This is a Permanent, Full-time position.Category: Technical
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Technical Director (TD) is responsible for ensuring the smooth and safe operation of the technical aspects of all productions created or presented at the theatre, including private events. The TD is also responsible for safeguarding and maintaining the equipment and physical theatre in efficient working order.
Duties include but not limited to:
Learn the technical equipment of the theatre (rigging, lighting, sound, stage) and assume responsibility for guiding all technical resources (crew) for productions, presentations and rentals
Recruit, schedule and supervise all technical staff and provide leadership to ensure efficient technical operations in the theatre
Prepare production budgets related to technical aspects of productions, concerts and special events
Manage the overall technical operations budget
Advance and budget all Theatre Junction’s season productions with presenting artists and work with the Executive Director to produce contracts for each production
Set technical policies and standards for the operation of the theatre
Prepare, oversee and coordinate the technical schedule
Secure appropriate technical resources for each production and presentation within budget; develop the casual crew roster and alternate department heads
Supervise and manage set constructions and production design costing
Supervise all technical resources (sound, lighting, technical assistants, crews)
Supervise maintenance of the equipment and physical theatre in working order and coordinate an efficient production equipment maintenance program and safety program
Provide technical expertise for Theatre Junction’s Resident Company of Artists new work/creations
Maintain accurate and up-to-date inventory lists of all technical equipment owned by the theatre
Assume technical responsibility when needed for all incoming rental clients
Be the primary onsite contact/liaison/representative of Theatre Junction during events when technical staff are on call
Stay informed and updated about the latest developments in technical aspects of theatre
Develop and maintain technical relations with local theatres
Work with the Facility Manager to ensure the building is up kept to Theatre Junction’s standards
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
Experience drafting in Vectorworks. 3D capability an asset
Extensive knowledge of Qlab
Knowledge in computer networking
Strong knowledge and experience in all theatre elements (lighting, audio, video, scenery construction, rigging, special effects for stage)
Ability to operate all theatrical equipment. Experience with Digico and ETC an asset
Strong interpersonal skills and a positive attitude
Experience dealing with rental clients
Experience creating budgets and strategic plans
Must use his or her own vehicle for company business, will be reimbursed for use on a per kilometre basis
Experience managing IATSE agreements an asset
Immediate start date.
Full time permanent position, management.
We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Please note that only applicants granted an interview will be acknowledged. No phone calls please.
Salary: Salary is based on experience
Interested applicants please send a cover letter and resume to:
Guy de Carteret
Celebrating twenty-five years and ten years at The Grand Theatre, Theatre Junction creates and presents contemporary live art from across Canada and around the world. Theatre Junction’s mission is to be an arts centre full of multi-disciplinary artistic offerings and, through the arts and other collective practices, inspires people to participate, reconnect and work towards positive change. In addition, as part of its annual activity, Theatre Junction host numerous private and public events at The Grand Theatre. The Grand Theatre has two performing arts spaces: The Flanagan Theatre (approximately 400 seats) and the Studio Theatre (approximately 75 seats).