The Grandstand Show of the Calgary Stampede is accepting applications for the position of Crew Chief. Reporting to the Technical Director, the Crew Chief provides support to The Young Canadians (TYC) Staff, Cast and Stage Management Team.
The successful candidate will be familiar in all aspects of technical theatre. Must be able to read technical, mechanical and theatrical drawings. Proven experience supervising and organizing large unionized crews is a must. As Crew Chief, the applicant must be proactive and vigilant in regards to Health and Safety matters during all aspects of the Grandstand Show.
Applicants should have a minimum of 2 years in stage carpentry and or supervising, preferably involving large-scale outdoor productions. The applicant must be familiar with Microsoft Office and AutoCAD 2011. This position will require the supervision and or operation of certain industrial equipment, ie: forklifts, man lifts etc. The applicant should possess or be willing to obtain such certification as required. This position may require supervising at heights and or confined spaces.
This position has an irregular workweek, throughout the term of the contract. The start date of this position is May 28th thru July 20th, 2012 (eight weeks). No phone calls please. We thank all interested applicants in advance, but will only be contacting those selected for an interview.
To apply please forward your resume in confidence to: Colleen Caron, Production Manager,
Grandstand Show Calgary Exhibition and Stampede Limited
Box 1060 Station M
Deadline: April 1, 2012