This is a Temporary, Part-time position.Category: Technical
==> This is a seasonal, hourly, as-needed position(s) with no guarantee of minimum hours.
==> Contract based upon set & show dates with most hours occurring during the day with some required evening and weekend work and with the possibility of a flexible daily work schedule. Time exceeding 8 hours per day and 44 hours per week will be paid at the overtime rate.
==> This position has the flexibility to accommodate candidate’s outside projects.
==> Hourly wage range of $15-$20/hour (based upon experience) + 4% Vacation Pay.
==> Reports and is supervised by Head of Wardrobe, Head of Props/Paint and the Head of Scenic Carpentry and works collaboratively with all other departments.
==> This position is based out of EOA’s Production Facility, but works extensively offsite for productions, events and sourcing of materials.
==> See www.edmontonopera.com for a schedule of performances or contact Clayton Rodney for more detailed dates.
==> EOA may contract multiple production assistants depending on the scheduling needs and skill sets of the applicants.
==> Diploma or Degree in a technical theatre program from a post-secondary institution.
==> Basic computer skills working with both Windows and Apple operating systems.
==> Class 5 driver’s license with the confidence and ability to drive a 5-ton truck. It is strongly suggested this person have a vehicle. EOA will reimburse for kilometers as per the Employee Vehicle Usage policy. Applicants must be over 21 to drive rental vehicles.
==> Deadline-oriented with flexibility to adjust timelines as needed.
==> Knowledge and adherence of safe working practices.
==> Motivated — able to see a task that requires attention and completes such tasks without hesitation.
==> Ability to remain positive, upbeat, professional and with a calm demeanor under stress.
==> Physical fitness: ability to climb, work on ladders and vertical lifts, lift up to 30 pounds and stand for long periods of time.
==> Ability to set-up / operate a small audio system for community events.
==> Ability to assist rental clients with set-up and operation in the Production Facility.
To apply for this position please email or fax your cover letter and resume along with any other pertinent information to Edmonton Opera Attn: Clayton Rodney.
Fax to: 780-429-0600 ATTN: Production Department (please include a cover page)
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