This is a Permanent, Full-time position.Category: Management
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 and Responsibilities 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 standard
• 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.
• Management experience.
• 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.
This is a full time permanent position.
Start date immediate.
We thank all applicants but only those that qualify will be contacted.
Salary: Salary is based on experience.
Founded in 1992, Theatre Junction has owned and operates The Grand Theatre for the past ten years. We create new work, present national and international work and hosts numerous private and public events in our two spaces: The Flanagan Theatre, a totally flexible space with a capacity of approximately 400, which is regarded as one of the best performing arts spaces in English Canada, and The Studio Theatre which has a capacity of approximately 80.