This is a Permanent, Part-time position.Category: Production
The Arts Club Theatre Company is currently accepting applications for the position of Part-Time Regular Stage Carpenter for the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage. Hours of employment will be as required, depending on the specific demands of respective productions. The Stage Carpenter will work under the direct supervision of the Technical Directors and will supervise all load ins and load outs and be part of the running crew when required. This is a unionized position in I.A.T.S.E. 118. This position would start on or before March 6, 2017.
Duties will include, but not limited to:
Be part of the show running crew as required
Supervision of load in and load out crew as well as running crew
Document and track all show-related configurations
Give regular feedback on status of work as well as estimate assigned work.
Ensure proper use and maintenance of facilities, tools and equipment.
Advise and assist with on-going stage & scenery maintenance
Assist with organization and purchasing of all consumables
Advise and assist on theatre rentals when required
Assist with occupational safety and health of workers
Specific skills will include, but not be limited to:
Broad knowledge in theatrical procedures, scenic construction, problem solving, tools and theatre products
Proficient working knowledge of counter weighted fly systems and the set-up, rigging and strike of scenery
Experience with operation and maintenance of motorized stage equipment and scenery
Able to supervise load in & load out crews
Able to supervise running crew during technical rehearsals and run of show.
Preference will be given for the following:
OFA Level 1 certificate
Pyrotechnic and Firearms certificate
At least 3 years’ experience as a stage carpenter
Valid Driver’s License, able to drive a 5 ton truck
At least 5 years’ experience as running crew in a ‘fly house’
Able to work at heights / climb ladders
Able to repeatedly lift, push or maneuver heavy loads, either alone or with assistance from others
The Stage Carpenter will be self-motivated, possess good organizational and time management skills, plus have excellent communication skills and the ability to maintain a positive attitude in stressful situations. Must be flexible in outlook and approach to the position and be diplomatic in dealing with crews, cast, stage managers and all other staff.
Able to read and understand designer blue prints
Salary: As per the collective agreement
TO APPLY: Human Resources, Arts Club Theatre Company
MAIL: #203 – 162 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Y 0H6
EMAIL: FAX: (604) 688-3273
We thank all who express interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Arts Club Theatre Company is Western Canada’s largest professional theatre company. Now in its 53rd season, this non-profit charitable organization produces and presents year-round at three venues—the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage, Granville Island Stage, and Goldcorp Stage—as well as on tour throughout the province.