knowledge
  • Well developed enthusiasm and interest in promoting tourism.
  • Excellent communication skills and personable image.
  • Proven resilience in a customer service environment.
  • Demonstrate ability to problem solve.
  • Ability to assist people in a friendly, cheerful manner.
  • Interest in developing personal knowledge of local area and travel experiences.
  • Computer skills.
  • Must adhere to all health and safety policies and procedures.

 

 

  1. Physical Skills and Effort
  • Some lifting and bending are required.

 

  1. Decision-Making and Judgement

Judgement is exercised in:

  • Working without supervision once the task has been outlined.
  • Notifying the supervisor of operational problems or issues as they arise.

 

  1. Work Schedule

The Visitor Information Centre (VIC) will be open:

Thursday to Monday 10am to 6 pm

From May until September

 

If you feel you would be the right fit for the Visitor Information Centre for the 2024 season. Please submit a cover letter or resume by April 17, 2024, 4:00pm. You may drop off resume to the Town of Provost Office 4904- 51 Avenue. Or email edo@townofprovost.ca

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Call For Proposals - 2024 Indigenous Mural Project- Visitor Information Centre (VIC)

Click here to Download PDF version of Call for Proposals

In 2023, the Town of Provost received a NRED grant to increase tourism to the area. With a 3 part approach, the final piece of the project is to hire an indigenous artist(s) to create an eye-catching mural that represents both Culturally sensitive design and a celebration of the history and the animals in the area. 

We see this project as our Region’s movement to Truth and Reconciliation, as well as a tribute of recognition that we proudly work, play, and live on Treaty 6 territory.

Located facing Highway 13, the Visitor information Centre (VIC), 4804 57 Avenue, Provost, AB; is designed to serve as an inclusive barrier free hub to welcome all visitors to the region. 

Standing approx. 22 feet in height, with a circumference of approx. 60 feet. The cedar shingle exterior is prime real estate for an eye-catching mural. 

The high traffic on Highway 13, the mural location will encourage significant public engagement both during installation and once the mural is complete. 

Interested Artists are encouraged to Download the Call for Proposals PDF here.

 

Job Postings in Provost and Area

Below are job postings in and around the Provost Area

Alberta Parks- Information Officers

Alberta Parks Recruitment Poster Information Officers

Alberta Parks Recruitment- Information Officers Summer 2024

alberta parks recruitment 

  Central Region of Alberta Parks (including Dillberry Lake Provincial Park and Miquelon Lake Provincial Park, the Alberta Parks-operated campgrounds in the Parkland Management Area) is looking for information officer and lead information officer candidates.   Employment usually lasts from May to September, with some positions being slightly longer to accommodate training and operational needs.

 

This particular posting closes on January 28/2024.  However, there are numerous other positions available at Alberta Parks to consider through the QR code link.

Bodo Archaeological Society- 2 Summer Students

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Provost & District Museum- Museum Administer

The Provost & District Museum are accepting applications for Museum Administer. Duties include opening and closing the Museum- greeting visitors- helping with displays- marketing- public relations. Hours are negotiable and wages dependent on experience. Any questions or resumes can be directed to the Secretary Treasurer at (780) 753-0268 or email: awhiting@telus.net. We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Positions will remain open until a successful candidate has been hired.