Event Staff

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Located on the Trent-Severn Waterway in the heart of the Kawartha tourism region, Peterborough is a unique community known for its exceptional quality of life and beautiful setting. Peterborough has it all – a multitude of recreational opportunities, a diverse industrial, commercial and agricultural base, quality health care and excellent schools – including two outstanding post-secondary institutions. Peterborough is just one hour from the Greater Toronto area.

Job Details

McDonnel Street Community Centre and Peterborough Memorial Naval Park are community-based recreation centers that offer facility bookings and drop in events.  The Event Services Staff is responsible for monitoring facility bookings and event operations at both locations. Focus placed on providing customer service to patrons, in addition to being present for drop-in events, managing the set up and take down of events and ensuring that the facility cleanliness standards are maintained.


Minimum of Grade 10 education or equivalent in addition to having excellent verbal and written communication skills. Valid driver’s license and reliable access to transportation required. First Aid, CPR and AED certifications are required.

Hourly Rate


Application Information

Qualified applicants are invited to submit 1 file containing a résumé and cover letter (ensure your name is in the title of the document), quoting file number 23-T-91 on the file as well as in the subject line to, People & Culture. Applications will be kept on file for six months.

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