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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

Manager, Financial Reporting

We are searching for an experienced, designated Manager, Financial Reporting for our Finance, Technology, and Systems team, with proven business partner and people management experience in a rapidly changing environment. Working within this multifaceted organization, you will apply your notable interpersonal skills to communicate, collaborate, engage and advise a diverse group of stakeholders including the internal budget owners, external auditors, bankers, City of Edmonton finance team and staff members across the organization.


Reporting to the Director, Finance, the Manager, Financial Reporting is a trusted advisor responsible for leading and managing entity wide Financial Reporting, associated analysis and Statutory reporting functions while ensuring alignment to the Finance Department strategy. The incumbent will also be the focal point for external auditors for the annual audit.


The Financial Reporting function is in the process of undergoing a transformational shift from transactional to strategic. The primary focus for the first 3-6 months will be on the development and refinement of core processes, systems, and competencies. Once in place, focus will shift to an enhanced business partner support model focused on engagement, user experience and collaboration to enable higher-value business decision support activities.


The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Leading the month end closing process and ensuring timeliness and accuracy of financial statements
  • Analyzing financial data (payroll, performance against budgets/ forecasts and trend analysis)
  • Providing creative alternatives and recommendations to reduce costs and improve financial performance
  • Maintaining up to date schedules of all the Balance sheet items by ensuring all movements are appropriately captured
  • Engaging with and providing support to various business portfolios in managing reconciliations and expense accounting for events and projects undertaken
  • Preparing and submitting statutory returns including GST
  • Preparing various ad hoc reports for external agencies
  • Assisting in preparing grant reports
  • Managing and mentor the financial reporting team
  • Ensuring process documents are created and maintained for all critical processes
  • Be the focal point of contact for external auditors, facilitating them for the end of year audit ensuring smooth audit process and meeting the agreed timelines


The successful candidate will have:

  • Post-secondary degree in Accounting, Finance, Commerce or related discipline.
  • Recognized professional accounting designation (CA, CMA or CGA)
  • Working knowledge of GAAP and Public Sector Accounting Standards
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks concurrently
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management, external agencies, and stakeholders
  • Excellent command over Excel; and experience with Microsoft Office
  • Hands on experience working with accounting software/ERP
  • Problem solving mindset using creativity, flexibility and innovation to drive solutions


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 September 19, 2021.


Supervisor, Food & Beverage

The Edmonton EXPO Centre is looking for a Food & Beverage Supervisor 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 September 9, 2021.


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.


Cash Office Clerk

The Edmonton EXPO Centre is looking for two Cash Office Clerks to join the team! The cash office clerk will be responsible for counting and verifying cash-out, preparing floats for events and balancing high volumes of cash while maintaining a high degree of confidentiality, accuracy, and security.


The successful candidates will be responsible for:

  • Counting and Balancing bank operational float before opening and after closing
  • Preparing and distributing floats to different operational departments
  • Providing change exchange ensuring accurate transactions
  • Counting and verifying deposits from previous events
  • Preparing and record bank deposits for pick-up
  • Checking parking cash machine, removing cash and refilling when needed
  • Ensuring accuracy in inventory management
  • Maintaining a clean and organized cash office


The successful candidates will have:

  • Experience with high-volume cash handling
  • High degree of integrity and professionalism
  • A mathematical aptitude
  • A strong work ethic and positive team attitude
  • The ability to lift 20lbs
  • A cleared background check (completed prior to hire)


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 September 8, 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.


Senior Chef de Partie

The Edmonton EXPO Centre is looking for two part-time Senior Chef de Partie to join their team! Under the direction of the Executive Chef & the Sous Chefs, the Senior Chef de Partie supervises, organizes, controls, evaluates and coordinates the activities of Chef de Partie, Demi-Chef de Partie, Commis, apprentices, and kitchen helpers. Senior Chef de Partie is also responsible for the planning, preparation and presentation of food in his particular department.


The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing kitchen staff, including orientations, training, and developing
  • Observe methods of preparation through feel, taste and smell prepared dishes while viewing colour, texture and garnishments
  • Estimate food requirements to ensure sufficient supplies are on hand
  • Delegate tasks to the EXPO Culinary team
  • Contribute to team efforts by maintaining a cooperative working relationships with other departments and leading kitchen staff
  • 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
  • Food Safety Certificate
  • Red Seal Certificate is required
  • Excellent understanding of food service and sanitation
  • 10+ years experience in a high volume kitchen or banquet operation
  • 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


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 August 31, 2021.


Chef de Partie

The Edmonton EXPO Centre is looking for six part-time 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
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to assess operations, prioritize and multitask multiple services and timelines.


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 August 31, 2021.


Demi Chef

The Edmonton EXPO Centre is looking for five part-time Demi Chef 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


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 August 31, 2021.


Commis 1

The Edmonton EXPO Centre is looking for six part-time Commis Chef’s to join the team! The Commis assists the Demi- Chef & Chef de Partie in the preparation and presentation of food, thereby ensuring that all EXPO Standards of Excellence are achieved.


The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Using a high level of 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 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 August 31, 2021.


Cook 3

The Edmonton EXPO Centre is looking for six part-time Cooks to join the team! The Cook #3 assists the Demi- Chef & Chef de Partie in the preparation and presentation of food, thereby ensuring that all EXPO Standards of Excellence are achieved.


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 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 August 31, 2021.


Pastry Chef de Partie

The Edmonton EXPO Centre is looking for two part-time Pastry Chef de Partie’s to join the team! Under the direction of the Sous Chef, the Pastry Chef de Partie is responsible for the preparation and baking of various baked goods. The Pastry Chef de Partie monitors the feel, taste, smell, color, texture and garnishments of prepared baked goods and informs subordinates of necessary adjustments to maintain quality standards and presentation.


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.


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 August 31, 2021.


Pastry Cook 3

The Edmonton EXPO Centre is looking for three part-time Pastry Cooks to join the team! The Cook #3 assists the Demi- Chef & Chef de Partie in the preparation and presentation of food, thereby ensuring that all EXPO Standards of Excellence are achieved.


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 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 August 31, 2021.


Pastry Commis

The Edmonton EXPO Centre is looking for three part-time Pastry Commis Chef’s to join the team! The Commis assists the Demi- Chef & Chef de Partie in the preparation and presentation of baked goods, thereby ensuring that all EXPO Standards of Excellence are achieved.


The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Using a high level of 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 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 August 31, 2021.


Pastry Demi Chef

The Edmonton EXPO Centre is looking for two part-time Pastry Demi Chef’s to join the team! Under the direction of the Sous Chef, the Pastry Demi Chef prepares baked goods and observes methods of preparation. The Pastry Demi Chef de Partie monitors the feel, taste, smell, color, texture and garnishments of baked goods and informs subordinates of necessary adjustments to maintain quality standards and presentation.


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
  • 5-7 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.


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 August 31, 2021.


Kitchen Steward

The Edmonton EXPO Centre is looking for Part-Time Kitchen Stewards to join the team! The Kitchen Steward is responsible for the cleanliness and sanitization of all areas, including tools, equipment, surfaces, concession units, and Ware washing room within the Kitchen. The Kitchen Steward promotes the Edmonton EXPO Centre to consistently meet and exceed Alberta Health Services ‘Serving Safer Food’ in delivering great customer experience.


The successful candidates 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


Our 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.


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. The position will remain posted until filled.