This is a Temporary, Full-time position.Category: Technical
Reporting to the Director of Production, and working under the direction of the Production Department Technical Directors. The Assistant Technical Director is primarily responsible for assisting the Indigenous Technical Director in the planning and co-ordination required to support the realization of productions, festivals and events held on the stages and in the lobbies of the NAC and its partners across the country.
Specific duties include, but are not limited to: researching materials relevant to scenic or property construction, lighting, sound and projection, as well as drafting basic technical drawings, and the supervision of unionized stage crews.
This position should be of interest to those seeking a career in leadership and management.
Graduate of post-secondary education specializing in the production of performing arts and/or three (3) years’ experience in a technical role in the performing arts;
Experience with Indigenous performing arts, including but not limited to theatre, dance, music and/or pow wow;
Proficiency in at least one area of production; lighting, audio, video or carpentry;
Willingness to undertake challenging work that does not conform to regular schedules;
Willingness to learn new skill sets and working methodology;
Available to work evenings and weekends;
An ability to work unsupervised while maintaining goals and an attention to detail;
Proof of a valid driver’s licence (equivalent to an Ontario G class permit) and clean driver abstract;
The ability to drive a large cargo van and a 5-ton transport truck (automatic transmission) is an asset;
Proficiency in Microsoft Office;
Strong communication and interpersonal skills;
Functionally bilingual in both official languages is an asset;
Experience in leading and motivating crews is an asset;
Strong organization skills;
*Regular attendance at work is an expectation of employment and an essential part of every job.
Salary: $43,300 - $56,600
How to apply?
Please submit your application online through our website, at www.nac-cna.ca
Canada is our stage.
Those four words inform everything we do as a catalyst for performance, creation and learning across this great land. We are proud to be a home for many of Canada’s most exciting artists who captivate audiences on our stages and on stages across the country.