This is a Temporary, Full-time position.Category: Technical
Keyano Theatre in Fort McMurray, Alberta is looking for technical talent for a full time, 10 month sessional position – September 1st to June 30th on a recurring basis. Keyano Theatre is a very well equipped professional performance venue utilizing the latest technologies from ETC,Yamaha and Meyer to name a few. This position may work in the areas of lighting, audio, carpentry, props, wardrobe, painting, rigging, equipment maintenance, video, event production and design. Technicians in our organization are required to do work in all aspects, but are generally given a portfolio to become their specialty. Significant independence is granted to the technicians in terms of project completion whether it is a construction, concert or event audio or lighting, or prop acquisition or building.
A very exciting opportunity for experience and growth at Keyano comes from our range of events. We are BOTH a road house with a concert series and rental events, as well as a producing house with four to six plays produced locally by our crew. Walking this fine line between event types means the experience gained at Keyano can take you anywhere!
The Theatre Support Technician, under the direction of the two Production Managers (drama series and facility), will work in all aspects of technical services. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to set-up and operation of Keyano Theatre & Arts Centre as well as other locations throughout the College. The candidate will be required to work as a team member in the operation, set-up and strike of Art Centre/Theatre performance venues including but not limited to costumes, properties, carpentry, audio, rigging and lighting.
The hours of work are based on a 35 hour work week with overtime and shift work required. This position is a 10 month permanent, sessional position (August- May).
•Must have attended at least a two year Technical Theatre or Theatre Production program from an accredited institution.
•Minimum 1 year Technical Theatre related practical experience.
•Or equivalent combination of qualifications acceptable by the employer.
•A Class 5 Driver’s license and Standard First Aid are required.
•Shift work and Flexibility are necessary to be successful in this position.
•A good sense of humour is a must.
•Additional training/certification would be considered as definite assets (Pyrotechnic/firearm Certification, etc.).
Salary: $4237.82 per month and includes a comprehensive health and benefits package. This position qualifies for the Regional Living Allowance of $1040.00 per month (subject to review).
Keyano Theatre offers exciting opportunity for experience and growth through a wide range of events. We are both a road house with a concert series and rental events, as well as a producing house with four to six plays produced locally by our crew. Very few institutions walk this fine line between event types; the experience you gain here can take you anywhere!
The facilities at Keyano Theatre include a 594 seat proscenium stage, a 192 seat Recital Theatre, a black box, various studios in the Arts Centre, sports fields and gathering places around the College. Keyano Theatre & Arts Centre staff work on over 400 events throughout the year and gain experience in producing a play, setting up a corporate event, arena style rigging, working with professional peers, and mentoring community members.