Supervising Stagehand (Production) – VAN00315

Share our passion. Live our values. CBC/Radio Canada is Canada’s national public broadcaster and one of its largest cultural institutions, with over 10,000 employees. CBC/Radio Canada brings diverse regional and cultural perspectives into the daily lives of Canadians in English, French and eight aboriginal languages.


  • 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.

What you bring:

  • A familiarity with production installations and any associated equipment or materials.
  • Provide assistance and advice on operational requirements in terms of equipment, facilities and personnel.
  • Conduct surveys and prepares detailed reports.
  • The ability to plan, assign, schedule, coordinate and check the work of assigned staff and report on matters related to job performance, conduct and safety.
  • A detail oriented, accurate approach to reporting and production
  • An ability to make recommendations after reviewing operations and procedures
  • An awareness of safety.
  • Experience planning and maintaining safety measures and programs for personnel, property and equipment.
  • A thorough, investigative nature to verify reports and institute action as needed
  • Organize, with outside persons or firms, the provision of supplies and services.
  • Oversee these services and verify delivery of materials and services

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

  • Duties of equivalent or lower classifications
  • 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.

If you are seeking a media environment that fosters creativity and innovation, this is the place for you.

We value the importance of a diverse workforce and encourage applications from Aboriginal Peoples, women, members of a visible minority and persons with a disability.

Please visit and apply online.

The CBC is committed to equity in employment and programming.

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