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Assistant Stage Carpenter (to cover a one season leave) - Arts Club Theatre Company

This is a Temporary, Part-time position.

Category: Production
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Position: Assistant Stage Carpenter (to cover a one season leave)
Deadline: August 7, 2011
Posted: July 7, 2011

Job Description / Duties

The Arts Club Theatre is currently accepting applications for the position of Part-Time Regular Assistant Stage Carpenter. Hours of employment will be as required, depending on the specific demands of respective productions. This position is part-time under an IATSE agreement and will work under the supervision of the Technical Director Production Shop in pre-production and the Technical Directors for the venues on installs.

Specific skills will include, but not be limited to;
•Broad knowledge in theatrical procedures, tools and theatre 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
•Set fit up and tear down in production shop
•Set fit up in Theatre
•Supervision of 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

Applicants are invited to submit their resumes to:
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 47th season, the Arts Club Theatre Company is one of Canada’s most successful professional theatre companies. This non-profit theatre produces currently 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.

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