Event based Housekeeper

Greater Vancouver, British Columbia 1 December

Pacific National Exhibition

  • Description

    Part-time, Event-based
    Wage & Pay Grade: $18.70/hour (PG39) + 10% in lieu of benefits and vacation
    Date Posted: November 1, 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 109 year old, non-profit organization has an annual operating budget of $54 million dollars and generates revenue through three activity streams: the 15 day annual summer Fair which averages 750,000 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.
    At the PNE, we strive to create an environment that reflects our organizations 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.

    The Event-based Housekeeper will report to the Event Sweeper Foreperson and/or the Manager of Tech Services.

    Please Note: This position will be part-time event based. Shifts range from 4-8 hours. Must be able to work a variety of shifts, including afternoon, evening, graveyard and weekend shifts.

    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 an Event-based Housekeeper your primary accountabilities will be to:
    * Clean assigned areas in PNE event venues, including the seating surfaces, the seating bowl and/or press areas
    * Sweep and mop assigned areas; remove all debris and tripping hazards
    * Attend to spills of varying natures. Ensure that proper protocols are followed for cleaning specific waste materials (i.e. Protein spills)
    * Empty garbage containers, recycling containers, diversion stations, compost and waste paper receptacles
    * Maintain cleanliness of assigned washrooms; wash and disinfect all sinks, mirrors and toilets, sweep and mop floors, and maintain a dry floor surface at all times
    * Clean event related signage as required
    * Clean and disinfect F&B condiment stations, counters and table tops. Ensure all countertops are clear of garbage (i.e.-cups, food waste, etc.)
    * Replenish all supplies in facilities as required, and keep supplies locked up at all other times
    * May be required to wear a radio and answer calls as required.
    * Moving chairs
    * Assist other departments with areas requiring cleaning
    * Ensure PNE Uniform and Appearance policy is adhered to at all times
    * Greet guests in a courteous and professional manner
    * Perform other related duties as assigned

    JobReqirement
    What else?
    * Sufficient physical strength, stamina and coordination to permit the performance of assigned tasks (i.e. repeated climbing of stairs and standing for extended periods of time)
    * Previous janitorial experience preferred
    * Must be available to work a part-time event based schedule with graveyard shift availability
    * Capable of working at heights and lifting heavy materials up to WCB restrictions
    * Physically able to work in awkward positions
    * Knowledge of the hazards and proper safety precautions of the construction trades
    * Must be capable of reading, writing and speaking English for the purposes of written or oral instructions, timesheets and documentation of work
    * Candidates must undergo a Criminal Record Check

    Who are you?
    * Passionate
    * Detail-orientated
    * Logical
    * Proactive
    * Committed
    * Organized

    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, December 8. We look forward to hearing from you!



  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Minimum education level: High school
  • Years of experience: 2
  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Job summary

  • Event based Housekeeper

  • Employer

    Pacific National Exhibition

  • Location

    Greater Vancouver, British Columbia

  • Work type

    Part Time

  • Type of contract

    Temporary contract

  • Salary

    Negotiable

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