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Thank you for considering a career at Explore Edmonton Corporation!


Explore Edmonton Corporation is the visitor economy and venue management organization for Edmonton. We tell Edmonton’s story, elevate the Edmonton experience, and generate inbound visitation.


We are passionate Edmontonians, aligned through a unified purpose, mission, and vision to increase the economic impact of the visitor-based economy in Edmonton:

  • Purpose: Increase the economic impact of the visitor-based economy in Edmonton.
  • Mission: To showcase and inspire more people to visit Edmonton for exceptional experiences, while also enriching the quality of life for residents, and creating economic prosperity.
  • Vision: Edmonton will be a destination of choice, delivering year-round transformational visitor and guest experiences.


We work hard to continually improve employee, guest, stakeholder, and visitor satisfaction, increase destination attraction and awareness, strengthen Edmonton experiences and events, and improve our operational excellence.


Explore Edmonton encourages, supports, and celebrates a diverse and inclusive work environment. We strive to create a workplace that reflects the city we promote and where our employees feel safe and supported.


Our core values differentiate us from other organizations. These are the common themes that unite us and helps to define our culture. We use our core values as a guidepost for consistent decision making, to empower employees and to unleash their potential as leaders. They are:

  • Public Stewardship: We have been given a tremendous responsibility to be stewards of public trust as well as the architect of bold ideas.
  • Selfless Approach: Everything we do is done in collaboration – with others on our teams, across our groups and with our stakeholders – and when we win, we win together.
  • Lead the Way: We step up. Start something. Change something. Connect and support others who are willing to take a risk – on our teams, in our city.
  • Make an Impact: When every action, big or small, can make an impact, every action contributes to building a visitor economy that matters.
  • Caring for One Another: We have a genuine commitment to the success of each other, our shareholders and our community.


Interested in joining our team? See our available career opportunities below and visit our About Us page to learn more about the organization, as well as our Venues page to learn about our award-winning venues.

Current Opportunities

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

The Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) reports to the Board of Directors and guides the organization in carrying out the vision, strategy, and objectives of the Board via the Tourism Master Plan while creating formal mechanisms to measure the progress and success of the initiatives coming out of that Plan. This dynamic CEO will act as the face and ambassador of the organization while actively promoting Edmonton on a local, national, and global level.


Director, Farmfair International

We are looking to add a NEW strategic leadership role to our Community and Signature Events team! The new Director, Farmfair International is a seasoned agriculture industry professional who is able to provide strategic expertise into both the short and long-term development of existing and new agricultural events.


Director, Farmfair International will be a key member to the team responsible for leading the successful rollout of agriculture events and competitions including Alberta’s flagship livestock show, Farmfair International.


You will provide strategic direction including an international inbound agriculture strategy focused on attracting international business and driving economic impact to the City and the agriculture industry, work collaboratively with internal business units, provide leadership and guidance to the team, and deliver exceptional guest experiences and positive economic results for the City and broader agricultural community.


With a natural ability to develop and maintain professional relationships, you will work, liaise and foster relationships with industry influencers and key stakeholders on industry activities, trends, and new programs to deliver to the community.


Explore Edmonton encourages, supports, and celebrates a diverse and inclusive work environment. We strive to create a workplace that reflects the city we promote and where our employees feel safe and supported every day. If this leadership role piques your interest, please submit your cover letter to let us know how you feel you could make an impact along with your resume. Please submit your interest no later than June 24, 2021.


Server

The Edmonton EXPO Centre is looking for Banquet Servers to join the team. Banquet servers are responsible for providing positive guest interactions while serving guests in a friendly and efficient manner. At all times, servers are expected to be attentive to our guests needs while making them feel welcome in the EXPO Centre. Banquet servers will follow through with the proper and timely set-up and execution of all banquet events.


The successful candidates will be responsible for:

  • Serving food and beverage to guests while offering professional, friendly and engaging service
  • Serving alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages to guests at bar stations
  • Completing table/bar set up and prep work, as well as attending service meetings prior to the banquet functions
  • Familiarizing self with order of service, menu and serving style for assigned functions
  • Maintaining the cleanliness of your workstation, clearing tables, and returning equipment to respective clearing stations
  • Maintaining a high standard of safety and cleanliness in all areas of the EXPO Centre; this includes reporting all damaged equipment and hazards and maintaining familiarity with safety procedures
  • Performing cashier duties as required; including receiving cash floats, performing deposits and reconciliations


Our successful candidate will have:

  • Valid ProServe Certification
  • Superior customer service skills
  • Excellent verbal communication and problem solving with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to take direction and develop great working relationships with other departments
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time, and heavy lifting is sometimes required


Explore Edmonton encourages, supports, and celebrates a diverse and inclusive work environment. We strive to create a workplace that reflects the city we promote and where our employees feel safe and supported every day. If this role piques your interest, please submit your cover letter to let us know how you feel you could make an impact along with your resume. Please submit your interest no later than June 16, 2021.


Concession Attendant

The Edmonton EXPO Centre is looking for Concession Attendants to provide positive guest interactions while serving guests in a friendly, fast and efficient manner. At all times, servers are expected to be attentive to our guests needs while making guest feel welcome at the EXPO Centre.


The successful candidates will be responsible for:

  • Cleaning and sanitizing all equipment and surfaces
  • Complete opening and closing inventory counts
  • Greet guests, delivering consistent professional, friendly and engaging services
  • Follow all standard operating procedures
  • Maintain high standard of safety and cleanliness in all areas
  • Enter all sales in POS system


Our successful candidate will have:

  • A strong work ethic and positive team attitude
  • Cash-handling experience
  • Previous experience in a fast-paced food service environment


Explore Edmonton encourages, supports, and celebrates a diverse and inclusive work environment. We strive to create a workplace that reflects the city we promote and where our employees feel safe and supported every day. If this role piques your interest, please submit your cover letter to let us know how you feel you could make an impact along with your resume. Please submit your interest no later than June 16, 2021.


Supervisor, Food & Beverage

The Edmonton EXPO Centre is looking for two Food & Beverage Supervisors to join the team. Food & Beverage Supervisors are responsible for providing positive guest interactions while serving guests in a friendly and efficient manner. At all times, Food & Beverage Supervisors are expected to be attentive to our guests needs while making them feel welcome in the EXPO Centre.


The successful candidates will be responsible for:

  • Proper and timely set-up and execution of all banquet events
  • Consistently provide professional, friendly and engaging customer service
  • Maintain stock during events
  • Maintain cleanliness of work stations
  • Conduct cash-drops at the end of events
  • Provide supervision and assist in the timely and accurate completion of tasks in relation to: tills, inventory control sheets, stock rotation, and inventory control
  • Monitor new staff and participate in training


Our successful candidate will have:

  • Valid ProServe certificate
  • Experience working in bar or food service industry
  • 1+ years in a supervisory position would be an asset


Explore Edmonton encourages, supports, and celebrates a diverse and inclusive work environment. We strive to create a workplace that reflects the city we promote and where our employees feel safe and supported every day. If this role piques your interest, please submit your cover letter to let us know how you feel you could make an impact along with your resume. Please submit your interest no later than June 16, 2021.


HR Generalist

Reporting to a Human Resources Business Partner, the HR Generalist will leverage strong relationship, customer service and advisory skills to support the timely delivery of HR services across our organization. Areas of focus include but are not limited to; talent acquisition, performance management, employee and labour relations and recruitment. Key stakeholders include staff and leadership teams across multiple functions.


The successful individual will collaborate with the HR Business Partner to:

  • Provide advice and support covering a range of areas including governance, employee and labour relations, employee investigations, performance and leave management and problem resolution.
  • Consult and coach operational management on people decisions (e.g., recruitment, employee development, employee relations) to ensure that they align with EEDC people strategies.
  • Support the recruiting function, by working with operational departments to attract high quality talent.
  • Liaise with HR Leadership and HR Operations to ensure consistent application and adherence to company policies, procedures and practices.
  • Support and promote a healthy work environment.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Post-secondary education in related field including; Human Resources, Business Administration and Management
  • Minimum of 3 years’ related HR generalist experience.
  • A strong customer service focus
  • Demonstrated independent management of employee and labour relations, progressive discipline and employee investigations
  • Demonstrated proficiency and knowledge advising in a values-based organization
  • Exceptional communication skills with an ability to adapt approach to meet needs of audience
  • Demonstrated ability to develop relationships and influence stakeholders
  • Adept at forging a collaborative approach and aligning team members/resources
  • Excellent communication, organizational and problem solving skills with the ability to identify a key issue, gather information and determine appropriate solutions
  • A hands-on approach and a can-do attitude with the ability to work in a fast paced, growing and changing environment
  • Ability to apply a high degree of discretion, confidence and good judgement when handling sensitive, personal and confidential information


Explore Edmonton encourages, supports, and celebrates a diverse and inclusive work environment. We strive to create a workplace that reflects the city we promote and where our employees feel safe and supported every day. If this role piques your interest, please submit your cover letter to let us know how you feel you could make an impact along with your resume. Please submit your interest no later than June 22, 2021.


Supervisor, Guest Experience

The Edmonton EXPO Centre is looking for an energetic, friendly, passionate and, customer service driven Supervisor, Guest Experience to help us deliver superior quality events by providing leadership to our Event Staff. This includes providing oversight and supervision of event staff in a variety of roles including Parking Attendant, Venue Greeter, Ticket Scanner, Box Office Cashier, Access Control and more. In addition, you will be a supporter and brand ambassador for the City of Edmonton and venue while welcoming guests, providing information/direction, controlling vehicular traffic entering the site, selling and scanning tickets, addressing guest concerns and maintaining a safe and positive work environment. This is a part time position with hours dependent on events taking place at the venue.


The successful candidate will:

  • Be energetic, friendly and deeply passionate about providing world class guest experiences
  • Be excited about working in a dynamic venue setting with a variety of different clients both internal and external
  • Thrive in a respectful and collaborative environment and enjoy working both independently and as part of a team
  • Have previous customer service, leadership and supervisory experience
  • Have excellent skills in communication, attention to detail, decision making and problem solving
  • Portray patience and can communicate with the guests and clients with discretion, diplomacy and tact when handling sensitive situations.
  • Have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adhere to long periods of standing
  • Have the ability to work a flexible schedule including weekdays daytime, evening & weekends
  • You have knowledge of the City of Edmonton and local attractions


Explore Edmonton encourages, supports, and celebrates a diverse and inclusive work environment. We strive to create a workplace that reflects the city we promote and where our employees feel safe and supported every day. If this role piques your interest, please submit your cover letter to let us know how you feel you could make an impact along with your resume. This position will remain posted until filled.


Guest Experience Event Staff

If you’re passionate about Edmonton and committed to delivering a REMARKABLE experience for guests and visitors, we want you to join our team!


We are currently seeking energetic, friendly, passionate and, customer service driven Guest Experience Event Staff to help us deliver superior quality events at the Edmonton EXPO Centre.


The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Welcoming guests, clients and staff with courtesy, professionalism, and a positive attitude
  • Providing a great first impression of the Edmonton EXPO Centre
  • Maintaining knowledge of the venue and surrounding area
  • Providing direction and assistance when required


The successful candidate will have:

  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills, with a passion for customer service
  • Previous customer service experience is considered an asset
  • Excellent problem solving and positive decision-making skills
  • A commitment to quality, with a good presence and sense of direction
  • Diplomacy and tact when handling sensitive situations and information
  • An ability to work well both independently and within a collaborative team environment with the flexibility to change with new ideas that are introduced
  • Knowledge of the City of Edmonton and local attractions is considered an asset
  • An ability to work shift work; daytime, evenings, weekends, and holidays


If this opportunity sparks your interest and highlights your strengths, we want to hear from you! Please apply with your resume, letting us know why this position interests you. The position will remain posted until filled.


Parking Attendant

If you’re passionate about Edmonton and committed to delivering a REMARKABLE experience for guests and visitors, we want you to join our team!


We are looking for friendly, energetic, Parking Attendants with exceptional customer service skills to join our parking team at the Edmonton EXPO Centre. The Parking Attendant handles guiding vehicles into or through the parking lots and towards parking stalls. Your positive attitude, desire to put a full effort into your work, and a genuine care for the well-being of our guests is a must.


The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Directing motorists to parking areas or parking spaces, using hand signals or light batons as necessary
  • Controlling traffic flow while ensuring the safety of guests, vehicles, and the parking area
  • Assisting guests with the automated parking gate system
  • Lifting, positioning, and removing barricades and signs to open or close parking areas
  • Monitoring surroundings to detect potential safety hazards
  • Maintaining cleanliness of work area


Our successful candidate will have:

  • The ability to work with the public and clients and handle stressful situations appropriately
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Availability to work a flexible schedule including weekdays daytime, evening & weekends
  • The ability to walk, stand and/or sit for long periods of time, work in various weather conditions


If this opportunity sparks your interest and highlights your strengths, we want to hear from you! Please apply with your resume, letting us know why this position interests you. The position will remain posted until filled.