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Summer Employment 2023: Museum Interpreters

January 17 2023

Summer Employment 2023

The Town of Cardston is inviting applications for its summer job openings. For a complete job description and list of required qualifications for each of the following positions, please check our Employment Opportunities page, or inquire at the Town Office at 67 - 3 Ave. W. between 9:00 AM and 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday.

Available positions include seasonal positions, post-secondary positions, and high school positions. Please note that start dates range from March 29th to May 1nd for most positions other than Museum Interpreters, which will start mid-June and Pool Lifeguard/Instructors & Waterslide Attendant which will start mid-May.

Museum Interpreters

Starting Date

Mid-June, 2023             


Interpreters are employed to provide friendly and prompt service in the delivery of guided tours of museums.  The job duties include but are not limited to:                          

  1. Interpret accurate and engaging historical information to visitors of the historical site;
  2. Demonstrate the culture or “way of life” of the people of the period to include the daily life tasks;
  3. Open, close, and care for the historic site;
  4. Develop programs and carry out the preparation and management for various events for the historic site;
  5. Monitor visitors’ activities in order to ensure compliance with museum’s regulations and safety practices;
  6. Record visitor statistics and conduct other forms of visitor research.


Those individuals employed as Interpreters must possess a sound knowledge of the Card Home and the Courthouse Museum, training will be provided.  In addition, Interpreters must:

  1. Be able to courteously and efficiently deal with public inquiries;
  2. Be flexible so as to effectively deal with a varying number of personalities and situations;
  3. Be neat and orderly;
  4. Be friendly, courteous and helpful at all times in all situations;
  5. Be a dependable, self motivated person who is able to work independently;
  6. Possess good communication skills.


Hours are based on a rotating schedule, requiring work during various periods of the day; and work on some weekends excluding Sundays.

Application Deadline:

April 28, 2023

Send Application and Resume to:

Jill Heninger
Director of Corporate Services
Box 280 Cardston, AB T0K 0K0

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