Street closures around the NAC during Ottawa Race Weekend

Career Opportunities

Passion for the arts, creative and innovative?

If these words describe you, then you should join the only multidisciplinary, bilingual performing arts centre in North America. The employees of the National Arts Centre are a unique array of individuals with exceptional skills, talents, and backgrounds.

Current Opportunities

Types of positions

Performing arts management

The heart of the NAC is the innovation and achievement within our artistic departments

Sales and service

The NAC prides itself on providing superior individual service in both official languages

Operational and support

Integral to providing superior service to our patrons and employees.


The National Arts Centre offers its full-time employees a wide range of competitive benefits. In addition to health and vision, dental, group life and long term disability plans, NAC employees also benefit from:

Paid vacation

Full-time continuing employees start their employment with 3 weeks paid vacation per year.

Pension plan

Eligible employees contribute to the Public Service Pension Plan.


Employees can benefit from discounts at our restaurant Le Café and complimentary tickets to performances as per our policy.

Current Opportunities

Title Employment Type Closing Date
Lead Hand, General MaintenanceFull-Time continuingJune 5, 2017
Human Resources OfficerFull-Time, TermJune 4, 2017
Second Cook-SeasonalPart-Time, TermMay 27, 2017
General Assistant-CookSeasonalMay 27, 2017
Chef de PartieSeasonalMay 27, 2017
Combination Bartender, le café restaurantPart-Time continuingMay 28, 2017
Cleaner (General Maintenance Worker)Part-Time continuingMay 28, 2017
Busperson, Le CaféPart-Time continuingMay 28, 2017