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 paid vacation.

Pension plan

Eligible employees contribute to the Public Service Pension Plan.


Employees can benefit from discounts at our restaurant 1 Elgin and complimentary tickets to performances as per our policy.

Fostering Best Practices in Management

The NAC is committed to being a workplace that prioritizes the health and well-being of staff, centring equity, diversity, inclusion, anti-racism and accessibility in our employment policies and hiring practices. We value and foster innovation, creativity and collaboration in our employees, management and volunteers.

Learn more about our vision, values, and goals

Current Opportunities

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Title Employment Type Closing Date
PROGRAM SPECIALIST – BOX OFFICE Full-Time, Term June 2, 2024
DIRECTOR, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION Full-Time continuing June 24, 2024
LAUNDRY ATTENDANT Part-Time continuing July 7, 2024
WAREWASHER Part-Time continuing July 7, 2024
ASSISTANT MANAGER, 1 ELGIN RESTAURANT Full-Time continuing June 9, 2024