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Staging Technician - Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity

This is a Temporary, Full-time position.

Category: Technical
Province: Banff, Alberta
Position: Staging Technician
Deadline: June 18, 2019
Posted: June 4, 2019

Job Description / Duties

Performing Arts at Banff Centre is looking for an experienced Staging Technician to join their high-functioning team as additional support for summer arts programming. Reporting to the Technical Manager, the Staging Technician will assist in the completion of tasks assigned to the Staging department including assisting with administrative duties and directing the work of practicum participants.

Specific Accountabilities

Performing Staging Technician work tasks including interpreting and generating technical information; load-ins and load-outs; running the show (as required); rigging; selecting and operating tools; safely operating and maintaining stage equipment

Overseeing the work of lower-leveled Staging Technicians and Staging Technician Practicum Participants

Assisting with the administration of the staging department including overseeing the safety of assigned crews within the supplied frameworks of budget, staffing, equipment, space, and time.

Staying current on related industry trends including the application of up-to-date techniques and use of special materials

Applying professional theatre techniques and methods to provide the quality, efficiency, safety, and support required by Performing Arts

Qualifications / Required Skills

We are considering applicants with varying levels of experience gained while working in a professional music, theatre, opera, or dance venue:

Level 1 Stage Technicians possess at least 2000 hours' experience as a working stage technician

Level 2 Stage Technicians possess at least 3 years' experience as a working stage technician

Level 3 Stage Technicians possess at least 5 years' experience as a working stage technician

Additional Information

Due to the nature of the job, this position requires the candidate to be available to work a flexible, irregular schedule and weekends.

Staging Technicians are frequently required to perform in a physical working environment with excessive noise, poor air quality, adverse temperatures, frequent and/or strenuous lifting, confined working spaces, work requiring uncomfortable body posture, extended periods of high monotony or concentration, and working at heights.

Staging Technicians will be frequently subjected to deadlines that will have significant consequences for the department if not met.

In accordance with CUPE 4318, this is a unionized, termed, hourly support staff position, subject to a 500-hour probation period.

Subsidized local housing is available during the contract period.

Salary: $16.98 to $24.50 per hour depending on experience

Contact Information

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Employer Profile

Human potential is realized at Banff Centre. As a unique creative and learning experience, we curate innovative programs that develop artists and leaders, inspiring them to conceive and create powerful works and ideas that are shared with the world.

Banff Centre is a catalyst for knowledge and creativity through the power of our unique environment and facilities in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, our rich learning opportunities, cross-disciplinary and cross- sectoral interactions, outreach activities, and performances for the public.