This is a Permanent, Full-time position.Category: Production
FORT MCMURRAY CATHOLIC SCHOOLS is accepting applications for
THEATRE TECHNICIAN in the Suncor Energy Centre for the Performing Arts (SECPA)at Holy Trinity High School.
The successful applicant, under the direction of the SECPA Manager, will work closely with SECPA, FMCSD and volunteer staff in all aspects of technical and operational theatre services. As a Team Member you will be required to work in the operation, set-up and strike of performances/events including but not limited to lighting, audio, rigging, carpentry in a Black Box Theatre setting.
Hours of work are based on a 40-hour work week however this position requires flexibility and adaptability as hours
are structured around performances and events scheduled at the Suncor Energy Centre for the Performing Arts and other applicable venues.
The successful candidate will possess a Technical Theatre Diploma from an accredited institution. A minimum of 1 year experience in professional technical theatre is required.
All theatre technical skill sets will be considered but strength with lighting, sound, rigging and
comfort with carpentry will definitely be an asset. A good understanding and knowledge of theatre operations, community theatre, facility rentals and safety procedures
are a must and are essential for a well-managed theatre
A good sense of humor, working as team and the ability
to work with a variety of clients in a diverse, fast-paced environment is essential.
Standard First Aid and a valid Class 5 driver’s license are required.
Additional training/certification such as fall arrest and aerial lift would be considered definite assets.
Open until filled.
Start Date: August 5, 2013
Original Post can be found at:
Salary: $29.71 - $31.95 (Plus COLA)
Please submit your application to:
Fort McMurray Catholic Schools
9809 Main Street Fort McMurray AB T9H 1T7
Tel: (780) 799-5700 Fax: (780) 799-5706
The Fort McMurray Catholic Board of Education serves over 4,300 students in ten schools. All schools offer a wide range of programming geared towards meeting the academic, cultural and spiritual needs of our community.
An integral part of the Public Education System of Alberta, Catholic Schools offer a faith-based learning environment to students of any background and a level of instruction geared toward the highest academic standards.
A wide range of sports, social, cultural, fine arts, spiritual and leadership programs are available.
The Suncor Energy Centre for the Performing Arts at Holy Trinity High School includes a Proscenium Black Box Theatre, with seating for 350, a floor level playing space that is sprung throughout, state of the art theatre audio and lighting equipment, a short travel theatrical fly system and a full stage white PVC cyclorama for projection and special lighting effects.
The “Black Box” moniker refers to the space’s ability to be configured in layouts other than traditional proscenium theatre. We can accommodate:
Arena (In the Round)
Thrust (Seating on 3 sides)
Alley (Seating on 2 Sides)
Banquets (Complete Flat Floor) with Round or Rectangular Tables
Portable Platform Risers can be used to form a raised stage.
The facility also boasts various multi-purpose spaces, Piano, Foods and Fashion/Sewing Labs, Box Office and more. Our Multi-Purpose Spaces also have sprung floors, which make it perfect for your dance or drama rehearsals.
Our entire facility is accessible for low-mobility individuals, and holds a Silver Standard LEED Certification.