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Theatre Technician III
City of Rancho Cucamonga

Rancho Cucamonga, CA


Serve as the Audio and Video Specialist for the Lewis Family Playhouse for all main stage productions; set up, operate, and maintain permanent and temporary audio and video systems for the Cultural Center and other City facilities; serve as the primary operator of digital audio console and video playback equipment for performances and serve as the in-house audio and video designer for Playhouse presented shows; design, create, and utilize sound, music, and special effects cues required for performances; assist in the acquisition of equipment and supplies; set up all audio and video uses; technical contact for all audio and video services for programming at the Cultural Center; develop and implement a regular schedule for inventory and maintenance of all audio/video equipment at the Cultural Center; perform routine maintenance duties as necessary; assist Theatre Production Supervisor in the recruitment, hiring, training, and scheduling of subordinate technical staff; may be in charge of designated performances or projects in the absence of the Theatre Production Supervisor; will be responsible for maintaining a clean and safe work environment at all times and immediately reporting and mitigating any unsafe conditions or practices within the facility.


Must be at least 18 years of age. Have an education equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Have a minimum of 5 years experience in audio and video system maintenance and show operation. Have the ability to understand audio/video related show designs; possess strong working knowledge of audio, video, data and electrical principals. Have a proven track record of successfully working in a team environment including, working with apprentices, students, volunteers, as well as professional, community, and amateur groups; must be comfortable working in a leadership role; interface effectively with in-house and traveling productions; have exceptional experience with orchestra and musical theatre; have strong working knowledge of digital and analog audio equipment, wireless microphones, hardwired and wireless intercom, video projection and display systems, infrared video systems, computer based video playback systems and the care, maintenance and troubleshooting of these systems. Knowledge of computer based audio and video editing is a must. Familiarity with After Effects, Photoshop, Audition, Premiere, QLAB 2 and QLAB are preferred. Familiarity with multi-platform computing, MIDI and DMX interfaces are advantageous


  • All applicants are required to apply online at Closing date is 5:00 pm on Thursday, April 27th, 2017.
  • Applicants will be tested on their technical knowledge.
  • Applications must be complete and demonstrate that the minimum qualifications are met.
  • Successful candidates shall be required to:
  • Complete a verification form designated by Immigration and Naturalization Service to certify that they are eligible for employment in the United States of America; and
  • Pass a pre-employment medical exam, including Tuberculosis Skin Test (TB Test), drug/alcohol screening; and
  • Provide proof of a valid California driver’s license and be insurable; and
  • Pass a reference and background verification. References will not be contacted until a mutual interest has been established.


  • CalPERS Retirement Benefits
  • Medical insurance provided at $850 per month
  • Dental plan and optical plan provided
  • Vacation (80 hours accrued first year)
  • 14 paid holidays (including three discretionary holidays)
  • Sick leave (120 hours per year)
  • $2,300 tuition reimbursement per fiscal year


Deadline: 04-27-2017

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