Job Description

Entertainment Rigger

Creativiva.comribbean Inc. is seeking a Rigger for live entertainment productions at Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort, Villages and Spa.

 

Contract position:

rehearsals in Canada: Dec 2016 – Jan 2017

and

rehearsals and show run in Turks & Caicos: January – July 2017

(Subject to change)

 

Responsibilities:

Provide technical advice during show creation and production;

Develop rigging requirements and systems according to show concepts and requirements from the Artistic team;

Advise and order any necessary rigging equipment;

Manage all rigging operation related to 4 shows (50 min each), each show performed once a week;

Manage all aspects of artistic and structural rigging of the stage during setup, performances and tear-down;

Safely operate rigging systems and related equipment for performances, rehearsals, artist training, and maintenance;

Ensure the safety and security of rigging equipment at all times;

Provide advice, recommendations and information on any safety issue related to working above the ground;

Develop, implement and ensure adherence to a rigging equipment safety inspection program;

Ensure that rigging and staff adhere to standards and regulations pertaining to the safety of rigging equipment and comply with safe working methods;

Inspect and maintain all rigging equipment and keep records of inspections and modifications;

Maintain the rigging inventory, technical documentation and customs documentation;

Conduct research, order and purchase new and/or replacement equipment;

Coordinate activities during the setup and tear-down of rigging equipment;

Execute setup and tear-down;

Attend meetings with the project team and the artistic team;

Perform all other job related duties as requested.

 

Qualifications:

College diploma (or equivalent) in live entertainment or theatre production (or equivalent work experience);

At least 5 years of experience in theatrical and/or circus rigging, including experience with aerial/human rigging;

Internationally recognized certificate/license;

Professional insurance;

Technical knowledge of rigging equipment;

Good general understanding of all technical aspects of a show;

Knowledge of basic structural loads and forces;

Ability to work at heights;

Formal fall protection training, competency training and overall safety training;

Flexibility, autonomy, team player;

Good communication skills;

Ability to handle contingencies and work well under pressure;

Fluency in spoken and written English is essential;

Available to relocate to Turks and Caicos for January-July 2017.

 

Compensation package includes:

Competitive salary

Round trip airfare covered

Accommodation & full board meals provided

Contribution health insurance plan

 

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to yulia@creativiva.com with the subject “RIGGER”.

Deadline to apply: November 18, 2016.