This is a Temporary, Part-time position.Category: Production
To perform a variety of stage/technical duties in preparation for and presentation of events produced by the Chan Centre or clients leasing any of the spaces within the Centre. To respond to the needs of the commercial and academic clients as they occur.
Reports to the Technical Director
- Assembles, sets-up, and shifts staging and related production equipment according to the agreed upon requirements of the client
- Sets up lighting requirements as directed
- Acts as stage door person as required
- Ensures that work is performed in a safe and correct manner
- Assists in reconfiguring portable building elements as required
- Assembles, sets-up, shifts and operates audio video equipment according to the agreed upon requirements of the client
- Participates in the loading and unloading of equipment and staging for the production of Chan Centre or client events
- Performs other related tasks as required
Works under general direction. New or unusual problems are referred to the supervisor.
Consequence of Error/Judgement
Errors in set-up could result in delay in timelines and increased costs to the Chan Centre. Failure to follow safety procedures could result in injuries to the employee or other employees or performers which could have financial implications and potentially legal liability for the Centre and the University. Errors could also impact on relations with users and patrons and negatively effect the reputation of the Chan Centre and the University resulting in lost revenue.
High school graduation. Diploma in Stage Craft from a recognized institute or equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum three years' related experience. Certificate in Lighting Entertainment Training an asset. . Knowledge of stage lighting, audio video equipment and staging. Completion of a First Aid Level 2 course an asset. Ability to work at various height levels and climb ladders. Ability to stand, sit, or crawl under staging. Manual dexterity. Must be able to work irregular hours and respond to on-call demands including evenings and weekends. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Apply through the UBC HR website: www.hr.ubc.ca/careers-postings/staff.php
The Chan Centre is a multi-venue performing arts centre at the University of British Columbia. We serve a wide range of clients and events, from local community groups to UBC affilliated groups and up to professional touring musicians.
UBC hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.