First Aid AttendantFair Time

Greater Vancouver, British Columbia 30 June

Pacific National Exhibition

  • Description

    Seasonal Part-time: (August 17 – September 2)
    (26-32 hours per week, weekends and evenings as required)
    Wage & Pay Grade: $19.66/hour (PG 79); plus 4.5% in lieu of benefits and vacation
    Date Posted: June 6, 2019

    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 108 year old, non-profit organization has an annual operating budget of $48 million dollars and generates revenue through three activity streams: the 15 day annual summer Fair which averages 800,000 guests each year, Playland amusement park which welcomes 375,000 guests annually including Fright Nights, year-round events including concerts, trade shows and film, cultural and community events. 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 being the best we can be.

    We are seeking 8 attentive and guest focused individuals that have a passion for the events industry and the Pacific National Exhibition (PNE). The First Aid Attendants of the Public Safety Department will work under the direction of the Manager of First Aid and will provide first aid assistance to staff and visiting guests as required.

    Please note this is a seasonal role for the 2019 Fair season—all applicants must have full availability during the Fair Period from (August 17 - September 2, 2019). Depending on individual performance during The 2019 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
    Health and wellness employee events – put your hiking boots on, or enjoy an evening out with your favorite colleagues
    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
    On-site fitness center
    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?
    Effective leader
    Team player

    Where and when to APPLY?
    Applications can be submitted via the PNE website at and will be accepted until the role is filled.

    Preference will be given to candidates who submit their resume/cover letter before Sunday, July 7, 2019. We look forward to hearing from you!
  • Number of vacancies: 8
  • Requirements

  • Minimum education level: High school
  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Job summary

  • First Aid Attendant

  • Employer

    Pacific National Exhibition

  • Location

    Greater Vancouver, British Columbia

  • Work type

    Part Time

  • Type of contract

    Temporary contract

  • Salary


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