Slaybay Stage Build Team

Bass Coast Festival is hiring a Slaybay Stage Build Team.

The position demands proficiency in using both hand and power tools and a strong commitment to safety, sustainability, and efficiency. Team members will be integral to the setup and teardown phases of the Slaybay Stage. The ideal candidate will have a solid background in carpentry.

The successful candidate must be available to be on the festival site from Wed. July 3 - Thurs. July 18. (Festival Day are off)

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. 


    • Participate in preshow communication and meetings
    • Report to the Slay Bay Build Manager to complete a successful stage build.
    • Utilize a wide range of hand and power tools, adhering to strict safety standards to prevent accidents and ensure a safe working environment.
    • Clearly label kit pieces during the build process for efficient disassembly and storage post-event.
    • Uphold safety standards by wearing the necessary personal protective equipment (PPE) and following established best practices for construction safety.
    • Assist in the management of inventory
    • Carry out additional tasks as needed


      • Experience in construction or stage build projects, showcasing the ability to work effectively within a team.
      • Proficiency in using a wide array of hand and power tools.
      • Strong commitment to safety, evidenced by knowledge of best practices for construction safety and the consistent use of personal protective equipment (PPE).
      • Ability to work under tight schedules, with the flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and solve problems creatively.
      • Effective communication and teamwork skills, with a readiness to collaborate closely with the Build Manager and other team members to achieve project goals.
      • Previous experience in festival or event construction is advantageous but not mandatory.
      • Passion for the high-pressure and fast-paced environment of festival production.
      • Must be legally eligible to work unrestricted in Canada.
      • Ability to operate lifts and machinery is an asset, but not required.


        Contract Duration:
        Wed. July 3 - Thurs. July 18: On the festival site.

        Flat rate day rate: $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, 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.

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




          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.