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Constellation Theatre Company values a diverse, inclusive and equitable work environment.

 

Constellation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. To learn more about our History, Core Values, Mission, Anti-Racist Work, and COVID-19 Policies, please visit our About Section. Constellation Theatre Company is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

CURRENT JOB OPENINGS:

Technical Director

 

Heading into  to our 18th season, Constellation Theatre Company seeks a qualified Technical Director to support the company. This person will play a key role in our success. Position reports to the Production Manager.

Key Responsibilities:​​

• Take the Scenic Designers’ drawings and use as a plan for build;
• Create build drawings of each scenic element;
• Help Production Manager to cost out the design and ensure that the production remains in budget;
• Purchase and pick up materials for build as necessary (using a company card);
• Build all scenic elements of the production;
• Manage the logistics of the scene shop as a multi-use space for build, paints, and rehearsals;
• Meet regularly with Production Manager and other department heads as the production process occurs;
• Load in and out the scenery from multiple spaces including but not limited to the rehearsal space, scene shop, and theatre venue;
• Install the scenery in the theatre space;
• Strike the scenery and restore the theatre space to standard conditions;
• Lead overhire crew during the load in and load out / strike calls;
• Participate in staff activities and training;
• Maintain facility tools, upgrades, inventories, and more;
• Other duties as assigned.

Candidates for this position may possess:

• A minimum of 3 years professional experience as a Technical Director;
• Thorough knowledge of most areas of theatrical production, carpentry, and theatrical scenery;
• Demonstrated ability to develop and work within approved budget;
• Thorough knowledge of power tool usage and maintenance;
• Strong computer skills, including proficiency in CAD programs and Microsoft Office Suite;
• Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner and gather/analyze information skillfully;
• Ability to work well in group problem-solving situations;
• Ability to work under pressure on multiple projects and work with people of varying experience levels;
• Ability to lift up to 50lbs. alone in some circumstances, but shared lift in others;
• Comfortability working on ladders and at heights;
• Strong communication, diplomatic and leadership skills;
• Willingness to be flexible, collaborative, highly motivated, organized and responsible;
• Proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

Compensation:

• Compensation is at an hourly rate of $26/hour for a full time seasonal position of 40 weeks with possible overtime. Negotiable and commensurate with experience.

• Constellation Theatre Company offers competitive benefits to its full-time employees including health and dental insurance, 13 federal holidays and flexible work schedules.
• Hours are full-time (generally Monday – Friday during the day) with evening and weekend hours as required based on the production schedule.

To apply, please submit:

• A cover letter;
• Your resume;
• At least 3 references.
Email your application materials to: Samuel Klaas, Production Manager at jobs@ConstellationTheatre.org with “Technical Director” in the subject line. The search will remain open until the position is filled.
Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately.

Follow the links in the "About" section of our website for information on our Mission, our Anti-Racist work, and our COVID-19 policies.

If you are an actor that would like to audition for one of our future productions, please submit your headshot and resume to casting@constellationtheatre.org and we will get back to you with more information.

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