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Technical Director for the Stanley Stage - Arts Club Theatre Company

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Management
Province: Vancouver, British Columbia
Position: Technical Director for the Stanley Stage
Deadline: November 25, 2016
Posted: November 10, 2016

Job Description / Duties

The Arts Club Theatre Company is currently accepting applications for the position of Technical Director for the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage. This person shall be responsible for all aspects of production at that venue and oversees staff that operates under the IATSE Collective agreement.

Responsibilities shall include, but are not limited to the following:

Liaise with Stage Managers, Designers, Technical Director Production Shop, and Director of Production
Develop technical concepts, equipment needs, staff requirements and schedules for the individual shows
Hire and supervise production staff in all related areas; provide direction, training, support and evaluation
Evaluate practicality of concepts, create and modify CAD drawings, solve technical and artistic problems, prepare estimates and monitor spending within the assigned budgets
Source and procure tools, equipment and materials focusing on financial and operational efficiency
Supervision of load ins and load outs for the Stanley Theatre
Ensures a safe working environment for the crew and artists on stage and backstage.
Ensure proper use and maintenance of facilities, tools and equipment
Make recommendations regarding capital purchases
Assist the Facilities Manager when required
Assist with supervision of the scenery & costume shop facility and other stages when required
Assist with Arts Club touring shows
Assist with the supervision of facilities rentals

Qualifications / Required Skills

Mandatory requirement;
Minimum 5 years of experience working in a professional production company with a counterweight fly loft
Extensive knowledge of stagecraft, theatre production and scenic construction, rigging, lighting, sound, video and automation

The successful applicant will have a post-secondary degree in the technical theatre/production field and proven knowledge of relevant computer programs, including show control (ETC Ion, Qlab, Isadora) and CAD (Vectorworks). He/she will have experience in supervising, motivating and managing union staff. He/she will have excellent communication and organization skills and the ability to maintain a positive attitude in stressful situations. Preference will be given to persons holding additional certificates for one, or all of the following; Firearms Acquisition, FE/LE Certificate, First Aid, Fall Arrest, Pyrotechnics. A valid B.C. driver’s license is essential.

Start date: December 1, 2016 (negotiable). Salary: not specified

Salary: not specified

Contact Information

TO APPLY: Human Resources, Arts Club Theatre Company
MAIL: #203 – 162 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Y 0H6
FAX: (604) 688-3273
EMAIL: humanresources@artsclub.com 

We thank all who express interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Employer Profile

The Arts Club Theatre Company is Western Canada’s largest professional theatre company. Now in its 53rd season, this not-for-profit charitable organization produces and presents year-round at three venues—the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage, Granville Island Stage, and Goldcorp Stage—as well as on tour throughout the province.

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