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Theatre Technician - 2 - York University

This is a Temporary, Part-time position.

Category: Technical
Province: Toronto, Ontario
Position: Theatre Technician 2
Deadline: January 14, 2019
Posted: January 7, 2019

Job Description / Duties

This position provides technical services in support of the academic mission of the School of Arts, Media, Performance & Design's Departments of Dance, Music, Theatre and occasionally the Departments of Design, Cinema and Media Arts, and Visual Arts and Art History programs. In addition, the position will provide technical services to internal (other University departments) and external clients. Technical services revolve around the performance facilities including five main venues and ancillary spaces.

Unloads vehicles, moves equipment from storage locations.
Installs dance floors, sets, risers, and podiums.
Moves musical instruments, music stands and orchestra chairs.
Rigs scenery, soft goods and signage, operates the fly system and loads bricks on arbour.
Operates personnel lifts and installs, hangs and focuses theatrical lighting equipment.
Sets up communication and program equipment.
Sets up microphones, direct inputs and monitors.
Sets up and patches audio reinforcement equipment.
Operates audio, recording, lighting, audio-visual and projection equipment set-up to function at a basic level controlling a few inputs/lighting instruments/projectors in a simple set-up.
May fulfill the role of Stage Manager.
Other duties as assigned

Qualifications / Required Skills

Minimum Qualifications:
Three years Post Secondary Education in Music, Dance or Theatre production or equivalent experience. The equivalent experience is Grade 12 High School graduation plus three years of employment experience in music or stage production.
Related Employment Experience: 6 months experience in music or stage production.

Additional Information

Note: York University has recently implemented an education and professional designation verification checks process. We request, at the time of interview, you bring with you your original education documentation (post-secondary and above) which is a requirement for beginning work, dependent on role specific requirements. Other job specific checks may include driver’s license verification and/or vss check for which you would be notified during notification of an assignment.
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.

Salary: $22.33/hr

Contact Information

To apply to this exciting opportunity or for full position details, qualifications and application procedures go to https://yorku.hiringplatform.com/processes/20273-theatre-technician-2?locale=en

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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