• Shambhala Music Festival Ltd.
  • Other
    • Full Time | 
    • Contract/Temporary
  • Salmo, BC, Nelson
  • Accessible Employer: No
  • Open to International applicants with valid Canadian Work permits: Yes
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Posted on June 20, 2024

Job Description

Join the Shambhala Music Festival Team as a Driver!

Are you ready to leave your mark on the legendary Shambhala Music Festival? We are seeking skilled drivers to join our team and contribute to the success of this year’s festival. There are several positions available starting immediately on the festival site near Salmo, BC, and with possibility to extend into the fall.

Responsibilities & Qualifications


•Provide reliable transportation services, including shuttle bus driving, long-haul driving (with service to Kelowna), in-town driving, and on-site driving.
•Operate vehicles safely and efficiently, including those requiring air brakes endorsement, Class 1-3 licenses, and standard (manual) transmissions.
•Tow trailers as needed and ensure all loads are secure and transported safely.
•Complete all necessary training related to your role.
•Maintain accurate records and daily logs of work hours and tasks performed.
•Adhere to Shambhala Music Festival’s Occupational Health and Safety program, policies, and procedures.
•Collaborate with festival departments to support their transportation needs during showtime.
•Conduct daily checks of all vehicles and equipment before operation.
•Provide assistance with loading and unloading of materials and equipment.
•Ensure the festival site remains organized, free of clutter, and safe for all patrons and staff.
•Adapt to other team/department needs as required.

Qualifications (Vary Depending on Position):

•Valid class 5 license with a clean driving abstract; air brakes endorsement and Class 1-3 licenses are highly desirable.
•Ability to drive standard (manual) transmissions is an asset.
•Experience in driving large vehicles, towing trailers, and operating machinery preferred.
•Ability to lift up to 50lbs consistently.
•Strong work ethic and basic mechanical knowledge.
•Demonstrates caution and discretion while operating festival equipment.
•Comfortable working early mornings, outdoors, and in potentially unfavorable weather conditions while maintaining a positive attitude.
•Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of the festival’s organizational structure.
•Able to work in diverse cultural environments without bias.
•Ability to maintain a positive attitude in a constantly changing and challenging environment, boosting team morale.
•Proficient in troubleshooting potential issues and making recommendations for increased efficiency.
•Flexible and responsive to changes in working conditions.

Wage: $18-25 per hour (depending on position and experience)

Ready to join the team? Apply now and be a part of the Shambhala experience!

Shambhala Music Festival is committed to employment equity. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, Black people, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities and/or people with intersectional identities.



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