This is a position for an individual with previous entertainment stage management and technical experience. Working with other technical staff and reporting to the Entertainment Manager, this individual will be involved in coordinating and supporting entertainment activities at The Butchart Gardens. The successful applicant will utilize their stage management experience to assist with setting up the stage and preparing for the artists arrival, loading in performers and their equipment, looking after the needs of the performers, and assisting with the technical aspects of the performances as required. This position requires some basic knowledge of stage lighting and the ability to execute simple lighting cues. The ideal candidate would also possess a theatrical lighting background, as this would be a definite asset. This position is also involved with assisting in the technical needs of the weekly summer fireworks show.
The successful candidate will work within the Entertainment department and with other Gardens staff, and requires excellent communication skills, substantial initiative, and the ability to make decisions. As some heavy lifting will be required, suitable physical fitness is a necessity. The workday will primarily be afternoons and evenings with occasional long days and overtime. Additional days may also be required in accordance with the summer performance schedule.
The successful candidate will be required to:
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
· Stage management experience and the ability to work with performers and technical staff
This is a seasonal position, offering 40 hours per week from June 30 to September 6, 2020.
Weekend and evening work will be required. Candidates must be prepared to work outdoors in both hot and inclement weather. Remuneration will be commensurate with this level of responsibility and the qualifications of the successful candidate. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.
Interested individuals should submit a resume and cover letter to:
Human Resources, The Butchart Gardens, 800 Benvenuto Ave, Brentwood Bay BC, V8M 1J8
Fax: (250) 544-4455 Email: email@example.com
We sincerely thank all those who apply, however, only those short-listed will be contacted.APPLY NOW! • ENTERTAINMENT TECHNICIAN LEVEL 2 – STAGE • The Butchart Gardens Ltd.
Post Date: February 14, 2020 Deadline for Application: February 14, 2020
800 Benvenuto Ave.
The Butchart Gardens began in 1904 as the private garden surrounding the home of Mr. & Mrs. R. P. Butchart. The Gardens are still maintained by the family and today comprise several major gardens, covering 55 acres of a 130 acre estate. This world famous tourist attraction, designated as a National Historic Site, has grown to become a premier West Coast garden with an international reputation for its year round beauty. The Gardens are open every day of the year however the height of the tourism season usually spans March to October and then again in December for the Christmas. The Gardens attract over a million visitors a year from all over the world and provides an exciting workplace with exposure to cultural and ethnic diversity.