The PNE provides various employment opportunities on a seasonal basis in order to successfully operate Playland and the Fair at the PNE.
Our peak operation period begins in May with Playland opening, and carries through to the end of October with Fright Nights. During this time period we recruit for approximately 800-1000 seasonal employees.
Seasonal Recruitment Information:
Playland — Typically we will have a large number of returning employees for the Playland season, however, if any positions for Playland come available we recruit for these positions within the months of May & June. See job descriptions here.
The Fair — On an annual basis, we hire approximately 800 individuals to work during the last two weeks of summer to contribute toward the operation of the Fair at the PNE. Fair group interviews are held during the month of July, with employment commencing in August.
Fright Nights – Each year, we hire anywhere from 60-100 individuals to work during Fright Nights; typically these positions are acting positions to help us scare our guests during the operation of Fright Nights! Group interviews for Fright Nights actors/cast members are held in August, and the beginning of September.
Important Recruitment Dates
This year the PNE will be hiring for three (3) major seasons: Playland at the PNE, the Fair at the PNE and Fright Nights at Playland. Successful candidates will be invited via email or phone call to attend a group or individual interview session.
|April 25||Playland Jobs posted – application available online|
|May 1||Fair Jobs posted (August 19 – September 4) – application available online|
|June 28||First Round of successful candidates invited to Fair Group Interview Sessions|
|July 3||Extended Fair Jobs online application deadline|
|July 5, 6, 8||Fair Group Interview Sessions|
|Mid-July||Fright Nights Jobs Posted – application available online|
|August 7 – 27||Successful candidates invited to Fright Nights Interview Sessions via email|
|August 15 – 28||Fright Nights Interview Sessions|
Returning Seasonal Employees
Employees who worked during the 2016 year who received a successful performance review will be invited to return for the 2017 season. Invitations for returning Playland employees will be sent out via email on February 17th and April 7th for returning Fair employees. If we do not have your email address on file, you will receive a letter by mail.
If you have changed your email or home address, please contact Payroll at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 604.253.2311 extension 2221.