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ASSISTANT STAGE / FIT-UP CARPENTER (to cover one season Oct to June) - Arts Club Theatre Company

This is a Temporary, Part-time position.

Category: Technical
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Position: ASSISTANT STAGE / FIT-UP CARPENTER (to cover one season Oct to June)
Deadline: September 14, 2011
Posted: September 1, 2011

Job Description / Duties

  • Broad knowledge of theatrical procedures, tools and products 
  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of scenic construction 
  • Able to read and understand designer blue prints 
  • 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 
  • 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 organization and problem solving skills 

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 set fit up and strike in different Arts Club venues and attend to notes as required 
  • Supervise and assist with truck loading/ unloading 
  • Advise and assist with on-going stage & scenery maintenance 

Qualifications / Required 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, Pyrotechnic and/or Firearms certificate

Mandatory requirement;
At least 2 years’ experience as a stage carpenter and fly man
Able to work at heights / climb ladders
Valid BC Driver’s License, able to drive a 5 ton truck

The Assistant Stage Carpenter will 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

Additional Information


Salary: not specified

Contact Information

Ms. Teddy Forsyth, Human Resources
1585 Johnston Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 3R9
Website: www.artsclub.com
We thank all who express interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Employer Profile

Located on the Scenic Granville Island in Vancouver, BC, and in its 48th season, the Arts Club Theatre Company is one of Canada’s most successful professional theatre companies. This non-profit theatre currently produces fifteen 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 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 is a Part-Time Regular position to start on or about October 3rd 2011 – June 30th 2012(covering for a one season leave).

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