This is a Permanent, Part-time position.Category: Production
The Arts Club Theatre is currently accepting applications for the position of Part-Time Regular Assistant Stage / Fit-up Carpenter. This position is part-time under an IATSE agreement and will work under the supervision of the Technical Director of the Production Shop in pre-production and the Technical Directors for the Arts Club venues on installs. Hours of employment will be as required. This part-time permanent position is expected to start on or around August 25, 2014.
Duties will include, but not limited to:
Set construction in scene shop
Assist with set fit up and tear down in the production shop
Supervise and assist with fit up and strike in different Arts Club venues and attend to notes
Supervise and assist with truck loading/ unloading
Advise and assist with on-going stage & scenery maintenance
Broad knowledge of theatrical procedures, tools and products
Thorough knowledge of all aspects of scenic construction
Able to read and understand designer blue prints (e.g. floor plans, elevations, lighting plots)
Proficient working knowledge of counter weighted fly systems and set up, rigging and strike of scenery
Proven ability to operate and maintain motorized stage equipment and scenery
Knowledge of theatrical stage lighting including hang, focus, and maintenance
Experience driving and packing a 5 ton truck
Proven ability to supervise, train, and support assigned union staff
Ability to establish priorities, report on projects and achieve deadlines
Take direction and work under time constraints with minimal supervision
Demonstrated strong organization and problem solving skills
Preference may be given to persons holding additional certificates for one, or all of the following;
Supervisor Safety, WHMIS, 1st Aid, a valid B.C. driver’s license, LPEC, Pyrotechnic and/or Firearms certificate
At least 2 years’ experience as a stage technician
Able to work at heights / climb ladders
Able to repeatedly lift, push or maneuver heavy loads, either alone or with assistance from others
Valid BC Driver’s License, able to drive a 5 ton truck
The Assistant Stage Carpenter will be self-motivated and have excellent communication skills and the ability to remain calm 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.
Salary: Salary: as per the collective agreement.
Application deadline: August 10, 2014 for a start date of August 25th, 2014.
Applicants are invited to submit their resumes to:
1585 Johnston Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 3R9
Email: website: www.artsclub.com
We thank all who express interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Located on the Scenic Granville Island in Vancouver, BC, and in its 51st season, the Arts Club Theatre Company is one of Canada’s most successful professional theatre companies. This non-profit theatre produces currently 15 plays in three theatres: the Granville Island Stage and Revue Stage on Granville Island and the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage, in addition we do a series of three local run out/tour productions. The fully equipped Production Facility is located on Granville Island and is operating under an IATSE Collective Agreement.