Seasonal Park Interpreters and Communicators foster stewardship of the natural world. Through engaging and informative interactions, interpreters connect adults and children with Alberta’s landscape, biological and cultural diversity, and recreational opportunities. Interpreters and Communicators work, and often live, in parks across the province.
Seasonal Park Interpreters help develop and deliver interactive programming that attracts visitors, enables positive and memorable visitor experiences, and supports the Plan for Parks.
Depending on their strengths and the location they're working in, Park Interpreters can be involved in: environmental education delivery, theatrical presentations, recreational activity instruction, informal talks, information delivery, and guided hikes and tours.
Seasonal Park Communicators may be involved in the delivery of personal interpretation and environmental education programs, information delivery, information and interpretive outreach, and public safety education. Communicators often have lots of variety in their role, taking on duties that range from educational and interpretive program delivery to information service delivery and public safety messaging.
The minimum qualifications for these roles are:
Equivalences will be considered on a directly related experience or education considered on the basis of: one year of experience for one year of education or one year of education for one year of experience.
Both Seasonal Park Interpreters and Seasonal Park Communicators are required to have:
In addition to the requirements above, Interpreters and Communicators should possess