Job Postings (Alberta): Stagehands

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Org/Company: The City of Fort Saskatchewan
 Deadline: Open until positions are filled

Community & Protective Services Department – Stagehand
Competition #201132
12 Permanent Part-Time Positions

Reporting to the Dow Centennial Centre Event Supervisor, the Stagehands are responsible in assisting Theatre Technicians with day to day operation and production support at the Dow Centennial Centre. Stagehands are also required to supervise the Shell Theatre and provide basic technical services.

Some specific responsibilities include supporting the Theatre Technicians with operating and maintaining the A/V, sound, lighting and stage equipment within the Shell Theatre, applying rules and regulations related to events, and managing conflicts or emergencies. The Stagehand must be able to work well under pressure with limited time and have a strong ability to work in a team environment. The ability to accommodate requests made by performing artists and user groups, often with little advanced notice, and the ability to find solutions to maintain safety or artistic integrity of the performance is required.

The successful candidates will have demonstrated experience in specialized theatre lighting, video, sound, stage preparation, touring productions and venue reconfigurations. This position requires a diploma or degree from a Technical Theatre Program or an equivalent, and a minimum 1 to 3 years directly related experience. Current First Aid is required. WHIMIS, knowledge of Fire Code and Workplace Safety practices would be considered an asset. You must be willing to work in varying noise levels, work with tools, specialized sound and light equipment, and work in heights up to 30 feet. The Stagehands would share approximately 675 hours per year based on the scheduled performances, rentals and maintenance which occur during regular business hours, evenings and weekends. A criminal record check will be required at the time of interview. The City of Fort Saskatchewan offers a competitive compensation package with a wage range of $22.00 to $25.88 per hour.

Applications will be accepted until suitable candidates are found.

For more information on employment with the City of Fort Saskatchewan, please visit our website at: www.fortsask.ca

The City of Fort Saskatchewan thanks all applicants for their interest, but advises only those under consideration will be contacted.

If you have superior organizational and interpersonal skills, we invite you to apply in confidence, stating competition #201132 to:

The City of Fort Saskatchewan
Human Resources Section
10005 – 102 Street
Fort Saskatchewan, AB T8L 2C5
Fax: 780.992.6625
E-mail: [email protected]

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