The Capitol Theatre has the following employment opportunity at the moment
Job Posting: Building Custodian (BC)
Closing Date: April 25, 2023
Job Start: May 15, 2023
Since opening its doors 35 years ago, the Capitol Theatre has grown into a cultural cornerstone for the residents of the City of Nelson and the region. The organization’s mission is community enrichment through the arts. We achieve that through operating and maintaining a facility for the performing arts and programming that inspires, offers youth and community engagement opportunities, is a home for great arts experiences and a gathering place for community. We operate in an inclusive environment, providing access to diverse cultural expression in its many forms.
The Capitol Theatre in Nelson, BC is dedicated to presenting artistic excellence in a range of events including community and professional theatre, dance, music, film, and youth programming. We produce, present and offer a wide variety of diverse live performing arts experiences and opportunities for the community and beyond. In addition to producing and presenting a season of touring artists’ events, the Capitol Theatre also supports community organizations, artists and agents as a rental venue.
The Capitol Theatre in Nelson, BC seeks a part-time Building Custodian. Under the supervision of the Technical Director (TD) and reporting to the Executive Director (ED), the Building Custodian (BC) handles cleaning and maintenance of the theatre to keep the overall appearance attractive and helps to ensure that the property is kept attractive and safe for patrons. The BC is well versed in the use of cleaning products and cleaning procedures. On job training will be provided.
o Ensure cleanliness of all theatre spaces and surfaces inside and outside the facility. o Ensure cleanliness of washrooms.
o Maintaining marmoleum flooring and carpets.
o Window cleaning inside annually.
o Ordering of supplies.
o Adherence to a flexible cleaning schedule as determined at mandatory staff meetings. o Maintaining clean street and alley appearance.
o Clearing of snow and ice from entrances area and sidewalk when required. The BC might be involved or assigned to assist in projects pertaining to theatre related events. as determined by the TD and the ED. Work might include working at heights, on the catwalk and loading equipment in and out of the theatre.
Other related duties as assigned.
• Cleaning experience.
• Ability to work flexible and irregular hours, including nights and weekends is required. • Ability to work in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment with a small staff. • Ability to work independently.
• Mature personal judgment, communication skills and ability to work in a team environment.
• Ability to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently.
Additional skills that are an asset:
• Experience upholding safety standards.
• Building maintenance skills.
• Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Google calendar and Google Drive. • Other theatre related technical and practical skills.
How to Apply:
– a cover letter and
– a résumé as a PDF or Word document by April 25, 2023 to:
capitolexecutivedirector at gmail dot com
*Please note the position title “Building Custodian” in the subject line.*
Remuneration: Starting Salary $18,000.
Employment contract is for 20 hours/week. Employment hours are based on flex time. Includes four weeks paid vacation, health benefit bonus after one year of employment, and two complimentary tickets to every Capitol Season Series event.
The Capitol Theatre is an equal opportunity employer. For the health and safety of the staff team, Covid-19 vaccination is required.
We thank everyone who applies for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview are contacted. No telephone or walk-in inquiries please.
All applications are considered confidential.