This is a Permanent, Full-time position.Category: Technical
Reporting directly to the Manager, Operations and Facility Sales, and supervised by the Technical Supervisor, Venue Technicians are responsible for the day to day technical operation of all events and programs at The Burlington Performing Arts Centre (The Centre).
This position provides technical services to the Technical Department in the areas of Stage Carpentry and Rigging, Lighting and Audio, to ensure the smooth operations of all events, including operating theatre equipment, equipment maintenance, advancing shows, production staff training, mentoring of community users, Health and Safety.
Incumbents will have strength and experience in two of these areas, and a secondary strength in the remaining area.
The Burlington Performing Arts Centre is looking for a dynamic professional with an extensive knowledge of technical theatre and industry standards and who demonstrates a high level of experience and understanding of all facets of technical theatre operations in a road house setting. Incumbent will have a good working knowledge of technical operations in a multiple venue facility. A thorough understanding of working as part of a team, while working with a wide range of stakeholders from volunteers and community groups to professional artists, is essential. Incumbents will be creative thinkers and strong team players.
Standard hours of work will be 80 hours bi-weekly on a flexible schedule. There will be requirements to work flex time with evening and weekend work, or as required by the Manager, Operations and Facility Sales or the Technical Supervisor.
This position includes benefits: health, dental and life insurance
Salary: Under Review
PLEASE SUBMIT covering letter and curriculum vitae as follows:
Electronically: PLEASE PUT VENUE TECHNICIAN in subject line
Fax: 905 681-6002
Mail: 440 Locust Street, Burlington, ON L7S 1T7
No phone calls please
CLOSING DATE: Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. May 17, 2013
Only candidates that are selected for an interview will be contacted
Located at the corner of Elgin and Locust streets in downtown Burlington, between the waterfront of Lake Ontario and the serene beauty of the Niagara Escarpment, the City of Burlington’s 175,000 residents make up one of Ontario’s fastest growing communities. The Burlington Performing Arts Centre provides an excellent venue to showcase the world’s top talent and provides a gathering place for the community of Burlington and surrounding areas. The Centre also hosts conferences and community events.