Inventory Packer

Bass Coast Festival is hiring an Inventory Packer.


Bass Coast Festival is a thoughtfully curated boutique music and art festival that is held on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the Nlaka’pamux and Syilx people. Moving into its 15th year, Bass Coast has garnered a global reputation for showcasing innovative international talent and providing a springboard for Canadian artists.

We are seeking a skilled and experienced packer to join our team. The Inventory Packer will be responsible for efficiently and meticulously packing sea-cans with festival inventory. Your role will be crucial in ensuring that all festival equipment and supplies are securely and optimally packed for transportation, storage, and efficient utilization during events.

The successful candidate must be available to be on the festival site from July 10 - July 14, 2023.


  • Pack festival inventory, including equipment, supplies, decorations, and merchandise, into sea-cans according to established guidelines and specifications.
  • Organize and arrange items within the sea-cans to maximize space utilization while ensuring safe handling and transport.
  • Implement effective packing strategies to protect delicate and fragile items from damage during transit.
  • Label and tag sea-cans with appropriate inventory details, including contents, weight, and handling instructions.
  • Collaborate with the inventory management team to ensure accurate documentation and tracking of packed items.
  • Conduct regular quality checks to verify the accuracy, completeness, and condition of packed inventory.
  • Comply with safety regulations and best practices to minimize the risk of accidents and injuries during packing activities.
  • Assist with loading and unloading sea-cans using appropriate equipment and techniques.
  • Maintain a clean and organized packing area to facilitate efficient operations.
  • Communicate any inventory discrepancies, issues, or concerns to the appropriate personnel.


  • Proven experience as a packer or in a similar role, preferably in a festival or event setting.
  • Strong knowledge of packing techniques, materials, and equipment used for sea-can packing.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Physical stamina and the ability to lift heavy objects and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of safety procedures and practices related to packing and transportation.
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.


Contract Duration:
July 10 - July 14, 2023: On the festival site. 

Flat rate contract: $200/day
Bass Coast offers an innovative, flexible and creative work environment. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in Canada. 

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. 

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 your fit for the duties and qualifications noted. 

Please answer the following questions in your cover letter:

  • Can you provide examples of your previous experience in packing sea-cans or similar large-scale packing projects? Please highlight any specific challenges you faced and how you overcame them.
  • How do you ensure the efficient and safe packing of delicate or fragile items within sea-cans? Please describe any specific techniques or strategies you utilize to protect these items during transportation.
  • Collaboration and communication are crucial in a team environment. Can you share an example of a time when you had to work closely with others to pack sea-cans for a festival or event? How did you ensure smooth coordination and cooperation among team members?

Inventory Packer Application

Applications will only be accepted through the online application form.

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.