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Job Title: Technical Director

Posted on November 26, 2018

Job Description:

SOME WEEKENDS/EVENINGS AND OT

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Technical Director provides the leadership, training, and coordination in all activities pertaining to the technical aspects of performances and events in the Capitol Theatre, 4th Street Theatre, and other contracted services. 

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

This position reports to the CEO as part of a collaborative team working with Capitol Theatre Committee (CTC) employees, volunteers, vendors, clients, and customers.  This position also works in collaboration with outside promoters and touring crews.  This position supervises the technical and custodial staff, as well as contract service providers and related associations. The position is the operational liaison to the City of Yakima, which owns the facility and maintains a management contract with CTC.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

(The essential functions listed below are not intended to reflect all duties that may be assigned to this position.  The CTC may augment duties, including essential functions, at its discretion.)

  1. Manages the operation of the physical plant (Capitol Theatre, 4th Street Theatre, and Production Center) and all aspects related to production and theatrical presentation.
  2. Manages operational budget of theatre maintenance and CTC productions.
  3. Develops and recommends facility improvements and major maintenance projects. Oversees regular maintenance and custodial needs of the facility.
  4. Plans and executes production logistics, event planning, set-ups, light plots and audio systems for clients and in-house productions.
  5. Maintains equipment inventory and expendable production supplies.
  6. Plans and schedules production staffing requirements for shows.
  7. Provides ongoing training and development of skills for CTC technical staff.
  8. Prepares and submits area related show closing information and labor time sheet ledgers.
  9. Serves as a designated Safety Officer for the organization. Directs and maintains a regular schedule of safety inspections of the theater and ensures subsequent repairs.
  10. Performs under the Working Conditions described below.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR ENTRY

KNOWLEDGE OF:

ABILITY TO:

EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATION/LICENSES, AND TRAINING:

WORKING CONDITIONS:

To apply for this position, email your resume and cover letter to arts@capitoltheatre.org with the subject line “Technical Director Application – YOUR LAST NAME”



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