Paint/Props Artisans - Creative Services

Date Posted: Apr 12, 2019

Salary: $16.00 per hour
Province: Ontario
Region: York Region
City: Vaughan
Employee Benefits: Other (e.g. flex time, comp tickets, etc.)
Check Additional Info section for more Employee Benefits
Organization's Field/Discipline: Business
Job's focus: Creative
Job Type: Contract
Career Level: Intermediate

Organization Description

Canada's Wonderland
Canada's Wonderland is our nation's premiere theme park and hires over 4,000 talented, enthusiastic and outgoing candidates each year. We offer excellent training and skills development in a variety of positions including Performers, Theatre Technicians, Event Technicians, Halloween Haunt Monsters and Artisans, Characters, Costumers and so many more! Our ever-growing Entertainment Program includes many special events, festivals, Halloween Haunt and Winterfest!

Job Description

  • Building of props of various sizes for attractions
  • Set dressing all indoor attractions and various locations around the park
  • Painting sets
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment
  • Assist with the construction, assembly and general set up of attractions
  • Work with the technical team to set up props and theming throughout the Park
  • Following the event, assist with the tear down process of all attractions and theming
  • Assist with other duties as required


Requirements:

  • Available to work flexible shifts beginning immediately and full time hours beginning September, including Statutory Holidays
  • Education and/or work experience in theatre production an asset
  • Experience with scenic painting an asset
  • Willing to work in a hands on environment and take on a leadership role as assigned
  • Able to lift 40lbs above your head and work in confined and dark spaces
  • Able to multi-task and work efficiently
  • Able to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s License (G, G2)
  • Reliable source of transportation, outside of public transit (to accommodate for both early and late shifts and the lack of public transportation during set-up)
  • Must provide CSA approved steel toe footwear


Additional Info:

Join our Creative Services team and bring to life fun and excitment for our guests during our summer festivals, horrors at Halloween Haunt and finally, whimsy and wonder at our all new Winterfest!

Enjoy great perks like passes for friends and family, use of the park on your days off, admission/discounts to many Ontario Attractions, associate events/discounts and more!


We will also soon be hiring for our set build, lighting/sound and general helpers to round out this amazing behind-the-scenes team! Stay tuned.

How to Apply:

Please apply online at www.canadaswonderland.com and include your resume.

We will be in touch with qualified candidates only.


If you have any questions about this opportunity please email ashley.chen@canadaswonderland.com
 

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