General Labourers

  • Shambhala Music Festival Ltd.
  • Front-line
    • Full Time | 
    • Contract/Temporary
    • Seasonal
  • 2003 - 622 Front Street Nelson, Nelson
  • Many position available
  • Accessible Employer: No
  • Open to International applicants with valid Canadian Work permits: Yes
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Posted on June 11, 2024

Job Description

This is a full-time opportunity starting on the festival site ASAP until late summer/fall. Candidates must have the ability to consistently commute to the festival site near Salmo, BC.

Are you ready to leave your mark? Shambhala Music Festival is seeking labourers to offer support on diverse maintenance tasks and lend a hand to key departments. Be part of our team and create an impact!

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Responsibilities Include:
• Responsible for providing physical labour and support during all phases of construction, farming, and production
• Support designated departments during showtime as dispatched
• Operate SMF machinery in a safe and timely manner as needed
• Complete all training attributed to your scope of work
• Ensure all paperwork is filled out daily, handed in or electronically logged & complete all work tasks in compliance with SMF’s Occupational Health and Safety program, policies and safe work procedures
• Ensure remote timesheet and itemized daily timecard are filled out, handed in, or electronically logged
• Load, unload and move construction materials to, from and around the worksite
• Execute safety perimeters by placing, removing, covering and uncovering traffic control signs, cones, barricades and other traffic control devices
• Coordinate with operators to facilitate alignment and movement of materials
• Assist the tradespeople/Supervisors with any and all projects assigned
• Complete daily checks of all equipment prior to operating
• Ensure the worksite is organized and free of clutter, rubble and garbage
• Operate a variety of hand and power tools
• Labour duties as needed
• Pivot to support other Teams/Departments when necessary

Qualifications Include:
• Must have the ability to consistently commute the festival site near Salmo, BC
• Must be able to lift up to 50lbs consistently
• Past experience in construction/trades preferred
• Minimum valid class 5 license and clean abstract, the ability to drive standard (manual) transmissions is an asset
• A solid work ethic and basic knowledge of tools and machinery
• Shows caution and discretion when operating SMF equipment around patrons and other staff to avoid any injuries or property damage
• Comfortable working early mornings and outdoors in potentially unfavourable weather while maintaining a positive demeanour
• Excellent communicator. Able to interact effectively with all levels of the chain of command
• Ability to work in the mornings, evenings or in the hot sun or rain without hindrances
• Ability to work in a culturally diverse workspace without personal judgments or bias
• Ability to smile in the face of challenge and constantly changing environment while keeping up the morale of your surrounding teammates with your own positive attitude
• Troubleshoot potential issues and make recommendations to increase efficiency
• Flexible and able to respond to changes in working conditions

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.


$19-23 per hour

Job Application Process

Ready to join the team? Apply now through our online application here!

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