Lodging Set Up/Tear-Down Crew

  • Shambhala Music Festival Ltd.
  • Other
    • Full Time | 
    • Contract/Temporary
  • Salmo, Nelson
  • Accessible Employer: No
  • Open to International applicants with valid Canadian Work permits: Yes
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Posted on May 21, 2024

Job Description

Do you have landscaping skills? How about a knack for setting up tents? We have just the job for you!

Shambhala Music Festival is looking for Kootenay locals to join our paid Shambhalodging team for the setup & tear-down of tents before and after the festival this summer- this is a unique summer work opportunity not to be missed!

Lodging Set-Up/Tear Down staff will work on the festival grounds near Salmo, BC between May-August, and must be able to reliably commute to the site.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Responsibilities Include:

•Assist in moving all equipment within Lodging area (tents, air mattresses, etc.)
•Keep area clean and remove all garbage
•Set-up/tear-down tents, air mattresses, and other amenities, ensuring items are clean or are packaged to be cleaned
•Assist with landscaping duties
•Assist with any minor construction to be completed
•Assist with decorating and installing lighting as needed
•Inventory leftover supplies and equipment, keeping neat and accurate records
•Regularly conduct walkthroughs in lodging areas to greet and engage with guests, ensuring their well-being and addressing any needs or concerns
•Taking care of the hospitality needs of Shambhalodging guests during showtime and addressing any concerns immediately
•Driving vehicles and/or eBikes to complete tasks
•Perform additional tasks as requested
•Ensure hours worked are documented, signing in and out with your Supervisor
•Attend daily tailgate meeting with your supervisor at the beginning of your shift
•Perform requested tasks
•Execute and display the Shambhala spirit of love, magic, and welcome at each point of contact in a warm and friendly way

Qualifications Include:

•Experience working with basic tools – Training can be provided on site for the right candidates
•Experience being part of a team and working toward a common goal
•Customer service experience an asset
•Relatively fit and healthy and able to lift up to 50 pounds (will have to walk longer distances on farm)
•Experience setting up camping equipment an asset
•Landscaping experience an asset
•Ability to work with basic tools (training provided)
•Ability to work efficiently with a team
•Take direction well
•Flexible and able to respond to changes in working conditions
•Comfortable working early mornings and outdoors in potentially unfavorable weather while maintaining a positive demeanor
•Patient performing repetitive tasks
•Maintain awareness of environment, with a sense of responsibility for fellow crew members as well as company image
•Ability to work in a culturally diverse workspace without personal judgments or bias
•Passionate about delivering safe and inclusive events

To apply, submit your resume & cover letter.

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.

We thank all those who apply; however only those who are shortlisted will be contacted.

Wage: $19.00/hr



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