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Parliamentary Player

Competition: LA212259

Department: Parliamentary Education Office

Position Type: Auxiliary As-And-When Required

Close Date: Friday, February 4, 2022

Salary Range: $20.59 - $25.74 hourly + 8% vacation pay

Position Description: Job Description

Position Summary

Employees of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia (Assembly) provide professional non-partisan services to support the democratic institution of Parliament and its members through procedural advice, administrative support and information services. The Assembly is an autonomous employer, separate from the administrative framework of B.C. government ministries and agencies.

The Parliamentary Education Office is seeking up to six creative, motivated and personable individuals for the auxiliary as-and-when position of Parliamentary Player.

During the busy summer season, the Parliament Buildings are open for tours seven days a week, including statutory holidays.  Throughout the summer, Parliamentary Players work shifts to cover our hours of operation and work approximately 30 hours per week between May and September. Outside of the summer season, Parliamentary Players work on-call.

Reporting to the Parliamentary Tour Officer, the Parliamentary Player is responsible for acting in outdoor travelling plays several times a day. Players will be responsible for interpreting two or three different characters in two different plays. In addition to performances, Players are required to spend a significant amount of time outside welcoming visitors to the Parliament Buildings, both in and out of character.

The Assembly offers competitive benefits and salary packages, and a professional workplace situated in the historic Parliament Buildings. For more information about our organization, go to https://www.leg.bc.ca/learn-about-us/working-here.


Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution during the Fall and/or Spring semesters of this school year and have theatre, performance and/or interpretation experience.

Please refer to the job description for a full list of duties and qualifications.

Application Requirements

​Please submit a, cover letter, résumé, and proof of registration at a post-secondary institution (preferably combined in one PDF document saved as Lastname, Firstname), citing Competition LA212259, by February 4, 2022 by e-mail to careers@leg.bc.ca.


The Legislative Assembly of British Columbia is an equal opportunity employer committed to establishing an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment for all. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other basis protected by applicable law. We encourage applications from members of communities that are disadvantaged on any grounds under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities and people with disabilities.

We are committed to ensuring that reasonable accommodations are made available to persons with disabilities during the recruitment, assessment, and selection processes. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation at any point in the application or interview process, please contact human.resources@leg.bc.ca.

We would like to thank everyone in advance for applying as only those shortlisted will be contacted.  An eligibility list may be established and/or auxiliary positions may be considered for future conversion to regular status. Lesser qualified applicants may be under-implemented or appointed at a lower classification. A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required as a condition of employment.

The Legislative Assembly of British Columbia values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

Human Resources
Legislative Assembly of British Columbia
E-mail: careers@leg.bc.ca | Telephone: 250-387-5532 | Web: www.leg.bc.ca

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