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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - CLOSE DATE AUG 18, 2019: The University of Winnipeg Recreation Services and Wesmen Athletics have announced they are seeking to hire as many as 14 event assistants to work during Wesmen and Winnipeg Basketball League events for the upcoming 2019-20 season.  Details can be found below and at...



Events Assistant II, Recreation Services & Wesmen Athletics

Job Number:
Events Assistant II
Date Posted:
August 12, 2019
Employee Group:
Hiring Range:
$14.63 per hour + 6% vacation pay
Position Category:
Variable Hour, Continuing
Probation/Trial Period:
910 working hours or six (6) months, whichever comes first
Salary Range:
$14.63 - $15.22 per hour + 6% vacation pay
Start Date:
As soon as possible
0-34 hours per week
Recreation Services & Wesmen Athletics
Winnipeg, MB
Job Type:
Variable Hours
Close Date:
Professional Areas:
This posting will be used to fill up to 6 positions.
  •  Assists and/or directs the public and acts as usher
  • Enforces safety regulations and controls access to facilities
  • Issues and/or accepts entrance admission, sells tickets, accepts cash, reconciles cash and ticket sales and completes appropriate records
  • Announces events, plays music, ensures audio and visual equipment is operating properly and returns equipment to equipment desk
  • Acts as scorekeeper for events, obtains signatures of officials and completes score sheets and/or events summaries
  • May operate timekeeping equipment following established rules and procedures, disconnect and return equipment to equipment desk
  • May record progress and statistics of events, and compile statistics for events
  • Sells food and beverage items, accepts cash, makes change, reconciles cash and completes reports
  • Sets up, positions and disassembles equipment and/or fixtures (e.g.: bleachers, score clocks, sound system)
  • Orients and provides job training to new Events Assistants
  • Coordinates events on site including directing Events Assistants and solving minor problems
  • Assists coordinators of recreation and athletic events as required
  • Performs other related duties as required or assigned 
  • High school completion or equivalent
  • Required to obtain scorekeeper certification upon request, within a timeframe specified by the University 
  • One year of related experience
  • Familiarity with recreational and sports activities would be an asset 
  • Basic math skills and some knowledge of scorekeeping
  • Must have First Aid Certificate or be willing to take training within 6 months
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff, students and the public
  • Ability to handle and reconcile cash
  • Ability to maintain accurate and detailed records, including making quick and accurate recording in scorebooks
  • Demonstrated ability to take on a leadership role
  • Demonstrated ability to provide on-the-job training and orientation
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work day, evening and/or weekend shifts 
  • Capable of performing the duties as assigned which may include lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Successful clearance of the Child Abuse Registry and Criminal Record Check 
 Or an acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience 
The Collective Agreement between The University of Winnipeg and The Association of Employees Supporting Education Services (AESES), Clause 6.3, Selection for Vacancy, states: The Employer agrees that Employees with seniority shall have preference in connection with appointments so far as it is practicable to do so, provided that their qualifications are relatively equal.
The University of Winnipeg is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research environments, and is essential to academic and institutional excellence.  We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and encourage women, members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity to confidentially self-identify at time of application.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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