This is a Permanent, Part-time position.Category: Technical
Position Title: Rental Services Technician
Reports To: Technical Director, Rental Services Manager
Position Type: Casual, Occasional
Positions Available: 3
Starting Pay: $15/hour
Location: 150 Henderson, Drive, Aurora, Ontario
The Rental Services Technician will be the technical support person and point of contact for outside rentals taking place at Theatre Aurora. They will work independently or with a partner (depending on the requirements of the rental), and would be responsible for technical prep and production, as well as general concerns and issues.
Opening up building for rentals
Supporting clients with move in & setup
Setup of technical equipment, including lights, sound and/or video/projection
Running lights, sound and/or video/projection during rehearsals and shows
Assisting with general concerns or issues
Striking and clean up at the end of the rental
Locking up building at the end of the day
Reporting to Technical Director and Rental Services Manager at the end of each day
Background in theatre tech, including lighting, sound and video/projections is required
Completed or ongoing post-secondary training in technical or theatrical production is an asset
Experience working with external clients
Experience working independently
Able to be on your feet for long periods of time
Able to lift heavy objects
Able to work long hours
Successful candidates will be required to submit a Vulnerable Sector Screening
Successful candidates must be bondable
This is an occasional position, whereas shifts will occur when Theatre Aurora is being rented by an external client. Availability of shifts will fluctuate throughout the year. Available shifts will be booked 1-2 months in advance where possible.
Note: Rental Service Technicians will only be scheduled for outside rentals at Theatre Aurora. Theatre Aurora’s in house productions are volunteer driven, and thus, will not utilize the Rental Service Technicians.
Please send resume and cover letter to with the subject line: Rental Services Technician. Closing date: October 2nd, 2015.
We would like to thank all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Theatre Aurora is a non-profit community theatre in Aurora, Ontario. We put on five regular season shows each year, and host a variety of different shows and events.