Green Team Teardown

Bass Coast Festival is hiring for Green Team Teardown.

OVERVIEW OF ROLE
The Green Team Teardown role is crucial for the efficient dismantling of festival infrastructure with sustainability in mind. Engaging in physical labour, this position works with the Green Team to ensure a clean festival area and supports the implementation of waste minimization plans, and assists with various tear-down duties.

The successful candidates must be available to be on the festival site from July 15 - July 19, 2024.

ABOUT BASS COAST
Bass Coast is a thoughtfully curated boutique electronic music and art festival held in Merritt, BC on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the Nlaka’pamux and Syilx people.

Moving into its 16th year, Bass Coast is an independent & artist owned festival with accolades that include two consecutive wins of DJ Mag’s ‘Best Boutique Festival in North America’, 'Best Midsize Festival in Canada' by Canada Music Awards, and 'Best Music Festival in Vancouver' runner-up by the Georgia Straight Vancouver. 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

    • Engage in physical labour for festival infrastructure teardown.
    • Collaborate with the Green Team for clean festival areas and campgrounds.
    • Provide physical support for Green Team's waste minimization plan.
    • Assist in coordinating waste, recycling, and compost transfer schedules.
    • Aid in setting up teardown-specific recycling, waste, and compost stations.
    • Assist in removing and storing Green Team signage.
    • Participate in relevant meetings and communications.
    • Other teardown duties as needed.

    QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

      • Teamwork and collaboration skills.
      • Effective time management for teardown deadlines.
      • Problem-solving skills for unexpected challenges.
      • Clear communication to coordinate tasks with teams.
      • Organisational skills for orderly teardown.
      • Attention to detail for thorough cleanup.
      • Commitment to safety protocols and hazard awareness.
      • Flexibility for various physical tasks and ability to perform tasks for extended periods. 
      • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
      • Previous physical labour or teardown experience is beneficial.
      • Self-motivated and comfortable working alone or collaboratively.
      • Experience driving a truck and trailer is an asset
      • Capability to thrive in a constantly evolving environment.
      • Passion for the high-pressure and fast-paced festival production.
      • Experience with festivals or events is an asset.
      • Enthusiasm for efficient teardown in festival production.
      • Must be legally eligible to work unrestricted in Canada.

        HOURS AND COMPENSATION

        Contract Duration:
        July 15 - July 19, 2024: On the festival site.

        Compensation:
        Flat rate contract: $200 / day

        Bass Coast offers an innovative, flexible and creative work environment. All Bass Coast employees work remotely and are required to have their own computer, printer, file storage and workspace (whether at home or elsewhere). The successful candidate will be able to work both independently and work remotely via Zoom with team members. In-person meetings may be required.

        HOW TO APPLY
        Bass Coast Project Ltd is an equal opportunity employer offering a fair, co-operative, respectful, safe, and healthy work environment. We conduct hiring on the basis of employment equity. Employment equity is designed to compensate for the nonexistence of a level playing field with regard to people’s experiences and job qualifications, given structural injustices and systemic discrimination that marginalize certain groups. Bass Coast welcomes and encourages applications from Indigenous people, Black people, people of colour, women, LGBTQ2SIA+ people, people with disabilities, people living in poverty, and newcomers to Canada. 

        COVID-19 Workplace Policy:
        Bass Coast Festival will continue to operate in accordance with provincial and local health guidelines and recommendations.

        Application Process:
        To apply please fill out the application form link below and include a cover letter and resume demonstrating your interest in the position and fit for the duties and qualifications noted.

        Please answer the following questions in your cover letter. 

        1. Why are you interested in joining the Green Team Teardown at Bass Coast Festival? 
        2. Do you enjoy working in a team and contributing to a clean and efficient festival teardown process? 
        3. What excites you the most about being part of the Green Team Teardown, and how do you envision contributing to the team's efforts?

        Applications will only be accepted through the online application form below.

         

        GREEN TEAM TEARDOWN APPLICATION

         

        Application Deadline:
        Posting will remain open until the position is filled. We thank all applicants, but only those considered for an interview will be contacted.  Please do not contact us directly about the application status.