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Holiday Helper Job Description Template


Holiday Helper Job Description Template

Posted by Trade Academy

December 03, 2021

Holiday Light Installer holding Christmas lights before installing on the roof. Installer is wearing a watch and is holding lights with both hands.

This is a great time of year to recruit new employees as people are looking for a way to make some extra money during the holiday season. Hire temporary workers that may prove to be worth hiring to a full time position during the off-season.

Use this seasonal helper job description template to attract ideal candidates to assist with your busy Christmas season.

Holiday Helper Job Description

If you enjoy bringing light to people’s lives and want to make extra money during the holiday season, we want to hear from you!

At [INSERT COMPANY] we’re pleased to offer a seasonal position as a Holiday Lighting Installer. This position is from [INSERT MONTH] to [INSERT MONTH], however, we are looking for exceptional individuals in all our divisions and your performance may put you in the front of the line for opportunities after the holiday season.

As [INSERT COMPANY]’s Holiday Light Installer, you will be professionally installing, maintaining, and removing holiday lighting systems at residential and commercial locations.

This is a fun time of year, bringing smiles to people and being able to step back and admire a job well done. Join us!


$15 - $25 per hour based on experience and qualifications

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Working with a team of experienced holiday lighting installers to design, set up, and take down lighting systems at client properties

  • Loading, unpacking, and carrying ladders/equipment

  • Climbing and working from ladders as well as roofs

  • Receiving full training on ladder safety and fall-restraint systems when on roofs

  • Ensuring the safety of your yourself and others on your team by maintaining safety standards

  • Locating, reporting, and troubleshooting power issues related to lighting systems or lit decor

  • Organizing lights, decorations, tools, inventory, and inventory within vehicles as well as warehouse

  • Maintaining a positive attitude with customers, fellow employees, and supervisors

What We’re Looking For

  • No experience required. We are looking for people with a solid work ethic

  • Ability to follow instructions and work well with others

  • Must be able to work weekends and some evenings

  • Strong problem solving and multitasking skills

  • Not afraid of heights

  • Ability to regularly lift objects weighing 10 pounds or more

  • Occasionally lift heavy objects weighing up to 50 pounds

  • Good driving record

  • Basic electrical knowledge is helpful


  • Valid driver’s license

  • Graduated high school or GED equivalent

  • Agree to take and pass background check and drug test

  • Be punctual and reliable

  • Ability to speak and understand English

What We Offer If You Transfer To A Full Time Position

  • Paid training, developmental and certification opportunities

  • Health, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance

  • 401(k) with company matching

  • Paid vacation and sick leave (PTO)

How To Apply

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to [INSERT EMAIL] with subject line reading "Holiday Helper."

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law