Careers at The Shaw - Shaw Festival Theatre

Careers at
The Shaw
Maintenance/Events Crew

Facilities Department I Seasonal Position (May to mid-October 2019)

The Shaw Festival is seeking a Maintenance/Events Crewperson. Basic mechanical, plumbing, electrical, carpentry and painting skills preferred. This position will perform routine inspections, troubleshooting and maintenance throughout the facilities, set–up of special events/seminars/workshops, respond to Maintenance Work Requests, restock washrooms, check for cleanliness, remove garbage, answer and address emergency calls as needed and perform other duties as assigned to ensure patron safety and enjoyment.

Preference will be given to candidates who possess computer literacy and a relevant background in building maintenance. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to demonstrate flexibility, adaptability, patience and respect in the workplace is a must.

Must be able to work independently, with minimal supervision, and also as part of a team. Must be able to exercise physical effort in lifting heavy items and equipment (up to 50lbs), and perform maintenance routines under a variety of conditions, including heights and other awkward positions.

Must be able to work days, evenings, split-shifts and weekends.

Please submit cover letter and resume prior to April 30 at 5pm.

Shaw Festival Theatre, Canada
Director Human Resources

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest, 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, The Shaw is dedicated to increasing diversity and inclusion in our audiences, our programs, and in all of our hiring for staff, artists, and recruiting of board members. The Shaw is committed to a future when our theatres are inclusive of all peoples, fully reflective of our diverse communities.

As such, the Shaw Festival is an equal opportunity employer committed to a barrier free recruitment and selection process.

In accordance with Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process. We will be happy to assist.

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