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Lead Venue Technician - Intrepid Theatre Company

This is a Seasonal, Part-time position.

Category: Technical
Province: Victoria, British Columbia
Position: Lead Venue Technician
Deadline: March 26, 2020
Posted: March 11, 2020

Job Description / Duties

Intrepid Theatre is hiring a Lead Venue Technician! We’re looking for the right individual to join our Production team on a part-time fixed term contract basis to offer terrific customer service and exceptional technical capabilities to Intrepid Theatre’s Festivals and presentations such as UNO Fest, OUTstages, and the Victoria Fringe Festival, as well as to our rental clients. Reporting to the Production Manager, you would mostly work in the Metro Studio Theatre (a 185-seat black box studio theatre), but occasionally also in the Intrepid Theatre Club (a 50-seat flexible black box), and off-site Fringe and other venues. Do you love the performing arts? Love greeting clients with a smile and helping them achieve their vision? Love tinkering with gear? Join our collaborative team and be a part of Victoria’s vibrant growing independent performing arts scene!

Qualifications / Required Skills

We’re looking for a friendly, positive, courteous, and caring person with a combination of lighting, audio, staging, and people and leadership skills and experience who is comfortable working as the main, and often only, technician for performances and events. The broad strokes of the role are:

• Customer service -- work with theatre users to achieve their goals, offering advice and assistance so that the shows run smoothly, keeping them on schedule and on budget
• Technical skills – set up and run lighting, sound, and sometimes video playback for a variety of live performances and events; troubleshoot and resolve technical issues; some maintenance of equipment
• Administration – work with the Production Manager to advance shows as needed, develop and carry out maintenance and strategic improvement plans; supervise casual stage crew during calls

Additional Information

To apply, please read the full posting and detailed job description at:


and email your resume and a cover letter outlining how your skills and abilities make you the ideal candidate, and references to the attention of Owen Schellenberger, Production Manager at owen@intrepidtheatre.com.

The deadline for applications is Thursday, March 26, 2020. We thank all applicants for their interest. Candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Intrepid Theatre is dedicated to fostering diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from candidates with a broad range of backgrounds including, but not limited to: race, ethnicity, indigeneity, gender, gender-identification, and sexual orientation.
Intrepid Theatre is committed to providing an environment free of discrimination, violence and harassment, where all individuals are treated with respect and dignity, have equal opportunities, and can contribute fully.

Salary: $20.09/hr + 4% vacation pay; see posting on our website for contract details

Contact Information

Intrepid Theatre Company
#2-1609 Blanshard St
Victoria, BC V8W 2J5
(250) 383-2663

Employer Profile

Intrepid Theatre is an independent theatre company that produces the Victoria Fringe Festival, UNO Fest, OUTstages Festival, and various year-round programs that benefit local and emerging artists, and the theatre community at large. Our mission is to create opportunities for both emerging and established artists to produce their work with artistic freedom, while engaging members of the community by making productions as affordable and accessible as possible. We also operate two venues – The Metro Studio and the Intrepid Theatre Club – that are used for our programming and available for rent to the general community.

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