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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – THEATRE TECHNICIANS

Theatre Sound Technicians, Lighting Technicians and Stagehands

Reporting to: Lead Technician

Duties will include (but are not limited to):
• Set up, operation and tear down front of house and stage monitoring audio systems. (Includes in-house, rental and touring client systems.)
• Set up, focus, operation and tear down of professional lighting systems. (Includes in-house, rental and touring client systems.)
• Handling, repair, storage and maintenance of stage scenery.
• All activities directly related to the operation of the stage, house, fly gallery and backstage areas.
• Safe operation of all stage apparatus and machinery. This shall include, but is not strictly limited to, all components of the fly system, stage deck, soft goods and additional rigging.
• Ensure that all work is completed in the safest, most efficient manner possible.
• Consult with other members of the production team, to maintain the technical and artistic integrity of all Harbourfront Theatre productions.
• Attend production meetings, technical rehearsals and note sessions, as required.
• Assist in planning and construction of scenic elements and rigging for Harbourfront Theatre productions.
• Serve as running crew for Harbourfront Theatre productions, special events, or rentals as assigned by the theatre.
• Maintain the stage and storage areas to ensure they are always kept in a safe, clean and organized state.
Skills, Attributes and Experience
The ideal candidate is a reliable, responsible, detail oriented individual, who is conscious at all times of the safety and well-being of the crew, performers and all individuals within the Harbourfront Theatre. This individual demonstrates attention to detail, and a willingness to collaborate with other team members in the resolution of production challenges.

Required Skills:
• Working knowledge of digital audio consoles.
• Experienced in mixing large musical acts of various styles.
• Experience with wireless lavalier microphone systems.
• Ability to reliably work a flexible, inconsistent schedule.
• Ability to lift at least 50 lbs.

Additional skills that would be an asset to this position:
• Diploma or certificate from an accredited audio school.
• Experience working in related aspects of technical theatre, including basic knowledge and training of safe scenic rigging practices.
• Experience or training in fly systems, basic scenic carpentry and rigging.
• Ability to read and understand floor plans, stage plots, input lists and technical drawings.

Terms of employment: Casual, part time
Hours: Hours of work are flexible and inconsistent and depend on the theatre’s performance schedule.
Salary range: $12.25 – $20.00 per hour, depending on experience and qualifications
How to apply: Please send a resume and cover letter specifying the position title.
By mail: Harbourfront Theatre
Attn. Kieran Keller
124 Heather Moyse Drive
Summerside, PE C1N 5Y8

By fax: (902) 888-4468

In person: 124 Heather Moyse Drive Summerside
Mon-Fri between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm

By email: kieran@harbourfronttheatre.com

PLEASE NOTE: Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The technical staff at Harbourfront Theatre operates under a Collective Agreement with IATSE local 906A.

NO TELEPHONE INQUIRIES PLEASE.