This is a Seasonal, Full-time position.Category: Technical
Province: Victoria, British Columbia
Position: Lead Carpenter
Deadline: June 15, 2019
Posted: May 15, 2019
Job Description / Duties
The duties of the Lead Carpenter shall include, but not be limited to the construction and manufacturing of all scenic elements related to the production while overseeing carpentry crew and maintaining construction techniques and standards as deemed appropriate by the Head Carpenter. They must also be able to assume all responsibilities in the absence of the Head Carpenter.
Show 1 - (Il Trittico)
Set Build: Aug 6 - Sept 13, 2019
Notes as called: Sept 16–Oct 4, 2019
Load In & Strike: Oct 7-10 & 28-29, 2019
Show 2 - (Flight)
Set Build: Dec 9, 2019 – Jan 17, 2020 (except Dec 24-Jan 1)
Notes as called: Jan 20, 2020 – Feb 7, 2020
Load In & Strike: Feb 10-13 & Mar 2-3, 2020
Show 3 - (Carmen)
Set Build: Feb 10 - Mar 13, 2020
Notes as called: Mar 16 - Apr 9, 2020
Load In & Strike: Apr 6-9 & 27-28, 2020
*Subject to Change
Salary: 2019/2020 Season Hourly Wage: $29.43 + benefits
Deadline for all applications: June 25, 2019
Applicants are invited to submit their resumes by email to:
Please address cover letters to Mark Leigh, Technical Director.
We thank all who express interest in these positions, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Pacific Opera Victoria is currently accepting applications for the nine following seasonal positions for the 2019/2020 season. The seasonal positions are hired from July 1st through June 30th each year, and Pacific Opera’s shop is normally in operation from August to May. Opera Shop staff work under the jurisdiction of IATSE Local 168. Preference will be given to candidates who have five or more years of professional work experience in a shop/theatre environment. The Opera Shop’s normal hours of operation are from 8am-5pm Mon-Fri, but hours of employment will be as required depending on the demands of each production. In addition to hourly wages noted below, Pacific Opera currently provides 5% in employer RRSP contributions, 5% vacation pay, and 4% in lieu of benefits; as well as access to a health and welfare fund paid by Pacific Opera and administered by the union.