This is a Permanent, Full-time position.Category: Technical
The Supervisor of Production Services is responsible for the supervision of staff, volunteers, facilities and activities within Centrepointe Theatre's/Shenkman Arts Center's Production Services department. This includes ensuring the clients' requirements are met during engagements; the supervision of technicians and stagehands; training, scheduling, supervision and coaching of stage crew volunteers; the recruitment, training, supervision and evaluation of stage door attendants; the development and implementation of training programs specific to the live entertainment industry, and general administration of the production area.
Education & Experience
Three (3) year University degree specializing in Technical Theatre and Production or equivalent
Minimum three (3) years of demonstrated success in a similar position performing tasks related to Production Management, Lighting Design, Audio Design, Stage Management, Pyrotechnic Special Effects, Rigging
Demonstrated ability to train in a volunteer environment
*Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for stipulated academic requirements.
Language, Certificates & Licenses
Federally licensed to use Pyrotechnics Special Effects
Current Standard First Aid certificate, AED certificate, and CPR certificate
The successful candidate will be required to complete a Criminal Record Check to the City of Ottawa’s satisfaction.
Designated – specific level of language proficiency:
French oral, reading required
English oral, reading, writing required
Candidates who do not meet language requirements will be required to participate in training.
Leadership principles and theory
Adult learning and training methods
Expert knowledge of health and safety and other legislation, including those specific to the live entertainment industry
Working knowledge of design and set construction
Knowledge of production administration and management, stage management, theatrical carpentry, counterweight flying systems, lighting and audio systems, atmospheric systems, project management and procurement practices
Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel and in CADD design programs
Must possess the training, experience and knowledge to organize the work and its performance
Must be familiar with all applicable health and safety legislation, have knowledge of any potential or actual danger to health or safety in the work place, and have knowledge of appropriate actions to be taken in order to ensure the health and safety of staff in accordance with applicable legislation and city policies and procedures
Competencies & Skills
Leads by example, demonstrating integrity, creativity and enthusiasm in achieving results directly and through staff work teams comprised of full-time, part-time and casual employees and volunteers
Results-oriented and able to carry out directives
Capable of setting challenging but realistic goals and deadlines to those under supervision
Able to evaluate the individual capacity and capability of employees and volunteers; allocating resources in an efficient manner
Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
Able to communicate effectively with others
Identify training needs of staff and volunteers
Effective trainer; capable of developing appropriate teaching materials and programs
The ability to allocate and schedule staff resources in a cost-effective manner
Salary: $69,659.20 - $81,506.88
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Shenkman Arts Centre
Shenkman Arts Centre is a creative hub where artists and audiences meet to explore a diversity of arts through live performance, instruction, exhibits and special events. The Centre is located in the east Ottawa community of Orléans and offers programs and services in both English and French.
We like to say this is “where art comes to life” because behind the doors of our two theatres, seven galleries and 17 studios – in the halls, lobbies and even on the walls – there is plenty of creativity stirring. The Centre houses these activities within specialized spaces for hands-on instruction, creation and presentation of the visual, performing, literary and media arts and unique spaces for receptions and special events.
Operated by the City of Ottawa, this diversity of programs and activities is attributed to a unique collaboration with the Centre’s Resident Arts Partners: AOE Arts Council, Gloucester Pottery School, MIFO (Mouvement d’implication francophone d’Orléans), Ottawa School of Art–Orléans Campus, and OYP Theatre School. The Centre is also home to Resident Company Tara Luz Danse and ARTicipate, a one-of-a-kind endowment fund that supports innovative programming at the Centre.