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Job Postings

We currently have two seasonal opportunities at the DVBA:

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Ferris Wheel Attendants
Ferris Wheel Musicians


Ferris Wheel Attendants

The DVBA is looking for three or four responsible and reliable individuals to help us run this year’s Holiday Ferris Wheel. The Ferris wheel will be operational on the following dates and times:

  • Saturday, November 29, 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Sunday, November 30, 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Friday, December 5, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm (possibly until 10:00 pm)
  • Saturday, December 6, 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Sunday, December 7, 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Friday, December 12, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm (possibly until 10:00 pm)
  • Saturday, December 13, 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm (possibly until 10:00 pm)
  • Sunday, December 14, 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Friday, December 19, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm (possibly until 10:00 pm)
  • Saturday, December 20, 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Sunday, December 21, 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Duties:

  • Setting up the music and attendant station for each day (start time 1/2 hour prior to opening)
  • Accepting payment for rides
  • Keeping a tally of riders and reconciling payments with number of riders
  • Working with the Ferris wheel operators to ensure safety of riders
  • Assisting riders with any problems or concerns
  • Monitoring and managing the Ferris wheel line up
  • Providing information to the public about downtown businesses and events
  • Closing down the attendant station and line up at the end of each day (finish time 1/2 hour after to closing)

Successful applicants will enjoy working outdoors, on-foot, in any weather. Applicants will be available to work all required days and will have a history of customer service related work experience with suitable references. Preference will be given to applicants with first aid certification and an up to date criminal record check.

Wage and Work day:

$12/hour (non-negotiable)
Shift of under eight hours will include one 15 minute paid break and the option of one unpaid 30 minute break. Eight hour shifts will include one 30 or two 15 minute paid breaks and the option of one additional 30 minute unpaid break.

Contact:

Please email resumes to lindsay@downtownvictoria.ca. Resumes should be labelled “DVBA Ferris Wheel Attendant Application” and delivered no later than 5pm, Friday, October 31.


Ferris Wheel Musicians

We are looking for solo musicians, groups, or DJs to play 50 minute and 80 minute sets on the outdoor stage in Centennial Square this holiday season. These gigs will be during the operation of the Ferris wheel (Friday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays between November 29 and December 21) and, while holiday tunes are not required for your entire set, we will give preference to musicians that are able to play a selection of festive tunes mixed into your set. If you are interested, please email your information, availability, and links to some past performances to lindsay@downtownvictoria.ca by Friday, October 31.

RATES 50 minute sets 80 minute set
Solo performer $50 $75
Two or Three members $100 $150
Four or more members $150 $225

 

 

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