Supervisor: Director of Production
Type of Position: Full Time – Salaried
Pay Range: $35,000-40,000 annually
Job Description Summary
The CFCArts Technical Coordinator is a full time, salaried role that facilitates – in partnership with the Director of Production, program leaders, and executive team– the operation, maintenance, design, modification, and fabrication of sound, lighting, video, sets, and related technical systems within CFCArts. They will support staged productions, meetings, choir and orchestra concerts, and any other related events occurring within the organization. Events include theatre productions/theatrical events, music programs, concerts, and conferences, as well as a variety of music and other activities requiring sound, lighting, video, set work, and other technical production needs. The Technical Coordinator will facilitate working relationships with all creative and production teams and ensure a timely and efficient process.
- Facilitate all aspects of technical direction regarding lighting, sound, and equipment.
- Work closely with youth and adult theatre staff to draft concepts and identify necessary technical equipment for all productions and events.
- Partner with Vice President of Creative & Production and Director of Production to ensure all technical elements of choir and orchestra shows are confirmed and communicated to venue partners.
- Collaborate with the program directors in the development and adherence to show and production budgets.
- Carry out needs outlined in contracts and riders with vendors, third parties, and equipment suppliers.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, contractors, volunteers, sponsors, media, and the public.
- Execute procedures and techniques related to the design, maintenance, and operation of stage lighting, video projection, electronic sound systems, and mechanical rigging.
- Create appropriate safety procedures for all facility users and document compliance.
- Maintain inventory of costumes, props, equipment, etc. and organization of appropriate storage areas.
- Network with area cultural organizations and learning institutions.
- Work with other TD(s) to track, maintain, upgrade, and safeguard technical equipment as necessary.
- Assess production capabilities and plans for potential or confirmed show venues, including necessary staffing.
- Plan and supervise load-in, strike, and load-out for tech week and shows.
- Develop and facilitate production timelines and meetings.
- Supervise production elements including design, creation, lending/borrowing, and more.
- Professional experience in live performance production with a theatre or performing arts organization.
- Demonstrated expertise in at least one technical field (e.g., lighting, scenic construction or painting, sound design, etc.) or broad knowledge across several disciplines.
- Knowledge of venue management practices and techniques.
- Knowledge of principles of budget administration, ordinances, and fire/life safety codes – particularly codes related to stage productions.
- Excellent communication skills and a commitment to work in a team environment; must be able to interact with the public in a professional and courteous manner.
- Excellent judgment and decisiveness, high integrity, enthusiasm, diplomacy, and tact.
- Effective at working with others to reach common goals and objectives.
- Ability to solve problems, make decisions, and multi-task in a fast-paced, complex environment, working both independently and as a team member.
- Ability to work a flexible schedule that includes evenings and weekends.
- Valid driver’s license and willingness to drive box trucks required.
- Must be able to work effectively and professionally in a dynamic environment.
- Position involves regular use of hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to sit, stand, walk, climb, or balance.
- The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee will occasionally be required to work at heights and in confined spaces.
- The employee will occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
- The noise level in the work environment ranges from moderate to loud.
- The employee will regularly use the telephone, radio, computer, and a headset to communicate.
- For safety reasons, employees must remain alert to working conditions and aware of safety, health, and environmental concerns.
How to Apply
Central Florida Commmunity Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all employees and creating a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at CFCArts are based on organizational needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to age, race, color, religion or belief, gender identity and sexual orientation, family or parental status, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by law.