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Job Title – Holiday/Christmas Decorator


A Holiday/Christmas Decorator assists in the execution and completion of rooftop installations of lights, tree decorating, and other indoor and outdoor décor items. 

Typical Job Activities

Uses ladders and at times, conducting work above 2 stories of a property
Assists with quality control on all holiday décor installation projects
Responsible for the completion of daily paperwork associated with the route scheduled
Conducts thorough walkthroughs of residential and/ or commercial properties when projects are complete with Crew Foreman, Department Supervisors, or utilizing your personal mobile device
Utilizes safety procedures always
Other duties as assigned

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Educational Requirements

Senior Certificate

Compulsory subjects: None
Recommended subjects: Art 

What natural skills and/or aptitudes do I need for this occupation?

Must be able to understand equipment, tools, ladders, and holiday decorations Have basic knowledge of installing holiday decorations to include; wreaths, lighting, inflatables, trees, hooks, hangers, etc.
Must be able to be available to work some overnight shifts as needed to perform installations
Be able to have electrical knowledge
Have a valid driver’s license and no criminal background
Have a professional demeanor
Be able to be dependable
Be in good physical health with the ability to lift 50 lbs
Must be flexible regarding work schedule
Be willing to work overtime or be on call when necessary or assigned

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Possible Employers

Retail stores
Contractor to shopping centres 

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Relevant Contact Details 

Santa’s warehouse

Christmas décor ideas

Career Progress and Path 

Experience in specific field
Work performance

Possible Career Paths 

Specialist career in the specific field 

Employment Stability

Not very stable 

Reasons to consider this career

I can create new things
I can design things
I can be of service to people
I can work with people
I can apply my special skills
I can communicate and interact with people
I am very interested in a specific subject or field