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Venue Technician - Burlington Performing Arts Centre

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Technical
Province: Burlington, Ontario
Position: Venue Technician
Deadline: July 30, 2015
Posted: July 8, 2015

Job Description / Duties

Reporting directly to 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. This position provides technical support to the Technical Department in the areas of Lighting, Audio, Video, Stage Carpentry and Rigging to ensure the smooth operations of all events. Duties include operating theatre equipment, equipment maintenance, mentoring of community users and facility maintenance.

Incumbents will have strength and experience in one of these as their area of primary expertise, and be competent in the other areas.

The Burlington Performing Arts Centre is looking for a dynamic professional with a passion for the performing arts and an extensive knowledge of technical theatre and industry standards in a road house setting. Incumbents will have 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. The incumbent will be organized, have excellent problem solving skills, be a strong team player and work well independently.

Qualifications / Required Skills

  • The successful candidates will have a degree or diploma in Technical Theatre and a minimum of three to five years of experience working in a road house environment. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and PowerPoint is required. 
  • Experience working with theatrical rigging systems; lighting systems and consoles; audio/video systems and digital sound consoles in a theatrical setting; Ontario Occupational Health & Safety Act, Fire and Electrical Codes and practices is required. 
  • Proven communication, interpersonal and customer service skills are critical. 
  • Must hold a valid Ontario Class G driver’s license, First Aid Certification, Fall Arrest Training and lift certificate. 

Additional Information

Standard hours of work will be 80 hours bi-weekly on a flexible schedule. There will be requirements to work flex time with substantial evening and weekend work.

Salary: $51,000-62,000.00 annual salary plus a comprehensive benefits package

Contact Information

Fax: 905-681-6002
Mail: 440 Locust St, Burlington ON L7S 1T7

Employer Profile

Beautifully situated in the heart of Southern Ontario, between the waterfront of Lake Ontario and the serene beauty of the Niagara Escarpment, the City of Burlington’s 160,000+ 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 is a gathering place for the community of Burlington and surrounding areas.

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