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Technical Coordinator - Living Arts Centre

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Production
Province: Mississauage, Ontario
Position: Technical Coordinator
Deadline: June 28, 2017
Posted: June 18, 2017

Job Description / Duties

The Facility Services Department is seeking a full time Technical Coordinator. This
position provides exemplary technical production services support and customer service
for all presentations and productions at the Centre.

Qualifications / Required Skills

A minimum 5 years technical, production and supervisory experience in a large size (800
+ seats) theatre environment along with related post-secondary education. Key skills
required are solid technical and production knowledge of theatre operations including
lighting, sound and sets; excellent organizational, interpersonal and customer service
skills; along with the ability to work both independently and as an effective team member.
The successful candidate will have a “can do” attitude, must work well under pressure, is
detail and deadline driven, has exceptional people and negotiation skills, and is constantly
learning in order to speak knowledgeably about our products and services. Knowledge of
Microsoft Excel, Word, Filemaker Pro, and AutoCAD is essential. Training in working at
heights, elevating work platforms (lift ticket), and First Aid certification is an asset.
Reporting to the Technical Services Manager, the successful candidate will:
Advance events and provide show coordination
For all assigned shows and events, communicate with incoming groups to
determine their tech requirements
. Coordinate and communicate event information both internally and externally
as needed
. Review and execute contracts and technical riders
. Conduct site visits with incoming events and shows
. Book and schedule crew requirements through NASCO Labour Services, approve
event time sheets
. Create accurate production estimates for all assigned shows including LAC
presented performances, rental shows and corporate events in the theatres
. Produce production billing information and show reports for all theatre events
On site show coverage and supervision
. Perform on-duty Technical Director responsibilities in the absence of the Technical
Director for performances and events at the Centre
. Provide orientation for clients regarding safety policies and procedures of the space
including evacuation process
. Be present in the building in a supervisory capacity from the start of the labour call to
the time the client and/or crew are finished
. Liaise with artists, client, crew, front of house staff and facilities staff to run the event
. Supervise NASCO crew and provide direction during the setup, event and strike
. Respond as needed to emergency situations and ensure compliance with all policies,
procedures and safety regulations
. Provide basic stage management assistance to clients if needed
. Assist with A.V. requests throughout the Centre, as required
. Monitor and track theatre maintenance, make recommendations for improvement,
and assist with purchase of ongoing supplies
. Other duties as required
This is a full time position requiring the successful candidate to work flexible schedule days,
weekends and Statutory Holidays.

Additional Information

The Living Arts Centre is an Equal Opportunity Employer and operates in accordance with the
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code. If
selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, we ask you to
please inform Living Arts Centre staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) you may require in
respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.
We thank all applicants for their interest in the Living Arts Centre; however only those applicants
selected for an interview will be contacted.

Salary: Under review

Contact Information

Qualified candidates should submit a detailed resume no later than June 28, 2017 at 4pm to
The Living Arts Centre, attention: Human Resources, 4141 Living Arts Drive, Mississauga, ON
L5B 4B8 or . Only candidates selected for an interview will be

Employer Profile

The Living Arts Centre is a not-for-profit, charitable organization that operates the
premiere arts and culture facility located in the heart of Mississauga, Canada’s sixth
largest city. Dedicated to being a place for global engagement in the arts, the centre
houses a stunning landmark atrium, three presentation ready theatres, seven professional
craft studios, and an attractive in-house restaurant and burgeoning catering
operation. Nineteen years young, with a mission to promote Arts for Life, the centre plays
host to hundreds of performing arts, educational, community, and corporate events and
activities each year. The Living Arts Centre is a dynamic and accessible gathering place
for creativity that welcomes more than 400,000 discerning and culturally diverse visitors

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