Creativiva Caribbean Inc. is seeking a Stage Hand/Rigger for live entertainment productions at the five-star resort in the Caribbean islands of Turks and Caicos.

We are accepting applications from candidates based in Canada, USA and Europe.

Contract dates: July 13, 2019 – January 13, 2020

Deadline to apply: November 30, 2018 @5:00pm EST.

 

All candidates must be available for the full duration of the contract.
All candidates must have a valid passport to travel internationally.

This is a non-union position.

Responsibilities:

Maintenance of rigging equipment, scenery, and props, as well as show preparation pertaining to scenic goods and rigging;

Safely operate aerial/human rigging during 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;

Maintain the rigging inventory and technical documentation;

Manage the backstage and performance areas prior, during, and after each show;

Assist with some quick costume changes during some of the shows;

Attend meetings with the project team;

Assist with show setups, rehearsals and tech runs;

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 2 years of technical theatre or circus experience;

Experience in theatrical and/or circus rigging, including experience with aerial/human rigging;

Experience in carpentry, electrical work, sound, video and lighting;

Certified rope access technician (SPRAT, IRATA etc.);

ETCP or PLASA NRC certificate is an asset;

Technical knowledge of rigging equipment;

Good general understanding of all basic 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;

Fluency in spoken and written English is essential.

 

In addition to monthly fee, compensation package includes:

round trip airfare to/from Turks and Caicos;

accommodation & full board meals;

contribution health insurance plan.

 

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