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Employment Opportunities

Office & Event Coordinator

Job Details:
Full-time seasonal position (April to November); Part-time winter support (November to April) based on demand, projects and availability
• Hourly Wage: Starting at $17 or based on experience

Responsibilities:

• Daily management of EDAS email accounts
• Answer incoming telephone calls and messages left with the EDAS office, including in person drop-ins
• Maintain and update the EDAS website and social media accounts
• Coordination of seasonal horse schooling program
• Assist in maintaining daily cash transactions and debit/credit payments
• Support in operating summer/winter facility storage programs
• Maintenance of EDAS membership program
• Event support and exhibitor coordinator (Barrie Fair, Draft Horse Exhibition, etc.)
• Maintenance and operation of online registration systems – Assist Expo, etc. This includes prize book support for committee chairs, entry setup, and troubleshooting with members
• Ability to take on new tasks or projects as directed by the GM or Board of Directors

Additional Skills of Interest:
• Creation of graphic design artwork and media
• Agricultural experience or knowledge
• Non-profit or charity experience whether as a participant or volunteer
• Active in the local community

Maintenance Personnel

Job Details:
Full-time or Part-time seasonal position (April to November); Part-time winter support (November to April) based on demand, projects and availability
• Hourly Wage: Starting at $15.25 or based on experience

Responsibilities:

• Responsible for weekly landscaping; duties include garden beds and planter care, watering, grass cutting, edging, trimming and pruning. Knowledge in lawns, trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals preferred, but not a necessity
• Horse show preparation including building and removing horse stalls. Ring maintenance, grooming and watering. Horse jump setup and takedown
• Cleaning out (mucking) of horse stalls and livestock pens
• Daily operation of equipment such as tractors, loaders, mowers, trimmers, etc
• Heavy lifting is a regular part of day-to-day operations: sandbags, garbage bins, horse stalls and jumps. Lifting on and off wagons
• Event setup/takedown, this can include table and chairs, gate/pen setup, garbage, and general property maintenance
• Event setup/ takedown can include working longer hours; this is especially true for the weeks leading up to the annual Draft Horse Show and Barrie Fair in the month of August
• Additional duties include painting, washroom maintenance, garbage removal and restocking
• Working outdoors, in full sun, and windy conditions at times. Rain or shine working environment

Volunteering

Volunteers are always welcome, whether you wish to help with the Barrie Fair, need 40 hours of community service, or you are looking to help in the local community. Please include your area of interest: the Barrie Fair, Draft Horse Show, horse shows and events, landscaping/horticulture, manual labour, or admin/marketing support.