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Pacific National Exhibition

Fair First Aid Attendant

Posted 6 days ago

Job Description

Seasonal Part-time: (August 17 – September 2)
(26-32 hours per week, weekends and evenings as required)
Wage & Pay Grade: $22/hour (PG 79); plus 5% in lieu of benefits and vacation
Date Posted: June 3rd, 2024

Who we are… 

The Pacific National Exhibition is an iconic institution in BC, famous for bringing generations of people together to celebrate and build memories. This 114-year-old, non-profit organization has an annual operating budget of over $70 million dollars and generates revenue through four activity streams: the 15-day annual summer Fair and winter Fair which average more than 700,000 people annually, Playland amusement park which welcomes 400,000 guests annually including Fright Nights, and a busy year-round portfolio of events including concerts, trade shows and film, cultural and community events.  In total we bring over 2 million people through the site each year. The fourth activity stream is park care and facility maintenance.  The PNE is proud of the work it does at Hastings Park and has a vibrant team that is passionate about events, guest experience and delivering memorable experiences. 

At the PNE, we strive to create an environment that reflects our organization’s core values: Enthusiasm, Excellence and Evolution. With a focus on these core values, we are committed to achieving our mission which is to “Deliver Memorable Experiences” for all who interact with the PNE whether it is our guests, our employees, or the community. 

Please note this is a seasonal role for the 2024 Fair season—all applicants must have full availability during the Fair Period from (August 17 - September 2, 2024). Depending on individual performance during The 2024 Fair period, there will be opportunity to be hired on to work part-time year-round during events and concerts held at the PNE.

Why join our Team?

  • Exhilarating and fun-loving culture 
  • Flexible work environment  
  • Opportunity for free or discounted tickets to shows, events, sports games, and much more  
  • Staff discounts for Playland, The Fair, and Fright Nights, as well as all PNE Food Stands 
  • Competitive compensation package 
  • Opportunity to create lasting memories and friendships! 

What will you do this year?

In your role as a First Aid Attendant, your primary accountabilities will be to:

  • Provide first aid assistance to staff and visiting guests as required
  • Provide public safety to guests and night security to flat shows
  • Maintain first aid requirements at all PNE events
  • Patrol designated Park area and buildings
  • Participate as an active member of the PNE First Aid Team
  • Greet and assist guests and staff in a friendly and courteous manner
  • Maintain cleanliness and order within the first aid workspace
  • Stay calm under stressful situations
  • Ensure PNE Uniform and Appearance policy is adhered to at all times
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
  • Operate vehicles and tools/equipment in compliance with all health and safety requirements as determined by WorkSafeBC, and all other applicable legislation and company policies.

What else?

  • Must have successful completion of grade 12.
  • Must have a valid Occupational First Aid Level III Certification; OR must be a licensed EMR/PCP/ACP- Candidates in Possession of current Emergency Medical Assistants (EMA) License, must apply for an OFA certificate at the appropriate level from an authorized training Agency.
  • Must be capable of reading, writing and speaking in English for the purposes of written or oral instructions.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively deal with a variety of situations while maintaining a calm and flexible demeanour.
  • Must be highly motivated, dependable, and accountable.
  • Must have the ability to work a variety of shifts during The Fair period (August 17 – September 2) including evenings and weekends.
  • Candidates must undergo a Criminal Record Check

Who are you?

  • Proactive
  • Effective leader
  • Team player
  • Reliable

Where and when to APPLY? 

Applications can be submitted via the PNE website at www.pne.ca/jobs and will be accepted until the role is filled.  

Preference will be given to candidates who submit their resume/cover letter before Sunday, June 23. We look forward to hearing from you! 

The PNE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, committed to creating an inclusive workforce that reflects the diverse community we proudly serve. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or age. If you require any support or accommodations throughout any stage of the recruitment process, please contact the People & Culture Department at hr@pne.ca. 

About Pacific National Exhibition

No single location in Vancouver captures the spirit and history of this city, its people and its many achievements as the Pacific National Exhibition. Since 1910, millions of guests have enjoyed shows, exhibits, sporting events, amusement rides, concerts, cultural activities and, of course, the annual summer Fair at the PNE. Today, the PNE is the largest employer of youth in British Columbia, the longest running and best attended annual ticketed event in BC and the site of hundreds of famous events - from a live performance from the Beatles to the historic Miracle Mile. For the past ten decades the Pacific National Exhibition has showcased the best of Vancouver to the rest of Canada and the world.

Industry

Non-Profit

Company Size

1001-5000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-06

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