This is a Permanent, Full-time position.Category: Technical
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
These set out the principal functions of the position, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements.
• Liaise with clients daily to meet their technical needs.
• Responsible for the hiring, training, evaluation and scheduling, as well as setting annual goals and objectives.
• Develop, implement and monitor all health and safety programs for the Performing Arts Centre (PAC).
• Train all contractors, volunteers, freelance, union, part time and full time staff on health and safety procedures at the PAC.
• Provide tours to clients and potential clients.
• Maintain a functioning inventory of technical equipment and manage equipment rentals.
• Manage the lifecycle of equipment and develop a capital forecast for equipment needs.
• Present an annual capital budget for equipment replacement and repairs for approval and adhere to the approved budget.
• Plan annual maintenance of technical systems and equipment.
• Communicate with clients to advance technical needs as required.
• Provide advice and guidance on best practices in the technical areas to renters of the PAC.
• Perform administrative duties related to Show expenses and reports.
• Act as a back-up for the Client Services Supervisor as needed.
• Responsible for performing workplace inspections, conducting safety information sessions, observing employee safety, investigating incidents, correcting safety violations and commending employee health and safety performance etc. including the documentation of these activities.
• Perform other similar and related duties as required.
• College diploma in theatrical or sound production, events management or related discipline.
• Three (3) years recent experience in providing technical services in professional theatre or a major entertainment venue.
• Experience with volunteers and practical knowledge of theatre environment is essential and theatre and production experience is an asset.
• Motivated individual with well-developed coaching, supervisory and leadership skills and the ability to work in a team environment.
• Sound organizational and communication skills.
• Professional, proven customer service skills with the ability to work with groups and liaise with key external and internal stakeholders.
• Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite with demonstrated experience working with Lighting Design Software, Digital Sound and Lighting Consoles.
• Availability to work flexible hours including nights and weekends.
• A demonstrated commitment to enhancing a safety culture through effective management with the goal of achieving a healthy and safe operation.
• Current First Aid and CPR Certificates.
• A valid Ontario driver's licence, Class "G", with a clean driving record.
Salary: Minimum $51,484 annually; Maximum $64,354 annually
Applications will be accepted online at www.stcatharines.ca/jobs. Please reference the recruitment number 2018-142 in your cover letter. Applications received any other way will not be accepted.
The City of St. Catharines is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. We will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Human Resources Division to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.