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CBC/Radio-Canada Supervising Stagehand (Production) (English Services) in Vancouver, British Columbia

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Supervising Stagehand (Production) (English Services)

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Work at CBC/Radio-Canada

At CBC/Radio-Canada, we create content that informs, entertains and connects Canadians on multiple platforms. Our successes and accomplishments are driven by embodying and upholding values, which include creativity, integrity, inclusiveness and relevance.

Do you think you have the ability and drive to keep up with this exciting, ever-changing industry? Whether it be in front of the camera, on air, online or behind the scenes, you would be joining a team that thrives on making connections and telling stories that are important to Canadians.

Unposting Date:

2024-07-25 11:59 PM

We are looking for a Supervising Stagehand to provide specialized production guidance for internal and external production clients. You provide support in leadership to staff and undertake the overall coordination of assigned programming and projects.


Assists in achieving Corporation objectives by providing specialized staging and production guidance, by providing leadership for other employees, and by undertaking the overall coordination of assigned programs, areas or projects. Creative problem solving is required to solve operational difficulties, to assess and optimize the use of resources, and to motivate others. Often works independently. Work is generally performed according to CBC or industry standards but there is wide latitude for independent action, judgment and initiative. There may be requirements to work in a self-administered environment.

Key Tasks:

  • Maintains familiarity with production installations and any associated equipment or materials.

  • Acting as a consultant, provides assistance and advice on operational requirements in terms of equipment, facilities and personnel. Conducts surveys and prepares detailed reports.

  • Within delegated limits, plans, assigns, schedules, coordinates and checks the work of assigned staff and reports on matters related to job performance, conduct and safety.

  • Verifies the accuracy of time reports and work performed.

  • Undertakes reviews of operations and operating procedures. Submits recommendations for improvements or modifications.

  • Recommends safety procedures. Plans and maintains safety measures and programs for personnel, property and equipment.

  • Reviews, investigates and verifies reports and institutes any action as necessary.

Within delegated authority and in consultation with the supervisor:

  • Commits the Corporation in arranging, with outside persons or firms, for the provision of supplies or services

  • reviews or directs such arrangements

  • verifies delivery of material or completion of services

  • Performs all or part of the function or duties of equivalent or lower classifications.

As assigned or required, may perform any or all of the following tasks:

  • participate in the selection and evaluation of new staff.

  • provide input to the budget process.

Education Required:

  • Requires a superior knowledge and understanding of television program production methods including staging and related design craft functions. This includes understanding how the craft areas interact with the production clients and how various specialty crafts interrelate. Knowledge generally gained through Community College graduation specializing in television or theatrical trades or equivalent academic, technical or trade schools.

Experience Required:

  • Three years related experience.

What you bring:

  • Superior knowledge and understanding of video and audio program production methods in a broadcast or film environment including sound, picture, lighting, and staging functions.

  • Background in special events and/or audio/video production that includes production management skills and technical knowledge.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills along with the ability to work under pressure to make quick, educated decisions in compliance with company policies and procedures.

  • Strong computer, organizational and document management skills

  • Ability and willingness to work overtime and various shift patterns, including nights and weekends, as required.

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license as well as a driving record that meets the minimum requirements of CBC/Radio-Canada's insurance company; other classes considered an asset.

  • Ability to perform physical tasks including lifting and carrying items.

  • LPEC Live Performance Electrical Certificate, FE (Full Entertainment) FSR Certificate, Rigging Certificate, Health and Safety Training, Forklift certification is considered an asset.

Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

CBC/Radio-Canada is committed to being a leader in reflecting our country’s diversity. That’s because we can only create and tell the stories that connect Canadians, by having a workforce that mirrors the ever-changing makeup of our country. That’s why we, as an employer, value equal opportunity and nurture an inclusive workplace where our individual differences are not only recognized and valued, but also extend to and pervade all the services we provide as Canada’s public broadcaster. For more information, visit the Diversity and Inclusion section (http://cbc.radio-canada.ca/en/working-with-us/jobs/diversity-inclusion-cbc-rc) of our website. If you have accommodation needs at this stage of the recruitment process, please inform us as soon as possible by sending an e-mail to recruitment@cbc.ca .

You are invited to consult and familiarize yourself with our Code of Conduct, which can be found on our corporate website (http://cbc.radio-canada.ca/en/vision/governance/corporate-policies/values-ethics/conduct) . All employees must adhere to the Code as a condition of employment. We also invite you to take a look at our policy on conflicts of interest (http://cbc.radio-canada.ca/en/vision/governance/corporate-policies/human-resources/conflicts) . In the event that you become an employee, it will be important to inform us, as quickly as possible, of any situation that, because of your hiring, constitutes or could appear to constitute a conflict of interest.

Primary Location:

700 Hamilton Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6B 4A2

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Work Schedule:

Full time

At CBC/Radio-Canada (http://cbc.radio-canada.ca/en) , we create content that informs, entertains and connects Canadians on multiple platforms. Our successes and accomplishments are driven by embodying and upholding values, which include creativity, integrity, inclusiveness and relevance.