Information Preservation Technician

  • Program stream: Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations
  • Job title: Information Preservation Technician
  • Organization name: City of Regina
  • Job location: Regina, Saskatchewan
  • Length of assignment: 2017-11-13 to 2018-03-30 (19 weeks)
  • Hourly wage: $15.99

The City of Regina is a growing, diverse and vibrant community with a population of over 220,000. As one of Saskatchewan’s strongest economic regions and most liveable cities, Regina is a dynamic centre for organizations focusing on telecommunications, manufacturing, data management, software development, and other technological industries; agriculture and natural resources continue to play a strong part in the economy. This is a family-friendly community with outstanding neighbourhoods, attractions, health care, educational institutions and abundant green space. With its budding economy and affordable housing, Regina offers a future with more possibilities, both personally and professionally.


The City of Regina Archives is seeking a motivated self-starter to participate in Phase 2 of the 150 Stories Oral History Project. In connection with Canada 150, this project involves collecting oral histories from Regina's Indigenous community and creating an interactive online exhibit which reflects an Indigenous perspective on the history of Canada. This position will be responsible for performing cataloguing and technical work as well as researching and compiling metadata for the online exhibit. The ideal candidate will be completing their studies in a field related to Literatures, Education, History, Indigenous Studies, or Languages and Linguistics, and will have a high level of familiarity with Indigenous culture, history and tradition. They will be able to work independently as well as with a team, and will have strong research and communication skills. Knowledge of Cree, Saulteaux or other Indigenous languages an asset. Knowledge of archival principles an asset. Please apply online through Regina.ca. Applications are being accepted until December 13, 2017.


This is a part-time student opportunity for approximately eighteen (18) weeks beginning in late December or early January. Applicants must qualify under the YCW Guidelines (https://www.canada.ca/en/canadian-heritage/services/funding/young-canada-works/students-graduates/heritage-organizations-students.html) and have or be willing to create a YCW account.


*Note: Testing may be done to evaluate knowledge, skills and abilities.


The City of Regina values diversity in our workforce and encourages applications from all qualified Employment Equity candidates.

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We will contact applicants we wish to consider within six weeks of the competition closing date. All applicants are thanked for their interest.


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