Facilities Crew (Special Event Services)
Spruce Meadows
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
32d ago

Department : Special Events Services

Position : Full Time, SEASONAL

Expected Placement (subject to change) : May 1st September 10th, 2018

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)

  • Liaising with the Special Events Coordinators to understand and communicate facility layouts
  • Set up and take down tables, chairs and other items as required
  • Variety of duties which are associated with the hundreds of events, conferences, parties and weddings held at Spruce Meadows throughout the year
  • Maintenance and upkeep of Spruce Meadows equipment and inventory in respects to facility rental equipment (including but not limited to tables, chairs, drapes, drape frames, etc )
  • Ensure the smallest details are checked over in each venue to ensure customer satisfaction
  • MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Reliable transportation to and from work and a Class 5 driver’s license(there is no transit available to Spruce Meadows)
  • High School diploma
  • Organizational proficiency
  • 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
  • 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.

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