THEATER TECHNICIAN at Watsonville High School

Pajaro Valley Unified School District - Watsonville, CA4.0

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Employer:
Pajaro Valley Unified School District

Date Posted:
6/18/2019

Contact:
Linda Mejia
831-786-2100 2646
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1

Length of Work Year:
8 Hours/12 Months

Employment Type:
Full Time

Application Deadline:
7/1/2019 4:30 PM Pacific

Salary:
$3,457- $4,413/Month
Date Posted: 6/18/2019 Application Deadline: 7/1/2019 4:30 PM Pacific
Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 8 Hours/12 Months
Salary: $3,457- $4,413/Month Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1
Contact: Linda Mejia
Email: linda_mejia@pvusd.net
Phone: 831-786-2100 2646
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print
PAJARO VALLEY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRIC POSITION DESCRIPTION Position: Theater Technician JOB CODE: Department: Aptos Performing Arts Center Reports To: Principal or Designee SUMMARY Under general supervision, plans, supervised and participates in the operation of the Performing Arts Center; oversees the use of the stage and auditorium for all school and outside functions; oversees and participates in the operation and maintenance of stage equipment and sets; designs and executes audio systems, computerized lighting boards and sets; designs and executes audio systems, computerized lighting boards and sets. NATURE AND SCOPE Under general supervision this position coordinates and oversees the Performing Arts Center and its technical production aspects. Activities include the operation and maintenance of equipment, all phases of theater facility operations DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The theater technician is responsible for coordinating all phases of the operation of an on campus theatrical facility, as well as providing skilled technical advice and expertise to individuals and groups staging productions in the theater facility. ESSENTIAL TYPES OF DUTIES (Duties may include but are not limited to the following) • Assists in coordinating and overseeing the use and operation of the on campus theater facility. • Provides input into the development of policies, guidelines and procedures related to theater activities. • Confers with individuals and groups, both on and off campus and provides information regarding facility usage, available equipment and scheduling dates. • Provides technical assistance to those using the theater equipment, and advises users regarding performance production aspects. • Enters and retrieved data from a personal computer to produce reports regarding expenditures, schedules, production estimates and other matters. • Plans, organizes and assumes responsibility for theater operations and maintenance. • Recruits and directs the work of part-time staff and student assistants to provide technical production and ushering support. • Provides instruction to staff and anyone who used the facility in work and safety procedures. • Assists in coordinating activities and arranging details for rehearsals and performances. • Distributes information regarding the facility to interested parties and encourages use of the facility. • Resolves production and facility usage problems. • As assigned, is responsible for the operation of sound, lighting (which may include computerized systems) and other production equipment prior to, during, and after productions. • Maintains equipment and implements appropriate purchases. • Maintains accurate records, files and inventory of theater equipment and ticket sales system. • Performs other related duties as required to carry out the objectives of the position. QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge and Skills: Requires knowledge of principles and practices technical requirements and procedures for the production of varied theatrical activities; budgetary, administrative and coordinated techniques and methods related to the operation of a performing arts facility. Knowledge of technical requirements and procedures for the production of varied performing arts, activities, standard office practices, including recordkeeping and knowledge of relevant software business mathematics and basic supervisory principles and practices. Additional skills are required to assist in the coordination and oversight of a theatrical complex including: interpret, apply and explain policies, rules and regulations, schedule, direct and review the work of others. Incumbent must provide work and safety instruction to others, exercise sound judgment within policy and procedural guidelines, maintain accurate records and files, prepare clear written materials and establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work. Stage craft and operation including rigging, lighting, stage carpentry, set construction and sound production. Abilities: The ability to work flexible hours for the Performing Arts Center productions and performances is required. The ability to learn and implement local fire codes and regulations as appropriated to the facility. Requires the ability to communicate with students, staff, parents and the public using patience and courtesy, and in a manner that reflects positively on the department and District. Must be able to work well independently and as part of a team. Physical Abilities: Position involves standing, walking, stooping, and occasional carrying and lifting of medium-weight materials (up to 40 pounds). Requires the ability to climb ladders and use catwalks as needed for carious productions. Requires visual acuity and depth perception to recognize words and numbers; and hand and finger dexterity and hand/eye coordination to use a computer keyboard and common office equipment. Requires speaking and hearing sufficient to hear over a phone and carry conversations. Minimum Qualifications: (Education and/or Experience): This is the minimum experience and education/training standards which will be used to admit or reject applicants for examination as approved on: Personnel Commission Approved: 11/13/08, Board Approved: 12/10/2008. High School Diploma or GED, and three (3) years of experience overseeing, coordinating or managing a performance arts facility or organization. or High School Diploma or GED, completion of one (1) years of college coursework in a performance arts production, or management curriculum, and two (2) years of experience overseeing, coordinating or managing a performance arts facility or organization.
Requirements for Applying
The District is accepting applications for Theater Technician at Watsonville High School.

To be considered, the following must be furnished:
Classified Employment Application
High school diploma or GED equivalent

Individuals interested in employment are asked to describe any training, education, experience, or skills relevant to this position. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to Human Resources at the time of application. Resumes are optional. Letters of recommendations are encouraged. Please attach to your application packet. All materials received will be acknowledged and treated confidentially. In order to meet an application deadline, materials may be faxed and followed by submission of original.

Selection Procedure:
The process will begin with the competitive screening of qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will be invited to participate in a written, oral, and/or practical examination process. Successful candidates will be ranked on an eligibility list according to the examination score. Final selection will then be made in accordance with Merit System rules from the established eligibility list. Fingerprinting and criminal record checks will be done on all prospective employees.

Nature and Scope: Under general supervision this position coordinates and oversees the Performing Arts Center and its technical production aspects. Activities include the operation and maintenance of equipment, all phases of theater facility operations Distinguishing Characteristics: The theater technician is responsible for coordinating all phases of the operation of an on campus theatrical facility, as well as providing skilled technical advice and expertise to individuals and groups staging productions in the theater facility. Knowledge and Skills: Requires knowledge of principles and practices technical requirements and procedures for the production of varied theatrical activities; budgetary, administrative and coordinated techniques and methods related to the operation of a performing arts facility. Knowledge of technical requirements and procedures for the production of varied performing arts, activities, standard office practices, including recordkeeping and knowledge of relevant software business mathematics and basic supervisory principles and practices. Additional skills are required to assist in the coordination and oversight of a theatrical complex including: interpret, apply and explain policies, rules and regulations, schedule, direct and review the work of others. Incumbent must provide work and safety instruction to others, exercise sound judgment within policy and procedural guidelines, maintain accurate records and files, prepare clear written materials and establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work. Stage craft and operation including rigging, lighting, stage carpentry, set construction and sound production.