Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Theatre Practitioner

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity
 
Banff, AB
$24.75 an hour - Full-time


Theatre Practitioner - Level 3 (Stage technician)
This is a term position ending March 31, 2022.

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity aims to inspire everyone who attends our campus – artists, leaders, and thinkers – to unleash their creative potential.

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity acknowledges, with deep respect and gratitude, our home on the side of Sacred Buffalo Guardian Mountain, in the beautiful and special territory of Treaty 7. We recognize the past, present, and future generations of Stoney Nakoda, Blackfoot, Tsuut'ina Nations, and Métis from Region 3, who help us steward this land, as well as honour and celebrate this place.

The Opportunity
Banff Centre is looking for a Theatre Practitioner Level 3 - Stage Technician who can work collaboratively to provide operational support and ensure the theatre stage is in order for upcoming performances.

Specific Accountabilities
Interpreting and generating technical information
Load-ins and load-outs of theatre equipment and scenery materials
Assisting the other Theatre Practitioners and Practicum Participants
Selecting the appropriate tools for a task and operating them in a safe manner
Running the show in the absence of a stage manager
Rigging
Operating and maintaining stage equipment
Assisting with dismantling and storing of the sound and rigging systems as well as the tear down and storage of sets and backdrops
Complying with safety codes and best practice standards
May provide direction to up to various department staff and Practicum Participants
Performing administrative duties as required for the position
Qualification and Educational Requirements
Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience as a working practitioner in their discipline within a Theatre or Performing Arts production environment.
Has completed a formal theatre education
Must be proficient in the use of computers and multi-media and able to operate specialized equipment.
Must have a working knowledge of the theories and practices that support this discipline.
Knowledgeable of related industry trends including the application of up to date techniques, and use of special materials and current health and safety standards.
Able to apply of professional theatre techniques and methods to provide the quality, efficiency and support level required by Performing Arts.
Special Requirements
Due to the nature of the job, this position requires the candidate to be available to work a flexible, irregular schedule and weekends.
Employment Terms & Benefits
In accordance with CUPE 4318, this is a unionized, hourly support staff position, subject to a 500-hour probationary period.
This position pays $24.75 per hour working up to 40 hours per week on a rotating schedule.
This is a term position, ending March 31, 2022.
Benefits of working at Banff Centre are:
Staff housing options (based on availability)
Professional development
Staff cafeteria and restaurant discounts
Onsite fitness facility at a discounted rate – first month free for new staff!
Free or reduced admission to Banff Centre performance and events
All Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 . Accommodation will be made for those who are legitimately exempted from vaccination requirements.
Employment candidates must demonstrate during the recruitment process that they are Fully Vaccinated in accordance with the Centre’s COVID-19 Vaccination Directive as a pre-condition of employment.
Application Process
We are accepting applications for the Theatre Practitioner Level 3 position until 11:59 pm MST on February 11, 2022
Candidates offered a position with Banff Centre, in this capacity, will be required to obtain a criminal record check verifying a clear record before a final job offer can be finalized.
Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, through its third party vendor, collects and stores information applicable to the candidate profile you create when you submit the information asked for above. The use and disclosure of the collected information is for the sole purpose of job search and placement activities for Banff Centre. The information is subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The information will be retained and when disposed of, it is done so in a secure manner.

Commitment to Diversity

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity is committed to creating an equitable, diverse, and inclusive campus for students, faculty, staff and visitors. Guided by our values, Banff Centre is rooted in Alberta with provincial, national and global impact. Our strength arises from inclusion; the diversity of people, ideas, perspectives, and cultural backgrounds in our work and team. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression to apply.

FOIP Statement

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, through its third-party vendor, collects and stores information applicable to the candidate profile you create when you submit the information asked for above. The use and disclosure of the collected information is for the sole purpose of job search and placement activities for Banff Centre. The information is subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The information will be retained and when disposed of it is done so in a secure matter.

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