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Summer Sound Technician - Town of Edson

This is a Temporary, Part-time position.

Category: Technical
Province: Edson, Alberta
Position: Summer Sound Technician
Deadline: April 30, 2018
Posted: February 12, 2018

Job Description / Duties

The Town of Edson Community Services Team is looking for a sound technician to work 6 shows throughout the summer months. The dates of the events run from July 15 to September 8. These shows will be outdoor on the Pavilion located at RCMP Centennial Park unless otherwise specified. We are looking for quotes from individuals interested in working as a Sound Technician on these events to be submitted before April 30, 2018. The contract is outlined below.

Job Summary

The Sound Technician will have the professional knowledge and experience necessary to administer all technical operations for a variety of live events, including and not limited to lighting, sound, stage facilities, and communication with performers.

Performance Dates/Times:

Sunday, July 15 10:00 AM-6:00 PM (1:00 PM-5:00 PM show) Friday, July 20 4:00 PM-10:00 PM (6:00 PM-10:00 PM show) Saturday, July 28 11:00 AM-7:00 PM (2:00 PM-6:00 PM show) Sunday, August 12 10:00 AM-6:00 PM (1:00 PM-5:00 PM show) Friday, August 24 4:00 PM-10:00 PM (6:00 PM-10:00 PM show) Saturday, September 8 11:00 AM-7:00 PM (2:00 PM-6:00 PM show)

Determining and planning for the necessary technical supports such as lighting, sound, staging and special needs for events and performances in advance of the event

Advising on the required technical specifications and usage of equipment

Monitoring the condition of equipment and arranging for repair and replacement with the Recreation and Culture Programmer, providing options that suit the needs of the Town of Edson

Making recommendations regarding capital purchases of technical equipment

Install and take down all sound equipment and handle cleaning and first degree maintenance of material before storing

Prepare and play soundtracks on select events and shows as needed

Correspond with artists and performers before show dates regarding any unique technical requirements

Set up equipment and assist in the setup of artists/performers’ equipment as needed

Ensure proper functioning of equipment and smooth execution of all performances during the events

Coordinate with the Recreation and Culture Programmer while completing all duties to ensure that a shared vision and strategies are developed

Qualifications / Required Skills

2+ years’ experience as Sound Technician is preferred

Degree in related field is considered an asset

Strong technical and creative skills

Ability to move/lift equipment up to and not exceeding 75lbs

Additional Information


Sound Technicians will be chosen based on quality of work, fairness of expected compensation and understanding of expectations

Bids must be submitted based on a 3-month contract encompassing all 6 scheduled events

The contract will not be awarded solely to the lowest bid

Provide a breakdown of the bid showing travel, hourly wage, event preparation etc.

A student assistant will be provided by the Town of Edson


Quotations should be submitted electronically in .PDF format to Ali Broda at , or may be delivered directly to Ali between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm at the Civic Centre (605 50 Street, Edson), on or before April 30th, 2018

Submissions should include a brief summary outlining applicable skills, work experience and qualifications, as well as two professional references

Including the project approach and understanding of contract is considered an asset; describe any innovative or value-added services to be provided

Salary: 99999

Contact Information

Alicja Broda
T: 780-723-8616
C: 780-517-7055
F: 780-723-7250 attn: Ali Broda Recreation and Culture Programmer

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