Massey Theatre Society was established in 1983 as a venue based arts organization. The Society operates two theatres and a 35,000 square foot arts complex formerly components of New Westminster Secondary School. The historic Massey Theatre (est. 1949) is a 1,260 seat proscenium theatre within the complex at the corner of Eighth and Eighth in uptown New Westminster.
POSITION TITLE: Massey Theatre Society BSW / Caretaker
The BSW / Caretaker is responsible for providing a safe, clean environment for facility users, staff and the public. The position participates in the day-to-day operation of the facility with responsibility for the cleanliness, tidiness, and first impression readiness of the facility. Flexible hours will be required with some seasonal variation guaranteeing between twenty four to thirty hours per week year round.
Reports to: Directly: Operational and Administrative Director
Required Education, Knowledge, Qualifications and Experience:
Required Skills and Abilities:
Supervision of Staff:
There is no direct supervision of staff within the scope of this position, however, the BSW/Caretaker will liaise with contracted or auxiliary support personnel.
Without restricting the generality of the general description above, the BSW/Caretaker shall perform such duties and responsibilities as may be assigned including but not restricted to the following:
Day to day Duties:
At no time should personnel discuss in public information pertaining to the operations, personnel matters or user details. A BSW/Caretaker is expected to respect the confidential nature of the position by avoiding discussion about any topics that are not formally communicated to the public by the administration. Breaching confidentiality is a serious violation of acceptable conduct.
Working Jointly with Other Staff on Common Assignments or Tasks
This position involves working jointly with other support staff, and the leadership team on events, projects and tasks in a dynamic and varied programming environment.
Responsibility for Quality of Assigned Work:
The employee is under routine supervision and is responsible for the quality of the assigned work. The health and safety of other employees and the users of the facility are dependent on the quality of the work. The “first impression” image of the organization is dependent upon the quality of the work.
REMUNERATION- $22/hr for an average 24 to 30 hour work week. An averaging agreement will be put in place – plus a comprehensive benefits package
COMMITMENT TO EQUITY AND INCLUSION
Eighth and Eight / Massey Theatre Society exists and operates on the unceded traditional territories of Hul’qumi’num speaking Coast Salish peoples of Qayqayt, Musqueam, Kwantlen, Kwikwetlem and Katzie. We are committed to providing access to the space to those peoples and to contributing to their efforts toward cultural resurgence through our work. Consultation and direct employment of Indigenous people is a priority in these and other efforts. The Society is influenced by, and of service to, a broad range of communities, world views, ways of working and lived experiences. With conscious intention we are seeking a candidate whose identity may not have been equitably included in our organization, or the professional artistic sector historically. We encourage applicants to articulate their personal connections and perspectives, in relation to systemic barriers, so that we may advance creating a more equitable and inclusive workplace.
Applicants are required to submit a resume and a maximum one page letter expressing their interest. Candidates should describe their related skills, experience and special qualities and characteristics that will add to the employer’s understanding of their qualifications. References may be submitted at the time of application, or it is acceptable that they be added upon request.
Operational and Administrative Director –Minna Nikula, and associates will identify candidates to be interviewed.
We will endeavour to complete shortly thereafter. The position will start as soon as possible.
Application Deadline: March 31, 2022 at midnight
Submit Applications via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org