Theatre Practitioners in Sound, Staging, and Lighting

Date Posted: Feb 07, 2019
Application Deadline: Apr 12, 2019
Start Date: May 06, 2019

Salary: $16.98 to $24.50 per hour depending on experience
Province: Alberta
City: Banff
Employee Benefits: Other (e.g. flex time, comp tickets, etc.)
Check Additional Info section for more Employee Benefits
Organization's Field/Discipline: The Arts
Job's focus: Creative
Job Type: Summer Jobs
Career Level: Intermediate

Organization Description

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity

Founded in 1933, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity is a learning organization built upon an extraordinary legacy of excellence in artistic and creative development. What started as a single course in drama has grown to become the global organization leading in arts, culture, and creativity across dozens of disciplines. From our home in the stunning Canadian Rocky Mountains, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity aims to inspire everyone who attends our campus – artists, leaders, and thinkers – to unleash their creative potential.

Job Description

Performing Arts at Banff Centre is looking for experienced Sound, Staging, and Lighting Technicians to join their high-functioning team as additional support during the Banff Summer Arts Festival.   

These are termed positions from early May to late August 2019 with varying start and end dates available.


We are considering applicants with varying levels of experience gained while working in a professional music, theatre, opera, or dance venue:
Level 1 Technicians possess at least 2000 hours' experience as a working technician.
Level 2 Technicians possess at least 3 years' experience as a working technician.
Level 3 Technicians possess at least 5 years' experience as a working technician.

Additional Info:

In accordance with CUPE 4318, these are unionized, termed, hourly support staff positions, subject to a 500-hour probation period.
Theatre Practitioners will work up to 40 hours per week on a rotating schedule.  Scheduling is based on business needs.
Rates of pay:
Level 1: Up to $18.26 per hour, depending on qualifications
Level 2: Up to $20.38 per hour, depending on qualifications
Level 3: Up to $24.50 per hour, depending on qualifications
Banff Centre offers on-the-job training, a supportive work environment, a staff cafeteria, subsidized fitness club memberships, staff events, and free or reduced admission to many Banff Centre performances and events.
Subsidized local housing is available during the contract period.

How to Apply:

We are accepting applications until suitable candidates have been identified.  Please include a cover letter demonstrating how your experience translates to this position and your dates of availability to work.
Apply online via Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity careers website at  Click on the title of the Technician position you are interested in applying for and follow the instructions to submit an application.