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Job (Calgary): Technical Director – Calgary Stampede

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Job (Calgary): Technical Director – Calgary Stampede

Update: the deadline for submissions has been extended to March 15!

The Grandstand Show of the Calgary Stampede is accepting applications for the position of Technical Director.

Reporting to the Production Manager, the Technical Director provides technical, scheduling and logistical 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 and produce technical, mechanical and theatrical drawings. Proven experience supervising, scheduling and organizing large unionized crews is a must. As Technical Director, 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 4 years as a Technical Director involving large-scale outdoor productions. The applicant must be proficient 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 April 23rd thru July 20th, 2010 (sixteen 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
Calgary, Alberta T2P 2K8

Deadline: March 15, 2012

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