Creativiva.comribbean Inc. is seeking a Rigger for live entertainment productions at Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort, Villages and Spa.
rehearsals in Canada: Dec 2016 – Jan 2017
rehearsals and show run in Turks & Caicos: January – July 2017
(Subject to change)
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.
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;
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:
Round trip airfare covered
Accommodation & full board meals provided
Contribution health insurance plan
To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “RIGGER”.
Deadline to apply: November 18, 2016.