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Production Assistant - Arts Club Theatre Company

This is a Permanent, Part-time position.

Category: Production
Province: Vancouver, British Columbia
Position: Production Assistant
Deadline: September 15, 2019
Posted: August 21, 2019

Job Description / Duties

The Arts Club Theatre Company is currently accepting applications for a Production Assistant. Working under the direction of the Production Administrator and the Technical Director.

The successful candidate must be familiar with the various aspects of a professional theatre company, and will have some technical knowledge, excellent communication skills and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations. They must be flexible in outlook and approach to the position and be diplomatic in dealing with all staff, volunteers and suppliers.

This is a Part-Time Regular position under the I.A.T.S.E. 118 collective agreement; employment will be as required, depending on the specific demands of respective productions. Hours of work will be scheduled as needed. Occasional weekends, early mornings and evening hours may be required.

Include, but are not limited to:
 Pick up and deliver daily show laundry, equipment and supplies for each of the production departments
 Drive the various company vehicles, including rental vehicles
 Purchase production materials
 Assist in the prop, scenery, paint & costume departments, as well as with stage crews and overall maintenance, as needed
 Assist with rehearsal hall setup and strike
 Pick up and deliver items for other departments, as needed
 Maintaining the organization of our storage locations

Qualifications / Required Skills

 Valid class 4 BC Driver’s License with the ability to safely drive a 5 ton truck
 Clean Drivers Abstract and claims history
 Bondable
 Valid passport with ability to enter into the United States of America

Include, but are not limited to:
 Some familiarity with various aspects of professional theatre
 Some technical knowledge in the area of professional theatre
 Ability to communicate effectively in writing and in person
 Ability to take direction
 Ability to safely lift heavy objects and to climb stairs

Additional Information

Preference may be given to persons with knowledge of Metro Vancouver and parts of the lower mainland and those holding additional certificates for one, or all of the following; Supervisor Safety, WHMIS, 1st Aid, Pyrotechnic, LPEC, possession of a current PAL license.

Salary: Salary: $22.99 (September 2019 rate)

Contact Information

To Apply: Email your cover letter and resume to 

Employer Profile

The Arts Club Theatre Company is Canada’s largest not-for-profit urban theatre company. Moving into its 56th season, the Arts Club offers professional live theatre at three venues, as well as on tour throughout the province.