Jobs & Auditions

THEATRE NEWFOUNDLAND LABRADOR is seeking a FOOD & BEVERAGE MANAGER/CHEF (or HEAD COOK)

1 position for the Nurse Myra Bennett Centre for the Performing Arts.

TNL’s Nurse Myra Bennett Centre for the Performing Arts, state-of-the-art facility in Cow Head that is home to the Gros Morne Theatre Festival opens on June 25, 2021. 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 SS Ethie dinner theatre will be performed twice a week (14 shows in all) from July 17 to Aug.28, 2021 – serving a maximum of 90 patrons per night (50% capacity)

Contract Dates:

  • May 10-Aug. 29 2021 (hours as required)
    • Residency time in Cow Head to be determined with the successful candidate.

 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: $17/hour to $22/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 Gaylene Buckle tnl@theatrenewfoundland.com Phone 709-639-7238
  • 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, April 29, 2021.

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.

 

The Gros Morne Theatre Festival is seeking resumes for the following positions for its 2021 season:

  •  PRODUCTION ASSISTANT (two positions) (contract dates May 13th – August 29th, 2021) (post-secondary theatre student applicants welcome)

 

  • WARDROBE PERSON (one position) (contract dates May 17th – July 18th, 2021) (post-secondary theatre student applicants welcome)

 

Skills Required:

  • experience in a repertory theatre setting is an asset
  • a valid driver’s license is an asset
  • NL certified fall-arrest/skyjack training an asset
  • for each of these positions, a copy of the full job description is available – please contact the GMTF Production/Company Manager, Sarah White, at grosmornetheatrefestival@gmail.com.

 

Salary:

  • to commensurate with experience (salary is based on a 40-hour work week (approved overtime will be compensated as per the Newfoundland Labour Standards Act (clause 25/25.1) and the Newfoundland Labour Standards Regulations (clauses 9, 10)
  • time and a half off in lieu with balance of overtime owing paid at end of contract at not less than the base NL overtime rate of $18.75)

 

Other Information:

 The Gros Morne Theatre Festival is a summer repertory theatre festival operated by Theatre Newfoundland Labrador.  For its 2021 season, the Festival will produce four productions – three on its Main Stage (three remounted productions) and one on its Studio Stage (remounted productions).  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 Festival provides round trip travel (by most economical method) for successful applicants.

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

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Sarah White at grosmornetheatrefestival@gmail.com.  The deadline for submissions is April 23rd, 2021.

 

 Given the ongoing pandemic, any person from outside of Newfoundland & Labrador offered a position with GMTF may be required to self-isolate in the province for 14 days prior to beginning their contract.  The employee will be responsible for arranging and paying any costs associated with this self-isolation.

 

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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