Department : Special Events Services
Position : Full Time, SEASONAL
Expected Placement (subject to change) : May 1st September 10th, 2019
This is a full-time position at 40 - 44 hours per week for $16.00 - $18.00 per hour. Spruce Meadows is a world renowned show jumping venue which holds a number of tournaments throughout the year.
Events are held on weekends, therefore it is necessary to be available to work both weekends and nights. Shifts will fluctuate to coincide with the busy Spruce Meadows Tournament Season.
RESPONSIBILITIES (included, but are not limited to)
Ensure proper signage and display material is exhibited throughout Spruce Meadows as directed by the Manager of Signage and Security
Installing and removal of sponsor related advertising boards throughout the grounds (including but not limited fences, arenas, grandstands, boards, frames and buildings (various types of material mainly coroplast and vinyls but also metal, plastic and other construction materials).
Installing and removal of flags throughout Spruce Meadows as directed by the Manager of Signage and Security
Installing of graphics on temporary structures, glass or vehicles as directed by the Manager of Signage and Security
Keeping inventory of flags and signage (including advertising boards)
Assembly of retail type shelving
Basic maintenance on flags and signage (including advertising boards)
Basic maintenance of equipment including (but not limited to) drills, ladders, etc
Off-site product delivery, setup and retrieval of signage and flags
Reliable transportation to and from work and a Class 5 driver’s license(there is no transit available to Spruce Meadows)
Comfortable with working from ladders and / or heights
Ability to move quickly and carry heavy loads
Strong time management skills
Strong team approach and willingness to assist others when necessary
Ability to problem solve and exhibit conflict resolution skills
Ability to work early mornings, weekends and evenings in listed dates of employment
Arial platform certification(Strong Asset)
Current certificate in Standard First Aid & CPR Level C (Asset)
Ability to speak a second language fluently (Asset)
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Work is in a fast-paced work environment. Successful applicants must be willing to work in a variety of different settings, and must work well in both team and individual scenarios.
The Spruce Meadows venue operates in all weather conditions, from early mornings into late nights and on weekends.
The Spruce Meadows Mission Statement, the focus of excellent service, the heart and mind of the Southern Family is always at the forefront.
This includes but not limited to Spruce Meadows e-mail protocol, quotations, contracts, general correspondence and verbal communications;
both in person and via telecommunications (See Spruce Meadows Policy and Procedure Manual, Spruce Meadows Code of Conduct, Spruce Meadows Confidentiality Agreement).
All Spruce Meadows employees are expected to demonstrate and uphold the Spruce Meadows Mission Statement.