This is a Permanent, Full-time position.Category: Technical
Keyano Theatre in Fort McMurray, Alberta is looking for technical talent for two (2) permanent full time Theatre Technician positions. These positions 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 Technician, under the direction of the Production Managers will work in all aspects of theatre production and technical services. Keyano Theatre Technicians work with the latest in theatre technologies form companies such as ETC, Yamaha and Meyer to name a few. The successful candidate will be required to work as a team member in the operation, set-up and strike of Theatre and Arts Centre performance venues including but not limited to a 594 seat proscenium, 192 seat proscenium, black box studio space and other locations throughout the College.
The hours of work are based on a 35 hour work week with overtime and shift work required.
•Technical Theatre Diploma from an accredited institution or an equivalent combination of qualifications acceptable by the employer.
•Minimum of 1 year experience in the area of Technical Theatre.
•All theatre technical skill sets will be considered.
•A good understanding and knowledge of theatre operations, community theatre, facility rentals and safety procedures essential to a well-managed theatre are a must.
•A good sense of humor and the ability to work with a variety of clients in a diverse, fast-paced environment.
•Standard First Aid and a valid class 5 driver’s license are required.
•Fall arrest and aerial lift training, PAL certification, pyrotechnics certification, or computer/networking background are assets. A sense of humour is an absolute MUST!
Salary: $56,226.52 per annum, plus an attractive 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.