The Hiring Process
The PNE receives over 8,000 applications for seasonal positions every year. We hire for over 2,000 unique positions throughout the Playland, Fair and Fright Nights seasons and have an in-depth screening process in place to ensure we hire only those candidates who demonstrate the passion, attitude, and enthusiasm we are looking for.
All applications are screened by our People & Culture (P&C) Department, however, only successful applicants will be invited to proceed to the next step in the interview process. Please be sure to fill out all sections completely and as accurately as possible. See the section titled “Application & Interview Tips” for more information on making a great first impression. If you have applied online, you will be sent an email to confirm that we have received your application. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please contact P&C at email@example.com or 604.252.3595.
Group (First) Interview
Group interviews will be held for most seasonal positions. If you meet the qualifications of the position you have applied for, you will receive an email invitation to a group interview session. These sessions are usually held on weekends or during the evening to accommodate candidates who are in school or hold other full- or part-time jobs.
For some positions seasonal positions, a second-round interview is required. If you are successful in moving forward after the round 1 group interview, you may be called for a second interview with the hiring department; this is most often a one-one-one interview. Following the second interview, successful candidates will be contacted with an offer of employment and will be scheduled to attend one or more orientations including a Health & Safety orientation.
Casual, Full- and Part-time Positions
We often have opportunities for casual and full- or part-time positions throughout the year. The PNE accepts applications online for all open positions. Please have a look at our current employment opportunities, and apply directly on the job posting if interested. You may apply for more than one position at a time.
All applications are screened by our People & Culture (P&C) Department, however, only successful applicants will be invited to proceed to the next step in the interview process. If you have applied online, you will be sent an email to confirm that we have received your application. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please contact P&C at firstname.lastname@example.org or 604.252.3595.
All applications are screened by the People & Culture (P&C) Department. If you meet the qualifications of a part-time, full-time or casual position you have applied for, you may be contacted by a representative from P&C for a phone screen; this will further determine details of your knowledge, skills and ability as they relate to the position you have applied for.
Once P&C has short-listed all qualified candidates, those who meet the position requirements may be called for an interview with the hiring manager and a member from P&C. The one-on-one interview will serve to further detail the nature of the position you have applied for and will be a chance for you to show the hiring manager what you can bring to the PNE. Please be prepared to give specific examples of work history.
Reference & Background Check
You will be required to provide the P&C Department with a minimum of three (3) professional references from a previous manager or supervisor. Most positions will require a criminal background check in accordance with provincial and federal legislation.