Jobs & Auditions

FOOD & BEVERAGE MANAGER/CHEF (or HEAD COOK)

The Nurse Myra Bennett Centre for the Performing Arts, is a new, 178 seat, state-of-the-art facility that is home to the Gros Morne Theatre Festival from May to September. The facility boasts a brand new commercial kitchen, where the meals for GMTF’s dinner theatre production, SS Ethie, will be prepared, and a bar that will service all GMTF performances. The Nurse Myra Bennett Centre for the Performing Arts is located in Cow Head, NL, at the northern end of Gros Morne National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

 Contract Dates:

Part-Time (hours TBD):

  • March 2-May 4 , 2020 (not necessarily in Cow Head) (hours as required TBD)
  • August 31-September 6, 2020 (hours as required TBD)

Full-Time (30-40 hours/week):

  • May 5-August 30,2020 (in Cow Head)

 Skills Required:

  • a minimum of 5 years professional experience as a Chef or Head Cook
  • experience as a Chef or Head Cook preparing/serving meals in a catering/banquet environment is an asset – able to work well under pressure
  • hands on in food preparation – a requirement for this position
  • management of staff for kitchen and bar service – experience in a seasonal setting in terms of managing/scheduling staff is an asset – able to demonstrate leadership, create team-oriented environment
  • sourcing, costing, ordering, inventory control for food, liquor and labour – organized, good paperwork skills
  • menu creation – with an interest in local – local food traditions, local sourcing of food – while keeping up with culinary trends
  • knowledge of all OHS/food service and sanitation legislation and laws – ensure adherence by all kitchen and bar service staff
  • knowledge of all commercial kitchen and bar equipment – operation, cleaning, regular maintenance requirements
  • able to assist in the selection of kitchenware
  • formal training is an asset
  • physically capable of performing all duties related to the position
  • a valid driver’s license is required

Salary: $16.83/hour to $21.63/hour (depends on experience)

Other Information:

  • Full-time work schedule will be determined on a weekly basis – as required by the GMTF Festival Schedule.
  • The Festival provides return travel (equivalent to the most economical method) for contracted company members.
  • The Festival provides shared housing in the community for company members. A housing rental fee and damage deposit applies.
  • To request a copy of the job description, or to send a resume, please contact Denise Dolliver at ddolliver58@gmail.com or 709-243-2742.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Short-listed candidates will be required to provide references and a sample menu for the dinner theatre based on considerations for that menu provided by TNL prior to the interview.

The deadline for resume submission is Thursday, February 26, 2020.

 TNL is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer that strongly supports and values diversity and fosters an equitable and inclusive work environment which includes accommodation. Applications from all qualified candidates are welcome, and people with disabilities and individuals from equity-seeking groups are encouraged to apply.

 

CUSTODIAN/MAINTENANCE PERSON

Job Posting-(1 position) for the Nurse Myra Bennett Centre for the Performing Arts, and the Gros Morne Theatre Festival company housing.

 Contract Dates:

Part-Time (hours TBD):

  • February 24-March 1, 2020 (to attend commissioning of the new building) (hours as required TBD)
  • March 2-May 24, 2020 (NMBCPA casual cleaning/maintenance, company housing maintenance/repair/renovation) (hours as required, up to 40 hours/week)

 Full-Time (30-40 hours/week):

  • May 25-August 30,2020 (full-time job details on job description)

 Part-Time (hours TBD):

  • August 31-October 4, 2020 (NMBCPA close-up, company housing close-up, yard work) (hours as required, up to 40 hours/week)

 Skills Required:

  • sufficient training/experience/skills in the following to perform required duties:
  • cleaning and maintenance appropriate to maintaining a large building
  • skills in carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting, lifting/moving items, yardwork, waste management, use of hand and power tools, operation of machinery (lawn mower, etc.)
  • monitor building systems – monitoring, checks, record keeping
  • train casual cleaning staff
  • liaison with building/maintenance contractors and subcontractors
  • setup for special events
  • janitorial supplies – ordering and inventory control
  • must be physically capable of performing all duties related to the position
  • a valid driver’s license is required
  • NL certified fall arrest and scissor lift training will be required – must be up-to-date
  • willingness/ability to learn new skills – initiative – good judgement – self-directed individual – team oriented person

Salary: $13.50-15.50/hour (depends on experience)

Other Information:

  • Full-Time work schedule will be determined on a weekly basis – as required by the GMTF Festival Schedule
  • To request a copy of the job description, or to send a resume, please contact Denise Dolliver at ddolliver58@gmail.com or 709-243-2742.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Short-listed candidates will be required to provide references.

The deadline to resume submission is Friday, February 14, 2020.

 TNL is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer that strongly supports and values diversity and fosters an equitable and inclusive work environment which includes accommodation. Applications from all qualified candidates are welcome, and people with disabilities and individuals from equity-seeking groups are encouraged to apply.

 

HEAD CARPENTER

NEW! – JOB POSTING – HEAD CARPENTER

Theatre Newfoundland Labrador (TNL) is seeking applicants for the position of HEAD CARPENTER – to assist in the setup, installation, and owner’s forces builds for TNL’s new venue for its Gros Morne Theatre Festival (The Nurse Myra Bennett Centre for the Performing Arts.)

Contract Dates (tentative):  January 6 – April 5, 2020 (with a possible extension to April 26, 2020)

NEW! – JOB POSTING – HEAD CARPENTER

Theatre Newfoundland Labrador (TNL) is seeking applicants for the position of HEAD CARPENTER for the Gros Morne Theatre Festival’s 2020 season.

Contract Dates (tentative):  May 4 – July 26, 2020

PLEASE NOTE! – BOTH THESE CONTRACTS CAN BE AWARDED TO ONE PERSON

 Contract Dates (tentative):  January 6 – July 26, 2020

The Gros Morne Theatre Festival is a summer repertory theatre festival operated by Theatre Newfoundland Labrador.  Each season the Festival produces six productions – three mainstage shows and three studio shows. The Gros Morne Theatre Festival is in the seaside community of Cow Head, Newfoundland and Labrador, which is situated in the spectacular Gros Morne National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The Nurse Myra Bennett Centre for the Performing Arts is a newly constructed, state-of-the-art facility, featuring a 178-seat proscenium style theatre with lobby and bar, a smaller studio theatre/rehearsal hall, offices, full production facilities, and a commercial kitchen for preparation of dinner theatre meals. The Grand Unveiling of this facility will take place on June 5-7, 2020.

Theatre Newfoundland Labrador is a member of the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres (PACT) and is currently designated as a “G” House.

Salary:  $550.00-650.00/week – to commensurate with experience

 Skills/Experience Required:

  • at least 3-5 years experience as a professional Theatre Carpenter
  • experience in repertory theatre is an asset
  • team-oriented, punctual, reliable, safe work ethic
  • must enjoy working in a challenging creative environment
  • experience in estimating/costing theatre set designs
  • able to produce/read working drawings for theatre set designs
  • experience in planning/execution of theatre set builds, meeting deadlines
  • experience in furniture building (work tables, catch tables, etc., props furniture)
  • a background in rigging is an asset
  • mentoring junior production staff
  • must have fall arrest certification
  • a valid driver’s license is required

The Festival provides return travel (equivalent to the most economical method) for contracted company members.

The Festival provides shared housing in the community for company members. A housing rental fee and damage deposit applies.

For further information, or a copy of the job description, please contact Denise Dolliver at ddolliver58@gmail.com.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to Denise Dolliver at ddolliver58@gmail.com. The deadline for resume submission is November 30, 2019. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

For more information about Theatre Newfoundland Labrador and the Gros Morne Theatre Festival – and The Nurse Myra Bennett Centre for the Performing Arts – visit our website at www.theatrenewfoundland.com.

 TNL is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer that strongly supports and values diversity and fosters an equitable and inclusive work environment which includes accommodation. Applications from all qualified candidates are welcome, and people with disabilities and individuals from equity-seeking groups are encouraged to apply.

 

 

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