Part-Time Contract Positions Available: Event Site Supervisors

The Downtown Victoria Business Association (DVBA) is looking to hire three or more part-time Event Site Supervisors to support our Lights of Wonder event in downtown Victoria.
If you are a detail-oriented and organized people-person who is ready to take on the task of supervising and coordinating daily tasks for a large holiday light sculpture installation and activations, then this is the perfect role for you.

Areas of responsibility:

  • Working directly under the Event Management Team and with DVBA staff to ensure smooth-running daily operations for a large outdoor public event during the month of December.
  • Performing key customer service tasks throughout the daily operations of the event; including greeting, answering questions, solving issues, and/or contacting support as more complex issues arise.
  • On light activation days, this position will lead the supervision and management of the overall site. On these days, duties will include supervising daily event volunteers and responding to the changing needs of the event, site related circumstances, making key decisions as needed, or contacting support or leadership to assist.
  • Daily testing of technical equipment, assessing on-site fixes and/or communicating maintenance needs for light sculpture structures.
  • Ensuring cleanliness and overall appearance of event site.

To be successful in this role, you will need the following skills and knowledge:

  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • At least two years of experience in a customer service role, or…
  • At least two years of experience in working public events
  • Exceptional communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Strong problem-solving and issue management skills
  • Common sense
  • Outstanding time management skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • This position may be required to lift up to 25 lbs.

To Apply:

Please submit your resume (two pages max) and cover letter (one page max) that tells us why you’d be our ideal hire. Submit to info@downtownvictoria.ca.

The fine print:

This is a temporary, contracted part-time position, for the month of December only.  Set schedule, 15 to 40 hours a week depending on availability and event needs; evenings and weekends required. We pay bi-weekly, by direct deposit. Hourly rate: $22/hour.

Posting close date:  4pm on Friday, November 12, 2021

Anticipated start date: Monday, December 6, 2021