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Production Coordinator - City of St. Albert

This is a Temporary, Full-time position.

Category: Production
Province: St. Albert, Alberta
Position: Production Coordinator
Deadline: December 6, 2019
Posted: November 29, 2019

Job Description / Duties

The City of St. Albert’s Community Services department works with artists, audiences, volunteers and other cultural stakeholders to deliver superior events, programs, services and facilities, creating a community where people want to live, work, and visit. The department connects to the community through The Arden Theatre, The International Children’s Festival of the Arts, St. Albert Children’s Theatre, other festivals and events.

We are looking for an experienced Production Coordinator to join our team for a ten-month term assignment. The Production Coordinator is responsible for the overall production and coordination of technical elements of special events, performances and festivals produced and supported by the Cultural Facilities and Resources branch. This includes ongoing oversight of the technical operations of performances and events at The Arden Theatre and other Community Services facilities.

Reporting to the Manager, Cultural Facilities and Resources, the Production Coordinator will develop and implement production budgets, schedules and plans, coordinate equipment, supplies, vendors, and appropriate permits. The Production Coordinator is responsible for ensuring adherence to Health and Safety, and other City policies and procedures. The Production Coordinator contributes to The Arden Theatre lifecycle plan including overseeing annual maintenance, capital equipment and assets. This position has a key role in the planning and execution of The International Children’s Festival of the Arts and the St. Albert Children’s Theatre and other events.

The Production Coordinator oversees the Technical Director and provides leadership to a team of theatre technicians. We are looking for an individual with a comprehensive knowledge of event planning and production coordination, including sound, lighting, video, rigging, temporary structures and staging. This role will draw on your abilities to work collaboratively, plan, problem solve, negotiate and multi task. Experience with project management and grant reporting would be beneficial. Comfort with formal reporting and/or writing is also desirable.

Qualifications / Required Skills

• Degree in a related field with 5 years experience, or Diploma in related field with 10 years work experience.
• Minimum 5 years of experience in events or production management, with experience working on large scale events preferred.
• Experience in supervising permanent and casual employees as well as providing leadership to contractors and suppliers.
• Experience with event budgeting, financial and asset management, including project charters, capital asset planning and RMR planning/implementation. Experience in negotiating contracts and agreements and working with contractors in the theatre industry is an asset.
• Proficient user of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint), AutoCAD, as well as internal programs such as Agresso or IntelliLeisure.
• A valid Class 5 drivers license, access to a personal vehicle for business use and Standard First Aid certification are required.
• Fall Arrest, Forklift and High lift certificates are beneficial.

Additional Information

January – October 2020

We offer a compressed work schedule of 72 hours bi-weekly (standard schedule is Monday - Friday, 8:00 – 5:00 with a regular day off every two weeks). This position will need to work a flexible schedule including occasional evenings or weekends. Some overtime may be required during events such as the International Children’s Festival of the Arts.

The successful applicant will be required to obtain a satisfactory police information check.

We invite qualified applicants to submit their cover letter and resume via the City of St. Albert employment website

December 6, 2019

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Salary: $85,767 - $104,349 per annum. In addition, the City of St. Albert offers a generous and comprehensive flexible benefit package.

Salary: $85,767 - $104,349 per annum.

Contact Information

We invite qualified applicants to submit their cover letter and resume via the City of St. Albert employment website