Careers

Are you self-motivated? Do you work well both alone and as part of a team? Do you enjoy taking part in amazing events around the city? Then Special Event Rentals is the right place for you!

Special Event Rentals is a busy event rental, event planning, and event equipment sales company located in Alberta. With the largest inventory of event rental equipment in western Canada, we currently have four locations throughout the province.

Please apply in person by filling out an application form or emailing your resume to careers-edm@specialeventrentals.com. Be sure to include the position you are applying for within the subject line of your email.

If you do not see the job you wish to apply for below know that we are always looking for great people to add to our team. Please submit your resume to

careers-edm@specialeventrentals.com.

We are currently looking to fill the following positions for the summer:

Please note that start and end times may vary per position than specified.

Event Installer/Drivers
Event Installer Assistants
Tent Installers
Order Pickers
Warehouse
Tent Bay
Load Crew


Event Installer/Drivers (8AM-5PM)*

Position Duties:

  • Driving various vehicles, from Nissan vans to Hino 5 ton trucks, doing deliveries and pick-ups all around the Edmonton area
  • Using a tablet to track daily responsibilities
  •  Occasional set-up and take down of large events, whether it be 500 chairs at a wedding to dozens of tents at Heritage Festival
  •  Communicating between Dispatch and Customers if issues or changes arise

Position Requirements:

  • Excellent oral communication skills, customer service
  • Class 5 license or higher
  • Clean drivers abstract, 3 years driving experience
  • Ability to work in a team, as a leader or following directions
  • Skill using computers/technology (will train)
  • Flexibility/adaptability to many different situations
  • Physically fit, able to safely move/lift heavy items

Event Installer Assistants (8AM-5PM)*

Position Duties:

  • Using a tablet to track daily responsibilities
  • Occasional set-up and take down of large events, whether it be 500 chairs at a wedding to dozens of tents at Heritage Festival
  • Communicating between Dispatch and Customers if issues or changes arise

Position Requirements:

  • Excellent oral communication skills, customer service
  • Ability to work in a team, follow directions
  • Skill using computers/technology (will train)
  • Flexibility/adaptability to many different situations
  • Physically fit, able to safely move/lift heavy items

Tent Installers (8AM-5PM)*

Position Duties:

  • Set-up and take down tents of various sizes and styles
  • Operate equipment (stake pullers, drills, etc.) to assist with tent installations
  • Load/unload and organize inventory as required

Position Requirements:

  • Ability to work in a team, follow directions
  • Strong oral communication skills
  • Flexibility/adaptability to many different situations
  • Physically fit, able to safely move/lift heavy items

Order Pickers (8:30AM-5PM)*

Position Duties:

  • Use computerized inventory to prepare orders for customers
  • Help load/unload customer’s vehicles occasionally
  • Check overbookings and store shortages on a daily basis
  • Keep inventory organized and clean

Position Requirements:

  • Excellent oral/written communication skills
  • Strong eye for detail
  • Skill using computers/technology (will train)
  • Good customer service
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Physically fit, able to safely move/lift heavy items

Warehouse (8:30AM-5PM)*

Position Duties:

  • Clean and maintain a wide variety of inventory
  • Occasional loading/unloading of customer or SER vehicles
  • Many different departments to work in: Warehouse, Dishwashing, Linen

Position Requirements:

  • Skill using computers/technology (will train)
  • Excellent oral communication skills
  • Good customer service
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Physically fit, able to safely move/lift heavy items

Tent Bay (8:30AM-5PM)*

Position Duties:

  • Wash/wipe tent tops
  • Clean tent walls
  • Organize parts boxes, sort various tent parts

Position Requirements:

  • Excellent oral communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Physically fit, able to safely move/lift heavy items

Load Crew (3PM-11PM)*

Position Duties

  • Work alongside Dispatch and Warehouse, loading/unloading delivery trucks
  • Use a tablet to track daily schedule/delivery runs
  • Assist in receiving of customer contracts (unloading trucks)
  • Help organize/maintain warehouse inventory

Position Requirements

  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Physically fit, able to safely move/lift heavy items
  • Able to work potentially long hours, late into the evening (until the job is done)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Skill using computers/technology (will train)
  • Class 5 license with clean abstract an asset