New Job City Hall Rental Attendant In Ontario

City Hall Rental Attendant
City Hall Rental Attendant

City Hall Rental Attendant

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $23.83–$29.78 an hour
Location : Ontario

Full Description

City Hall Rental Attendant
Temporary Part-Time for approximately 5 months

Competition Number


Job Code


Posting Date

June 28, 2023

Closing Date

July 10, 2023 (at 6:00pm)

Job Status

Temporary Part-Time

The City of Kitchener is a vibrant and dynamic city of approximately 270,000, in the heart of southwestern Ontario. As the largest municipality in Waterloo Region, Kitchener continues to be poised for development and growth, enhancing its reputation as a leader in city-building and innovation, with nationally recognized strategies to build its neighbourhoods, its digital infrastructure and its diverse economy.

The City of Kitchener is WHERE you want to work! Learn more about the top reasons to join us:
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Position Overview:
Executes event plans by providing operational and technical support before, during, and after special events and rentals at City and private facilities; functions as sound technician; performs risk analysis related to operational and technical issues and takes appropriate action; and acts as a City point-of-contact for event patrons during events.

Technical & Operational Support:
  • Upon receipt of site layout and technical information from other Special Events staff, fine-tunes sound, staging, lighting, and other equipment requirements independently or in conjunction with performers and/or staff. Orders and arranges for pickup/delivery of equipment.
  • Researches, sources, costs, recommends/advises on, and orders new equipment, as directed and/or approved by Manager of Special Events. Maintains inventory and coordinates repairs and replacements.
  • Sets up sound and other equipment, staging, lighting, as well as other event components (e.g., tents, tables, chairs) in accordance with established site plans. Adjusts site plans as required in response to environmental and physical conditions on site, and to maximize experience (major changes are approved by others). Uses trailer, power and/or hand tools, and climbs ladders and scaffolding, as required.
  • Functions as sound technician, including operating sound board (testing, mixing, volume) in order to maximize sound experience. Also acts as audio-visual technician for selected events.
  • Identifies, troubleshoots, and problem solves technical and operational issues before and during events and rentals (e.g., water supply, power, staging, equipment).
  • Provides onsite instructions to other event and rental support staff.
  • Within parameters and in accordance with written risk assessments provided by other Special Events staff, monitors for compliance (e.g., health and safety regulations and codes, Fire and Building codes, licensing, accessibility legislation), as well as other areas of potential exposure to the City (e.g., threatening weather, security, alcohol). Alerts staff or authorities, or takes action, as directed and/or appropriate.
  • Dismantles equipment, staging, etcetera, and performs general clean-up activities (e.g., garbage, storage).
  • Travels to pick-up and deliver supplies to and from various locations.
  • Communications:
  • Acts as City point-of-contact for the public and/or event organizers as it pertains to setups and day of operations (other City staff may or may not be on site). Reacts and responds to customer needs.
  • Provides onsite instruction to other special events staff, event organizers, and/or event volunteers as it relates to set-ups, technical and/or operational issues, and tear-downs, as well as risk management-related issues.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

  • Grade 12 diploma.
  • Valid Class “G” driver’s license and acceptable driving record in order to drive a City-owned van
  • 6-12 months of related experience
  • Willing to work flexible hours including weekends, evenings and specified holidays in accordance with event schedule
  • Ability to carry up to 50 lb independently, 150 lb with assistance. Regularly pushes and pulls carts, dollies, and power panels. Physical exertion is often required for outdoor events in the heat of summer, constantly walking and standing
  • Ability to climbs ladders during set-ups/tear-downs and in storage room; occasionally uses scaffolding
  • Knowledge of sound system requirements and operations, with an ability to function as sound technician for events, including set-ups, monitoring, operations, troubleshooting, and tear-downs.
  • Knowledge of and ability to set up and operate other job-related systems and equipment, including audio-visual equipment, projectors, laptop computers, screens, lighting, staging, and speakers, with skill in troubleshooting and dealing with technical issues.
  • Knowledge of and ability to monitor for and work in compliance with applicable legislation and by-laws, such as building, electrical, and fire codes and accessibility legislation.
  • General knowledge of event management principles and practices with ability to read site maps and setup equipment accordingly.
  • Ability to research, source, and provide advice related to the acquisition of job-related equipment and costs.
  • Communication and human relations skills in order to provide instructions to other part-time special events staff assisting in event operations; act as a City point-of-contact during events for the public and/or event organizers; liaise with performers regarding sound and equipment needs; deal with suppliers regarding orders; and participate as an effective team member.
  • Ability to monitor issues related to risk assessments, and alert others and/or take action as appropriate.
  • Ability to participate in the safe loading, unloading, and storage of equipment.
  • Ability to make pre-event pick-ups and deliveries, and to transport equipment.
  • Ability to prioritize work and function with limited to no onsite direction and supervision, in accordance with instructions provided.
  • Skill in the use of a personal computer using email, the internet, and Microsoft Word.
  • Ability to perform work outside of normal business hours in order to provide onsite support before, during, and after events, mostly in outdoor locations.
  • Must be reliable with a good attitude and employment record.

The City of Kitchener is committed to an equity-driven, inclusive, accessible, and barrier-free recruitment and selection process, and to ensuring our workforce reflects the full diversity of the community we serve. We welcome applications from Indigenous, Black, racialized and 2SLGBTQ+ persons, as well as other equity deserving groups.

We will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please contact Human Resources at
[email protected] , or 519-741-2200 ext. 7261 to make your needs known, so that we can support your full and equal participation throughout the hiring process.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants. Only candidates whose skills, experience and qualifications meet the requirements of the position will be contacted.

Please note that as per Human Resources Policy
HUM-HIR- 110, "Employment of Relatives of Staff Members and Elected Officials":
"The immediate relatives of staff of the Human Resources Division, all Directors, General Managers , or the Chief Administrative Officer and Elected Officials shall not be employed by the City in any capacity.
The immediate relatives of all other Management personnel shall not be employed where such employment would be:
1. within the same Department in the case of permanent full-time, temporary full-time and part-time classifications.
2. within the same Division in the case of students."


Development Services


Economic Development

Union Affiliation


Number of Positions

Hours of Work

Up to 24 hours per week


Initial Location
City Hall




Salary Range

$23.83/hr – $29.78/hr