Timing & Electronics


Title: Timing & Electronics
Department: Media & Sport Services (Technology)
Position: SEASONAL, Full Time
Expected Placement (subject to change):

  • May 1, 2023* – July 9, 2023 **

  • August 28, 2023 – September 10, 2023

*Training will take place on specific days in April 2023, with full time commencing May 1, 2023. Successful candidates may also be offered part-time casual work at other points in the year.

**Full time employment is not guaranteed between July 9 and August 28, however there may opportunity for limited shifts if there is interest.

This is a full-time position at 40 - 44 hours per week for $18.00 - $21.00 per hour, depending on experience, skillset and committed availability. Spruce Meadows is a world-renowned show jumping venue which holds several tournaments throughout the year. Events are held on weekends; therefore, you must be available to work weekends and some evening. Shifts will fluctuate to coincide with the Spruce Meadows Tournament Season. 

RESPONSIBILITIES (included, but are not limited to)

  • The set-up, take down and operation of timing equipment for the sport of show jumping. Equipment is used to time and score rounds of top-level international jumping events 
  • Basic troubleshooting of timing equipment and scoreboards 
  • Assist the electronics and technology team with set-up, troubleshooting, and operation of other computer and electronics systems, depending on ability and experience.
  • Timing and scoring are the focus of this position, however other duties may be assigned, including those that require manual labour, such as lifting, moving of equipment, cleaning, and assisting in the smooth operation of events.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively during all operations. 
  • Spruce Meadows is also the home of the Cavalry Football Club of the Canadian Premier League. The ability to assist with timing, scoring, and other technology issues during home games would be an asset.


  • Reliable transportation to and from work. There is no public transportation to Spruce Meadows.
  • Computer skills as a user, as timing and scoring is computer-based.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written English.
  • Ability to problem solve and exhibit conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to work many weekends and some evenings.
  • Ability to adapt quickly when in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to represent Spruce Meadows in a positive way and interact appropriately if approached by a guest on the grounds.



  • Class 5 Driver’s License and a safe driving record.
  • Familiarity with other electronics, such as audio, video, and networking equipment.
  • Current certificate in Standard First Aid & CPR Level C
  • Ability to speak a second language fluently


Work is in a fast-paced work environment. Successful applicants must be willing to work in a variety of different settings and must work well in both team and individual scenarios. The Spruce Meadows venue operates in all weather conditions, from early morning into evening. Weekend work will be required on most weekend days during the term of employment. 

The Spruce Meadows Mission Statement, the focus of excellent service, the heart and mind of the Southern Family is always at the forefront. This includes but not limited to Spruce Meadows e-mail protocol, quotations, contracts, general correspondence, and verbal communications; both in person and via telecommunications (See Spruce Meadows Policy and Procedure Manual, Spruce Meadows Code of Conduct, Spruce Meadows Confidentiality Agreement). – All Spruce Meadows employees are expected to demonstrate and uphold the Spruce Meadows Mission Statement.


If you would be interested in joining our team, please mail, fax, or email your resume to:

Spruce Meadows
RE: Timing & Electronics
18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW
Calgary, Alberta T2X 4B7
Fax: 403.974.4266
Email: careers@sprucemeadows.com

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

No phone calls please.