Stampede Time

The Calgary Stampede celebrates the people, the animals, the land, the traditions and the values that make up the unique spirit of the West. The Calgary Stampede contributes to the quality of life in Calgary and southern Alberta through our world-renowned Stampede, year-round facilities, western events and several youth and agriculture programs. Exemplifying the theme, We’re Greatest Together; we are a volunteer-supported, not-for-profit community organization that preserves and promotes western heritage and values. All revenue is reinvested into Calgary Stampede programs and facilities.

Every year, we hire thousands of Calgarians to join us to put on the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth!  If you are hard-working, dedicated to customer service, and want to contribute to your city and community, we encourage you to apply when registrations open up for 2022! 
Each position plays an important part in ensuring that the Calgary Stampede is successful and upholds our western hospitality values. We welcome you to review the different opportunities available for our annual Stampede celebration in July.
Please note, all applicants will be required to:
•    Apply with a UNIQUE email address. Each applicant must have their own email address so we can identify and contact each individual applicant. 
•    Be 15 years of age or older by June-July.
•    Be legally entitled to work for any employer in Canada.
•    Complete and clear a criminal record check.
•    Be available to work all days of the Calgary Stampede in July.
•    Complete and comply with all required training and policies
•    Those that are successfully hired for the Calgary Stampede will be required to provide proof of documentation for:
o    Valid, non-expired, government issued photo identification
o    Proof of banking information issued to the name of the new employee

Guest Services

Our Guest Services teams are diverse and outgoing, always looking to lend a helping hand, and provide the best experience to all of our guests. Quick with numbers and ready to jump into actions, our Guest Services team excels in assisting anyone who comes their way. If you have a passion for helping others and meeting new people, you’ll fit right in!

Positions can include:

  • Banker
  • Cashier (Concessions, Parking or Admissions)
  • Concessions Vendor
  • Gate Attendant
  • Guest Ambassador/Customer Service Representative
  • Lost Kids (Patroller, Tagger, Supervisor, Coordinator)
  • Parking Attendant
  • Usher

Food & Beverage – Front of House

Our Food & Beverage teams are true customer service professionals and go above and beyond to provide world-renowned western hospitality. The Front-of-House team works with the guests, throughout their Food and Beverage experience to ensure it is exceptional.

Positions can include:

  • Bartender
  • Bus Person
  • Carver
  • Food Runner
  • Host/Hostess
  • Server

Food & Beverage – Back of House

Our Food & Beverage teams are true customer service professionals and go above and beyond to provide world-renowned western hospitality. The Back-of-House team can be found behind the scenes keeping the kitchen in running order or working with the Front-of-House team to provide exceptional experiences for our guests.

Positions can include:

  • Dishwasher
  • Line Cook/Food Preparation
  • Stock Person/Bar Porter

Maintenance & Cleaning

We take pride in the appearance of our Park and venues, always ensuring that we can provide the best and safest experience for every guest. Whether its cleaning, sanitizing, repairs, gardening, or maintaining our indoor and outdoor spaces, this team makes sure everything is in working order.

Positions can include:

  • Park Maintenance
  • Venue Services Attendant


Members of the Stampede Security team strive to uphold our values of safety and western hospitality. Supporting our restaurants, venues and licensed bars, security is always there to help our guests enjoy their visit to Stampede.

Positions can include:

  • Licensed security
  • Unlicensed security