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Position Type
Full Time

Application Deadline Date
March 31, 2023

Job Location

Employment Type

Expected Start Date
May 1, 2023

The employer is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status or disability.

The employer welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Event Technician
Location: Toronto, Ontario

About GWN:
Each year, GWN produces more than 40 events across North America including watersports, running and soccer. Beyond producing our own award-winning events, GWN offers start-to-finish event management services and corporate team-building experiences.

As GWN continues to grow our portfolio of events, we are looking for an experienced and energetic Event Technician to join our team who will be on the front line producing our events. The environment is fun, fast-paced and highly rewarding.

The core responsibility of this position is to work with the President of Operations to ensure the continued smooth operation of our equipment. This will include equipment maintenance and repair, delivery, installation, and set-up and tear down of equipment.

You must be comfortable driving a pickup truck with a trailer. A full G license is required. Extensive summer travel required.

If you are a self-starter, results oriented, well organized and sweat the small details then this is the job for you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all equipment is in working order and perform repairs at the warehouse and on the road.
  • Assist with loading and unloading equipment at the warehouse.
  • Delivery, set-up and tear-down of equipment at the events.
  • Develop strong relationships amongst fellow staff and clients on-site to ensure the smooth logistical execution of events.
  • Look at external best practices to ensure events have continued success.
  • Positively impact the growth and develop of GWN as whole.

Required Experience & Skills:

  • Exhibits strong mechanical skills with a minimum of two years of technical experience.
  • Exhibits a strong work-ethic, personable and adaptable.
  • Strong communication skills and experience dealing with clients.
  • Ability to work effectively and calmly under pressure/stressful conditions and to meet multiple and competing deadlines.
  • Ability to lift and carry 40 lbs.
  • Must have a “G” class driver’s license.
  • Ability to travel within Canada and the United States (<40% of the time).
  • This role involves long hours and weekend work.

For more information or to apply please contact us at:

We thank all interested applicants, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, Fer-Pal will provide a reasonable accommodation to employees and prospective employees to the point of undue hardship upon request and as required in respect of the individual’s particular restrictions and limitations.  If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need, please advise us in your application.

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