This is a Permanent, Part-time position.Category: Production
Be part of the running crew as required
Document and track all show-related configurations
Cooperate on working out schedules
Give regular feedback on status of work as well as estimate assigned work.
Ensure proper use and maintenance of facilities, tools and equipment.
Advise and assist with ongoing stage & scenery maintenance
Assist with organization and purchasing of all consumables
Advise and assist on theatre rentals when required
Assist with occupational safety and health of workers
Specific skills will include, but not be limited to;
Broad knowledge in theatrical procedures, scenic construction, problem solving, tools and theatre products
Proficient working knowledge of counter weighted fly systems and the set up, rigging and strike of scenery
Experience with operation and maintenance of motorized stage equipment and scenery
Able to supervise load in & load out crews
Able to supervise running crew during technical rehearsals and run of show
Able to read and understand designer blue prints
Preference will be given for the following;
OFA Level 1 certificate
Pyrotechnic and Firearms certificate
At least 3 years experience as a stage carpenter
Valid Driver’s License, able to drive a 5 ton truck
At least 5 years experience as running crew in a ‘fly house’
Able to work at heights / climb ladders
Able to repeatedly lift, push or maneuver heavy loads, either alone or with assistance from others
The Stage Carpenter will be self motivated, possess good organizational and time management skills, plus have excellent communication skills and the ability to maintain a positive attitude 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: As per the collective agreement
Applicants are invited to submit their resumes to;
Teddy Forsyth, Manager of Administration
1585 Johnston Street
The Arts Club Theatre is currently accepting applications for the position of Part-Time Regular Stage Carpenter for the Granville Island Stage this is a unionized position. Hours of employment will be as required, depending on the specific demands of respective productions. The Stage Carpenter will work under the direct supervision of the Technical Directors and will supervise all load ins and load outs and be part of the running crew when required.