Coordinator, Exhibits & Collections

Posting Date: May 28, 2022

Location: Wetaskiwin, AB

Company: Government of Alberta

Job Information

Job Title:  Coordinator, Exhibits & Collections

Job Requisition ID: 26587

Ministry: Culture and Status of Women

Location: Reynolds-Alberta Museum, Wetaskiwin

Full or Part-Time: Full Time

Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week

Regular/Temporary: Regular 

Scope: Open Competition

Closing Date: May 9, 2022 

Classification: Subsidiary 12B 3625 Info & Creative Tech Serv 3

About Us

The Government of Alberta is committed to a diverse and inclusive public service that reflects the population we serve to best meet the needs of Albertans. Consider joining a team where diversity, inclusion and innovation are valued and supported. For more information on diversity and inclusion, please visit:


Reynolds-Alberta museum’s vast collection of cars, airplanes, tractors and industrial machines offers a dynamic exploration of our mechanical heritage. This international award-winning museum is all about celebrating machines.


For more information about the Reynolds-Alberta museum please visit our website at: 


The Coordinator, Exhibit Services and Collections Storage provides professional technical services for the preservation, maintenance, and interpretation of Alberta's rich cultural property at the Reynolds-Alberta Museum. These services are provided in compliance with professional international museum standards and in fulfillment of the Museum's goals for preservation and presentation of Alberta's material culture.


Responsibilities includes but not limited to :


Exhibits, Storage and Collections Care

Research, design, acquire, and fabricates (using specialized tools and equipment) specialized mounts and display furnishings used in the exhibit, preservation and maintenance of a wide range of artifacts both in public and storage areas. Maintain gallery displays including repairing and creating gallery interactives, maintaining A/V kiosks, installing and taking down exhibits and adjusting gallery lighting.


Events & Programming
Assists with the Agricultural Program in regards to the care, maintenance, repair; selection, restoration and operation of the equipment and vehicles used, and provides the required technical training to volunteers, government and non-government staff assigned to the program.


Liaises with the Coordinator of Warehousing and Transport to facilitate safe, museum specific transportation of artifact materials using a range of equipment and methods in meeting with professional standards and practices.


Administration and Planning
Works as part of the Curatorial team to facilitate the overall preservation and care of the permanent collection.


Advice & Consultation
Provides professional and technical advice and service to Reynolds-Alberta Museum's programming department for interactive props and program components.


Two-year diploma in a related field plus two years related experience.


Equivalencies will be considered:

  • 1 year of education for 1 year
  • 1 year of experience for 1 year of education.



  • Fabrication knowledge and experience in wood and/or metal
  • Advanced knowledge of forklifts, agricultural equipment and aerial boom lifts.
  • Ability to properly handle and transport vintage land transportation, industrial, and agricultural artifacts.
  • Working knowledge of good Occupational Health and Safety practices.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs


Additional skills not required but an asset:

  • Class 1 driver’s license
  • Basic electrical knowledge
  • Museum lighting knowledge
  • Exhibit installation experience
  • A/V knowledge


A cover letter outlining how your experience, skills and knowledge relates to the qualifications of this role is required 

APS Competencies

Competencies are behaviors that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process.
This link will assist you with understanding competencies: model.pdf


 Below is a list of the APS Competencies to assist you:

  • Agility: Works in a changing environment and takes initiative to change.
  • Drive for Results: Works to exceed goals and partner with others to achieve objectives.
  • Build Collaborative Environments: Works in an open honest manner with colleagues.
  • Creative Problem Solving: Focuses on continuous improvement and increasing breadth of insight.


$1,986 - $2,565 Bi – weekly ($51,636 – $66,690)


Hours of work are 36.25 hours weekly.   Some evenings, weekends and statutory holidays are required


What we offer:

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Closing Statement

This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification level.


We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.


If you require any further information on this job posting or a copy of the role profile, and/or require a disability related accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact   
Shannon Nadeau at


If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check for a listing of current career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.