Looking for a summer job that’s fun, by the waterfront and gets you access to one of Toronto’s most iconic events? Come join our team at the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE)!
The CNE, often affectionately referred to as The Ex, is Canada’s largest community event and one of the top ten agricultural fairs in North America. With something for everyone, our event offers a wide variety of attractions and interactive entertainment experiences including: concerts, midway rides and games, shopping, exhibits, tech and gaming hubs, food and wacky treats!
The CNE fair is a cherished tradition, attracting approximately 1.5 million visitors annually over the course of its 18-day run. Be a part of this summer tradition and help us inspire Canadians and create memories.
Advanced customer service
Problem solving skills
Provide information to guests about the CNE, Withrow Common and the installed exhibit in an enthusiastic and informative manner
Actively look for ways to engage guests
Ensure the gallery area is properly maintained and presentable at all times
Identify and deescalate situations requiring attention to appropriate personnel
Answer basic questions from guests regarding programming, attractions, facilities and services
Available to work all 18 days of the fair (August 16 – September 2, 2019), including evenings and weekends
Cash handling and POS experience is required
Interest in CNE history is strongly encouraged
Previous customer service or museum/gallery experience is required
Able to attend Mandatory Orientation Session(s)
Problem solving skills in addition to advanced customer service interaction
SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES
Mature, reliable and responsible
Excellent Public Speaking and Problem Solving Skills
Able to work with minimal supervision
Advanced customer service
Excellent communication skills
Ability to stand or remain stationary for extended periods of time
Required to dress in appropriate uniform
Please provide a cover letter with your application
The CNE is committed to the learning and growth of its employees and works to provide opportunities for skill development. Some learned skills in this role may include:
Customer Service Skills
All Applicants Please Provide 3-References at Interview
Interested candidates should submit a resume outlining related experience and qualifications to the attention of the CNE Summer Staffing Department. Please note only candidates invited for an interview will be contacted.
At the CNE we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported.
The CNE offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of its recruitment process. If you are contacted to arrange for an interview, please advise us if you require an accommodation.
Apply on CNE website. Please attach resume as well as references