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Head Stage Carpenter and Flyman - Neptune Theatre Foundation

This is a Temporary, Full-time position.

Category: Production
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Position: Head Stage Carpenter and Flyman
Deadline: May 31, 2011
Posted: February 9, 2011

Job Description / Duties

Neptune Theatre Foundation is seeking an ingenious, self-motivated technician to become an integral part of our set up and running crew in Fountain Hall. The successful candidate will be directly responsible to the Technical Director and will be responsible for providing efficient and reliable preparation, operation and maintenance of all stage machinery, rigging and scenery.

The main responsibilities will include:
• Providing a safe and clean work environment on stage for technicians and performers alike
• Coordinating and/or supervising the set up and operation of all scenic elements and rigging
• Assisting scenic carpenters in planning the construction of scenic elements to accept rigging
• Coordinating rigging and stage needs for all Neptune productions
• Maintenance of all rigging and stage equipment
• Supervising of casual/part time crews hired to assist in the completion of assigned duties and tasks

Qualifications / Required Skills

In addition to the above responsibilities, qualifications for this position include:
• An ability to work well in a team atmosphere
• Cooperative leadership
• A strong desire to hone existing skills and to learn new ones
• Resourceful problem solving
• A diploma or certificate of graduation from a recognized technical theatre training institution or the equivalent in work experience
• Possession of a valid Pyro technician license and / or FAC is an asset

Additional Information



Contact Information

If you are interested, please forward a cover letter and your résumé to:

Michael Erwin
Production Manager
Neptune Theatre Foundation
1593 Argyle Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3J 2B2

By fax to (902) 429-1211

Or by email to merwin@neptunetheatre.com

Employer Profile

Located in the heart of downtown Halifax, Neptune Theatre is one of Canada’s premiere regional theatres and has provided Atlantic Canada with high-quality, professional theatre for 48 years. Neptune Theatre is an integral part of the arts community in Nova Scotia with the 479-seat Fountain Hall Theatre, 190-seat Studio Theatre, a Theatre School with over 1,400 students, and a Young Neptune Company Tour that travels to more than 100 schools throughout Nova Scotia each year.

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