Casual Work - Technical Crew with a Build/Construction Bias


The Technical Department maintains a list of individuals who may be offered work as technical crew on a casual basis. Applications are invited from those with prior stage theatrical experience for inclusion on that list. There is a competitive recruitment selection process for inclusion onto the list. This process may be run a few times a year, depending on operational requirements. Those whose names are added to the list will be required to attend an induction and health and safety training session.

Inclusion on the list of technical crew casuals is no guarantee that work will be offered, individuals are at liberty to decline any offers of work which are made. Those who are included on the list of technical crew casuals will be subject to ongoing assessment on the basis of: their availability for work, reliability, work ethic/commitment, skills development, attention to detail, attitude to safety and fit into the team.

Job role:

Technical casuals are required to work effectively as part of a team, participating in all necessary technical work for a production from stores/workshops to rehearsal room, to stage rehearsal and performance, and return to stores, ensuring that all assigned activities associated are carried out to the highest possible standard of safety, efficiency and quality.

Person specification:

Ideally, we are looking for individuals with:

-A proven track record in technical work for any theatre or repertory establishment

-Prior experience in rigging/de-rigging scenery, MEWP, harness trained and basic carpentry experience would be an advantage

-Excellent team work and communication skills

-Ability to follow instructions

-Self-motivated to acquire new skills and knowledge in technical theatre

-Positive attitude to health and safety

Successful applicants will be asked to attend an induction and health and safety training session.

This process may be run a few times a year, depending on operational requirements. Should you not be able to attend an induction we will not be able to consider your application at this time, however we invite you to apply for future casual opportunities which will be advertised on our website.

We actively encourage BAME and disabled applicants and value the positive impact that difference has on our teams.

A full job description is available below. To apply, please scroll to the bottom of the page and click on `Apply Now`. For queries please contact the Human Resources Department at hr.recruitment@roh.org.uk or 0207 212 9124 and you can also contact us if you have any access needs for making an application.

Closing date for applications: 8.00 am, Monday, 3 June 2019.

Applicants must have work authorisation for the UK.

No agencies.




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