The lighting operator is required for each game to operate a preprogrammed light show that is executed before the game starts, this is for both hockey and lacrosse. There are complex timecoded sequences, using a go command, and basic programming required for each game. Rehearsals pregame allow time to build anything required before show, such as an Anthem singer needing to be lit in a different position. The MA lighting console controls the lighting, ice projection and triggers other external show elements via DMX. Cross training for projection as a second lighting position will be a part of this job.


(Other duties may be assigned, as required)

  • Proficient in MA2 Lighting console show playback

  • Basic understanding of MA2 programing

  • Experience in operating lighting for live shows

  • Experience in calling cues for follow spots

  • Provide technical Support to various operational and event requests

  • Assist in setting up and troubleshooting LED DJ booth

  • Set up lights for roaming acts

  • Set-up, operate, and troubleshoot a variety of Lighting equipment

  • Participate in cross training as assigned

  • Keep gear in good condition and report any damage

  • Maintain lighting booth, including day to day tidiness, requisitions for new or replacement tools, equipment, and supplies


  • 3 or more years of work experience with MA2

  • Strong knowledge of light fixtures, handling, troubleshooting and repairs

  • Physical abilities to reasonably handle physical aspects of lighting system maintenance

  • Must be okay with heights, as some work will be on the catwalk.

  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills and the ability to handle multiple projects and tasks

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to make decisions under pressure in a fast-paced environment

  • Availability to work evenings and weekends as required by the event schedule


  • Cheerful, embraces fun and celebration in the workplace

  • High degree of personal integrity and honesty

  • Self starter with lots of initiative

  • Works cooperatively and safely, strives to meet team goals

  • Passion for excellence and continual improvement

  • Works with enthusiasm, dedication, respect and pride

  • Strong customer/fan focus

  • Receptive to new ideas and approaches, adapts well to change

Vancouver is one of the most diverse cities in the world and Canucks Sports & Entertainment strives to create a workforce that is inclusive, equitable, and represents our beautiful, unique community. We value unique perspectives, ideas, and creativity that support a diverse, inclusive, respectful, collaborative, and fun work environment. Canucks Sports & Entertainment is committed to building and supporting a diverse team.

Canucks Sports & Entertainment (CSE) is committed to taking all reasonable precautions to provide a safe and healthy environment for all employees, fans, 3rd party partners, volunteers and other visitors to our workplace. Large indoor gatherings are an essential component of our operations. As such, it is a condition of this employment that successful candidates be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and provide confirmation of vaccination status prior to their start date, subject to any approved reasonable accommodation.

This position will remain open until filled.

Related Jobs