We are looking for a Production Manager for this year's Folk On The Rocks Festival.

Production Manager

Estimated Start Date: May 29, 2023 – August 12, 2023

Compensation: TBD

Applications will be accepted until May 8th, 2023


This role will focus special attention on all temporary site needs and while working closely with the Operations Manager to ensure the site is properly set up and ready for festival activities. Understanding the overall logistics of the site and the Festival schedule is a must.


  • Works closely with Operations Manager and other production staff to organize and schedule all deliveries and pickups on-site;
  • Organizes and schedules all pump-outs, potable water delivery, water testing, and clearing services;
  • Acts as the main point of contact for all security services during the Festival;
  • Organizes volunteers to set up temporary (or Festival-only) site needs (ticketing gates, signage, picnic tables, decorations, etc);
  • Tracks all operational schedules during the Festival and ensures the Festival is running smoothly and on time;
  • Fully understands festival insurance policy;
  • Fully understands the Emergency Preparedness Policy,
  • Manages the operations of the Production Assistant and Radio Dispatcher(s);
  • Takes over site operations from Site Manager one week prior to the festival and manage all site needs until the Festival closes.


Applicants should have strong leadership, organizational, and communication skills. Problem-solving skills and quick thinking are necessary. Relative ‘handiness’ and large scale event experience will be considered an asset.

Please email your resume and cover letter to by 5:00pm, on May 8th, 2023.

Additional Notes:

Priority will be given to candidates who are 30 years or younger as per the Canada Summer Jobs Program.