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Technical Supervisor 2 - North Vancouver Recreation Commission - Centennial Theatre

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Technical
Province: North Vancouver, British Columbia
Position: Technical Supervisor 2
Deadline: February 7, 2014
Posted: January 21, 2014

Job Description / Duties

We are looking for a skilled technical professional to join our theatre team to lead, plan, coordinate and provide a wide range of stage and production services, technical advice, supervision, and building and equipment maintenance services at Centennial Theatre.


• Consult with, advise and assist performing arts groups, artists and performers regarding lighting, stage rigging, scenery, and sound requirements for their productions. This may include coordinating lighting design or adaptation of clients’ designs; setting up stage rigging; setting up production sound; loading and unloading of production equipment; and maintaining equipment.
• Advise management regarding technical requirements, changes and improvements for the theatre facility and equipment.
• Supervise, train, and plan the work of full and part-time staff.
• Oversee operations and assume responsibility for the supervision of theatre employees during performances.
• Prepare reports and cost estimates; and prepare and maintain the applicable budget.
• Prepare and authorize purchase of technical supplies.

Qualifications / Required Skills


• Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well with and supervise, train and plan the work of other members of the theatre staff team.
• The ability to be flexible and work courteously, tactfully and effectively with members of performing arts groups, artists, performers, suppliers and the public in planning and coordinating stage and production services.
• Thorough knowledge of the methods, practices, techniques, materials and equipment used in the operation of lighting, stage rigging, scenery, sound and facilities in a moderately large theatre.
• Considerable knowledge of safety related to the work; and technical stage requirements for a wide variety of productions, shows and presentations.
• Strong problem solving abilities .
• The ability to oversee operations; maintain equipment and facilities; and prepare budgets, reports and cost estimates.


Completion of a post-secondary program related to the work and considerable related experience including supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Experience working with community arts groups would be an asset.


LPEC or LE/FE certification. Class 5 driver’s license for BC; Standard First Aid.

Additional Information

This is a regular full-time position, involving irregular hours, shift work (days, evenings and weekends), and deadlines under pressure entailing an average of 37.5 hours per week.

All Commission employees should be prepared to work at any Commission location. All candidates are required to submit to a Criminal Record Search prior to any appointment.

CLOSING DATE: February 7, 2014

Please submit your cover letter and resume to: www.northvanrec.com/about-us/employment.aspx - Quote #1551 


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