Film Supervisor

Coquitlam, BC V3B6G5

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Job Description
Film Supervisor

*Up to two positions available*
Job ID: 2719
Riverview, Coquitlam, BC

Reporting to the Senior Film & Special Events Manager, the Film Supervisor schedules, trains, supervises and directs Film Liaison staff in the completion of on-site services and site supervision for various filming and special events. In addition, the Film Supervisor is responsible for film scouts, technical and wrap surveys at Provincial Rental Housing Corporation/BC Housing Management properties.
Job Requirements
• Diploma or certificate in Business Administration, Video Production, or other relevant discipline OR an acceptable, equivalent combination of education or experience
• Courses in electrical, plumbing and carpentry or other trades an asset
• Minimum four years’ experience in a related field
• Experience working in fast paced and chaotic environments, working with diverse clients and other stakeholders
• Supervisory experience preferred
• Experience working with and enforcing policies and procedures
• Experience inspecting new and existing buildings to identify maintenance issues
• Or an equivalent combination or education, training and experience may be considered by the employer

• An understanding of the practices and processes associated with the filming industry and requirements for prep, film and wrap of productions.
• Good knowledge of standard maintenance procedures and practices.
• Some knowledge of electrical, plumbing and carpentry or other trade experience.
• Knowledge of and expertise in enterprise applications such as JDE, Oracle, as well as good knowledge and proficiency in productivity applications such as Microsoft Office, Outlook, MS Word and Excel.
• Ability to supervise, schedule and train BC Housing staff and contractors on site.
• Ability to function effectively as part of a team in a fast-paced deadline-oriented environment.
• Ability to conduct reviews of physical location and to identify possible maintenance issues.
• Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines, while responding to numerous diverse and shifting challenges without compromising the quality of the work.
• Ability to establish and maintain constructive working relationships with clients and stakeholders, and exhibit diplomacy and tact in the resolution of issues.
• Well-developed communication, consultation, negotiation, conflict resolution, consensus building, client service and interpersonal skills.
• Strong problem-solving skills and ability to find and implement creative and practical solutions to problems.
• Strong decision-making skills, with the ability to prioritize and manage complex issues and requests.
• Demonstrated oral and written communication skills, with a solid command of English grammar.
• Detail orientation and well-developed business acumen and judgment.
• Valid BC Driver’s Licence.
• Willingness to travel on Commission business and work evenings and weekends on a regular basis.

Please note: The successful applicant(s) will be required to complete a satisfactory criminal record check.

To view the Job Description and to apply for the role of Film Supervisor, visit When applying, please submit a cover letter and your application as a single Word or pdf file.

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BC Housing thanks all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.