Special Events Crew, On-Call

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What The City of Calgary is Hiring for:

If you are committed to public service, enjoy collaborating with others, share our values and have a desire to learn and grow, join The City of Calgary . City employees deliver the services, run the programs and operate the facilities which make a difference in our community. The City offers unique, diverse jobs and a variety of work locations. Together we make Calgary a great place to make a living, a great place to make a life. 
 
The City is committed to fostering a respectful, inclusive and equitable workplace which is representative of the community we serve. We welcome those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, inclusion, anti-racism and reconciliation. Applications are encouraged from members of groups that are historically disadvantaged and underrepresented. Accommodations are available during the hiring process, upon request. 
 
This is a wonderful opportunity for gaining experience with the City. As a Special Events Crew member, you will be responsible for working behind the scenes of the many special events that The City of Calgary is involved in. Primary duties include:
  • Work as part of a team, under the direction of a Special Events Crew Chief, to set up and take down special event equipment.
  • Adhere to safety standards and ensure equipment is set up to specifications.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all clients and partners.
  • Work onsite with other City staff and partners.
  • Perform inventory counts and prepare materials for events.
  • Maintain materials under the direction of a Special Events Crew Chief.

Qualifications

  • You must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Current Standard First Aid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) level "C", and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) certifications are required.
  • Current Fall Protection certification is an asset.
  • Previous experience in event, film, theatre, or sound production is considered an asset.
  • Possession of a valid Class 5 Driver's License (or provincial equivalent) with no more than six demerits and no current charges or suspensions pending, and the use of a personal vehicle for business purposes will be considered an asset.
  • You have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively and work as part of a team.
  • You are able to take direction, learn procedures quickly and have sound safety judgement and problem solving abilities.

Working Conditions: These positions work mainly outdoors in all types of weather conditions and require repetitive heavy lifting (up to a maximum of 50lbs). Lifting includes heavy objects like tent frames, stage decks or fence panels.

Pre-employment Requirements

  • A valid security clearance must be provided. Date of completion must be within the last 12 months.
  • Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.
  • Applicants may be contacted, interviewed and hired throughout the duration of this competition. 

Location / region:

This listing from The City of Calgary is available in Calgary.

Features:

The below are factors that tend to matter for our listing seekers. This listing with The City of Calgary offers:

Work outdoors

Special events

As positions vary, please confirm details with employer.

Requirements:

The City of Calgary has indicated that these are the requirements for the listing:

  • At least 16 years of age
  • Current Standard First Aid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) level "C", and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) certifications
  • Class 5 Driver's License

Requirements may not be comprehensive. Confirm w/employer.

About The City of Calgary:

If you are committed to public service, enjoy collaborating with others, share our values and have a desire to learn and grow, join The City of Calgary. City employees deliver the services, run the programs and operate the facilities which make a difference in our community. We support work-life balance and offer competitive wages, pensions, and benefits. Together we make Calgary a great place to make a living, a great place to make a life.

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