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Theatre Technician

Employer: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council

  • Reference: PE/17/37877
  • Published on: Thu 29/06/2017 08:50 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 23/07/2017 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Evenings, Full Time, Weekends, Permanent
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: £22,420 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Assembly Hall Theatre

Tunbridge Wells Borough Council is looking for a Theatre Technician to join the busy Assembly Hall Theatre. The theatre is a 1,000-seater venue situated in the heart of Tunbridge Wells town centre and has an eclectic annual programme of shows ranging from children and family, comedy, West End touring musicals and dramas, popular music.

As a Theatre Technician you will required to work within all departments assisting stage, sound and lx. Your Key responsibilities as Theatre Technician with a bias to sound will be the setting up and operation of house, and touring audio equipment in accordance with the shows technical specification. Alongside this you will be required to carry out maintenance as required to ensure all house audio and communications equipment are fully functional.

The ideal candidate will be familiar with all aspects of live sound including digital sound consoles, Qlab, D&B audio equipment. The ideal candidate would also have knowledge of acoustics, electronics and networking.

You must able to work calmly and effectively with a wide range of people, including artists and visiting production staff. You will have a confident and approachable manner, be able to work with minimal supervision, remaining calm and focussed whilst under pressure working to tight time schedules.

The successful candidate will also help on get ins and get outs and have a head for working at height. As shows are booked over seven days you will be required to work evenings and weekends.

Additional benefits for this post include 22 days annual leave (increasing to 27 days after 5 years Local Government service), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme as well as invaluable training opportunities for continuing professional development.

For a detailed list of responsibilities and person criteria see the Job Description and Person Specification below. For an informal discussion regarding this role please contact Mikey Powell, Technical Manager, on 01892 554035.

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Interviews: Week commencing Monday 31st July 2017

Equal Opportunities

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