Omnium Circus
Brooklyn, NY

Expires: 10/31/21

Job Dates

November 1 - January 14 (with online production meetings weekly starting asap)


Depending on experience (range starts at $1200/wee biweekly

Omnium Circus - a tented circus production - is seeking an experienced Rigger/Crew Chief for a production in Tyson's Corner, November 1 - January 14. Prior circus experience required. Will involve pre-production meetings beginning now, collaborating with Artistic Director and Production Manager to ensure the rigging will work in the venue, for a tented experience in the round.

Essential Functions:
Work with onsite supervisor to ensure safe installation, use, and removal of rigging equipment used during performance
Hang points for trussing, line arrays, scenery, lighting, and soft goods.
Adheres to safety standards for rigging equipment and safe working methods.
During performances, runs rigging for aerial acts, including human flying, and supervises the ring.
Able to lead a crew.
Coordinates rental needs with Artistic Director and Production Manager.
Works with Production Manager to keep paperwork current.
Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Experience and Qualifications:
ETCP Rigging Certification or equivalent
Previous circus tent experience.
Knowledge of rigging and load calculations.
Previous touring experience.
Strong organizational skills.
Previous stagehand experience.

Salary Range: Depending on experience (range starts at $1200/week)
Preference given to local DC area/Virginia candidates.

Please send a letter of inquiry, resume, and two references via email.

Covid Plan:
a. Compliance with Laws. Both Parties agree, at their own expense, to operate in full compliance with all governmental laws, regulations and requirements applicable to the duties conducted hereunder, which includes meeting and surpassing local, state and federal Department of Health Guidelines for the safety of guests and other performers and staff, including requirements relating to the pandemic (Covid-19).
i. Covid Compliance Officer. Circus will be following all federal, state and local guidelines relating to protection of crew, audience and performers from Covid-19. Rules will be implemented and tracked through the Circus Covid Compliance Officer, who will be identified prior to the Event.
ii. Vaccination Requirement. In order to protect all attendees, crew and other performers, Staff agrees to provide proof of vaccination against Covid-19 or proof of anitbodies showing protection against Covid-19. In the event that Staff cannot provide proof of vaccination, Staff will have the additional obligations to meet:
1. wear masking at all times when at event space except as designated by the Covid Compliance Officer.
2. Staff will also be required to provide weekly molecular (PCR) tests and daily Antigen testing at their own expense.


Melissa Bondar

Production Manager/Psm



Business Address

423 Atlantic Ave

Brooklyn, NY 11217

Posted: 08/18/2021 23:02:15 EST

Last Updated: 08/19/2021 03:00 EST

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