This is a Permanent, Part-time position.Category: Production
The Chemainus Theatre Festival is seeking a part-time, permanent Head of Props to join our team. Reporting to the Production Manager, the Head of Props is responsible for the acquisition and adaptation of all props as prescribed by a production’s rehearsal period, following practices in accordance with Worksafe BC and theatrical industry standards.
The position’s duties include: the buying/ building/ adapting props as prescribed by the production, compiling pre-production props lists, managing/ balancing prop budgets, advising the Production Manager when a prop may need to be outsourced, on-going communication with stage management teams & directors about prop statuses, prop maintenance, managing/ inventorying/ organizing props stock, rentals.
Skills & Specifications:
• Excellent time management.
• Broad knowledge of theatrical procedures, tools and products.
• Comprehensive knowledge of theatrical building practices in soft goods, paper, wood, metal and other materials.
• Ability to interpret technical drawings.
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
• Detail oriented.
• Able to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing.
• Working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office.
• Valid Driver’s License.
• Preference will be given to persons holding additional certificates, including: WHMIS, Occupational First Aid Level I, LPEC, Firearms certificate, Welding.
Salary: $17 - $19/h
(Application by email is preferred, with Subject Line “Application for Head of Props”)
Nicole Lamb – Production Manager at
Or by mail to:
Nicole Lamb – Production Manager
Chemainus Theatre Festival
9574 Bare Point Road
Chemainus, BC V0R 1K5
Dedicated to serving the versatile interests of audiences and artists, The Festival has attracted talented guest actors, directors, musicians and designers from across North America – a testament to our highly regarded theatrical productions and facilities. As a non-profit society, we exist to serve Vancouver Island and its visitors by creating exceptional theatre that explores and nourishes truth, hope, redemption, love and the human spirit.