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Chatham Capitol Theatre Technical Director - Municipality of Chatham-Kent - Chatham Capitol Theatre

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Technical
Province: Chatham-Kent, Ontario
Position: Chatham Capitol Theatre Technical Director
Deadline: August 31, 2017
Posted: August 8, 2017

Job Description / Duties

Essential responsibilities:
· Operates, maintains and safeguards the technical assets of the theatre, including supervising the use of lighting, sound, communications equipment, and the use and maintenance of stage facilities
· Determines the necessary technical supports, such as lighting, sound, staging, and special needs, necessary for events and performances presented at the facility in advance of production dates
· Advises production managers, lighting and sound designers, on the technical specifications, costs and usage of technical equipment required for the individual show, and supervises the implementations of approved technical designs
· Supervises and assists with set and stage construction and management
· Recruits, trains and assigns roles of paid technical staff for individual shows
· Orients facility renters and visiting productions to safety, technical characteristics and other areas of facility operations; facilitates the use of the technical facilities by the resident company and others engaged by or renting the facility
· Monitors the condition of equipment including lighting, sound, and rigging equipment; arranges for the repair and replacement within budgetary constraints; performs preventive maintenance on equipment
· Assists with the preparation and control of production budgets; maintains inventory and orders specialized supplies
· Attends technical Week rehearsals, in order to supervise and assist in the technical aspects of the mounting the show
· Makes recommendations to Management regarding capital purchases of technical equipment
· Coordinating building maintenance (HVAC, Fire Systems, etc.) and is required to work with a number of internal and external contractors

Qualifications / Required Skills

Ability to demonstrate Chatham-Kent’s Core Values and Competencies through a combination of education and experience:
· Completion of a minimum three year formal post-secondary technical theatre program
· Three to five years of experience in similar position
· Working knowledge of techniques, methods and procedures of theatre, dance, and music productions and presentations including stage, set, sound and lighting design and implementation; stage management; computerized lighting systems; stage carpentry; appropriate safety precautions and procedures
· Ability to operate various lighting systems, and digital audio console (specifically ETC ION)
· Ability to operate ETC Vortek flys or other rigging systems
· Working knowledge of theatrical standards and terminology
· Some skills in AutoCAD, or other drafting software
· Strong computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email and internet (or other similar software programs)

Additional Information

Candidates interested in the above position are asked to submit our Career Profile application (http://www.chatham-kent.ca/Jobs/MunicipalJobs/Pages/MunicipalJobsDispForm.aspx?ItemID=763) form and a resume to the email address below. Please do not include a cover letter, or copies of transcripts, licenses, certificates, etc.
What we look for in the application form and resume: Detailed information in the boxes provided under each question in the career profile application form where you have answered ‘yes’. Your resume should provide the same detailed information. In both documents, list under each employer the following: (1) the job titles (2) dates you were in each position (3) a summary of the job duties/ skills/experiences you gained in each position. The same information needs to be in both the career profile application form and the resume. Please be sure to check the box beside yes or no for each question asked in the career profile application form.

Salary: $55,203 to $62,401

Contact Information

Applications must be received before 4:30 p.m., Thursday, August 31, 2017:
Municipality of Chatham-Kent
Attn. Cathy J. E. Hoffman, MPA, CHRL
Chief Human Resource Officer
315 King Street West
P.O. Box 640
Chatham ON N7M 5K8
Fax: 519.436.3237
Email address:  (preferred)

Employer Profile

The Chatham Capitol Theatre is a 1,208 seat entertainment venue in the heart of downtown Chatham, Ontario. The theatre first opened as a movie house in 1930 and has recently undergone a reconstruction to become a first-rate destination for live entertainment. The theatre officially opened its doors to the public in September 2010. The Capitol features a deluxe new balcony with 455 seats in addition to 753 seats on the orchestra level. The 65-foot fly tower and state-of-the-art rigging allows for larger scale and more technically advanced productions. The orchestra pit is designed for the optimal acoustic experience and can also be raised to floor or stage level as desired. The theatre features art deco detailing throughout with gilded décor, opera boxes, an ornate ceiling, and much more. It is equipped with three lounges, an elevator, and is fully accessible.

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