Job Posting

Public Art Coordinator

Join a vibrant outdoor centric community filled with trails and breathtaking nature along the winding river valley of Red Deer, in Central Alberta. Red Deer is an economically dynamic region of Alberta situated directly between Edmonton and Calgary along the vital QE 2 corridor. It’s a perfect blend of small town friendliness and big city conveniences. Host to the 2016 Memorial Cup and the 2019 Canadian Winter Games, Red Deer continues to welcome all of Canada with open arms.

This part-time position is responsible for the development, implementation and management of the City of Red Deer’s public art program including administration of the Public Art Policy, developing and implementing a conservation program for Red Deer’s public art and facilitating/coordinating and implementation of public art projects.

Ideally to fill this role you will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts or a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field combined with 3 to 5 years experience in public art project development and management and/or art conservation.

In addition you will have:
• Knowledge of principles and practices of public art, art conservation, arts and cultural education and community development using the arts as a vehicle for community building.
• Working towards accreditation in the Canadian Association of Professional Conservators (CAPC) is an asset.
• Able to work independently in an environment that also demands and values a team approach.
• Recognizes that the ways of getting things done in different departments, organizations and communities are not the same.

What we offer:
In addition to the very competitive salary and excellent benefits packages, we offer a great work environment with a dynamic and dedicated team of professionals.

We welcome applications until July 27, 2017.

For more information and to apply online, please visit us at or email your application to

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Type of Work: 
Red Deer
Education Level: 
University (Undergraduate)
Prefered Method(s) of Application: 
Apply Online

Employer Details

The City of Red Deer

Human Resources
Box 5008
Red Deer, AB T4N 3T4