Maintenance/Crafts/Trades/Auditorium TechnicianDate Posted:
COMMUNITY SERVICES/RENTALS Bargaining Unit
: Maintenance Work Year
: 12 months Work Day
: 8 hours per day FTE
: Full time, 1.0 FTE Salary
: M-8, $27.09 to $31.14 per hour, DOE Job Summary
The Auditorium Technician operates and maintains theater equipment, provides technical assistance for community productions, and stage manages events for the Anchorage School District. The Anchorage School District offers paid leave and a very competitive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, HSA, FSA and life insurance. This position has a retirement association with the Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS). Job Requirements
The following are required:
- A high school diploma or equivalent education.
- Must possess a valid Alaska driver's license.
- The Anchorage School District requires that the selected applicant for this position be given a conditional offer of employment contingent upon successfully passing a post offer/pre-employment physical capacities assessment. Click to view the physical capacities assessment requirements for this position.
The following are preferred:
Essential Job Functions
- A bachelor's degree in theater or equivalent professional certification.
- Three years of responsible work with electronics, recording equipment, intercoms, and computerized theatrical theater equipment.
- Thorough working knowledge of all aspects of technical theater production including equipment and standard construction techniques.
- Knowledge of safety rules, building codes, and OSHA standards.
Physical /Mental Demands
- Operates and maintains theater equipment, including all sound and lighting equipment, motors, cables, limit switches, patch and microphone cords, curtains, etc.
- Provides technical assistance for school and community productions. Consults with lessees or advance agents for theatrical production regarding stage requirements and assists amateur producers and student productions with technical stage practices.
- Interprets blueprints and sketches for equipment layout for stage performances and coordinates load-ins and strikes.
- Operates lighting, sound, and rigging equipment during performances. Stage manages events, writes, programs, and calls cues, makes estimates and drawings for sets, and fabricates and installs materials as required for performances.
- Maintains the performance facility, directs the work involved in house renovations or alteration projects. Repairs seats, maintains stage deck surfaces, and provides aesthetic enhancements and repairs as needed.
- Performs safety checks on all theatre equipment and facilitates regular inspections to ensure the safety of the facility. Maintains compliance with building codes, fire safety standards, and state, federal, and OSHA standards.
- Troubleshoots equipment problems and makes safe repairs.
- Creates work orders for major carpentry, electrical, heat and vent, etc.
- Provides training to faculty and students in theater safety and stagecraft techniques.
- Routinely works at heights over 10 feet.
- Works nonstandard shifts that are subject to change; evening and Saturday/Sunday shift calls are standard.
- Works both independently as well as cooperatively with others within established maintenance and safety procedures.
- Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with others.
The physical demands of this job require frequent standing, walking, sitting, speaking and hearing. Specific visual abilities are also required. The employee is regularly required to reach with his/her hands and arms and occasionally lift items weighing less than 40 lbs. Additionally, the employee must be able to understand vague and implicit instructions, be able to readily recall facts and details, handle conflict and make effective decisions under pressure. The employee must have the ability to effectively manage the stress of working with students, parents, and other employees representing diverse cultures, personalities, and work styles in a dynamic work environment.
The Anchorage School District is committed to providing reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all individuals with a qualified physical or mental disability. Work Environment
Work is performed in a professional environment with a wide variety of individuals having differing functions, personalities and abilities, including working with diverse groups of people in a variety of different settings.
While performing the duties of this job the employee may be regularly exposed to a video display. The employee may be exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Additional Job Information
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job related duties as requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.
Anchorage School District (ASD) employees must possess the ability to read and write in English. This also includes the ability to communicate in English with school staff, co-workers, and the public; as well as have the ability to comprehend and carry out oral and written directions and understand and follow English instructions and written documents.
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. For certificated positions, this is in addition to the background check conducted through the certification process with the Alaska State Department of Education and Early Development (DEED).
This position may be required to work in ASD facilities on the military installations (JBER). Please visit the government REAL ID website
for additional information. The Anchorage School District is an equal employment opportunity employer.