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Performance Facilities Technician - York University

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Technical
Province: Toronto, Ontario
Position: Performance Facilities Technician
Deadline: June 14, 2017
Posted: May 31, 2017

Job Description / Duties

We are currently recruiting for a Performance Facilities Technician to work with the School of Arts, Media, Performance and Design for this exciting opportunity.
Are you a Performance professional with experience as a technician within the Theatre industry? Do you possess at least 3 years’ of experience executing technician duties in a professional theatre or University setting? Do you possess experience supporting academic curriculum administration? Do you have experience executing highly professional front-line Customer Service duties in a high volume environment? Do you possess knowledge of performance equipment maintenance and security?If so, keep reading!
In this role, you will provide technical services in support of the academic mission of the School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design, (AMPD), Departments of Dance, Music, Theatre and occasionally the Departments of Design, Film and Visual Arts & Digital Media program. This position oversees technical aspects of load-ins, set-ups, rehearsals, performances and load-outs (strikes); performs and/or monitors maintenance to theatrical systems; performs and/or monitors installation of stage equipment temporarily or permanently and ensures the security of the equipment and facilities. All technical services are provided in a professional manner with an emphasis on exemplary customer service. This position also provides technical services for Internal (York University) and External Clients.
To be considered for this opportunity, you will possess:
A Post-secondary degree/certificate in theatre production or three (3) years of equivalent professional experience in addition to the required experience. In depth knowledge of aspects of theatre production including stage management, audio, audio recording, communication systems, lighting, audio visual, scenery construction, rigging, flying, projection & display technology, automation and special effects is required. Working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act is required. In addition, the successful incumbent will possess three (3) years related experience (lighting, sound, technical direction) in a professional theatre or university environment. Experience with a variety performance types (Theatre, Music, Dance) is an asset.
To apply to this exciting opportunity or for full position details, qualifications and application procedures go to http://webapps.yorku.ca/nonacademicpostings/complete-pf.jsp?postingnumber=10473 and refer to posting# YUSA-10473.
We offer comprehensive benefits and access to superb educational and recreational facilities. For more information on what York has to offer U please visit: http://hr.info.yorku.ca/benefits/ 

York University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University's employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code. York University is committed to employment equity and diversity and a positive and supportive environment.

York University offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted by York University regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if you require accommodation. Please note, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact Information

To apply to this exciting opportunity or for full position details, qualifications and application procedures go to http://webapps.yorku.ca/nonacademicpostings/complete-pf.jsp?postingnumber=10473 and refer to posting# YUSA-10473.
We offer comprehensive benefits and access to superb educational and recreational facilities. For more information on what York has to offer U please visit: http://hr.info.yorku.ca/benefits/

Employer Profile

York University is known for championing new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Our 53,000 students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world. Meaningful and sometimes unexpected careers result from cross-discipline programming, innovative course design and diverse experiential learning opportunities. York students and graduates push limits, achieve goals and find solutions to the world’s most pressing social challenges, empowered by a strong community that opens minds. York U is an internationally recognized research university – our 11 faculties and 24 research centres have partnerships with 200+ leading universities worldwide.


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