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Technical Director - Pacific Opera Victoria

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Production
Province: Victoria, British Columbia
Position: Technical Director
Deadline: July 22, 2016
Posted: June 24, 2016

Job Description / Duties

Pacific Opera Victoria seeks an individual to oversee all technical aspects of its production season and to manage all Opera Shop operations.

The Technical Director reports to the Production Manager, and shall be responsible for the smooth operation of shop and theatre activities. This shall include producing cost estimates, engineering construction methods for scenic designs, managing expenditures for all shop departments, creating shop and theatre crew schedules, coordinating lighting, sound, special effects and multi-media requirements, and establishing procedures for theatre installation, operation, strike and transfer of POV productions. He/she will supervise IATSE stagehands and shop staff, will oversee maintenance of shop equipment and facilities, and maintain occupational health and safety policy. The Technical Director shall liaise with designers, directors, stage management and the Production Manager on relevant production matters and attentively coordinate with production departments. He/she will also manage the operations of external production contracts and Opera Shop activities.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Qualified candidates will have a minimum two years professional experience and demonstrate a working knowledge of scenic, properties and wardrobe construction, rigging, lighting, sound and multi-media. Candidates should possess strong computer skills, including a thorough knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and computer drafting (Vectorworks or AutoCAD). Familiarity with IATSE collective agreements is an asset. The ideal candidate will possess strong collaborative and organizational skills, a sense of humour and a desire to work with an innovative company in a dynamic team environment.

Additional Information

Applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume by email to:  

We thank all who express interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Salary: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

Contact Information



Pacific Opera Victoria
The Baumann Centre
925 Balmoral Road
Victoria, BC
V8T 1A7

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