Careers at The Shaw - Shaw Festival Theatre

Careers at
The Shaw
Housekeeping Positions

As one of the world’s leading theatre companies and Niagara’s 20 largest employers, The Shaw is dedicated to an ongoing process of increasing diversity and inclusion in our audiences, our programs, and in all of our hiring for staff, artists, and in the recruiting of board members. The Shaw is committed to a future when our theatres joyously draw on and include all peoples, fully reflective of the world around us. As such, the Shaw Festival is an equal opportunity employer committed to a barrier-free recruitment and selection process. We encourage and invite applications from applicants who identify as Indigenous, Black or as persons of colour (IBPOC), the LGBTQ2+ communities and those identifying as gender female. In accordance with Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), and in keeping with our wish to ensure a fully inclusive environment, please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process. We will be happy to assist.

We acknowledge and honour the land upon which we gather as the historic and traditional territory of First Nations peoples. In particular we recognize and thank the Neutral Nation, the Mississauga and the Haudenosaunee for their stewardship of these lands over millennia.


Housekeeping Positions

Seasonal positions required immediately to December 23, 2021
30–35  hours per week

Reporting to the Head of Housekeeping, the position will be responsible for a variety of light cleaning at our festival theatres.  As the position includes operating various cleaning equipment (i.e. vacuum cleaner and other manual and power cleaning equipment),  experience is an asset, but willing to train.  The ideal candidate must have good written and oral communication skills, ability to lift up to 20 lbs  as well as work as part of the team in our busy housekeeping department. (30-35 hours weekly) we are hiring for two shifts 5am to 12:30pm and 2:30pm to 10pm, 5 days per week must be available on weekends. A valid G Class Drivers License and a good driver’s record is required.

Rate of pay – $16.87/hr

Please submit your cover letter and resume prior June 15, 2021.

Shaw Festival Theatre
Att: Director Human Resources
Email: dlg@shawfest.com

We thank all applicants in advance, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Thank you for your interest in the Shaw Festival

As one of the world’s leading theatre companies and Niagara’s 20 largest employers, The Shaw is dedicated to an ongoing process of increasing diversity and inclusion in our audiences, our programs, and in all of our hiring for staff, artists, and in the recruiting of board members. The Shaw is committed to a future when our theatres joyously draw on and include all peoples, fully reflective of the world around us. As such, the Shaw Festival is an equal opportunity employer committed to a barrier-free recruitment and selection process. We encourage and invite applications from applicants who identify as Indigenous, Black or as persons of colour (IBPOC), the LGBTQ2+ communities and those identifying as gender female. In accordance with Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), and in keeping with our wish to ensure a fully inclusive environment, please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process. We will be happy to assist.

We acknowledge and honour the land upon which we gather as the historic and traditional territory of First Nations peoples. In particular we recognize and thank the Neutral Nation, the Mississauga and the Haudenosaunee for their stewardship of these lands over millennia.

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