Student employment


FOH Usher Position Posting


Position Type – Part time            

Position Hours – Casual/On Call

Job Title – Front of House Usher

Start Date:  April 1, 2023

End Date:  June 30, 2023

Number of Positions:  10-15

Job Description:

Be part of live events & ceremonies at a great ON CAMPUS job!  Work as a Farquhar Front of House Usher for live performances, events and ceremonies for the months of May & June.

Front of house (FOH) ushers work as a team to make the auditorium a welcoming place for all visitors.

Main responsibilities include scanning admission tickets, directing and assisting patrons to their seats, and enforcing Auditorium policies and procedures ensuring the safety and enjoyment for all attendees.

  • The Farquhar at UVic is a 1200 soft seat theatre, which hosts concerts, graduations and performances.
  • Front of House shifts are all self-sign up making this an ideal opportunity for working around your schedule.
  • Shifts are available for sign-up on or about the 15th of the month for the following month, with the number of shifts varying from month to month. There are over 300 shifts available just in the month of June, so with a roster of about 20 front of house workers there is lots of work available during this short time-frame.
  • Shifts are available weekdays and evenings and weekends


Front of House Staff are represented by CUPE 917

Front of House Staff (Usher) - $16.20 plus 4% vacation pay

Dress code:    
Black dress pants, socks, and shoes. All Front of House Staff are temporarily issued a Farquhar Usher Uniform shirt to be worn to all shifts. Care and cleaning of uniform shirt are responsibility of the employee.


Experience & Qualifications:

  1. 1. Previous customer service experience preferred.
  2. 2. Ability to communicate effectively.
  3. 3. Ability to work without direct supervision.
  4. 4. Ability to work under pressure and meet definitive schedule


Application Review: Tuesday, March 21 at 9am.  

Application Procedure:  Cover letter and resume via email to


Additional Application Info:

Please forward your resume with cover letter to by 9am on March 21. Please be sure to put Farquhar FOH Posting the subject line.

Selected applicants will be contacted for an interview. Interviews will be scheduled for March 23, 25, 28 & 29. Interviewees will be expected to be familiar with the Front of House Staff Manual.  

Download the manual from: