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Join the Team! Part Time Technician

13 May 2024
Join the Team! Part Time Technician

Pavilion Theatre is now seeking applicants to join our team for the following position:

Job Title: Part-Time Technician

Download a PDF copy of this job spec here

We are looking for a highly motivated, experienced technician to join our team under the direction of the Technical Director. 

Contract: Minimum 20 Hours Weekly 

Key Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Ensure that security, health & safety, and environmental standards are met and that Pavilion Theatre procedures are followed.
  • Understand and engage in all the technical aspects of the theatre’s operations such as get ins, get outs, operating lighting, sound, projection, and the building facilities as required.
  • Provide technical support as directed by the Technical Director to assist companies using the Theatre while also supervising their use of the Theatre’s equipment to protect it and ensure its longevity and safe operation.
  • Work collaboratively with incoming companies and artists during use of venue. • Assist in the maintenance of the venue, venue Lighting, Sound and AV equipment while also maintaining backstage areas, stage area and control room to the highest standard.
  • Acting as duty technician for show calls during performances will be an integral part of the job.
  • Act as a key holder, undertaking the safety and security of the buildings opening and locking up as required during get in, get out and technical rehearsals.
  • Nighttime and weekend work will be the normal part of the work week.

Any other duties may be assigned from time to time. Every effort shall be made to ensure that all ‘users’ interaction with Pavilion Theatre is professional, friendly, and encouraging.

Candidates should:

  • Be proficient in the use of EOS lighting consoles or similar or proficient in the use of Yamaha digital mixing consoles or similar.
  • Show that they have experience in rigging, focusing, and maintaining lighting/sound equipment.
  • Be experienced in operating, programing lighting or sound consoles for professional live events.
  • Have experience in operating QLab or similar software.
  • Show a keen knowledge of and interest in the technical sound, lighting and av equipment used in professional theatre and music events.
  • Have excellent communication skills.
  • Be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Have the ability to work comfortably at height.
  • Hold a valid M.E.W.P. licence (preferable)
  • Have a good working knowledge of current Health and Safety regulations relevant to the industry

Hours of work: Minimum 20 Hours Weekly (Rolling contract) A degree of flexibility can be offered here

Start Date: Ideally June/July 2024

Rate: Will be commensurate with experience.

Applicants should send a cover letter and C.V. to the email address below. The cover letter should include a brief outline as to why the candidate should be considered for the position.

Ronan Fingleton ronan@paviliontheatre.ie

Closing date for applications is Friday 24 May 2024.