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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

People & Culture Operations Advisor Open Collapsible Content

The Shared Service Group is a team of service-minded individuals who are passionate about ensuring smart, customer-focused business processes are developed and followed. This team serves multiple internal customers and is made up of key business enablers and trusted business partners who provide superior customer service through collaboration, innovation, partnerships, and leadership to ensure the best possible user experience. In alignment with the needs of Explore Edmonton, services include providing advice and support, offering business solutions, creating value for employees by building and facilitating connections across the organization.

About the Position

Reporting to the Manager, Compensation & People Operations, the People & Culture Operations Advisor is a HRIS super-user and has a strong understanding People & Culture operations process. They will also provide exceptional service experiences to our employees, people leaders, and team members.

The People & Culture Operations Advisor generates reports and information for use within the People & Culture team, senior leaders, and regulatory reporting. They will support and administer People & Culture programs, processes, and procedures such as employee leave programs, on-boarding support and assisting employees and/ or people leader with self-service offerings. The position also supports the exchange of People & Culture information from our employees, people leaders, payroll, and the People & Culture team.

General responsibilities include:

  • Produce and maintain monthly, quarterly, and annual employee reporting and information
  • Support workforce planning activities by providing key analytics, data, and analysis
  • Provide HRIS (ADP) systems administration and support
  • Work closely with ADP and other organizational subject matter experts to ensure data integrity
  • Research and resolve system problems, documenting processes and results
  • Audit new hires, leaves, return to work, changes, and terminations with an understanding of the various employment status types and conditions of collective agreements
  • Lead file management and maintenance processes for digital and hard copy employee files
  • Provide guidance and support for the development of internal Operations processes and how-to documentation, forms and workflows, communications and ADP forms library management
  • Assist with the creation and maintenance of employee and people leader self-service platforms
  • Maintain and develop People & Culture content on Connect (intranet site)
  • Support management of the People & Culture email inbox
  • Provide guidance and support to teammates on employee and manager questions and inquiries
  • Represent People & Culture on various committees and teams as required

Candidate will have:

  • Post-secondary diploma or degree in related field
  • 2 – 3 years experience in a human resources or finance related position
  • Experience with data analysis, data integrity, process improvement, and/or data reporting
  • Preference will be given to experience working in a unionized human resource department
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Demonstrated excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to identify a key issue, gather information and determine appropriate solutions
  • Ability to see the big picture, to support the development of effective processes and workflows with an eye for continuous improvement
  • Demonstrated ability to manage time and resources effectively
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Professionalism when dealing with confidential and sensitive information
  • Proficiency with MS365
  • Experience with an HRIS system, preference given to ADP experience

How to Apply

If this role piques your interest, please submit your cover letter and resume to let us know how you feel you could make an impact with Explore Edmonton.

Explore Edmonton Corporation has currently paused our Covid-19 Vaccination Policy. Explore Edmonton Corporation wants to ensure candidates and potential new employees know, should our Covid-19 Vaccination Policy come into effect again, our policy is All employees must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and provide proof of vaccination or participate in the rapid testing program. Employees who cannot be fully vaccinated based on a protected ground may request an exemption.

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.

Manager, Destination Development Open Collapsible Content

The Destination Development & Marketing Group is focused on driving sustainable year-round visitation through programs and initiatives that positively impact Edmonton’s image and awareness in regional and international markets. More specifically on the Destination Development side, we help develop and showcase the amazing tourism experiences Edmonton has to offer visitors. We work closely with local businesses, ground operators, attractions, experience providers and festivals to help develop products and experiences that are authentic to Edmonton.

About the Position

We are searching for an experienced Manager, Destination Development for our Destination Development team, with proven business partner and people management experience in a rapidly changing environment.

Reporting to the Director, Destination Development & Travel Trade, the Manager, Destination Development will oversee the implementation of the tactical initiatives set out in Edmonton’s first 10-Year Tourism Master Plan, lead a diverse team of passionate tourism professionals, and manage key destination development projects and relationships to support the sustainable growth of Edmonton’s visitor economy. This position is being posted to fill a vacancy resulting from an internal promotion.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Leading/supporting the implementation of initiatives set out in Edmonton’s 10-Year Tourism Master Plan (often working with partners), including (but not limited to) the following areas of focus:
    1. Support the development, enhancement, and stewardship of year-round visitor experiences in various sectors (Indigenous tourism, cultural tourism, culinary tourism, festivals & events, outdoor adventure, winter experiences, shopping, etc.)
    2. Activate the river valley to create a more vibrant destination and gathering place
    3. Create a dynamic, well-designed, and accessible urban experience
    4. Improve access, mobility, and connectivity
    5. Expand tourism investment and regional collaboration
  • Implementation and measuring success of the Destination Development team’s annual business plan and budget
  • Working with industry partners to identify and implement additional destination development opportunities within the Edmonton region
  • Participating in market discussions (visitor profile, resonating product, needs assessment, gap analysis) and planning
  • Leading project plans with the development of tourism experiences, focusing on need periods and product/experience gaps
  • Connecting industry partners and businesses to programs and resources that support the growth and development of their businesses and tourism in the region
  • Supporting committees and working groups for various corporate initiatives (such as the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Council, Sustainability Committee)
  • Facilitating and leading discovery meetings with industry stakeholders (regional municipalities, regional DMOs, tourism operators, investors, attractions etc.) specific to product/experience development
  • Leading a highly motivated team of Destination Development Specialists, focused on performance coaching
  • Overseeing maintenance of Destination Development inputs into the CRM system
  • Working cross-functionally across the organization, taking a one team approach

The successful candidate will have:

  • Minimum of five (5) years in business development, destination development, experience development; previous DMO/tourism industry experience an asset
  • Post-secondary degree in related field; post-graduate degree an asset; Recognized industry certification an asset (eg: CDME)
  • Three (3) years leading teams and overseeing complex, multifaceted projects with diverse stakeholders and interests
  • Experience with market data analysis; financial forecasting, trend forecasting
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite of Applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Word)
  • Able to collaboratively lead multiple complex projects from discovery through to delivery, often engaging diverse stakeholder groups/interests
  • Able to develop and maintain relationships with key industry stakeholders and partners, including (but not limited to) the City of Edmonton, Travel Alberta, Destination Canada, and Indigenous Tourism Alberta
  • Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to develop strategic business plans and manage budgets
  • Strong technical knowledge of the City of Edmonton. Knowledge of Edmonton’s Tourism products/experiences an asset

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 October 10, 2022.

Director, Business Event Sales Open Collapsible Content

The Destination Development & Marketing team is focused on driving sustainable year-round visitation through program and initiatives that positively impact Edmonton’s image and awareness in regional and international markets. More specifically on the destination development side, we help develop and showcase the amazing tourism experiences Edmonton has to offer visitors. We work closely with local businesses, ground operators, attractions, experience providers and festivals to help develop products and experiences that are authentic to Edmonton.


The Business Events unit sits within the broader visitor economy team and works in tandem with our event development and sports and culture teams. Business Events primary function is to drive measurable convention, group and business events to Edmonton by working collaboratively with regional hotel groups, tourism businesses, stakeholders, and economic development partners. Alignment with partners such as Edmonton Global and Business Events Canada will be key.


Reporting to the Executive Director, Event and Business Growth, the Director, Business Event Sales is a leadership position responsible for delivering measurable economic impact for Edmonton and its tourism businesses. The Director, Business Event Sales is a seasoned salesperson, driving business and ensuring Explore Edmonton seeks and secures the right business, sectors and clients that align with our principles. In doing so, the Director will raise global awareness of Edmonton’s key economic sectors, products, and provide exposure for Edmonton as a tourism destination.


This role will also work closely with Edmonton Destination Marketing Hotels (EDMH), an entity that provides event attraction and business development funds, requiring ongoing, measurable room-nights based on their investment.


The Director, Business Event Sales leads a robust team of employees located in Edmonton, as well as off-site representatives in key markets. As part of the leadership team, the role provides management, coaching, analysis, and solutions to support and advance the goals of the organization.


The successful
candidate is responsible for:

  • Team Leadership - Experienced leader with a sales acumen second to none. You have a track record of leading teams that have achieved outstanding results. You love mentoring your team, setting goals, and ensuring team growth and success.
  • Business Development - Initiator who is driven and confident. When it comes to business development, you have the confidence and capability of making change, converting business, developing new ideas, and thinking out of the box.
  • Strategy & Business Planning - Strategic thinker who can develop and execute a comprehensive sales strategy and an annual business plan that aligns with our strategic road map and priorities.
  • Strategic Relationships - Positive relationship builder, who will develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders including City of Edmonton, Destination Canada, economic sector leaders, EDMH, Legacy Council members, Travel Alberta, Edmonton Convention Centre, Edmonton EXPO Centre, hotel partners, and other business event venues.
  • Financial Oversight & Economic Impact Analysis – Inform organizational decision-making tracking economic impact and provide analysis and insights. You partner with research, finance, and business systems to deliver analysis and reporting to key industry stakeholders.


The successful candidate will have:

  • Post-secondary education in Economic Development, Tourism, Business or related. A combination of related education and experience will be considered.
  • 10 or more years’ combined experience with destination growth, business development (tourism, hospitality and/or venue sector experience preferred), tourism management, economic development, or group convention sales.
  • Hotel and resort sales experience an asset however must have experience in destination sales, robust financial management and sales leadership, managing teams.
  • Demonstrated track record of delivering a sales strategy and multi-million-dollar economic impact.
  • 5 or more years’ experience in leading multi-level teams, large projects, and strategic initiatives.
  • Proven success navigating diverse, multi-stakeholder environments. Preference given to experience across private and public sectors.
  • Significant experience with client management and relationship building.
  • Previous project management experience is an asset.


Competencies and Attributes:

  • Ability to critically assess complex, dynamic opportunities and navigate resources to achieve results.
  • Understand and respect for political and multi-stakeholder environments.
  • Excellent ability to effectively present information to executive management team, public groups, etc.
  • Ability to communicate with stakeholders with varied agendas and buy-in levels and correlate this feedback into a unified agenda.
  • Comfortable providing coaching, feedback, and guidance to team members.
  • Easily develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, industry, and non-traditional partners.
  • Strong leadership of a team with diverse perspectives and responsibilities.
  • Ability to inspire, motivate, and mobilize resources to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, meet deadlines, and prioritize on an ongoing basis, seeing a project through to completion, and allocate staff and financial resources accordingly.
  • Experience of budgeting, planning, and human resources management.
  • Optimal problem solving, coaching, and strategic thinking skills.
  • Senior level experience in managing business development opportunities across diverse stakeholder interests.
  • Proficiency with MS Office 365 Suite applications is an asset (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Word), and experience in database and/or CRM system management.
  • Knowledge/experience in sales, marketing, and tourism industry innovation.
  • Enthusiastic team player who thrives in a busy multi-task environment and adapts to changing timelines.
  • Excellent knowledge of the city of Edmonton and its unique economic sectors.


How to Apply

Explore Edmonton is partnering with Gallagher, a global insurance and human resource consulting firm, on the search and selection for this key role.


Please apply directly to Gallagher by emailing your cover letter and resume in Word or PDF format to: HRCCCanada.GBS.EdmontonPIES@ajg.com. To identify the job and confirm receipt of your application, please copy and paste the following job title and code and place it in the subject line of your email:

ARJI-676585 Director, Business Event Sales – Explore Edmonton Corporation - AB - Edmonton and Area (OTIAPPLY)


Please note that only those candidates meeting the selection criteria will be contacted.


Explore Edmonton Corporation 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.


Explore Edmonton Corporation has currently paused our Covid-19 Vaccination Policy. Explore Edmonton Corporation wants to ensure candidates and potential new employees know, should our Covid-19 Vaccination Policy come into effect again, our policy is All employees must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and provide proof of vaccination or participate in the rapid testing program. Employees who cannot be fully vaccinated based on a protected ground may request an exemption.

Facilities Operations Administrator (EXPO) Open Collapsible Content

The Edmonton EXPO Centre is looking for Facility Operations Administrator who will be vital to executing the events coming through the venue, including K-Days and Farmfair International.

The Facility Operations Coordinator reports directly to the Director, Facility Operations and is responsible for providing critical administrative support on a day-to-day basis to the Facility Operations business unit which includes the Facility Maintenance Services, Event Operations and Security department. Typical daily activities will include administrative and financial processes including, communication within the business unit and organization to manage work in an effective and efficient manner.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Provides information and updates to internal and external stakeholders
  • Data entry and upkeep departmental databases, ensuring a high level of accuracy
  • Assisting in issuing preventative maintenance work and requesting maintenance work orders including tracking of completion and report generation
  • Support the completion of operational and capital budgets, forecasts, and other financial processes within the business unit
  • Coordinates work schedules to mitigate potential operational conflicts
  • Administration of the fleet vehicles program
  • Support business unit leaders to complete special initiatives and projects when requested
  • Management of invoices and financial processes to assist business unit
  • Coordination of resources requests for large events
  • Assist in payroll, scheduling and time keeping requirements as needed
  • Assist in recruitment process and onboarding of new business unit team members as needed
  • Completion of meeting minutes, agendas, and other documents in support of the business unit
  • Tennant management of leased spaces
  • Sourcing and ordering of supplies and equipment as needed
  • Develop in-depth understanding of business unit scope and contribute to accomplishing objectives including scheduling, financials, and other intended outcomes
  • Assisting in the tasks involved for the completion of projects as needed
  • Business systems upkeep as required

The successful candidate will have:

  • Post-secondary education in Business or Office administration is an asset
  • Minimum 2 years of office administration experience, preferably in a maintenance/engineering department
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office Suite is essential, including Teams, SharePoint, OneDrive, OneNote
  • Ability to evaluate when decisions must be made by an individual at a higher level within the business unit.
  • Maintain excellent relationships with all departments, outside vendors, contractors, and agencies
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, work in collaboration
  • Provide strong customer service skills when dealing with internal and external contacts
  • Strong organizational skills, detail-oriented, and ability to multi-task
  • Some knowledge of building maintenance procedures
  • Some knowledge of project management methodologies
  • Problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety requirements
  • Contributing member and willingness to support and connect with all internal operations
  • Ability to perform duties with limited supervision

Explore Edmonton provides competitive pay, employee perks, flexible hours, great company culture, and an opportunity to make a difference!

Banquet Captain (EXPO) Open Collapsible Content

The Edmonton EXPO Centre is looking forBanquet Captain-EXPO who will be vital to executing the events coming through the venue, including K-Days and Farmfair International.


The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Delegating duties to supervisors and staff
  • Ensuring all team members are accounted for, logging absentee employees, and reorganizing staff to cover deficiencies
  • Enforcing policies and procedures with staff members
  • Providing feedback on staff schedules
  • Suggesting performance management strategies to Bar/Banquet Manager


Our successful candidate will have:

  • 2-3 years’ Banquet experience, preferably in a large hotel or convention centre
  • Valid ProServe
  • Valid Food Safety Certificate
  • Strong organization skills and the ability to multitask
  • Superior customer service and communication skills
  • Work schedule is event based and must be flexible in availability (weekday daytime, evenings & weekends).


Explore Edmonton provides competitive pay, employee perks, flexible hours, great company culture, and an opportunity to make a difference!

Server (EXPO) Open Collapsible Content


The Edmonton EXPO Centre is looking for Servers who will be vital to executing the events coming through the venue, including K-Days and Farmfair International.


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
Event Service Crew I (EXPO) Open Collapsible Content

he Edmonton EXPO Centre is looking for an Event Service Crew I who will be vital to executing the events coming through the venue, including K-Days and Farmfair International.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Providing general labor for the conversion of the venue for various events
  • Preparation of rooms for event set up
  • Setup and taking down of chairs, tables, other event seating, stages etc.
  • Operating and maintaining equipment such as forklifts, lawn mowers and other winter and summer landscaping equipment pertaining to venue operations
  • Inspecting and maintaining inventory pertaining to venue operations
  • Inspecting and maintaining venue exterior/interior walkways, pathways and other areas

The successful candidate will have:

  • A valid Alberta Class 5 divers license (abstract must be provided upon request)
  • Must be able to lift 22.5 kg repetitively
  • Able to work in all weather conditions
  • Use full range of manual dexterity (i.e., sitting, squatting, bending, kneeling, walking, and lifting)
  • Meet the operational shift needs including early morning, late evening, overnight, weekends and some holidays
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Must be able to work with deadlines
  • Experience working in fast-paced environments
  • Able to adapt to change and take direction appropriately

Explore Edmonton provides competitive pay, employee perks, flexible hours, great company culture, and an opportunity to make a difference!

Supervisor, Guest Experience (EXPO) Open Collapsible Content

The Edmonton EXPO Centre is looking for Supervisor, Guest Experience to join the team! The Supervisor, Guest Experience constantly creates a positive impression of the EXPO Centre by maintaining a positive environment of highly engaged and productive team members, overseeing hospitality programs and service recovery situations, and ensuing event requirements are met. The Guest Experience team members are required to work outside in the parking lots and inside the EXPO building.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Welcoming guests, clients and staff with courtesy, professionalism, and a positive attitude.
  • Ensuring staff understand their work duties and have the tools/equipment needed for the job.
  • Continually train, monitor, and provide feedback to staff for various Guest Experience positions (Parking attendant, Venue greeter, Ticket taker, Host, Box office cashier, Overhead monitor).
  • Assisting with the scheduling of staff, attendance management, and documentation of performance.
  • Assisting with box office and coat check operations by assisting with cash floats, balancing deposits, providing refunds, and troubleshooting POS systems.
  • Ensuring the internal event space and the parking lot equipment is set up based on event requirements
  • Help guide both foot and vehicle traffic inside and outside of the EXPO Centre building
  • Monitor the Guest Experience email inbox, respond and forward emails when necessary
  • Drive a fleet vehicle around site to perform outside duties

The successful candidate will have:

  • Previous supervisory experience, and exceptional team leadership skills
  • ProServe Certification
  • A valid drivers license and may be asked to provide a Driver’s Abstract Report
  • The ability to work outdoors in all elements
  • The ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time on hard surfaces
  • The ability to lift and move equipment up to 50lbs
  • Professional manner, good presence and a sense of discretion, diplomacy and tact when handling sensitive situations / information
  • Ability to work shift work, evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills, and a passion for customer service
  • Commitment to quality, exceptional attention to detail, and occupies patience
Supervisor, Parking Attendants (EXPO) Open Collapsible Content


The Edmonton EXPO Centre is looking for Supervisor, Parking Attendants who will be vital to executing the events coming through the venue, including K-Days and Farmfair International.


The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • A positive attitude, desire to put a full effort into your work at all times,
  • Supervise, coach and lead all team members to provide the best possible customer service to all internal and external guests
  • Gain respect of employees by leading by example.
  • Assign staff to specific areas.
  • Assign specific jobs and relate parking plan to attendants.
  • Assign breaks for employees.
  • Provide relief as necessary.
  • Activate/de-activate gate control arms at cashier booths.
  • Complete daily schedule and post-event reports.
  • Assist in scheduling of staff, attendance management and documentation of performance issues
  • Orientation and training of new employees.
  • Lift, position and remove barricades and signs to open or close parking areas
  • Monitor surroundings to detect potential safety hazards.
  • Ability to maintain high standard of cleanliness of work area.


The successful candidate will have:

  • Previous Attendant and/or supervisory experience is an asset
  • Possess excellent customer service and communication skills (oral and written).
  • Ability to handle stress and complaints; Ability to work with the public and clients.
  • Computer Literacy in Word, Excel & Outlook
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Reliable and honest


Work schedule is event based and must be flexible in availability (weekday daytime, evenings & weekends).

Kitchen Steward (EXPO) Open Collapsible Content

The Edmonton EXPO Centre is looking for Kitchen Steward who will be vital to executing the events coming through the venue, including K-Days and Farmfair International.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Conducting routine cleaning of the Pastry Shop, food preparation area, Hot Kitchen area, kitchen equipment and tools, floors, walls, ceilings, gutters, and hoods.
  • Maintaining waste by ensuring all waste is disposed of efficiently per their categories: compost, garbage, used cooking oil, recycling, and cardboard.
  • The cleanliness of ware washing room.
  • Supporting EXPO’s sustainability commitment by adhering to waste sorting guidelines


The successful candidate will have:

  • Minimum 1-Year experience working in a Hotel/Convention setting with medium to large commercial kitchen
  • The ability to stand for long periods, lift 70lbs, and work in an environment with upwards to 90 decibels.
  • The ability to work independently within a team, but also collaboration with other departments such as Bars, Banquets, Housekeeping, Culinary and Event Services.


Steward Supervisor (EXPO) Open Collapsible Content


The Edmonton EXPO Centre is looking for Steward Supervisor who will be vital to executing the events coming through the venue, including K-Days and Farmfair International.


The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Leading the Kitchen Stewards, Stewards, and Kitchen Porters in the cleaning and sanitizing of all flatware, glassware, silverware and the maintenance of cleaning tools and supplies, and storing them in designated areas.
  • Ensuring the upkeep and preservation of the ware washing rooms, chinaware storage room, cleaning/non-cleaning storage room and food preparation rooms.
  • Maintaining all service stations, clearing stations and food plating areas so they are ready for their purpose.
  • Ensuring that all requisitions from the banquet, culinary and other departments are completed and positioned accordingly.


The successful candidate will have:

  • 2-year experience working in a hotel/convention setting
  • Post-secondary degree in Hospitality Management or related program considered an asset
  • Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral), and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of health and safety, food safety, and understanding the MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet).
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
  • Flexible work schedule with ability to work mornings, evenings, and weekends.
Senior Chef de Partie, Pastry (EXPO) Open Collapsible Content

The Edmonton EXPO Centre is looking for Senior Chef de Partie (Pastry) who will be vital to executing the events coming through the venue, including K-Days and Farmfair International.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Orientate, train, develop kitchen staff
  • Monitor task results, assist and give direction to staff, encourage creativity, fully utilize employee capabilities, delegate new assignments as require
  • Observe methods of preparation: feel, taste, viewing color, texture, and garnishments
  • Inform subordinates of necessary adjustments to maintain quality standards and presentation
  • Rotate all items in refrigerators to minimize spoilage, precent waste and inefficient use of supplies, ensure proper transportation, handling, and storage of goods and materials
  • Estimate food requirements to ensure sufficient supplies are on hand
  • Assist employees when required, respond to direction given by supervisors, maintain cooperative working relationships with other departments
  • Communicate to Sous Chefs, report discrepancies that will affect daily operations
  • Report damaged equipment to Sous Chef
  • Maintains daily opening and closing checklists & temperature logs.
  • Responsible for cleaning workstations & equipment as needed
  • Understand EXPO Centres Health and Safety Standards.
  • Maintains Health and Safety work environment.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Red Seal Required
  • Food Safety Certification
  • 10+ years high volume kitchen or banquet operational experience
  • Post-secondary education, with a degree in culinary or hospitality management preferred.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to assess operations, prioritize and multitask multiple services and timelines, and respond constructively to changing requirements and service or quality issues.
  • Innovative problem-solving skills
  • Basic Reading & Writing
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced and stressful environment.
  • Will be required to stand for extended periods
  • Environmental Exposures to Cold, Heat & Water

Explore Edmonton provides competitive pay, employee perks, flexible hours, great company culture, and an opportunity to make a difference!

Chef de Partie, Pastry (EXPO) Open Collapsible Content


The Edmonton EXPO Centre is looking for Pastry Chef de Partie who will be vital to executing the events coming through the venue, including K-Days and Farmfair International.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Preparing and baking bread, baked goods, pies, cakes, tarts, French pastries and desserts
  • Feeling, tasting, and examining appearances of food prepared and cooked by pastry staff
  • Ensuring correct and timely distribution of food and product to required location
  • Communicate with Sous Chef regarding production schedules
  • Ensure proper stock rotation in all areas of the kitchen and minimize waste
  • Manage food quality and productivity by keeping detailed records
  • Ensure the mise en place is ready for the next day according to expectations and demands
  • Maintain a clean work station in adherence with AHS standards

The successful candidate will have:

  • Post secondary education, with a degree in culinary or hospitality management preferred
  • 7-10 years experience in a high volume kitchen or banquet operation
  • Food Safety Certificate
  • Red Seal Certificate
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment while standing for extended periods of time
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 24 kilograms
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to assess operations, prioritize and multitask multiple services and timelines.


Cook III, Pastry - (EXPO) Open Collapsible Content

The Edmonton EXPO Centre is looking for Pastry Cook III who will be vital to executing the events coming through the venue, including K-Days and Farmfair International.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Use of a high level of cooking skills in the production of new food dishes using modern food technology and methods
  • Observe methods of food preparation; feel, taste, and smell prepared dishes, view colors, textures, and garnishments; inform subordinates of necessary adjustments to maintain quality standards and presentation
  • Communicate with Chef de Partie as per requirements and production schedules
  • Ensure correct and timely distribution of food or product to required location
  • Rotate all items in refrigerators to minimize spoilage; prevent waste & inefficient use of supplies.
  • Ensure proper transportation, handling and storage of goods and materials
  • Ensure that all areas in the kitchen are always kept clean and tidy
  • Might assist in cleaning and diverse washing within the kitchen
  • Understand, follow, and comply with EEC’s Health and Safety policy, EXPO’s Health & Safety Program and OH&S regulations.
  • Support and promote a Safe and Healthy work environment to clients, guests, contractors, and employees
  • Ensure proper operation of assigned equipment to avoid injury, break-down or damage
  • Report damaged equipment to proper authorities and take appropriate action

The successful candidate will have:

  • Grade 10 education preferred
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in a similar role
  • Ability to prioritize, assess problems and make prompt decisions
  • Cutting, hearing, seeing, carrying, standing, lifting, grasping, pulling, tasting, and kneeling
  • Able to carry 50 lbs
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills, with a passion for customer service
  • 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
  • An ability to work shift work, daytime, evenings, weekends, and holidays

Explore Edmonton provides competitive pay, employee perks, flexible hours, great company culture, and an opportunity to make a difference!

Chef de Partie (EXPO) Open Collapsible Content

The Edmonton EXPO Centre is looking for Chef de Partie to join the team! Under the direction of the Sous Chef, the Chef de Partie is responsible for the preparation and cooking of hot and cold foods. The Chef de Partie monitors the feel, taste, smell, color, texture and garnishments of foodstuffs and informs subordinates of necessary adjustments to maintain quality standards and presentation.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Timely production of hot and cold foodstuffs, including preparing seasoning and cooking soups, meats, vegetables, and desserts.
  • Managing food quality and production by keeping detailed records and minimizing waste
  • Ensuring that the mise en place is ready for the next day according to expectations and demands
  • Assist employees as required with culinary production, banquet setup and assisting with action stations (carving)
  • Maintain a clean work station in adherence with AHS standards

The successful candidate will have:

  • Post-secondary education, with a degree in culinary or hospitality management preferred
  • Food Safety Certificate
  • Red Seal Certificate
  • 6-7 years experience in a high-volume kitchen or banquet operation
  • Excellent understanding of food service and sanitation
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment while standing for extended periods of time
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 24 kilograms
Demi Chef de Partie (EXPO) Open Collapsible Content

The Edmonton EXPO Centre is looking for Demi Chefs to join the team! Under the direction of the Sous Chef, the Demi Chef prepares food and observes methods of preparation. The Demi Chef monitors the feel, taste, smell, color, texture and garnishments of prepared dishes and informs subordinates of necessary adjustments to maintain quality standards and presentation.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Timely production of hot and cold foodstuffs, including preparing seasoning and cooking soups, meats, vegetables, and desserts.
  • Managing food quality and production by keeping detailed records and minimizing waste
  • Ensuring that the mise en place is ready for the next day according to expectations and demands
  • Assist employees as required with culinary production, banquet setup and assisting with action stations (carving)
  • Maintain a clean work station in adherence with AHS standards

The successful candidate will have:

  • Post-secondary education, with a degree in culinary or hospitality management preferred
  • Food Safety Certificate
  • Red Seal Certificate
  • 5 years experience in a high-volume kitchen or banquet operation
  • Good understanding of food service and sanitation
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment while standing for extended periods of time
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 24 kilograms

Cook III (EXPO) Open Collapsible Content

The Edmonton EXPO Centre is looking for Cook 3 who will be vital to executing the events coming through the venue, including K-Days and Farmfair International.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Use of a high level of cooking skills in the production of new food dishes using modern food technology and methods
  • Observe methods of food preparation; feel, taste, and smell prepared dishes, view colors, textures, and garnishments; inform subordinates of necessary adjustments to maintain quality standards and presentation
  • Communicate with Chef de Partie as per requirements and production schedules
  • Ensure correct and timely distribution of food or product to required location
  • Rotate all items in refrigerators to minimize spoilage; prevent waste & inefficient use of supplies.
  • Ensure proper transportation, handling and storage of goods and materials
  • Ensure that all areas in the kitchen are always kept clean and tidy
  • Might assist in cleaning and diverse washing within the kitchen

The successful candidate will have:

  • Grade 10 education Preferred
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in a similar role
  • Able to carry 50 lbs
  • Good personal hygiene
  • Excellent and up to date culinary knowledge with a well-developed sense of taste and smell
  • Ability to prioritize, assess problems and make prompt decisions
  • 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, organization, 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
  • An ability to work shift work, daytime, evenings, weekends, and holidays

Explore Edmonton provides competitive pay, employee perks, flexible hours, great company culture, and an opportunity to make a difference!


Cook II (EXPO) Open Collapsible Content


The Edmonton EXPO Centre is looking for Cook #2 who will be vital to executing the events coming through the venue, including K-Days and Farmfair International

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Using cooking skills in the production of new food dishes using modern food technology and methods
  • Observe methods of food preparation by feel, taste and smell while viewing colours, textures and garnishments
  • Ensure correct and timely distribution of food or product
  • Rotate all items in refrigerators to minimize spoilage
  • Ensure proper transportation, handling and storage of goods and materials
  • Ensure proper operation of equipment to avoid injury, break-down or damage.
  • Ensure all areas in the kitchen are kept clean and tidy at all times

The successful candidate will have:

  • Minimum 1-year experience in a similar role
  • Grade 10 education
  • Ability to prioritize, assess problems and make prompt decisions
  • Able to carry up to 50 lbs at times
  • Effective communication skills
  • A well-developed sense of taste and smell

Explore Edmonton provides competitive pay, employee perks, flexible hours, great company culture, and an opportunity to make a difference!

Cook I (EXPO) Open Collapsible Content


The Edmonton EXPO Centre is looking for Cook #1 who will be vital to executing the events coming through the venue, including K-Days and Farmfair International

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Using cooking skills in the production of new food dishes using modern food technology and methods
  • Observe methods of food preparation by feel, taste and smell while viewing colors, textures and garnishments
  • Ensure correct and timely distribution of food or product
  • Rotate all items in refrigerators to minimize spoilage
  • Ensure proper transportation, handling and storage of goods and materials
  • Ensure proper operation of equipment to avoid injury, break-down or damage.
  • Ensure all areas in the kitchen are kept clean and tidy at all times

The successful candidate will have:

  • Grade 10 education
  • Ability to prioritize, assess problems and make prompt decisions
  • Able to carry up to 50 lbs at times
  • effective communication skills
  • a well-developed sense of taste and smell

Explore Edmonton provides competitive pay, employee perks, flexible hours, great company culture, and an opportunity to make a difference!


Steward (Edmonton Convention Centre) Open Collapsible Content

The Edmonton Convention Centre is looking for energetic and customer service focused Stewards to join our team! Reporting to the Chief Steward, the Steward will be responsible for cleaning all dishes, glassware, and flatware, and storing them in appropriate areas. Come join us! Be a part of our Dynamic Team!


The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Collecting soiled dishware from halls and meeting rooms.
  • Sorting all the dishes according to size and shape, empty glassware on appropriate racks, and place cutlery in bus pans.
  • Confirming all machine parts are in appropriate positions and the water levels are accurate, and all dishes are properly sanitized and polished.
  • Ensuring to keep a clean workstation by thoroughly rinsing out machines, mopping, and locking the soap room at the end of every shift.
  • Confirming all dishes are neatly and safely stored in designated areas.


The successful candidate will have:

  • Prior dishwashing experience.
  • Ability to work independently to meet deadlines.
  • Strong ability to build positive relationships with other departments
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, handle stressful situations appropriately and adhere to long periods of standing, walking, pushing, heavy lifting and grasping.
  • Knowledge of sanitation controls and the use of cleaning supplies is considered an asset.


Explore Edmonton Corporation has currently paused our Covid-19 Vaccination Policy. Explore Edmonton Corporation wants to ensure candidates and potential new employees know, should our Covid-19 Vaccination Policy come into effect again, our policy is All employees must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and provide proof of vaccination or participate in the rapid testing program. Employees who cannot be fully vaccinated based on a protected ground may request an exemption.


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 posting will remain open until all positions are filled.

Kitchen Steward (Edmonton Convention Centre) Open Collapsible Content

The Edmonton Convention Centre is looking for a Kitchen Steward to join the team! Reporting to the Chief Steward, the Kitchen Steward will be responsible for cleaning and sanitizing all areas of the culinary department, including most equipment and the pots and pans, as well as the cleaning and sanitizing the concession units.


The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Collecting all soiled pots, pans, and bowls from the culinary department.
  • Washing and sanitizing all the kitchen ware and placing them back in their designated areas.
  • Maintaining clean and sanitize workstation throughout the day is a must.
  • Ensuring that all concession equipment is regularly cleaned, sanitized, and inspected for any equipment deficiencies.
  • Ensuring that all wastes are disposed of according to their categories (compost, recycle and garbage).


The successful candidate will have:

  • Prior commercial dishwashing experience.
  • Ability to work independently to meet deadlines.
  • Fostering positive relationships with other departments will be important for this opportunity along with being professional and helpful when in contact with clients.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, handle stressful situations appropriately and adhere to long periods of standing, walking, pushing, heavy lifting and grasping.
  • Knowledge of sanitation controls and the use of cleaning supplies is considered an asset.


Explore Edmonton Corporation has currently paused our Covid-19 Vaccination Policy. Explore Edmonton Corporation wants to ensure candidates and potential new employees know, should our Covid-19 Vaccination Policy come into effect again, our policy is All employees must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and provide proof of vaccination or participate in the rapid testing program. Employees who cannot be fully vaccinated based on a protected ground may request an exemption.


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 posting will stay open until the position has been filled.