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Job fair for Vancouver Civic Theatres

We're looking for great people to join our Security, Stage Door, and Theatre Attendant teams! Join us for a free information session and find out more about working for one of Vancouver's largest cultural hubs.

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August 29 2017, 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

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Queen Elizabeth Theatre Salon, 600 Hamilton Street (corner of Hamilton and Dunsmuir)



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We're looking for great people to join our theatre teams!

Attend our fall job fair to discuss great new career opportunities at Vancouver's four civic theatres. We provide a dynamic, unique, and diverse workplace with competitive wages. These roles are ideally suited for part-time employees.

Security and Stage Door Attendant job openings

A Security and Stage Door Attendant is responsible for providing a range of security, access control, customer service, first aid and safety functions at the Vancouver Civic Theatres (VCT) and its venues, Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Orpheum, Vancouver Playhouse and Annex. The position responds to a variety of situations, both emergent and non-emergent in order to maintain a safe and secure environment.  

Position requirements

  • Completion of Grade 12 at a minimum
  • Security Officer Training -  Basic Security Traing (BST) minimum requirement
  • Occupational First Aid Level II 
  • A Police Record Check will be required
  • Minimum of one year experience as a Security Officer in a related area
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite; booking or events software an asset.

Note: This position requires flexibility in scheduling as work is assigned and involves non-standard hours, including weekday, evening and weekend shifts

Theatre Attendant job openings

Theatre Attendants at the Vancouver Civic Theatres provide support in all areas within the Audience Services Division including ushering, ticket taking, coat check, barista and concessions. All positions are physically demanding, time-sensitive and have significant life safety responsibilities.

Position requirements

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a high level of self-confidence and self-awareness
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience of hospitality experience as a food and beverage attendant or in a related customer-service focused area
  • Cash handling experience
  • Serving it Right and Foodsafe Level 1 certificates
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving ability
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • In order to be eligible for shifts, you are required to be available Friday, Saturday, and Sunday as well as a minimum of 1 other weekday evening per week

What to bring to the job fair:

  • A copy of your resume
  • A description of your availability
  • A copy of your Serving it Right certificate
  • Any other relevant certificates
  • The energy you'll bring to the VCT team!

About the Vancouver Civic Theatres

The Vancouver Civic Theatres includes four of Vancouver’s finest venues - Orpheum, Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver Playhouse, and Annex. Our theatres and spaces host award-winning performances, independent productions, and groups from across the globe.

Vancouver Civic Theatres bridges the connection between patron and performer, providing culture enthusiasts with access to an endless array of arts and entertainment productions, including concerts, theatre, classical music, opera and Broadway shows.

We are committed to developing, enhancing and promoting the Vancouver’s vibrant arts scene, sharing with the world the astonishing breadth and depth of our city's creative community and cultural entrepreneurs.